Agility announces new solar projects in Dubai, Jordan

The company will install 17,500 solar panels at three sites in Dubai 

  
Image used for illustrative purpose. Electric sun cells face the sun at a solar power of the Benban plant in Aswan, Egypt, November 17, 2019.

Image used for illustrative purpose. Electric sun cells face the sun at a solar power of the Benban plant in Aswan, Egypt, November 17, 2019.

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Mubasher: Agility Public Warehousing, listed on the Dubai Financial Market (DFM) and Boursa Kuwait, will start implementing two new solar projects in Dubai and Jordan to reduce 5% of the company's carbon footprint.

In Dubai, the company will install 17,500 solar panels at three sites in the Jebel Ali Free Zone (JAFZA) and the Dubai Investment Park to produce about 8 megawatts of power at peak, according to a press release on Wednesday.

In addition, the solar photovoltaic plant at Agility’s warehouse in Aqaba in Jordan will involve 1,945 solar panels to generate 788 kilowatts at peak. 

The CEO Middle East & Africa at Agility, Elias Monem, said: "Globally, Agility’s goal is to reduce its carbon footprint by 25% by 2050. Our investment in solar is a huge step in the right direction and will cut the company’s global emissions by 3%."

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