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World Future Energy Summit (WFES) Sustainable Transport — January 16-19, 2017 — Abu Dhabi
December 15, 2016 – 9:02 pm | No Comment
World Future Energy Summit (WFES)  Sustainable Transport   —   January 16-19, 2017   —   Abu Dhabi

The 2016 World Future Energy Summit (WFES) saw the launch of the first dedicated Sustainable Transport zone – a forum of regional and international manufacturers and distributors to discuss the latest developments and generate new …

Birth of Mideast Renewables?
December 13, 2016 – 12:51 pm | No Comment

by Anthony Adragna (Politico’s Morning Energy)  Squeezed budgets from low oil prices since mid-2014, combined with rising energy demand, will boost demand for renewable energy and efficiency technologies across the Middle East, according to a …

Masdar Institute Develops Novel Biodiesel Chemical Reactor
September 2, 2016 – 12:06 pm | No Comment

(Emirates News Agency/Zawya)  A team of researchers from the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, in collaboration with Tadweer – Abu Dhabi’s Centre of Waste Management, are testing an integrated chemical reactor they have designed …

Abu Dhabi Claims World’s First Bioenergy Facility to Produce Both Food and Aviation Fuels
January 26, 2016 – 4:15 pm | No Comment

(Bioenergy Insight)  The Sustainable Bioenergy Research Consortium (SBRC), a non-consortium supported by Etihad Airways, Boeing and Honeywell UOP, claims that it will soon launch the world’s first bioenergy research facility using desert land, irrigated by …

Takreer Refinery Blends Biofuel
January 22, 2016 – 6:45 pm | No Comment

(Khaleej Times)   The BIOjet Initiative is aligned with the Abu Dhabi Economic Vision 2030, which seeks to develop sustainable energy sources to diversify the UAE economy and increase workforce opportunities for Emiratis.  —   For the …

Abu Dhabi Bio Jet Fuel Project Nears Test Stage
September 22, 2015 – 11:32 am | No Comment

by Alexander Cornwell (Gulf News Aviation )  Boeing, together with Etihad Airways, Takreer, Masdar and Total, has been working since January 2014 to develop biofuel in emirate —
An initiative to produce environmentally friendly aviation jet fuel …

CALL FOR SPEAKERS: Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture — February 16-18, 2016 — Abu Dhabi, UAE DEADLINE: September 4, 2015
August 11, 2015 – 9:59 pm | No Comment
CALL FOR SPEAKERS:  Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture — February 16-18, 2016 — Abu Dhabi, UAE   DEADLINE: September 4, 2015

Theme for 2016: Rethinking Global Food Security. Collaborative approaches to sustainable agriculture innovation.
Providing enough safe, nutritious food to a growing population is one of the greatest challenges facing the world today. Food and agricultural sectors …

Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture — February 16-18, 2016 — Abu Dhabi, UAE
August 11, 2015 – 9:56 pm | No Comment
Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture — February 16-18, 2016 — Abu Dhabi, UAE

Theme for 2016: Rethinking Global Food Security. Collaborative approaches to sustainable agriculture innovation.
Providing enough safe, nutritious food to a growing population is one of the greatest challenges facing the world today. Food and agricultural sectors …

Abu Dhabi Pushes forward with Second Generation Biofuels Efforts
December 16, 2014 – 12:56 pm | No Comment

(Biofuels International)  Abu Dhabi’s Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, a university focused on advanced energy and sustainable technologies, and Tadweer, the Center of Waste Management, have signed a two-year research agreement.
This research will focus …

Abu Dhabi Institute Aiming to Produce Aviation Fuel from Plants
October 31, 2013 – 11:22 am | No Comment

(Biofuels International) Scientists at the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology have acquired 200 hectares of coastal land in the Western Region to set up a demonstration farm with aims to start producing sustainable jet fuel …

Jet Fuel Crop Plan in Abu Dhabi Ready for Take-Off
October 8, 2012 – 1:22 pm | No Comment

by Caline Malek (The National)  Scientists at the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology hope to acquire 200 hectares of land they need to set up a demonstration farm in Abu Dhabi.
“Once we get it, we can …

Metabolic Network Reconstruction of Chlamydomonas Offers Insight into Light-Driven Algal Metabolism
August 9, 2011 – 10:46 am | No Comment

by Roger L Chang, Lila Ghamsari, Ani Manichaikul, Erik F Y Hom, Santhanam Balaji, Weiqi Fu, Yun Shen, Tong Hao, Bernhard Ø Palsson, Kourosh Salehi-Ashtiani & Jason A Papin   (Molecular Systems Biology)  Metabolic network reconstruction encompasses …

McDonald’s UAE in Venture to Make Biodiesel From Cooking Oil
July 5, 2011 – 3:49 pm | No Comment

by Vivian Salama (Bloomberg)  McDonald’s UAE and privately held Neutral Fuels LLC formed a venture to produce biodiesel using recycled vegetable oil from the fast-food retailer’s outlets in the United Arab Emirates, the companies said.
The venture involves …

Masdar Institute Completes First Sustainability Assessment for Biofuels Production from an Integrated Seawater Agriculture System
February 4, 2011 – 5:42 pm | No Comment

(ME NewsWire)  Research confirms viability of using saltwater and arid land to create new forms of sustainable bio energy
Masdar Institute of Science and Technology (MI), the Boeing Company, Etihad Airways, and Honeywell’s UOP announced today …

Biofuel Crops Will Not Increase Food Prices, Shortages
February 4, 2011 – 5:35 pm | No Comment

by Samihah Zaman  (Gulfnews)   More production aids development
There is currently no need to worry that increasing biofuel crops for transport purposes will create food shortages and food price rises in the world, a panel …

Masdar Institute Completes First Sustainability Assessment for Biofuels Production from an Integrated Seawater Agriculture System
January 21, 2011 – 10:29 am | No Comment

(BusinessWire/Masdar Institute)  Masdar Institute of Science and Technology (MI), the Boeing Company, Etihad Airways, and Honeywell’s UOP announced January 19, 2011, the completion of a Sustainability Assessment of the Integrated Seawater Agriculture System (ISAS) for …

Exxon’s SVP Swiger Says Lower Carbon with Algae
November 8, 2010 – 5:08 pm | No Comment

(Algae Industry Magazine)  In a keynote speech at this week’s Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference, Andy Swiger, senior vice president of Exxon Mobil Corporation, said that strong partnerships and innovation are crucial to meet …

U.S. and UAE Sign Agreement to Strengthen Cooperation on Clean Energy
May 4, 2010 – 1:22 pm | One Comment

(US Department of Energy)  Department of Energy and Masdar to research, develop, and promote clean energy solutions.    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and Masdar, Abu Dhabi’s multifaceted renewable energy initiative, today signed a Memorandum of …