About Us

Shams is a 100-megawatt (MW) concentrated solar power (CSP) plant located in the Western Region of Abu Dhabi.

Shams is a pioneering renewable energy project in the UAE and is the first operational utility-scale CSP plant in the MENA region. The plant is located approximately 120km southwest of Abu Dhabi and 6km from Madinat Zayed on the road from Tarif to Liwa Oasis.

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Our Impact

Reflecting the UAE’s Commitment

We are pioneers of sustainable, affordable and secure solar energy, contributing to the advancement of the UAE’s clean energy and sustainable development goals.

Our Mission & Vision

We are dedicated to providing a clean and reliable source of energy.

At Shams Power Plant, our mission is to deliver sustainable, affordable and reliable solar energy that supports sustainable development and the UAE’s strategic goals.

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Our Innovation Centre

Al Dhafra Innovation Center

Shams Power Company is developing the first innovation centre dedicated to promoting Abu Dhabi and the United Arab Emirates’ renewable energy achievements.

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