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Researchers at Masdar Institute in Abu Dhabi have created a new coating for glass that blocks heat transfer at less cost than traditional methods.
Masdar City, near Abu Dhabi, has set its sights on being the most sustainable city on the planet, and it is well on the way to meeting that goal. Development started in 2008 and is expected to continue for at least the next five years, with 40,000 people expected to live within its boundaries, and […]
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 […]
“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.”
A press announcement released today from Abu Dhabi concerning a new report issued by the International Renewable Energy Association (IRENA) states, “Renewable energy has entered into a new virtuous cycle of falling costs, increasing deployment, and accelerated technological progress.”
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.
There is more than one way to create a tall building that can provide dwellers with access to the outdoor air or a garden, even if it happens to be on the 10th floor.