A city completely powered by renewable energy is an environmentalist’s dream come true. And they’re making it come true in Masdar, Abu Dhabi. That’s right, with a combined approach of concentrated solar power, local sourcing of materials, a construction scrap recycling center, and pedestrian friendly planning, Masdar is looking to become totally dependent on sustainable energy by 2025.
Check out the video above from Fully Charged to see how Masdar is going about researching, designing, implementing, and marketing technology based on renewable energy.
Chelsea is a former newspaper reporter who has spent the past few years teaching English in Poland, Finland and Japan. When she wasn't teaching or writing, Chelsea was traveling Europe and Asia, sampling spicy street food along the way.