The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has issued a tender for the 900 megawatts (MWs) fifth phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park.
The deadline to submit the tenders is 22 August, DEWA said in a statement released on Saturday.
The winner of the bid will hold 40% of the company operating the project, while DEWA owns 60%. Moreover, the winning bidder will sign an agreement with DEWA to purchase the generated power for 25 years.
“DEWA is working to transform Dubai into a global hub for clean energy and green economy, to make it the city with the lowest carbon footprint in the world,” CEO of DEWA Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer said.
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The fifth phase of bin Rashid solar park is planned to enter service in the second quarter of 2021.
Considered the largest single-site solar park in the world, the AED 50 billion ($13.61 billion) Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park will have a capacity of 5,000 MWs by 2030.