Shanghai Electric, as the EPC contractor of Dubai 950MW CSP+PV solar complex, the fourth phase of Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park, made a detailed report on the huge solar power plant during the Press Release in Beijing. The fourth phase of the solar park will use three technologies to produce 950MW of clean energy — 600MW from a parabolic basin complex, 100MW from a solar tower, and 250MW will be generated from photovoltaic panels.
The project was awarded to ACWA consortium on September 16, 2017, and its opening ceremony was held in Dubai on March 19, 2018. Shanghai Electric signed EPC contract with DEWA, ACWA Power on April 13, 2018 in Shanghai, China. The construction has been started since December 21, 2018.
The expected construction duration lasts 48 months, meaning the overall 700MW CSP project will be completed by the end of 2022 in four years. Seperately, the first parabolic trough CSP plant is planned to be operational on August 21, 2021, in 32 months, tower CSP plant finished on November 21, 2021 in 35 months, and the second and third parabolic trough plants to be completed by the end of the year of 2022.
The fourth phase solar project has already achieved many world records:
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