Q-Cells and the Consolidated Contractors Company (CCC) have completed an off-grid PV installation in the Abu Dhabi desert, in the United Arab Emirates, the company has announced. This rooftop installation is the first off-grid installation in UAE and generates 368kW. It is equipped with 1,536 Q-Cells multicrystalline PV modules.
'We are very proud to be part of one of the largest off-grid PV installations in the United Arab Emirates so far,” Hannes Behacker, senior vice president Asia Pacific/Middle East of Q-Cells, commented. 'The project marks a major innovation showing how to reduce the environmental impact and cost of fossil energy consumption by innovative off-grid solar power plants which operate together with diesel generators.”