Eight projects total more than 5.7MWp of capacity and are expected to generate 9,500MWh clean energy annually
UAE, Dubai: Al Habtoor Group, the largest and most respected conglomerate company in the region, announces a strategic partnership with SirajPower, the region’s leading distributed solar energy provider, to deliver large-scale solar installations across eight projects of the group in the UAE.
The largest and the only locally owned and operated integrated distributed solar energy provider in the region, SirajPower, has recently commissioned a 2.8MWp solar project for Habtoor Motors, and has also committed to providing its fully integrated solar solutions to seven additional projects under Al Habtoor Group. The combined capacity of these eight projects will exceed 5.7MWp and expected to produce 9,500MWh of clean energy annually, enabling Al Habtor Group to expand more sustainably while conserving energy and leaving a smaller carbon impact.
Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor, Founding Chairman of Al Habtoor Group, said: “With the goal of fostering a more sustainable economy across the region, we are thrilled to collaborate with SirajPower, one of the most prosperous Emirati companies specializing in clean solar energy solutions. The UAE has declared 2023 the ‘Year of Sustainability,’ which will give an unprecedented boost to various businesses and industries to achieve the desired sustainable development.”
“A large part of UAE’s success can be attributed to the cooperation of all segments of society and the sharing of knowledge and strong partnerships that have been developed with strategic allies. We at the Al Habtoor Group understand the value of sustainability and environmental responsibility, and we all have a duty to protect our natural resources so there will be enough for present and future generations,” concluded Al Habtoor.
The first phase of the solar project for Habtoor Motors, comprising 2.8 MWp of capacity, has been successfully commissioned and is now operating with clean energy. The second phase of the project, consisting of 7 additional projects, will commence soon.
Abdulghaffar Hussain, Founder of the Green Coast Group of Companies, said: “We are delighted to announce our partnership with Al Habtoor Group, enabling another regional powerhouse to grow more sustainably while reducing their energy consumption and reducing their environmental impact. This partnership also complements our efforts to align with the UAE Energy Strategy 2050, which aims to reduce the country’s dependence on fossil fuels while increasing the use of renewable energy sources throughout the country.”
“These projects are an important milestone for SirajPower, and we are committed to supporting Al Habtoor Group achieve its goals of a cleaner, greener future and in keeping with this year’s theme of “Year of Sustainability” by reducing its carbon footprint and utilizing energy more sustainably. Furthermore, this partnership serves as an example for other large businesses across different industries to follow and begin their own clean energy journeys.”
“Our latest partnership illustrates the growing demand for renewable energy in the UAE and the trust that leading businesses have placed in SirajPower to provide reliable and cost-effective solutions. It is a privilege and honor for us at SirajPower to have been selected to provide clean energy solutions to Habtoor Group,” concluded Hussain.
With other projects in the pipeline to enable the UAE’s vision of becoming carbon-negative by 2050 and as part of this expansion strategy, SirajPower plans to install, commission, maintain, and operate other subsidiaries of Al Habtoor Group. SirajPower holds the largest distributed solar energy portfolio of more than 100MWp and rapidly expands its operations and applications to become the regional Green Champion.
About Al Habtoor Group:
The Al Habtoor Group, founded in 1970 by the Chairman Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor, is one of the UAE’s most respected and successful businesses. It operates in the UAE and international markets, proudly waving the Emirati flag in many cities around the globe including London, Vienna, Budapest, Beirut and Springfield, Illinois. It employs thousands of highly qualified, experienced professionals. The name of the Al Habtoor Group has become synonymous with dynamic growth, evidenced by its commitment to develop, and grow businesses in multiple sectors, through its involvement in the hotel, automotive, real estate, education, insurance, and publishing sectors.