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Masdar City Solar PV Plant

The 10MW solar photovoltaic (PV) power plant was inaugurated at Masdar City in June 2009. The facility provides electricity for the construction of Masdar City and the company’s temporary onsite headquarters. Excess power is fed to the Abu Dhabi grid.

The plant is the largest of its kind in the Middle East. The facility produces around 17,500 MWh of clean electricity annually and offsets 15,000 tons of carbon emissions per year. The plant consists of 87,780 multicrystalline and thin film modules supplied by Suntech and First Solar.

10MW Solar PV Plant - Quick Facts 

  • Largest solar power plant in the region
  • Land Area: 210,000 square meters
  • Installed Capacity: 10 megawatt peak
  • Displaces approximately 15,000 tons of carbon dioxide annually
  • 87,780 modules (18,228 Suntech, 69,552 First Solar)
  • Energy Generation: 17,564 MWh annually

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