By Neil Halligan
Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer says emirate will increase solar and renewable energy with new projects
Dubai has no plans to build a nuclear power plant, according to the CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa).
Speaking to Khaleej Times, Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer said Dubai is currently in negotiations to import the power generated by the nuclear power plant in Baraka, in Abu Dhabi’s Western Region.
Al Tayer, speaking at the eighth edition of the World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi, said the emirate was making significant progress with the Dubai Integrated Energy Strategy 2030, which aims to diversify from its current energy sources and increase its use of renewable energy.
He said the $3.2 billion Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park will have a total capacity of 1,000 MW when it’s completed by 2030.For all the latest energy and oil news from the UAE and Gulf countries, follow us on Twitter and Linkedin, like us on Facebook and subscribe to our YouTube page, which is updated daily.