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Delegates briefed on Masdar's role in pioneering a city "greenprint"

A delegation of eight representatives from the United States Congress visited Masdar City in Abu Dhabi as part of a trip to the United Arab Emirates to participate in an educational and cultural exchange.

In addition to official government meetings, the delegation, led by US Congresswoman and chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus, Rep. Marcia L. Fudge, met with senior executives and researchers at Masdar.

The delegates were briefed on Masdar's role in the development and deployment of renewable energy and clean technology in the UAE, locally and globally.

The congressional representatives were also informed of social, environmental and economic value-driven developments within Masdar City and its role in pioneering a "greenprint" for how cities can accommodate rapid urbanisation and dramatically reduce energy, water and waste.

While visiting Masdar City, the delegation was guided on a tour of the research laboratories within Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, the academic research arm of Masdar.

The tour concluded with an overview of how the Institute Research Centers (iCenters) at Masdar Institute are designed to drive the development of new technologies and build human capital for the direct benefit of the UAE and the region.


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Aby Thomas
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Tuesday, August 26, 2014 - 13:00
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