Abu Dhabi requires the construction of an additional 3GW of solar PV plants by 2029 according to state-offtaker Ewec. The recommendation in Ewec’s outlook to 2029 is based on robust power demand growth over the forecast period, with peak load projected to increase from 16.39GW last year to 21.6GW by 2029.

Ewec CEO Othman al-Ali says that “Our Statement of Future Capacity Requirements Summary Report demonstrates Ewec’s commitment to advancing the UAE’s energy transition while continuing to ensure a secure and reliable supply of water and electricity in the UAE…The development of our world-leading strategic projects underpin the country’s journey towards a more sustainable future, positioning it as a role model for sustainable and efficient water and electricity production.” (CONTINUED - 972 WORDS)