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New UAE Technology Accelerator to Target Innovators 21.Jan.2015 New UAE Technology Accelerator to Target Innovators

Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, an independent, research-driven graduate-level university focused on advanced energy and sustainable technologies, and global energy giant BP today announced plans for the launch of a technology innovation accelerator focused on emerging energy, water and other sustainable technologies.

20.Jan.2015 Sustainable Bioenergy Research Consortium awards contract to construct innovative agriculture and energy pilot project at Masdar City

Based on ground-breaking research at the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, the Sustainable Bioenergy Research Consortium (SBRC) today announced it is awarding a contract to International Mechanical & Electrical Co. L.L.C. (IMECO) to construct the world’s first bioenergy pilot project to use desert land – irrigated by seawater – to produce both bioenergy and food. The pilot project is expected to be operational by late summer.

Pilots of First Solar Flight Planned to Circle the Globe Inspire YFEL Members at WFES 2015 20.Jan.2015 Pilots of First Solar Flight Planned to Circle the Globe Inspire YFEL Members at WFES 2015

The Pilots and corporate partners of Solar Impulse, the team behind Solar Impulse 2 (Si2), the only airplane able to fly day and night on solar power without a drop of fuel, visited the pavilion of the Young Future Energy Leaders (YFEL) program at the 8th World Future Energy Summit (WFES) being held in Abu Dhabi.

Facility to Test New Solar Technologies in Harsh Desert Climate Announced by Masdar, Masdar Institute and ABB 20.Jan.2015 Facility to Test New Solar Technologies in Harsh Desert Climate Announced by Masdar, Masdar Institute and ABB

Masdar (Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company), The Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, an independent, research-driven graduate-level university focused on advanced energy and sustainable technologies, and ABB, a leading power and automation technology group today announced a collaboration agreement to jointly develop a photovoltaic (PV) testing facility located within the Masdar City premises.

20.Jan.2015 Near-Live Solar Energy Satellite Maps Now Mobile, Thanks to New Masdar Institute App

The Masdar Institute of Science and Technology an independent, research-driven graduate-level university focused on advanced energy and sustainable technologies, today announced that its Research Center for Renewable Energy Mapping and Assessment (ReCREMA) has developed a mobile application to access satellite maps of wind and solar energy resources in the UAE.

Region’s First Public Wind Atlas from Masdar Institute to Support Wind Energy Projects 19.Jan.2015 Region’s First Public Wind Atlas from Masdar Institute to Support Wind Energy Projects

The Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, an independent, research-driven graduate-level university focused on advanced energy and sustainable technologies, today announced at the World Future Energy Summit 2015 the launch of the UAE Wind Atlas, aimed at accurately characterizing the UAE’s wind resources and ultimately supporting investments in wind energy projects.

Masdar, Masdar Institute, Laborelec, and Degrémont Sign Research Collaboration for Renewable Energy-Powered Water Desalination Plant 19.Jan.2015 Masdar, Masdar Institute, Laborelec, and Degrémont Sign Research Collaboration for Renewable Energy-Powered Water Desalination Plant

The Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, an independent, research-driven graduate-level university focused on advanced energy and sustainable technologies, today announced its research collaboration with three leading advanced energy and clean technology corporations to execute a research project supporting the development of a completely solar-powered, full-scale seawater reverse osmosis (SWRO) desalination plant in the UAE.

Masdar Institute to Advance Innovation Dialogue and Outcomes at ADSW 17.Jan.2015 Masdar Institute to Advance Innovation Dialogue and Outcomes at ADSW

Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, an independent research-driven graduate-level university focused on advanced energy and sustainable technologies, is taking a leading role in a number of water-related initiatives at the International Water Summit (IWS) 2015, including Innovate@IWS. The Institute will highlight water innovations at key Innovate@IWS events taking place during the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week running from 17-24 January.

Innovative Masdar Institute Research to Address Water Issues at IWS 2015 17.Jan.2015 Innovative Masdar Institute Research to Address Water Issues at IWS 2015

Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, an independent research-driven graduate-level university focused on advanced energy and sustainable technologies, is taking a leading role in a number of water-related initiatives at the International Water Summit (IWS) 2015, including Innovate@IWS. The Institute will highlight water innovations at key Innovate@IWS events taking place during the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week running from 17-24 January.

New Group of Masdar Institute Young Future Energy Leaders Join the Ranks of Sustainability Pioneers at ADSW 15.Jan.2015 New Group of Masdar Institute Young Future Energy Leaders Join the Ranks of Sustainability Pioneers at ADSW

The 2015 members of the Young Future Energy Leaders (YFEL) program – a Masdar Institute of Science and Technology outreach initiative – will be inaugurating their year-long experience at the annual World Future Energy Summit (WFES), the flagship event of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week (ADSW), taking on 19–22 January.

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