Shams Dubai program and DEWA’s initiatives to increase solar power in Dubai

The Shams Dubai initiative, launched by Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), encourages households and building owners to install PV panels to generate electricity, and connect them to DEWA’s grid. The electricity is used on site and the surplus is exported to DEWA’s network to be deducted from future energy bills. According to the UAE […]


Solar power, an optimal source of energy in places where there is lack of water

The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region is blessed with a quantity of annual sunlight and until recent years it has been more of a liability than an asset, as large areas of the region’s land is too dry for agriculture. As the population continues to grow (in most MENA countries over 50% of […]