Hatta - Pumping energy transfer station

300 MW station
Hatta - Pumping energy transfer station
Context & Issues

This 300 MW station is located near the city of Hatta in the Emirate of Dubai. It will make it possible to store the excess energy produced during off-peak hours by renewable energies (in particular photovoltaic) and then feed it into the grid during peak hours. Commissioning is scheduled for February 2024.

Project characteristics
  • First pumping energy transfer station in the United Arab Emirates 
  • Upstream reservoir: 5.5 Mm3.
  • Downstream reservoir: 6.5 Mm3.