Dubai to green Jumeirah Lakes Towers district with 6.3 MW of solar carports
- UAE's biggest free-trade zone Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC) and also a device of Dubai Electricity as well as Water Authority (DEWA) have accepted provide 6.3 MW of solar car shades across the Jumeirah Lakes Towers community to support its decarbonisation.
The solar panels will be set up throughout 17 areas in the area which is house to 60,000 people as well as 21,000 businesses. The areas to be consisted of in the project stand for the majority of car parking lot in the Jumeirah Lakes Towers area and also amongst them are OneJLT, the DMCC Tea Centre, the DMCC Coffee Centre and also the Jewellery and also Gemplex structure.
The solar carports are anticipated to generate more than 7,612 MWh every year, which will certainly create a substantial reduction in DEWA tariffs for power customers in the area.
The deal has a 20-year term and also was authorized between DMCC and also DEWA's wholly-owned subsidiary Etihad ESCO. The signing ceremony happened at the Water, Energy, Technology as well as Environment Exhibition (WETEX) 2022 as well as was attended by DEWA's president Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer.
The collaboration consists of other projects that ought to boost energy as well as water performance in the district by 30%.