Ban Ki-moon Visits Shams 1 Solar Plant in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi, May 05 (QNA) -The UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, visited Masdar’s Shams 1 concentrated solar power plant on Monday – the 100-megawatt plant is largest renewable energy project in the Middle East.

Ban is in the UAE participating in Abu Dhabi Ascent – a special two-day, high level, United Nations meeting that has brought together political, business and society leaders and policy makers from across the developed and developing world in an effort to catalyze ambitious climate change solutions, reported the UAE news agency WAM.

During the visit the Secretary General said: “By harnessing the power of the sun, the United Arab Emirates is cutting greenhouse gas emissions, generating jobs and a laying the foundation for low-carbon economic progress.” (QNA)

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