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