In Abu Dhabi, a powerful solar power plant will be built. Its area will reach nearly 8 square kilometers. Construction works are carried out Japanese-Chinese group Marubeni.

Commissioning the project is scheduled for 2019.

It is expected that construction will cost 870 million dollars.

It is planned that the new solar power plant will be one of the most mighty in the world, giving the palm of primacy to a Chinese park in Ninsi, which construction is engaged in Minsheng New Energy Investment company.

Current leaders

To date, the largest solar plant in the world is the Chinese park near the reservoir Longyang. Its capacity – 850 MW, and the area – 23 square kilometers. The power station of Adani company, located in India, is situated on the second place. Its capacity is 648 MW, and the area – 10 square kilometers.