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Eight in fray for 1200 MW Dubai power project

DUBAI, September 7, 2014

State-owned Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) said it has shortlisted eight international developers, out of 17 qualification documents received, for the first phase of its 1,200 MW Hassyan Clean-Coal Power Project.

The project supports the Green Economy for Sustainable Development initiative launched by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, said the Dubai utility in a statement..

It also complements the Dubai Integrated Energy Strategy 2030 outlined by the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy to diversify the energy mix by 2030, it added.

The first phase of the project is expected to be operational by 2020, said the company in its statement.

"It is in line with the Dubai Integrated Energy Strategy that aims to diversify the energy mix by 2030 to comprise 71 per cent from natural gas, 12 per cent from nuclear power, 12 per cent from clean coal, and five per cent from solar power, remarked Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, the managing director and CEO of Dewa.

"Pioneering projects like this one complement our efforts to carry out energy projects that meet increasing demand for energy in Dubai and support sustainable development," he added.

The last date for submiting the tenders is November 26, said the utility firm-TradeArabia News Service

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