UAE solar

In recent year, the UAE has been keely developing its solar capacity, and it is expected to quadruple between 2021 and 2025.
Total installed capacity

2.3 GW

Percentage of electricity mix


Long-term sustainability target

44% renewable energy by 2050

The UAE has begun to introduce solar power on a large scale. It boasts one of the largest solar plants in the world, Shams 1, which contributes significantly to the UAE’s target of generating 44% renewable energy by 2050. Solar power represents over 90% of the country’s installed renewable capacity,