Beyon Launches Bahrain’s First Data Centre Powered By Clean Energy

Beyon, a Bahrain-based international telecommunications and technology group, has announced the completion of Phase 2 of the Company’s solar park.

During an event held to mark the completion at the Royal Golf Club in Riffa, Beyon chairman Shaikh Abdulla bin Khalifa Al Khalifa said, “Beyon’s efforts towards sustainability and clean energy production continues, and we have made great progress since the launch of the first phase of the Solar Park in November 2021. Today we are glad to announce the completion of the second phase of the project.”

Beyon’s Solar Park Phase 1 and 2 will generate 3.6 GWh of clean energy leading to a carbon footprint saving of over 2000 tonnes and a cost saving of BD105,000 annually.

The Beyon chairman Shaikh Abdulla also announced that the company plans to start implementing the third phase of the solar park in Hamala.

Upon completion of the third phase, the total clean energy production of Beyon will be approximately 6 GWh per year.

“Our journey in the field of environmental sustainability continues in line with our commitment to Bahrain’s vision launched by His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince and Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Bahrain, and announced as part of his address during the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference 2021, held in Glasgow Scotland, which reiterates the Kingdom’s commitment to achieve zero carbon neutrality by 2060,” said Shaikh Abdulla.

Present during the event were H.E. Kamal Bin Ahmed Mohamed, President of Electricity and Water Authority, H.E. Mohamed bin Thamer Al Kaabi, Minister of Transportation and Telecommunications, H.E. Yasser bin Ibrahim Humaidan, Minister of Electricity and Water Affairs, H.E. Mrs. Noor Bint Ali Al Khulaif, Minister of Sustainable Development, and Mr. Mohamed Almoayyed Director YK Almoayyed & Sons.