26 January 2014

SolarReserve Opens New Regional Office in Dubai, UAE

Santa Monica, California - 26 January 2014 - SolarReserve has opened a new office in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE), which will serve as a hub for development activities in the MENA region. Philip Hale, Director of Development, will be based in the Dubai office and will lead SolarReserve's development activities for the MENA region.

"In recent years, solar power generation has seen increasing growth in the MENA region. SolarReserve is committed to furthering support of its strong partnerships in MENA through the establishment of a regional hub that begins with an on-the-ground presence in Dubai," said SolarReserve's CEO Kevin Smith. 

SolarReserve is pursuing both large-scale concentrating solar power (CSP) with thermal energy storage and photovoltaic (PV) projects that make optimal use of the region's abundant solar energy resources. As SolarReserve develops projects in the region, the company will continue to open country-specific offices to meet the needs of an expanding customer base, support project construction and operation, as well as to support local economies and employment.

SolarReserve, LLC – headquartered in Santa Monica, California – is a leading developer of large-scale solar energy projects and technology with activities worldwide and more than $1.8 billion of projects in construction. SolarReserve has commercialized the world's leading solar thermal energy storage technology utilizing molten salt in a power tower configuration. In addition to its headquarters in the US, SolarReserve has offices in Spain, Chile, South Africa, Turkey, Australia, the UK and Dubai, with activities underway in the Middle East, Africa, Australia, China, and Latin America.

Source: SolarReserve