June 25 (Renewables Now) - Private business conglomerate Al Shirawi Group has set up a joint venture with Germany’s Gildemeister Energy Solutions GmbH to develop utility-scale solar projects in the UAE, it was announced today.
The new company, called Gildemeister Al Shirawi Energy Solutions, will focus on the planning, development and construction of free-space plants. It will work together with local developers and investors on rooftop installations, storage and e-mobile technology, according to the announcement.
“Through the operations and activities of this joint venture, we will encourage increased adoption of solar solutions and contribute to clean energy in line with our group’s sustainable strategy,” said Pramodh Idicheria, COO, Engineering Services, Al Shirawi Group.
Gildemeister is expected to contribute its expertise as the installer of over 8,000 systems in over 40 countries.