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Media Watch | Ground Breaking For The Largest Solar Plant In Middle East

Posted By G Monkie On January 23, 2009 @ 6:31 am In Architecture / Interior Design,Green Report / Media | 1 Comment

Inhabitat today is reporting The super sized green future city in the middle east, Masdar, is breaking ground on the largest solar plant in the region. The solar plant is expected to reduce 15,000 tons of carbon dioxide annually. The city is being designed by Foster + Partners which have a goal to design the worlds most sustainable city.

By Bridgette Steffen
Published: January 21, 2009

Masdar, the new sustainable super-city being developed by Abu Dhabi, recently announced that it is building the largest grid-connected solar plant in the Middle East. The 10 MW solar plant will be half thin-film and half crystalline silicon photovoltaics, with 5 MW of thin film solar panels being provided by Arizona-based First Solar. The Masdar solar power plant is expected to reduce emissions of 15,000 tons of carbon dioxide annually and cost around $50 million.Continue Reading

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