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Sustainable Masdar City is a breath of fresh air

Centre courtyard and the windtower at the Masdar Institute campus

Ambitious project outside Abu Dhabi is inspiring new sustainable innovations

03 Nov 2014

Masdar buys Dudgeon offshore wind stake for £525m

London Array offshore wind turbine

Abu Dhabi renewable energy company buys half of Statoil's share of the project to take 35 per cent ownership

24 Sep 2014

Masdar cuts ribbon on Samoa's first wind farm


Abu Dhabi backed green investment giant says Pacific Islands renewables projects are cutting both costs and carbon emissions for developing nations

29 Aug 2014

London Array expansion plans ditched

Consortium behind world's largest offshore wind farm says concerns over birdlife make planned extension to 1GW impossible

19 Feb 2014

Etihad expects biofuel flights within five years

Company teams up with Total, Boeing, and Masdar to develop sustainable aviation biofuel industry in the United Arab Emirates

21 Jan 2014

Jordan eyes first large-scale wind farm

117MW Tafila wind farm should be fully operational in 2015, increasing the country's power capacity by three per cent

28 Nov 2013

Masdar digs deep for Middle East's first carbon capture project

Abu Dhabi investment fund joins with national oil company to develop $122.5m CCUS infrastructure project

14 Nov 2013

London Array to sell off grid links for £459m

Ofgem hails largest offshore wind transmission deal to date as Vestas unveils its biggest wind turbine blade on the Isle of Wight

10 Sep 2013

The UK's biggest offshore wind farms

As the Prime Minister cuts the ribbon on London Array, BusinessGreen runs down the largest wind farms generating power off the British coastline

05 Jul 2013

Cameron cuts ribbon on world's largest offshore wind farm

Prime Minister hails landmark London Array offshore wind farm, as campaigners urge him to build on success of renewables sector

04 Jul 2013

Seychelles flicks switch on first renewable energy project

New Masdar wind farm funded by Abu Dhabi development fund will help island nation cut costs of importing diesel

18 Jun 2013

Masdar poised to invest £1bn with UK Green Investment Bank

Abu Dhabi renewable energy firm to sign MoU in London as China and EDF step up plans to collaborate on new nuclear projects

30 Apr 2013

Masdar unveils Africa's largest solar PV plant

15MW power station in Mauritania will account for 10 per cent of the country's energy capacity

19 Apr 2013

London Array cements title as world's largest wind farm as last turbine comes online

Developers confirms all 175 of London Array's offshore wind turbines are now fully operational

09 Apr 2013

Masdar cuts ribbon on world’s largest concentrated solar power plant

Giant 100MW Shams solar thermal plant comes online in Abu Dhabi

19 Mar 2013

Masdar plans renewables-powered desalination plants

Abu Dhabi's green energy company aims to have a commercial-scale plant in place by 2020

21 Jan 2013

London Array powers up first offshore wind turbine

World's largest offshore wind farm in Thames Estuary expected to be completed by the end of the year

29 Oct 2012

London Array seeks consent for 240MW extension

Developers confident phase two of huge offshore wind farm will meet approval conditions designed to protect birdlife

25 Oct 2012

International campaign aims to boost influence of clean tech women

Participants claim clean energy education and empowerment initiative risks failure unless it is core part of global summit

27 Apr 2012

Masdar needs you – Five things we’ve learnt this week

BusinessGreen runs down the key green lessons from the past seven days

27 Jan 2012

What next for the world's greenest city?

Will Nichols discovers Abu Dhabi is determined not to let teething problems derail Masdar City

27 Jan 2012

Scotland poised to ink “landmark” Masdar clean tech deal

First Minister Salmond to sign high profile alliance at next week's World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi

09 Jan 2012

The carbon capture challenge and the green dream

11 Nov 2011

London Array fires up boosters to meet 2012 deadline

Offshore wind farm owned by E.ON, Dong Energy and Masdar brings in extra vessels to prevent three-month delay

06 Oct 2011

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