The United Arab Emirates’ government oil company announced that it opened in Dubai the country’s first solar-powered gas station. In Dubai, Solar panels power an Emirates National Oil Company gas station, United Arab Emirates, on April 27, 2017. The company has over and above 30 branches and employs over and above 6,000 employees. Despite the fact that a petrol station costs around about Dh18 million to build. The solar or further clean-technology gear may perhaps raise the tag by 20 per cent.
UAE’s to Bring into Being with Solar-Powered Gas Station in Dubai
The Dubai-owned Emirates National Oil Company declared on Wednesday the service station on the city’s main Sheikh Zayed Road through street covered with solar panels; which can generate up to 120-kilowatt hours. It scheduled that the Solar-Powered Gas Station will diminish CO2 releases by 195 million metric tonnes every yard. Commenting on the development, Saif Humaid Al Falasi, ENOC’s group CEO, stated: “ENOC has at all times a most important enabler in the UAE energy sector. And prepared significant assistances to the emirate’s development drive.”
Vice-chairman of ENOC, Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, and managing director besides CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) be present at the formal inauguration procedure. ENOC declares that it is about 30 percent more energy than the station requirements. As a result, the excess power bound for back into the city’s electric grid.
Even though it is OPEC’s fourth chief oil producer, the UAE has made a drive to turn itself keen on a hub for renewable energy. It is constructing multiple solar farms besides hosts the global headquarters of the International Renewable Energy Agency. The new up gradation of the gas station in Dubai is remarkable. The Gas station will work on the solar powered system in UAE in this running year 2017.