Solar Grid Tied PV System: 695kWp rooftop project at DEWA Green Building
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Value Addition, the Dubai based solar PV specialist and member of Emirates Solar Industry Association (ESIA), has successfully installed and commissioned a 695kWp grid tied solar PV system at Dubai Electricity & Water Authority) DEWA’s recently inaugurated LEED platinum rated building. The generated power is used to run the chillers and other loads in the building. The project was completed in partnership with Suntech…

Solar Grid Tied PV System: 7.5kWp Pilot project at DEWA Head Office
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Value Addition, the Dubai based solar PV specialist and member of Emirates Solar Industry Association (ESIA), has successfully installed and commissioned a 7.5kWp grid tied solar PV system at Dubai Electricity & Water Authority) DEWA Head Office in Dubai. The generated power is used to run the air conditioners, computers, lights and other office equipment at the Mail Office situated in the DEWA Head…

DEWA inaugurates 10kW solar system
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Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) and Emirates Solar Industry Association (ESIA) have announced the completion of the first solar power plant to be built within an existing Middle East power station. The new 10kW rooftop system has been installed at DEWA’s Jebel Ali power complex, with an expected energy at the inverter output of…

WAM: President inaugurates Shams 1 solar energy plant
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WAM Abu Dhabi, Mar 17th, 2013 (WAM) — President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan today inaugurated the Shams 1 concentrated solar energy plant in Abu Dhabi’s WesternRegion, describing it as an ‘outstanding achievement’ in terms of the UAE’s vision to diversify its economy and sources of energy. The Vice President and Prime…

The National: Solar takes giant leap as Shams powers up in UAE
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The global solar industry is flocking to the UAE as the country’s first solar plant starts generating enough power to supply 20,000 homes. The largest solar array in the Middle East will be inaugurated today in a remote corner of Abu Dhabi as the UAE takes a major step towards a renewable energy future. It…

The National: Can rooftop solar power make a difference to the UAE?
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Europe has become a world leader in solar-power production, with often-cloudy Germany leading the pack. Essential to that progress have been feed-in tariffs, a mechanism that obliges local utilities to buy locally produced renewable electricity at a predetermined price. But does the remarkable success of such tariffs in Europe make them the best bet to…

ESIA supports Earth Hour 2013
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On Saturday 23 March 2013 at 8:30pm, hundreds of millions of people across the globe will be switching off the lights of their business premises and homes to celebrate Earth Hour, the world’s largest climate awareness event. Earth Hour is your opportunity to show your commitment to the planet and drive positive change by demonstrating…