Ilias Tsagas: WFES 2017 - United Arab Emirates reveals new energy strategy

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Suhail Al Mazroui, the UAE’s energy minister, presented the new Emirati energy strategy this week at the World Future Energy Summit (WFES) in Abu Dhabi.

Speaking today at a WFES panel titled “meeting the UAE’s renewable energy targets”, the minister said his country had decided that 44% of the installed power capacity in 2050 will come from renewable energies. Nuclear energy, green gas and clean coal will contribute a further 6%, 38% and 12% respectively, said the energy minister, who highlighted that fossil-based energy technologies are becoming also cleaner.

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Image credit: PV Magazine/Ilias Tsagas


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