One of the largest CSP plants in the world and the first of its kind in the Middle East
Shams 1 is a 100 MW concentrated solar power (CSP) plant located in the Western Region of the Abu Dhabi Emirate.
Press Releases issues since June 2010.
Masdar, Total and Abengoa Launch Shams 1, the World’s Largest Concentrated Solar Power Plant in Oper
March 17, 2013
Masdar, along with its partners, today launched Shams 1, the largest concentrated solar power plant (CSP) in operation in the world. Masdar, Abu Dhabi’s renewable energy company, partnered with French energy company Total and Spain’s energy infrastructure company Abengoa. The 100-megawatt solar-thermal project will power thousands of homes Read more
Masdar Power Consolidates Status in Global Renewable Energy Arena
May 24, 2011
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 24 May, 2011– Masdar Power, one of the five integrated units of Masdar, today announced that its global and local projects are on track and will consolidate the company’s status as a leader in the renewable energy arena. The unit also unveiled its major international success story. Read more
Shams-1 solar project secures financial close
March 07, 2011
Abu Dhabi-UAE:7 March, 2011: Shams Power Company today announced the financial close of Shams 1, one of the world’s largest concentrated solar power (CSP) projects and the first of its kind in the Middle East.TheUS$600 million closingmarks the largest solar project transaction to date and combines financing from 10 regional and international lenders. Read more