|Superspace Designs Energy-Harvesting Balloons for Abu Dhabi|
Added: 18.07.2019 7:30 | 1 views | 0 comments
has designed a system of energy-harvesting balloons for . The project, titled “solarCLOUD” formed part of the LandArt generator competition and is intended as the city portal of Masdar City. The system consists of a group of solar balloons woven with solar fabric, creating a shaded park during the day while tracking and harvesting solar energy. At night, the system settles down to become a kinetic light art show.
|U.N. envoy meets UAE minister to discuss fighting in Libya: tweet|
Added: 16.07.2019 21:16 | 7 views | 0 comments
The U.N. envoy to Libya, Ghassan Salame, has met United Arab Emirates Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan in Abu Dhabi to discuss ways to end the fighting in Libya, the U.N. Support Mission in Libya said in a tweet on Tuesday.
|UAE plans oil trade overhaul to boost Middle Eastern clout|
Added: 16.07.2019 18:18 | 16 views | 0 comments
DUBAI/LONDON - The United Arab Emirates' state-run ADNOC, long seen as one of the most conservative oil firms in the Middle East, plans an overhaul for its trading operations as it seeks to emulate the success of rival oil majors and bolster its regional influence. The company has splurged on hiring former employees of private-sector peers and wants to launch a regional oil benchmark, possibly this year, similar to international markers Brent and WTI, four sources familiar with the plans said. The plan is not yet finalised and still has to be approved by UAE authorities, such as the Abu Dhabi Supreme Petroleum Council, the sources said. ADNOC did not respond to a request for comment. "ADNOC...