State utility Dewa has added 300MW of PV capacity at the massive MBR solar park, whilst tendering for the 900MW next phase. Dubai’s small-scale solar initiative is also progressing.

Dubai’s electricity utility Dewa says that the 300MW second stage of the 800MW phase three of the MBR Solar Park is now operational, taking online capacity at the site to 713MW or 14% of the planned capacity of 5GW when completed in 2030.

Dewa estimates the total cost of the MBR solar park at...