UAE’s Minister of Energy and Infrastructure, Suhail bin Mohammed Al Mazrouei, said that the UAE has launched 11 environmentally-friendly energy projects worth 159 billion AED in 2022, which accounts to $43.2 billion.
UAE’s clean energy production in 2021 totaled 7,035 megawatts (MW), underscoring the country’s pioneering efforts in the clean energy sector.
Al Mazrouei also highlighted the launch of the UAE Energy Strategy 2050, the first unified energy strategy by the UAE, which aims to integrate the renewable and clean energy mix to achieve a balance between economic needs and climate goals, in addition to reducing dependency on other fuel sources over the next three decades.
The minister stressed that clean energy’s contribution to the energy mix in 2021 reached 19.63% while the contribution of renewable energy reached 12%, and the contribution of peaceful nuclear energy reached 7.5%.
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