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Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company

Masdar, also known as the Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company, is a renewable energy company based in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The company’s mission is to invest in renewable energy and clean technology in Abu Dhabi and around the world for both financial and social returns. Masdar is an important part of Abu Dhabi’s efforts to diversify its economy beyond oil production. It pursues an “integrated, holistic” business model that merges higher education, research and development, finance, and the development of large-scale renewable energy projects and sustainable communities.

TriplePundit has partnered with Masdar for 3 years, covering the World Future Energy Summit, developments in Masdar City, and many other renewable energy issues.

Dr. Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber introduces the London Array

Interview: CEO Masdar on the Largest Offshore Wind Farm Ever Built

The London Array is interesting in its own right, but the involvement of the UAE's Masdar makes the project even more fascinating. Longtime…
The Republic of Seychelles is among many small island nations that will be affected by rising oceans due to climate change. Add the fact the Seychelles relies imports all of its energy needs, including dirty diesel fuel, and the need for the tourism-dependent country to develop alternative sources of fuel is dire. So in walks a Middle East country known far more far more for oil and gas to launch the Seychelles’ largest clean energy project.

Masdar-Backed Wind Farm Opens in Seychelles

Masdar and the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development turned on the switch of the Port Victoria Wind Farm project yesterday in the Seychelles.
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Masdar Switches on Africa’s Largest Solar Plant in Mauritania

Masdar, the clean energy company and eponymous “green city” based on the outskirts of Abu Dhabi, launched a $32 million solar plant in…
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Shams One: Masdar’s Concentrated Solar Power Project

About 2 hours south west of the city of Abu Dhabi is the first phase of one of the largest concentrated solar power…
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Masdar’s Renewable Energy Desalination Plans Take Off

The company, with as-yet-unamed partners, has launched a pilot project to build the world's first large scale, commercially viable desalination plant powered completely…
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Naser Al Marzooqi: How Masdar City is Influencing the Building Supply Chain

In the couple of years during which I've gotten to know Masdar and Masdar City, I've been looking for signs that it has…
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Abu Dhabi’s Promise of a Bright Energy Future

Abu Dhabi is strategically positioned to initiate a new phase in the global effort to transition to renewable energy sources.
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Interview: Nawal Al-Hosany, Dir Sustainability for Masdar

This morning I had a chance to sit down with Dr. Nawal Al-Hosany, Masdar's Director of Sustainability for Masdar as well as the…
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Abu Dhabi’s Sustainability Week Launches

Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week kicks off today. 3p's Nick Aster is attending and will report on the World Future Energy Summit and the…
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Solutions at the Confluence of Energy and Water

Water is energy-intensive, and energy is water-intensive. This resource yin and yang is at the heart of both challenges and solutions. Planning for…
Water-Energy Nexus

Abu Dhabi Blogging Competition: Two Winners!

The winning post was submitted by Dallas Blaney a professor of public and environmental affairs at the University of Wisconsin - Green Bay.…
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The Water-Energy Dance (Why Wasting Water Really Means Wasting Energy)

Water is quite heavy, which means it takes a lot of work to carry it, or pump it, up a hill. It expands…
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What is the Water-Energy Nexus?

Among the more serious issues in the sustainability conversation are those concerning resource scarcity and the insatiable global appetite for energy. Water, especially,…
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Engage: The Water-Energy Nexus Blogging Contest

As a lead-up to Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week, January 13-17, Masdar is sponsoring a blogging contest called “Engage: The Water-Energy Nexus.” The winner…
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Member of the UAE Delegation to Rio+20 Chats about Outcomes

An important producer of natural gas and oil, the UAE has become known in the last decade for its growing efforts to fight…