Posts tagged Masdar
World’s Largest Concentrating Solar Power Plant to Come Up in Abu Dhabi on June 12th, 201
A consortium of some of the most renowned energy companies in the world would construct the world’s largest concentrating solar power plant near Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The plant would have a capacity of 100 MW.
April 27, 2010 Source: US Department of Energy
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and Masdar, Abu Dhabi’s multifaceted renewable energy initiative, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to promote collaboration on clean and sustainable energy technologies.
The agreement, signed at DOE by U.S. Deputy Secretary of Energy Daniel Poneman and Dr. Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, CEO of Masdar, builds on the historically strong ties between the United States and the United Arab Emirates to establish a framework for cooperation in three key areas – carbon capture and sequestration, water and bio-fuels, and building technology. The agreement opens the door for scientific and More >
Posted on March 24, 2010 Masdar Starts Geothermal Drilling Abu Dhabi, UAE [Powergen Worldwide]
Masdar, the Abu Dhabi Government’s renewable energy initiative, has begun drilling two wells commencing the first geothermal energy project in the Middle East.
“There are two well designs. One is to the order of 2,800 metres and the other is to the order of 4,500 metres. There could be several other wells [dug at a later stage],” a source involved in the project told Emirates Business. “How many wells are to be drilled is something that is to be still decided,” he added declining to disclose the More >
February 9, 2010
By Lindsey Bredin
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 21 January 2009: The UK Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, Ed Miliband, spoke at the World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi on Monday to highlight the UK’s leading role in meeting the global challenge of combating climate change with renewable energy.Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change Ed Miliband said: “The European Future Energy Forum , which we’ll be hosting in London in October, is an opportunity to show the world the huge strides we’re taking in the UK to develop renewable and low carbon technologies. It will help More >
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Speaking at a business forum in the Middle East as recently as October of this year, the former US vice president and eminent climate change campaigner Al Gore urged Gulf leaders to be proactive in capturing the world’s renewable energy market. But despite having as good a solar resource as anywhere in the world, do countries in the Middle East really have the appetite to develop renewable energy technologies and markets, especially when their fossil fuel heritage ensures low electricity prices?
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Masdar Institute of Science and Technology launches Young Future Energy Leaders at World Future Energy Summit 2010
Program aimed at engaging UAE youth in alternative energy and sustainability ABU DHABI – (December 15, 2009): Masdar Institute of Science and Technology has initiated a special program, Young Future Energy Leaders, to offer tomorrow’s energy leaders specialized workshops, seminars, and unrivalled networking opportunities at this first event, to be held during the 3rd annual World Future Energy Summit – part of Future Energy Week in Abu Dhabi in January 2010. The Young Future Energy Leaders program will be hosted by the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, the Middle East’s first graduate institution dedicated to research into the development of alternative More >