The Dubai Electrical energy and Water Authority (DEWA) introduced that they obtained two bids from ACWA Energy and Masdar for the tender it launched in September 2022 for the 1,800 MW sixth part of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Photo voltaic Park.

The utility mentioned Masdar submitted the bottom bid of $0.0162154/kWh. “DEWA broke its personal document and achieved the bottom worth for PV solar energy initiatives based mostly on the IPP mannequin on the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Photo voltaic Park,” mentioned DEWA CEO Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer.

DEWA mentioned it is going to announce the popular bidder within the third quarter of this yr. It’s anticipated that the sixth part of the enormous challenge will begin industrial operation within the fourth quarter of 2024.

DEWA chosen 23 bidders within the preliminary spherical of the tender.

The fifth part of the 5 GW Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Photo voltaic Park has a capability of 900 MW and is presently below building.

Till the top of October 2022, the power has reached an operational PV capability of 1.83 GW – together with the 13 MW first part, the 200 MW second part, and the 800 MW third part, plus sections of the fourth and fifth slices of the challenge, which remains to be in improvement.

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