Emirates Insolaire, a joint venture of Dubai Investments PJSC and Swissinso SA, Switzerland has declared the undertaking of the installation of solar panels at the DEWA Innovation Centre project which is a part of Dubai’s Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park being developed as the largest single-site solar park in the world based on the independent power producer model.
Rafic Hanbali, Managing Partner of Emirates Insolaire stated that “Based on the Independent Power Producer (IPP) model, the DEWA innovation center has been specifically designed to the highest standards for sustainable buildings including the latest technologies and forms part of a milestone project for us. We have been working closely with both the government and the private sectors, helping support the vision and raise awareness on sustainability, while enhancing national capabilities and increasing competitiveness”.
The drive to integrate alternative energy resources into utility networks is set to accelerate in 2020 as governments aim to meet the rising demand for power. The rapid population growth combined with ambitious industrial and economic expansion programs are resulting in a growing need for power, with demand for electricity in the Middle East forecasted to triple by 2050, one of the industry reports states.
Registering the peak power at 225 KWp, more than 3,339 customized solar panels cover an area of 2,000 Sq.m that targets generating more than 360,000 KWh electricity annually which will result in huge cost savings. The solar panel is designed in such a manner that it will improve savings through better efficiency rates, net-metering, lower equipment, and installation costs.
The forthcoming Innovation Centre is part of DEWA’s efforts to highlight solar and clean energy advances and technologies. Through this, DEWA aims to raise awareness on sustainability, while enhancing national capabilities and increasing competitiveness. DEWA’s Innovation Centre will comprise four stories, in addition to a ground floor, standing 90 meters tall. The project is set to be completed by 2020.
Emirates Insolaire Provides cost-effective, sustainable, customization, colored and sustainable solar panels, breakthrough photovoltaic modules and solar thermal collectors offer flexibility. The highly sustainable solar panels are designed and produced to not only cut down on greenhouse gas emissions but also considerably reduce utility bills.
Recently, In a video conference, HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) discussed enhancing cooperation and exchanging best international practices and expertise, especially in clean energy, with HE Kamal R Vaswani, Ambassador of the Republic of Singapore to the UAE, and HE Low Pit Chen, Consul General of Singapore in Dubai and the Northern Emirates.
Al Tayer talked about the precautionary measures that DEWA implements to combat the Coronavirus pandemic to protect the health and safety of society members including employees and customers.