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2012-05-06 23:01:31

CSP Today and PV Insider are delighted to announce the impressive delegate list so far confirmed at MENASOL 2012 (Abu Dhabi, May 16-17) London, UK (PRWEB) May 06, 2012 Representatives that have recently joined include leading companies such as GE, Petrogas, Solar Frontier, First Solar, E.ON, Roth and Rau, Qatar Petroleum, Siemens, SkyFiel, Total and ACS Cobra amongst many more. They will be descending on Abu Dhabi from countries including India, China, Spain, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Morocco,...

2011-04-12 16:47:00

DUBAI, UAE, April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Following the completion of the Pearl Rating Systems (PRS) training programme, and exam, 186 candidates were successfully awarded with Pearl-Qualified Professional (PQP) credentials last month. The newly PQP-qualified professionals, primarily architects, engineers and urban planners, can now officially apply the PRS for communities or buildings to assist in facilitating the certification process of each development and providing quality assurance...

2011-01-17 04:00:00

ABU DHABI, UAE, January 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Last year's large scale oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico brought the world's attention once again to the continued depletion of our fossil fuels. Our constant quest to find new, sustainable, renewable forms of energy to power our planet continues apace as we seek out new ways of improving energy efficiency and protecting our environment. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20110117/429973 ) In 2007, the Emirate of Abu...

2010-12-06 02:05:00

GENEVA, Dec. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SunPower Corp. (Nasdaq: SPWRA, SPWRB) has announced the construction of a 1-megawatt solar power system on the roof of the Masdar Institute building, Masdar City, located on the outskirts of Abu Dhabi. The system is installed on a canopy structure that provides shade for the roof terrace as well as clean, renewable solar power for the facility. "The Masdar Institute building is the first to be completed in Masdar City. The sophisticated...

2010-12-02 11:34:00

DUBAI, Dec. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Novelis was honored in November with a Silver Gaia Award at the Big 5 international building and construction exhibition in Dubai. The award recognizes the environmental benefits of the company's pre-painted cladding sheet ff2ECOplus, which was developed to meet the low-carbon requirements of the Masdar City project in Abu Dhabi. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100527/CL11716LOGO ) "Novelis is committed to delivering sustainable solutions...

2010-01-19 09:00:00

DES PLAINES, Ill., Jan. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- UOP LLC, a Honeywell (NYSE: HON) company, the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, Boeing and Etihad Airways today announced an agreement to establish a research institute in Abu Dhabi dedicated to pioneering sustainable energy solutions. The institute, the Sustainable Bioenergy Research Project (SBRP), will use integrated saltwater agricultural systems to support the development and commercialization of biofuel sources for...


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