Dubai’s Hassyan Energy Plant will use clean energy sources

(MENAFN) The Hassyan energy complex in Dubai will be transformed into a natural gas plant as the UAE aims to minimize its gas emissions and achieve carbon neutrality within the next 30 years.

On Thursday, the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority noted, the Chairman of Dubai’s Supreme Energy Council, Sheikh Ahmed bin Said, confirmed the renovation of the 2,400 megawatt plant, which will used unpolluted coal.

Sheikh Ahmed said, “This step supports Dubai’s security of energy supply by diversifying the energy mix through the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050.”

This step also goes hand in hand with the Dubai 2050 Carbon Neutral Plan, which aims to ensure that 100% of the UAE’s electricity generation capacity comes from new energy resources by 2050.

He added that “the initiative is consistent with the central role gas is expected to play in enabling economic growth in the UAE over the next 50 years.”

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