Dewa reviews Innovation Centre at Dubai's $13.6bn MBR Solar Park

Dewa reviews Innovation Centre at Dubai's $13.6bn MBR Solar Park
Innovation Centre at MBR Solar Park.
Published: 29 September 2019 - 2:25 a.m.
By: Neha Bhatia

The Innovation Centre project at Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park’s (MBR Solar Park) – a $13.6bn (AED50bn) development that will be the largest single-site solar park in the world based on the independent power producer (IPP) model – has been inspected by managing director and chief executive officer of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa), HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer.

The four-floor Innovation Centre spans 4,000m2 and stands 90m high, and features a floor highlighting Dewa’s experiences in energy and water, and its progress in the solar power sector.

The facility also includes a museum and an exhibition area for solar power and renewable energy, and will include a permanent conference centre dedicated for events related to solar power, renewable energy, and green initiatives.

Innovation Centre is part of Dewa’s efforts to highlight solar and clean energy advances, the utility company said in a statement, adding the centre would offer “visitors the opportunity to see other forms of clean energy generation, including wind and modern methods of desalination”.

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