A renewables consortium from France and Saudi Arabia has won the tender to build a 400MW wind farm at a record-low price of 2.13 cents per kWh.
The world’s first floating offshore wind farm, the 30MW Hywind project in Scotland, has chalked up another first, adding a 1MW onshore battery system.
Dubai’s power electricity DEWA has awarded the 800 MW tender to a Masdar-led consortium of developers.
New Zealand and the UAE to co-fund development of 1MW solar plant in Solomon Islands capital, Honiara, to meet 7% of Islands’ energy needs.
A further four UAE funded solar projects in the Pacific Islands will help avoid 4,450 tons of CO2 each year.