Dubai / WAM
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) organised a conference for qualifying international developers who intend to send their proposals for the third phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park to produce 800MW of electricity. The project will be implemented according to the Independent Power Producer (IPP) model.
The conference aims to clarify details of the last stage of the bid and answer biddersâ€™ technical, financial and legal questions and enquiries. The conference supports the Dubai Green Energy Strategy 2050 launched by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to make Dubai a global centre of clean energy and green economy. Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Managing Director & CEO of DEWA, welcomed the developers and commended their willingness to participate in this important project, which will help to diversify the energy mix in Dubai, provide promising opportunities, and guarantee a brighter future for everyone.
He noted that the interest shown by large international companies in the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park reflects their trust in projects supported by the Government of Dubai.
â€œThe project is one of the largest international renewable energy projects, and will develop electricity production techniques by using solar energy, its capacity will reach 1,000 megawatts (MW) by 2020 and 5,000 MW by 2030,â€ said Al Tayer.