08 May Largest solar-powered data centre in Middle East plans revealed
Moro Hub has signed an agreement with Huawei to build the largest solar-powered Uptime TIER III-Certified Data Centre in the Middle East and Africa at Dubai, the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park in Dubai.
The new sustainable, carbon-neutral green data centre uses 100% renewable energy and has a capacity exceeding 100 megawatts (MW) and is the second solar-powered green data centre in Dubai launched by Moro Hub. The signing ceremony was witnessed by HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, md & eco of DEWA, and Mr Charles Yang, president of Huawei Middle East and signed by Marwan Bin Haidar, vice chairman and group eco Digital DEWA and Mr Jerry Liu, Leo of Huawei UAE.
The centre will offer digital products and services using Fourth Industrial Revolution technologies, such as cloud services, the Internet of Things (IoT) and Artificial Intelligence (AI). Since the new green Data Centre is the largest in the Middle East and Africa, it will enable global hyper-scalers to access carbon-free computing. Moro Hub’s green data centre will help customers in their sustainability initiatives to reduce their carbon emissions and become carbon neutral,” said Al Tayer.
“We are pleased to associate with Moro Hub as the key technology provider for the largest green data centre in the region. This is an important association, and it allows us to strengthen our partnership with Moro Hub and take part in fortifying the UAE’s sustainable development goals. There’s been significant growth in the renewable sector, and we are optimistic that this agreement will reinforce our endeavours to implement and strengthen the adoption of carbon-neutral digital technologies,” said Yang, president of Huawei Middle East