'An investment in future generations': Inside the world's largest solar project

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The Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park is set to deliver 5GW capacity by 2030, making it the largest in the world - BusinessGreen pays a visit to the desert power plant

Take an hour or two's drive outside the desert metropolis of Dubai and, as the gleaming sky scrapers recede behind, a dry, shrub-dotted desert begins to unfold far into the hazy distance ahead. The dusty,...

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