The world’s first green mosque is now open in Dubai

Another effort by Dubai to fight climate change by constructing a green mosque which means that it is eco-friendly. Dubai Electricity and Water Authority  (DEWA) inaugurated the world’s first green mosque. This mosque can accommodate up to 600 worshippers. 



The mosque will be conserving 26% of energy and 55% of water. With solar panels being installed and a water treatment unit to reuse the water for irrigation purposes. It received the LEED platinum certification confirming that the mosque has met all international standards with a high level of efficiency.



This is another project that will be appreciated by the visitors upon their arrival as it is an example of a sustainable project leading UAE to progress and greenery. This mosque is spread over an area of 1050 sq m and will be expecting a lot of worshippers. The mosque also has a green charging station with car and biking facilities. The minaret (tower that is a part of the mosque) of this mosque is 25 m high.



The CEO of DEWA Saeed Mohammed said “ We strive to follow the highest sustainability and efficiency standards in all of our projects”. This will help DEWA to become a globally leading corporation. This mosque is the first of its kind in the whole world, high efficient devices will be used for air purification to provide a healthy environment inside the mosque, with construction done from recycled materials.