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Shell opens first solar-powered service station in Al Wusta

Shell opens initial solar-powered service station in Al Wusta

The installation of solar program at Shell Mukhaizna Service Station is anticipated to contribute to the reduction of the site’s carbon footprint by around 900 tonnes in an typical of 25 years, stated a press release.

Through a tender, Shell Oman awarded the project to Continental Shelf of Solar Tech, an Omani enterprise, to supply the solar program technologies at the Mukhaizna Service Station right after effectively finishing a Shell Intilaaqah instruction course on the fundamentals of solar photovoltaic (PV) technologies.

Speaking on the occasion, Khalid Hashil al Awaisi, retail nation manager at Shell Oman stated, “Through our strategically positioned Shell Service Stations we continue to appear for possibilities to produce worth in the communities we are component of. This solar project demonstrates that by encouraging renewable power options.

“The Solar Into Stations project will help support the growth and development of SMEs in Oman in its energy transition journey, and our partnership with Continental Shelf of Solar Tech is a great example of that.”

The Solar Into Stations project comes in line with the company’s commitment to corporate social duty, and the efforts devoted to playing a proactive part in the progress of power transition although producing in-nation worth by means of enterprise possibilities for Omani enterprises, added the release.

Majid Salim al Alawi, basic manager of Continental Shelf of Solar Tech added, “Shell Oman’s commitment to energy transition inspired us as a start-up and encourages us in growing our business and creating new jobs.”

Information Source: Muscat Daily

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