Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) announced on Thursday that it held a conference for local and international bidders to brief them about latest developments with the 1,800-megawatt (MW) Phase 6 of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park

The DFM-utility said in a statement that Phase 6, which will use photovoltaic (PV) solar panels, and be based on the Independent Power Producer (IPP) model, will become operational in stages between 2024 and 2026.

DEWA has appointed a consortium led by Ernst & Young (EY Consulting) to provide consultancy services for implementing the 6th phase of the solar park.

Upon the completion of the 6th phase, the solar park’s production capacity will reach 3,760 megawatts.

(Writing by Senthil Palanisamy; Editing by Anoop Menon)