Posts tagged: Dubai

Solar-powered palm trees get passersby online in Dubai

By Stu Robarts People out and about in Dubai can now use palm trees to get online and recharge their phones. The Smart Palm is hi-tech version of the date palm tree and is being rolled out by D-Idea Media. In addition to Wi-Fi and device charging, it provides local info, directions, seating and shade. […]

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Solar Power Picking up Pace

By: Lindsay Carroll   DUBAI // Experts have welcomed a new ruling that will allow residents to install solar panels on the roofs of their homes and businesses and sell the energy generated back to the emirate’s power grid. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed, Crown Prince of Dubai and chairman of the Executive Council, passed the […]

Dubai’s largest ‘Solar Park’ goes live

Dubai has opened a plant capable of generating around 24 million kilowatt-hours (kWh) of electricity every year. This will be the region’s largest photovoltaic facility to date. The power plant marks the first phase of Dubai’s $3.3bn ‘Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park’ which has a capacity of 13 Megawatts (MW). It was announced […]

Dubai’s 13MW Solar Power Plant Goes Live

The plant, which will generate around 24 million kilowatt hours (kWh) of electricity per year, is the region’s largest photovoltaic facility. A 13 megawatt (MW) photovoltaic (PV) power plant, marking the first phase of Dubai’s Dhs12 billion Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park, has gone live, it was announced on Tuesday. The facility is […]

America’s Tallest Skyscraper Becoming a Solar Farm

America’s Tallest Skyscraper Becoming a Solar Farm – Green … Chicago‘s Willis Tower, America’s tallest building — formerly known as the Sears Tower, is getting a major green makeover. The south side of the 56th floor. Tweet