SHAMS 1 is located in Madinat Zayed, Abu Dhabi, in the Western Region Al Gharbia region. This film highlights the true testimonials of the people of this area and how they lived and what they think of the SHAMS 1 project. The Film was launched during the inauguration event of the CSP Solar Power Plant called SHAMS 1, and was attended by the President of the United Arab Emirates, Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan. This was a true reflection of the commitment of the UAE giving back to its people the respect and stability of their homeland in providing a cleaner and more sustainable future.
«Al Gharbia will be a place for people to live and raise families while enjoying high quality of life. A region with economic opportunities for all individuals»
Western Region Development Council Vision
To lead Al Gharbia of Abu Dhabi Emirate into becoming a model of sustainable economic and social development by setting the standard of excellence in the development of people, enhancement of infrastructure and improvement of enterprises.
Western Region Development Council Mission
To provide the residents of Al Gharbia with a higher quality of life through promoting employment, improving regional infrastructure and increasing business efficiency and investments.
Al Gharbia Facts & Figures
- About 9% of the population of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi in 2011
- 60% of the land mass of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi
- Largest UAE oil-fields and refineries
- Majority of the UAE’s gas-fields
- One of the largest and richest wildlife reserves in the Arabian Peninsula
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