Canadian Solar has been chosen as the sole module supplier for a portion of the 800-megawatts third phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum solar project in Dubai.
Under the terms of the deal, Canadian Solar will supply 268 megawatts of double-glass Dymond modules.
When completed in 2020, the three-phase DEWA Project will be one of the world's largest single-location solar parks.
The EPC Joint Venture Consortium consists of Acciona, Gransolar and Ghella.
The first phase of the DEWA project will use more than 800,000 double-glass modules upon its completion. The production and delivery has started this month.
The Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park is part of the Dubai Integrated Energy Strategy 2030, which seeks to secure a sustainable supply of energy through diversification in sources. Dubai aims to reduce its reliance on imported natural gas and increase solar energy to 7 percent of the total by 2010 and 15 percent