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Monday, 5 September 2022

Another phase of Dubai’s 900-MW solar park is now complete

Phase ‘B’ of the 900-MW of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park in Dubai is now complete, according to a statement issued on Friday by China’s Shanghai Electric, the project’s contractor. Work on phase ‘C’ is said to be “well underway” and on track to be completed in 2023.


  • Egypt is exploring partnerships with Maersk and Siemens to localize and accelerate the adoption of green fuel in the country, a cabinet statement tells us.
  • The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) research and development center has registered a patent for a robotic carrier to move solar PV panels, glass panels or other “sensitive” materials, according to a WAM statement.
  • Saudi Arabia and Eni are strengthening ties, signing last week an MoU to cooperate on “sustainable mobility, circular economy and specialty conversation chemical,” the Italian energy company said in a statement Saturday, without providing further details.
  • Schneider Electric published its sustainability report for 2Q2022, with the company having made significant movement on its sustainability targets, according to a statement. The company had made six long-term commitments to SDGs from 2021-2025 in the areas of climate, resources, trust, equality, community building and hiring options. Check out the full 2Q2022 results here (pdf).

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