Looking for an alternative

December 2006
MEED: Middle East Economic Digest;12/1/2006, Vol. 50 Issue 48, p86
This article focuses on the alternative energy initiative launched by the government of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. A four-square-kilometre site has been allocated to set up a campus and a $100 million clean technology fund has been created for Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company--the main operating firm--to co-invest with the private sector on developing new technologies. British Petroleum is also carrying out work on a similar project at Carson, California.


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