The Second phase of Dubai solar park to kick off in 2017

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The second phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Solar Park  in Dubai will start its operation by April 2017.

The major renewable energy project is being developed under independent power producer (IPP) model now jumps to its next offering which is valued at USD326.7 million or AED1.2 billion.

The progress of the project was disclosed during the visit of the managing director and CEO of Dubai

The Second phase of Dubai solar park to kick off in 2017

The Second phase of Dubai solar park to kick off in 2017

Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) to the Seih Al-Dahal development .Aside from the CEO of DEWA, senior delegates also visited the site especially the CEO of Shuaa Energy.

The desalination section the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park was also visited by the CEO of DEWA  and he was updated with its development. With the installation photovoltaic (PV) cluster, the power is being transmitted to the desalination plant and then utilizes reverse osmosis technology to supply around fifty cubic metres of drinking water a day.

The official was also oriented with the improvement made in the Innovation Center, which will serve as a gallery, exposition, and convention center for solar and renewable energy. The construction of the four-storey building covers 4,000 sqm of land area and is expected to all set by 2017.

Furthermore, the visitor was also updated regarding the newest changes on the main 400/132kV substation having a transition capacity of 1,515 megavolt amperes (MVA) and is being funded with USD74.8 million or AED275 million.

A company based in Switzerland is working as the main contractor of the for the 400 kV substation, which is 88% complete and is expected to be ready in September 2016. Representatives from the company underlined the on-site construction developments at the project site, which is divided into four parts.

 

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