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Masdar, IRENA… why can’t going green go right?

Masdar, IRENA… why can’t going green go right?

The chief of IRENA handed in her resignation and Masdar got scaled down and postponed; Kipp wonders if the UAE’s green efforts are all they’re cracked up to be.

October 26, 2010 12:48
 
Why Masdar is about more than realty

Why Masdar is about more than realty

Plans for the construction of Abu Dhabi’s ambitious eco city have been scaled back. But that doesn’t diminish the wider purpose of the initiative: To preserve the UAE’s energy-producer status after the oil runs out.

March 25, 2010 6:20
 
Solar state of mind

Solar state of mind

In a region with thousands of hours of sunshine a year, the solar energy industry is in its infancy. Can Saudi Arabia lead the way in harnessing a new source of energy?

February 11, 2010 10:36
 
The Irena irony

The Irena irony

Abu Dhabi has won the bid to host Irena’s interim HQ. How did that happen?

June 30, 2009 3:37