In Dabua will build the largest solar concentrator power station
According to the source, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum (Mohammed bin Rashid), who served as Vice-President of UAE and Emir of Dubai, has announced the signing of a contract to build the world’s largest solar power concentrator type.
Its capacity will be 700 MW. The center will be the tallest solar tower with a height of 260 m. the Station should be completed by 2020. Its construction is part of the project, under which, by 2050, Dubai will receive 75% of necessary energy from renewable sources.
The construction of the object involved in the company’s ACWA Power and China’s Shanghai Electric. It is assumed that the cost of electricity generated by the station will be 7.3 dollars per 1 kWh.
The project cost is estimated at $ 1.5 billion. By the way, this power station will become part of the object Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park, which by 2030 should develop 5 GW of energy.
It is worth noting that all of this is implemented in a country that is in the top ten for oil reserves. This indicates that the government realizes that these same resources are not infinite, and to take appropriate action now.