Masdar Special Projects: Um Al Zomul off-grid PV plant


The Um Al Zomul solar photovoltaic plant is an off-grid facility in the desert. It is one of several projects in Masdar’s domestic portfolio.

Quick Facts:

  • Installed capacity: 100-kilowatt peak
  • Batteries: 90,000 ampere-hour
  • Solar energy penetration: 100 percent of the farm’s power demand
  • Diesel fuel savings: 47,000 litres annually
  • Emission reductions: 130 tonnes annually