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A Call for Renewables From the Fossil-Fuel Center of the World

In a must-read report released this week, the National Bank of Abu Dhabi signals a once-in-a-lifetime opening for investors in Middle Eastern renewables…

Jordan’s 6,000 Mosques to Be Powered by Solar Energy

Jordan has numerous challenges, but it is rich in one resource: sunshine. Now the kingdom is accelerating the adoption of solar, starting with…

Abu Dhabi’s 2030 Vision

One thing I promised to look into, after having won the trip to Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week 2015 based on a vision of…

Masdar Boosts Global Renewable Energy Portfolio with New Projects in Africa

Masdar's latest initiative, another solar energy project in Mauritania, will provide clean energy in seven towns throughout this country of 4 million.

Masdar Launching Desalination Project Powered by Renewables

Masdar's solar desalination pilot project in Abu Dhabi could pave the way to a future in which desalination is possible with less of…

Abu Dhabi Project Could Transform Aquaculture and Aviation Biofuels

A pilot project promising sustainable aquaculture and biofuel generation in Masdar City was announced yesterday at a press conference in Abu Dhabi.

Path of First Round-the-World Solar Flight Now Public

Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg of Switzerland announced the path of Solar Impulse 2, the first round-the-world solar flight that starts next month.

Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week Launches with Award for Al Gore

The 2015 winners of the annual Zayed Future Energy Prize, which included former U.S. Vice President Al Gore, were announced yesterday in Abu…

Visions of 2030

How do sustainability thought leaders see the world in 2030? Not surprisingly, they tend to focus on their own corners of the world.

Dubai Solar Bid Awes Market Players

Acwa Power's sub-6 cents per kilowatt-hour bid had participants in awe and set a new global low for building and operating utility-scale solar.

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Win a Trip to Abu Dhabi: Masdar’s ADSW Blogging Contest

TriplePundit has partnered with Masdar again to bring you the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week blogging contest! This year’s blogging contest is all about…

Blogging Contest: Fancy a Trip to Masdar City in Abu Dhabi?

The winner will have an all-expenses paid trip to Abu Dhabi the week of January 19, 2015, and will be Masdar’s guest blogger…

SXSW Eco Interview: Alejandro Rios, Masdar Institute

Nick Aster talks to Dr. Alejandro Rios of Masdar Institute about the ISEAS project -- which will use salt water aquaculture to produce…

U.N. Secretary General On Climate Change: ‘It’s Time to Lead’

The opening speeches at the high-level U.N. meeting on climate change at Abu Dhabi Ascent on Sunday constituted a rallying call to world…

Abu Dhabi’s Sustainability Week Kicks Off with Panel on Development in Africa

Abu Dhabi sustainability week (ADSW), one of the largest sustainability gatherings in the world, launched today with a panel on the future of…
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