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Zayed Future Energy Prize Launches Global Outreach Campaign

Advancing discovery and development in renewable energy benefits world health and productivity. The Zayed Future Energy Prize calls for innovation in renewable energy.   This quote from U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack comes to mind: “If we truly want an innovative and creative renewable fuel industry, then it needs to be challenged. And if […]

April 7th

World’s Largest Concentrated Solar Power Plant – Shams 1 – Launched by Masdar and Total and Abengoa

“The inauguration of Shams 1 is a major breakthrough for renewable energy in the Middle East,” said Dr. Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, CEO of Masdar. “Just like the rest of the word, the region is faced with meeting its rising demand for energy, while also working to reduce its carbon footprint. Shams 1 is a significant milestone, as large-scale renewable energy is proving it can deliver electricity that is sustainable, affordable and secure.”

March 18th

Pioneering Global Atlas for Renewable Energy Goes Online

The Global Atlas is the largest ever initiative to help countries assess their renewable energy potential, and companies bringing together data and maps from leading technical institutes and private companies worldwide. It currently charts solar and wind resources, and will expand to other forms of renewable energy over 2013 and 2014.

January 13th