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World’s Biggest Solar Plant Starts in Abu Dhabi, JinkoSolar Says

CECEP Group's Solar Farm As China Sets New Renewables Goals
Photographer: Qilai Shen/Bloomberg

The world’s biggest photovoltaic solar plant has started commercial operations in Abu Dhabi, according to JinkoSolar Holding Co.

The 1.2-gigawatt Sweihan project is connected to the grid and can meet the electricity demand of more than 90,000 people, China-based JinkoSolar, the world’s biggest maker of panels, said in a statement on its WeChat account Wednesday. It is expected to reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 1 million tons a year.