UAE to invest $163bn in renewable-energy projects


Oil-rich Gulf state aims to meet almost half of its power needs from green sources and reduce fossil-fuel use.

DATE: 10/1/2017
RETRIEVED: 11/01/2017
SOURCE: ALJAZEERA


The United Arab Emirates has announced plans to invest $163bn in projects in a bid to generate almost half the country's power needs from renewable sources.

Our 2050 goals for energy mix are to utilize 44% renewable, 38% gas, 12% clean fossil and 6% nuclear energy. - Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum, UAE prime minister


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