DEWA grants Advisory Service Contract for Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park’s 200MW CSP Power Plant

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DEWA grants Advisory Service Contract for Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park’s 200MW CSP Power Plant

DEWA grants Advisory Service Contract for Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park’s 200MW CSP Power Plant

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA)has granted the agreement for Independent Power Producer (IPP) Advisory Services for the 200 megawatts Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) Plant to a consortium being led by KPMG Lower Gulf Limited (Financial), with Ashurt (Legal) and Mott MacDonald (Technical). This is one of DEWA’s endeavors to gain noteworthy and consistent ground in expanding the rate of renewable and clean energy and backing the Dubai Green Energy Strategy 2050, unveiled by HH Sheik Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to make Dubai a worldwide hub of clean energy and green economy.

For that reason, DEWA announced a tender last May 26, 2016 top international CSP experts to present their proposals for advisory services for the 200MW first venture of the CSP plant. It will be ready by April 2021. DEWA will produce 1,000MW utilizing this innovation by 2030. The end date for this tender was July 20, 2016.

The task exists in the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum solar park, the biggest single-site solar project on the planet with a proposed capacity of 5,000 megawatts by the year 2030, and an overall outlay of AED 50 billion. Whenever finished, the site will lessen more than 6.5 million tons of carbon discharges yearly.

“We are resolved to keep creating and building a greener economy, to accomplish the UAE Vision 2021 to impart a better environment regarding air quality, water conservation, clean energy reliance, and executing green improvement in Dubai. We back up the long term Green Economy for Sustainable Development activity and the Dubai Plan 2021 to build up Dubai as a smart and sustainable city, whose ecological components are sustainable, clean and healthy. We are propelled to accomplish these aspiring objectives of our solid leadership to enhance our energy power to guarantee security, and create an economical future, for years to come. We have a yearning vision and a solid strategy to create and bolster sustainable energy in Dubai. DEWA has raised the rate of Dubai’s renewable energy to be 7% by 2020, and 25% by 2030,” stated MD&CEO of DEWA, HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer.

“To accomplish our vision to end up a sustainable world class modern utility, we are attempting to build up continuity as the guide that secures a brighter and better future for Dubai, by introducing world-class activities and ventures in green improvement. The 200MW CSP task is another turning point accomplishment that will put Dubai and the UAE at the front line of the nations in the locale in creating renewable and clean energy and promotes the vision of His Highness Sheik Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum,” finished up Al Tayer.

 

Mohamed Dekkak

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