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Solar Power Utilisation at United Foods Company

At United Foods, we understand that operating solely as a business with a growing profit margin is an outdated mindset.

Sustainability Mindset at United Foods:

At United Foods, we understand that operating solely as a business with a growing profit margin is an outdated mindset. As a member of society, we have a responsibility to ensure the wellbeing of all our stakeholders whilst also protecting the wellbeing of this planet we all share. Simply put, we are committed to growing our business in a responsible manner that benefits our employees, our shareholders, our partners, our customers, our community, and our environment.

Government Policy Change – UAE Energy Goals

In 2017, the UAE launched ‘Energy Strategy 2050’, which is considered the first unified energy strategy in the country that is based on supply and demand. The strategy aims to increase the contribution of clean energy in the total energy mix from 25 per cent to 50 per cent by 2050 and reduce carbon footprint of power generation by 70 percent, thus saving AED 700 billion by 2050.It also seeks to increase consumption efficiency of individuals and corporates by 40 per cent.

United Foods Solar Power Plant

In 2020, United Foods Company has awarded a new large scale solar power to Yellow Door Energy, a UAE- based sustainable energy provider for businesses. In November 2021, the solar polar plant has been connected to the DEWA grid with 4175 Solar Panels producing 3300 Megawatt hours of clean energy.

Environment benefits:

•             1,400 tonnes of carbon emissions avoided in the first year

•             34,000+ tonnes of carbon emissions avoided over 25 years (system lifetime)

•             7,400+ cars removed from the road over 25 years

•             900,000 tree seedlings planted for 10 years over 25 years

Financial benefits:

•             Over 50% savings off DEWA’s electricity tariff 

•             25 million AED saved over 25 years

•             20-year lease / contract duration

•             Over 700,000 AED saved in the first year of operation

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