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Dubai’s use of solar power increased in 2022

Dubai is playing a large role in the UAE’s move toward solar energy.
Employees walk past solar panels at the Mohammed bin Rashid Al-Maktoum Solar Park, Dubai, March 20, 2017.

Dubai’s use of solar power increased in 2022, authorities said Sunday. 

The CEO of the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority, Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, said that Dubai’s production capacity for “clean energy” reached 2,027 megawatts (MW). He specifically cited photovoltaic solar power and concentrated solar power. Such energy now accounts for 14% of Dubai’s total 14,517 MW production capacity, the official Emirates News Agency reported. 

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