The World's Largest Solar Project Will Soon Rise in Abu Dhabi!

  • Publish date: Friday، 17 November 2023
The World's Largest Solar Project Will Soon Rise in Abu Dhabi!

Abu Dhabi, known for its grand visionary projects, has unveiled a huge solar venture ahead of COP28, and it's not just any solar plant – it's the world's largest single-site solar project. Covering over 20 square kilometers in the Abu Dhabi desert, the Al Dhafra Solar PV project stands as a powerful catalyst for the UAE's journey toward sustainability and net-zero emissions by 2050.

Crafted by the Abu Dhabi National Energy Company (Taqa) in collaboration with partners Masdar, EDF Renewables of France, and China’s JinkoPower, the impact of this project is significant. The Emirates Water and Electricity Company will use the generated power, illuminating 200,000 homes with clean energy. This translates to a reduction in carbon dioxide emissions equivalent to approximately 470,000 automobiles.\

The project involves nearly 4 million bi-facial solar panels, boosting the capital's energy output to 3.2 gigawatts. Notably, the project also contributed significantly to the country's workforce, creating around 4,500 jobs during its peak construction phase.

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