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Dubai’s Al Ghurair Group partners with SirajPower for solar power projects

Dubai’s Al Ghurair Group partners with SirajPower for solar power projects

SirajPower to install a 1.8 MWp solar rooftop plant at Gulf Extrusions factory

Al Ghurair Group has selected SirajPower to design, construct, operate, and maintain a 1.8 MWp solar rooftop plant at its Gulf Extrusions’ facility located at Jebel Ali in Dubai.

The project covers 4,500 solar panels that will annually produce/generate 3 GWh of clean energy, and offsetting over 2,000 metric tons of CO2 emissions, corresponding to more than 8,000,000 kilometres driven by an average vehicle passenger (or equivalent to more than 35,000 trees seedlings grown for 10 years).

This is the first project under a newly announced partnership between SirajPower, a UAE-based solar energy provider and Al Ghurair Group, one of the largest diversified family business groups in the Middle East, to implement solar systems across their facilities in the UAE.

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The deal with Al Ghurair is the latest partnership of its kind for SirajPower. The company has so far has implemented over 170 solar plant assets across the country to date.

“The shift to solar became a reality in the UAE, and this is being proven with the growing number of local groups adopting clean energy. Their cross-sectorial activities have a positive impact on the flourishing economy of the UAE, so having Al Ghurair Group on board is another milestone for us,” said Laurent Longuet, CEO of SirajPower.

The aluminium rails that will be used to mount the solar PV panels will be manufactured by Gulf Extrusions.

“Our partnership with SirajPower is in line with our commitment to environmental sustainability. We spare no effort to explore the implementation of new solutions that create a positive impact on our environment and help to achieve the ambitious clean energy targets set by our local leadership,” said Christian Witsch, CEO of Gulf Extrusions LLC – Al Ghurair Group.

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