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Masdar-EDF JV to develop 7MWp solar plant for Khazna Data Centers

It will supply power to Khazna’s second data centre in Masdar City.

Emerge, a joint venture between Masdar and EDF signed an agreement with Khazna Data Centers to develop a 7-megawatt-peak (MWp) ground-mounted solar plant that will provide power to Khazna’s new data center in Masdar City.

In a statement, Masdar said Emerge will be managing the project for 25 years. This will bring Emerge’s Abu Dhabi portfolio in operation and in delivery to over 25MWp.

Khazna Abu Dhabi 6 (AUH 6) facility, Khazna’s second data centre in Masdar City, is currently under construction and is scheduled to operate in 2023.

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“This agreement with Khazna Data Centers advances Abu Dhabi’s commitment to sustainability and high-tech industry, and extends Emerge’s range of offerings,” said Emerge General Manager Michel Abi Saab.

“By providing and managing a reliable source of clean energy, Emerge will enable Khazna to focus on providing high-quality data center services to its clients within Masdar City and beyond,” he added.

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