Countries in the Persian Gulf are coming to terms with the realities of greater proliferation of renewable energy, eyeing secondary reserve, flexible generation and grid management to cater for an expected explosion of solar capacity in the region.
In an email exchange with PV Tech, the Dubai utility declined to comment on whether the tariff – allegedly submitted by a consortium led by Saudi Arabia's ACWA – was correct, with its CEO telling Bloomberg on Sunday it was "the lowest price worldwide."
China-based PV module manufacturer, Znshine PV tech has won a bid to supply solar panels to DEWA (Dubai Electricity and Water Authority) based projects to be used in various residential projects as part of Shams Dubai.
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) and a consortium led by Saudi Arabia’s ACWA Power and Chinese government-owned Silk Road Fund, have achieved financial close on the 950MW fourth phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park.
Enerwhere and Etihad Esco near completion of Middle East's largest solar rooftop, B.Grimm unit going for 70MW of rooftop solar development, Kasapreko and CrossBoundary Energy commission 400kW Ghana solar plant.