Al Masaood Power unveils smart microgrid solutions during WETEX

AL Masood Power DivAl Masaood Power Division, the official distributor of MTU, a Rolls-Royce Power Solutions Company in the UAE and Bahrain, has highlighted smart microgrid solutions during their participation at the first ever 3D Virtual edition of the Water, Energy, Technology and Environment Exhibition (WETEX), held from 26-28 October

Microgrids support a flexible and efficient electric grid, by enabling the integration of growing deployments of distributed energy sources such as renewables like solar. Microgrids are decentralised energy systems that are composed of renewable power generation, power storage and conventional power generation used to meet a given demand. 

The utilisation of microgrid technologies is part of the UAE Energy Strategy 2050, which is the country’s first unified energy strategy that is based on supply and demand, and aimed at increasing the contribution of clean energy in the total energy mix. A combination of renewable, nuclear and clean energy sources – all brought together to help meet the country's economic requirements and environmental goals. 

Rasso Bartenschlager, general manager, Al Masaood Power, said, “Under this smart new energy system, power production will become more digitised and decentralised – creating a one stop shop solution for power that matters. Over the last few months, we have seen the cost of renewable energy and low-carbon technologies come down greatly, which has helped us in facilitating the development of microgrids using these technologies. We can really focus on the flexibility and sustainability that can be achieved through the use of microgrids.” 

First established in 1972, Al Masaood Power has been able to consolidate its leading reputation across the UAE power industry. The company has demonstrated a keen understanding of the important role it plays in the move to embrace clean and renewable energy that can meet the demand and deliver a sustainable and effective power generation method.

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