asia.nikkei.com 29 Jan, 2017
Marubeni will build and 1.18 or so gigawatts solar plant in the United Arab Emirates. The plant is to be constructed on a 7.8-sq.-km desert plot in eastern Abu Dhabi. The land will be on loan from a local government. The company, which could sign papers regarding the plant as early as next month, aims to fire up the panels in 2019. Total costs are estimated at 100 billion yen.