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Advisory services for capacity increase at the MBR Solar Park to 5000 MW by 2030, United Arab Emirates

Advisory services for capacity increase at the MBR Solar Park to 5000 MW by 2030, United Arab Emirates

Dubai Electricity & Water Authority (DEWA) contracted KPMG and Fichtner as consultants for different IPP Advisory Services to increase the capacity at the MBR Solar Park to 5000 MW by 2030. The scope of services encompassed, amongst others, preparation of technology description and selection (PV, CSP, storage), site investigation, layout options including infrastructure requirements, techno-economic optimization of the best technology split for the 5 GW, including capacity credit analysis of the solar power expansion planning, multi criteria assessment of specific technologies in multiple configurations considering applicability and Environmental Impact Assessment of the 5 GW extension. Fichtner has carried out several workshops, trainings, and presentations for DEWA staff in Dubai.

Our services

  • Technology description and selection
  • Site investigation
  • Development of a techno-economic model
  • Capacity Credit: methodology and application of the Fichtner Capacity Credit calculation tool
  • Implementation of capacity credit as one factor into the techno-economic optimization
  • Analysis of solar power expansion planning
  • Techno-economic optimization
  • Development of a multi criteria assessment tool
  • EIA for 5 GW solar power
  • Training of DEWA’s experts

Technical data

  • Final PV and CSP plant capacity: 5000 MW AC
  • Thermal and electrical storage
  • Connection to 400 kV high voltage
  • Area: more than 120 km²

Client

KPMG Lower Gulf Ltd., Dubai, United Arab Emirates