Sheikh Mohammed launches phase 4 of giant Dubai solar park

Dubai ruler says clean and renewable energy is key to sustainable development in the UAE

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Sheikh Mohammed launches phase 4 of giant Dubai solar park

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, on Monday broke ground on the 700MW fourth phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park, the biggest concentrated solar power (CSP) project in the world.

He said that developing the UAE’s infrastructure is a top priority for the leadership and vital to raising the country’s global competitiveness, adding that the country is a pioneer in transforming its energy sector to one based on solar power and clean energy.

“We will continue pursuing ambitious investments with an emphasis on projects that have a positive impact on people’s lives. Clean and renewable energy is key to sustainable development and the UAE has set an example for its rapid adoption,” said Sheikh Mohammed in a statement.

He added: “We have developed a sustainable infrastructure that will serve new generations. This infrastructure has been built by young Emiratis who will lead our country through the next phase of growth. We are proud of our nation’s advancements in clean energy and green economy. The country is reaping the fruits today of the strong planning that we initiated years ago.” More

By Staff  arabianbusiness.com