Ducab lands order to provide cables for Abu Dhabi's 2-GW solar project

Sep 28, 2022 02:58 PM ET
  • UAE-based cable manufacturer Ducab Group has actually won an order to provide and install 400-kV cables and also devices for the 2-GW Al Dhafra solar plant in Abu Dhabi which is presently incomplete.
Ducab lands order to provide cables for Abu Dhabi's 2-GW solar project
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The cables will certainly connect the world's biggest solar park with the primary transmission grid in the emirate.

The order consists of also screening and commissioning of the devices, Ducab stated at the Wetex Dubai event on Tuesday.

This is the third contract for a large-scale solar project awarded to Ducab in the UAE. The company supplied cables additionally for the 100-MW Shams solar plant in Abu Dhabi, which has functioned given that 2013, and also for Dubai's flagship project Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum.

The Al Dhafra project is 60% had by a consortium of TAQA and Masdar, while the continuing to be 40% is held by EDF (EPA: EDF) and also JinkoPower. Found 35 km from Abu Dhabi city, the solar park will be furnished with bifacial solar modern technology as well as will provide power to the Emirates Water as well as Electricity Company (EWEC). Once operational, the 3.5 million solar panels are expected to produce sufficient electricity for concerning 160,000 residences across the UAE.



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