TITLE

Hidden costs of alternative energy

AUTHOR(S)
James, Ed
PUB. DATE
February 2008
SOURCE
MEED: Middle East Economic Digest;2/8/2008, Vol. 52 Issue 6, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on Abu Dhabi's plans for its alternative and renewable energy sectors through its multibillion-dollar Masdar initiative. When the Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company (Masdar) initiative was formally launched in mid-January 2008, it was met with a predictable round of approval. The world's largest hydrogen plant and its largest solar/thermal power scheme, the first nationwide carbon capture and storage (CCS) programme anywhere in the world, and what could be the world's first carbon-neutral city, were all announced to great acclaim.
ACCESSION #
31164722

 

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