Dubai International Academic City and Dubai Outsource City, part of the TECOM Group, have jointly revealed the completion of two solar carports in Dubai.
According to a announcement, the solar photovoltaic systems from Enova will produced 4.25 GWh of clean electricity yearly — sufficient to power of 350 house.
They are the first solar photovoltaice (PV) carports commissioned for the business communities and decline within the perimeter of a sustainability partnership between the Group and Enova, a regional leader in integrated energy and multi-technical services. While reinforcing Dubai’s ongoing commitment to developing state-of-the-art, sustainable infrastructure, the projects will promoting energy efficiency and provide renewable electricity to the Group’s business communities,” explained the statement.
The two projects guess more than 7,000 solar panels in total across a total area of over 14,000 square metres.
“The completion of our first solar carport in Dubai Outsource City falls in track with the UAE’s vision to come out as a world leader in renewable energy consumption and generation,” said Ammar Al Malik, managing director, Dubai Outsource City.
Renaud Capris, CEO of Enova, said the new solar carports will deliver various key advantage including enhanced energy efficiency for both TECOM Group and its business communities, “all the while decrease the UAE’s overall carbon footprint. We are proud of our part in aiding the country to not only advance its efforts to realise a sustainable future powered by renewable energy, but also support their desire to become a global leader within the field.”