Masdar Inaugurates Largest Floating Solar Plant In Indonesia

By Juma / Published November 10, 2023 | 9:03 am



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Masdar has announced the inauguration of Cirata, Indonesia’s first floating solar plant and the largest of its kind in Southeast Asia

“Together with our partner, PLN Group, Masdar has developed the 145MW (MWac)/192MWp Cirata, which will power 50,000 homes and displace 214,000 tonnes of CO2 emissions,” said the company in a statement. 

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Cirata is Masdar‘s first floating solar PV project and showcases our commitment to a cleaner, greener future. We also have major expansion plans and have signed an MoU with PLN NP to develop Phase II of the project.

The inauguration was held in the presence of HE Joko Widodo, President of the Republic of Indonesia, and high-level officials from the UAE and Indonesia.

During the month, Masdar signed agreements for solar and onshore wind projects with a total capacity of 1 gigawatt (GW) in Azerbaijan, following the inauguration of the region’s largest operational solar plant, the 230MW Garadagh Solar Park.

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The strategic agreements cover the progression of the first phase of a 10GW pipeline of renewable energy projects in Azerbaijan signed in June 2022. This follows the successful development of Garadagh, Azerbaijan’s first foreign investment-based independent solar power project, and the largest solar plant in the region.

The inauguration of Garadagh was overseen by HE Ilham Aliyev, President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, and HE Dr. Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, UAE Minister of Industry and Advanced Technology, COP28 President-Designate, and Chairman of Masdar.

The 1GW clean energy agreements were signed by Masdar Chief Executive Officer, Mohamed Jameel Al Ramahi, Azerbaijan Minister of Energy, HE Parviz Shahbazov, and Azerbaijan Minister of the Economy, HE Mikayil Jabbarov.

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