#Solar Energy

UAE among top users of solar energy in the world Image courtesy WAM

UAE is among top nations for solar energy use, reveals report

The UAE has three of the world’s largest solar sites

EDB launches solar energy financing programme for SMEs

EDB launches solar energy financing programme for SMEs

The initiative will allocate Dhs100m to bolster the adoption of green energy solutions with a focus on solar energy initiatives

Sheikh Mohammed inaugurates phase 5 of Dubai solar park

Sheikh Mohammed inaugurates phase 5 of Dubai solar park

The fifth phase of the Dubai solar park is expected to power 270,000 homes and offset 1.18 million tonnes of carbon emissions per year


Masdar secures funding for three solar projects in Uzbekistan

The projects have a combined capacity of around 900 MW and they will power more than one million homes

Blockchain solar

Top 5 benefits of investing in blockchain-based solar energy programmes

Blockchain has the potential to spur sustainable development through increased efficiency and reduced environmental impacts

QatarEnergy signs agreement to fully acquire Siraj Energy

QatarEnergy signs agreement to fully acquire Siraj Energy

Siraj Energy was established to finance, build, operate and maintain solar power facilities

Dubai reduces carbon emissions by 21%

Dubai reduces carbon emissions by 21% in 2021

The Dubai Supreme Council of Energy also discussed a plan submitted by Emirates Gas Company to enhance current gas cylinders to advanced ones

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UAE’s AMEA Power to build two solar power projects in Morocco

The two plants will be located in Taroudant, in the Souss-Massa region and in El Hajeb, in the Fès-Meknès region, each with a production capacity of 36MW

Abu Dhabi’s Taqa and EWEC price first green bond linked to solar PV plant

The $700m placement is the largest green bond issued in the region

Lulu SirajPower solar energy

Lulu to open 1MWp solar carport at its hypermarket in Dubai’s Silicon Oasis

The solar carport covers an area of 7,209 sqm and will produce 1.7 GWh of clean energy annually, offsetting more than 1,205 metric tons of carbon emission

Nur Navoi Solar Project

Abu Dhabi’s Masdar inaugurates 100MW Nur Navoi solar project in Uzbekistan

By 2030, Uzbekistan aims to deploy 5GW of solar and 3GW of wind power capacity, meeting 25 per cent of its electricity needs

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum

Sheikh Mohammed inaugurates 300MW stage at Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park in Dubai

It is the first stage of the 900MW fifth phase that uses solar photovoltaic bifacial technologies with Single Axis Tracking to increase energy production

Masdar and Germany’s Uniper to build green hydrogen plant in UAE

Abu Dhabi’s Masdar wins contract for 200MW solar power project in Armenia

The plant, spanning over 500 hectares, will be located in the Talin and Dashtadem communities of Armenia

SirajPower signs 7 MWp solar power deal with Al Shirawi Group

The solar rooftop project will produce 10.6 GWh of clean energy annually

UAE-based SirajPower doubles installed solar capacity to 100 MWp

SirajPower installations can now displace 65,000 metric tons of CO2 emissions

Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park

UAE becomes world’s first country to produce aluminium using solar power

This solar-powered aluminium will be supplied to global customers under the new product name of CelestiAL

Rock-bottom solar prices trigger shift in UAE’s energy strategy

Lower solar prices may also spur the manufacturing of green hydrogen in the UAE

Dubai’s Landmark Group signs solar deal with Yellow Door Energy, Amana Investments

Over 6,000 solar panels will be installed to generate 4,200 megawatt-hours of clean energy annually

Bee'ah Solar Farm Sharjah

Bee’ah to launch Middle East’s first solar energy landfill project in Sharjah

The project will be able to generate more than 42 megawatts of energy per year