UAE

Dubai Picks ACWA For Solar Expansion, Plans 200MW

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has selected Saudi firm ACWA Power and Spain’s TSK as the preferred bidding consortium for Phase 2 of the Dh12bn ($3.4bn) Muhammad bin Rashid Al Maktum Solar Park, being built 50km south of Dubai city at Seih al-Dahal.

DEWA also announced a doubling of Phase 2 capacity from 100MW to 200MW. DEWA chief executive Sa’id al-Tayir says the capacity hike will make Phase 2 “one of...