UAE-based sustainable energy provider for businesses, Yellow Door Energy has commissioned a 3.1 megawatt-peak solar carport and rooftop solar plant for Al Nabooda Automobiles located in Dubai Industrial City.
the solar carport and rooftop photovoltaic solar plant are expected to generate 4,620 megawatt-hours of clean energy in the first year of operation. this is equivalent to reducing 2,000 tonnes of carbon emissions annually.
according to a statement, Yellow Door Energy said that the solar carport covers 747 parking spaces, the solar carport and rooftop solar plant together cover an area spanning 35,000m2, and feature more than 11,000 solar panels. making it one of the largest solar carports in the United Arab emirate. The project will not only help Al Nabooda Automobiles reduce power costs but help meet 90% of the facility’s energy consumption needs.
K Rajaram, CEO of Al Nabooda Automobiles, added: “Innovation is integral to Al Nabooda Automobiles, and today our state-of-the-art body and paint shop in Dubai Industrial City is also home to one of the largest solar carports in the UAE. The solar project with Yellow Door Energy enables us to decrease our electricity costs, switch to clean energy, and maintain our innovation leadership. We look forward to having the solar carport and rooftop solar plant generate clean renewable energy for many years to come.”
As the solar developer, Yellow Door Energy is responsible for investing in, designing, building, commissioning, operating, and maintaining the solar plant for the period of the agreement. Solar developments are gaining popularity among industrial building owners who want to decrease energy costs without any upfront investment or operational risk while maintaining focus on their core business and enjoying the benefits of clean energy.