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Latest update : 2011-01-27

Masdar: the city of green dreams

The 2011 World Future Energy Summit is taking place in Abu Dhabi this week, giving the United Arab Emirates a good opportunity to showcase Masdar, a city that's being developed as a world-class centre for research on green energy technology. Many of the projects already underway are not yet financially viable, but Masdar is giving scientists an exciting chance to work on the innovations of the future.

Programme prepared by Kate Williams, Marie Billon and Patrick Lovett

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