The $600m Shams 1 plant was the world's largest when it opened in Abu Dhabi in 2013 © MARWAN NAAMANI/AFP via Getty Images
The $600m Shams 1 plant was the world's largest when it opened in Abu Dhabi in 2013 © MARWAN NAAMANI/AFP via Getty Images

Deal signed for world's largest solar plant

Will Green is news editor of Supply Management
28 July 2020

A deal has been struck to build the largest solar power plant in the world in Abu Dhabi.

The plant, due to be operational in 2022, will produce two gigawatts (GW) of power and cut CO2 emissions by 2.4m tonnes, the equivalent of taking around 470,000 cars off the road.

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