Al Habtoor Group, a leading UAE business conglomerate, has announced its strategic partnership with SirajPower, the region’s leading distributed solar energy provider, to deliver large-scale solar installations across eight projects in the UAE.
The largest and the only locally owned and operated integrated distributed solar energy provider in the region, SirajPower, had recently commissioned a 2.8MWp solar project for Habtoor Motors.
It had 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 is 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, it stated.
Group Founding Chairman Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor 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," he stated.
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.
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," remarked Al Habtoor. "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," he added.
Abdulghaffar Hussain, the 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," he stated.
“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," observed Hussain.
"Furthermore, this partnership serves as an example for other large businesses across different industries to follow and begin their own clean energy journeys," he added.