UAE to be Home to World’s Largest Rooftop Solar Project

SourceAl Bawaba
SectorOil & Gas
CountryUAE Top Picks

Set to be operational in the fourth quarter of 2021, the project aims to provide an estimated 16,000 solar modules across the award-winning theme park’s 36,000-sq-m rooftop.   On completion, Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi will become the largest solar powered theme park in the GCC producing nearly 40 per cent of its annual energy demand.   Under the agreement, Masdar will provide a full turnkey solution for the 7-megawatt peak (MWp) project, including the design, procurement, and construction, as well as operation and maintenance of the plant.   "We are delighted to be entering into this partnership with Miral to develop Abu Dhabi’s largest rooftop solar project," remarked Masdar CEO Mohamed Jameel Al Ramahi.   "As per the World Green Building Council data, building-related emissions contribute almost 55 per cent of global electricity demand and optimising energy more...