United Arab Emirates started its operations of 1,177 MW solar power generation. This is the single largest solar power plant in the world which can cater to 90,000 people.
Abu Dhabi based project will reduce the use of natural gas and use more on renewable energy solution. This initiative will prompt other Gulf countries to get into green energy solutions as most of the countries in the Gulf region are hugely depending on the thermal power generation.
Project Cost: Nearly $871.2 Million
Carbon Footprint reduction: 1 Million metric tonnes per year
Power Generation Capacity: 1,177 MW