The UAE has embarked on an aggressive experiment into urban sustainability designed to rely upon and pioneer cutting edge renewable energy technology with a project called Masdar City.
Green Prophet offers up an on-site visit of the next phase of Masdar City, a “zero carbon, zero waste” development rising in the desert near Abu Dhabi.
You may have heard of Masdar City, Abu Dhabi’s massive carbon-neutral development — here are some other big green moves for the city you may not have heard of
Ground has been broken on a complex set to serve as the headquarters for Masdar, Abu Dhabi’s green zone, and the International Renewable Energy Agency.
Scotland is collaborating with Abu Dhabi-based Masdar to develop green technology and renewable energy products to help Scotland reach its clean energy goals.
Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates, plans to develop a 1-gigawatt solar farm on the outskirts of the city by 2030, with 10 megawatts to be completed by 2013.
Masdar Partners is teaming up with Fraunhofer Gesellschaft to build a Testing Fascade Center that will calculate the amount of energy building materials use.
The Windstalk concept goes a step beyond other new wind-power designs that tinker with the turbine, eliminating the turbine altogether.
GE is rolling out some special networked appliances in a test pilot program in the United Arab Emirates to determine how effective smart energy management can be.