Solar panels fitted on 1,300 Dubai buildings

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Thousands of homes and businesses in Dubai have started generating their own electricity, thanks to a clean energy project.

Solar panels have been fitted on the rooftops of more than 1,300 residences and commercial buildings as part of DEWA's Shams Dubai project.

They have a combined capacity of 125MW.

The buildings are also linked to DEWA's grid to help transfer any excess power.

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