Saudi Arabia-based ACWA Power Company said that it has been granted the commercial operation certificate for phase C of the Shuaa Energy 3 project in Dubai.

Phase C added 300 megawatts (MW) to the total project capacity, the company said in a statement to the Saudi stock exchange. 

The plant has achieved commercial operation with a total capacity at 900 MW.

ACWA Power owns a 24% stake in the Shuaa Energy 3 project.

The 50 billion UAE dirham ($13.65 billion)  Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park is the largest single-site solar park in the world, with a planned capacity of 5,000 MW by 2030. 

When fully completed, the solar park is expected to reduce 6.5 million tonnes of carbon emissions annually.

(Writing by P Deol; Editing by Bhaskar Raj)


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