Dubai: Clean Energy Now 12.8% of Total Capacity

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Dubai: Clean Energy Now 12.8% of Total Capacity

Emirates News Agency, 1 November 2022: The head of Dubai’s Electricity and Water Authority has announced the addition of 300 megawatts (MW) of photovoltaic solar energy in 2022, bringing the share of clean energy to 12.8% of the total installed capacity. 

The increase in solar capacity was from the 5th phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park, which aims to have a production capacity of 5,000 MW by 2030. 

When completed, the project will have the world’s largest thermal storage capacity of 15 hours, bringing around the clock energy availability. 

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Benjamin Filaferro