Masdar is a commercially driven renewable energy company based in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. A strategic government initiative, the company has a mission to invest, incubate and establish a new energy industry in Abu Dhabi and around the world. Masdar is playing an important role in extending Abu Dhabi’s energy leadership beyond hydrocarbons. By adopting an integrated, holistic business model – merging higher education, R&D, investment and sustainable living – Masdar can meet the changing needs of the evolving industry.
Masdar is guided by The Abu Dhabi Economic Vision 2030, a programme that drives new sources of income for the emirate and strengthens its knowledge-based economic sectors.
Today, Masdar is a university, a renewable energy developer, an investor and is building one of the world’s most sustainable cities. The company comprises three integrated business units complemented by a graduate-level research university:
- Masdar Institute is an independent, graduate level research university dedicated to advancing renewable energy and sustainable technologies.
- Masdar City is one of the most sustainable urban developments in the world. Designed as a cleantech cluster with special economic zone incentives, the city attracts companies to commercialise and deploy new energy technologies in the Middle East.
- Masdar Clean Energy is a renewable energy developer and investor – building some of the world’s most sophisticated, commercially driven clean energy projects.
- Masdar Capital invests in the world’s most promising cleantech companies – maturing the technologies that will power a more sustainable tomorrow.
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Africa is now positioning itself as a major business opportunity for investors, according to ICAEW’s latest Economic Insight report.
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When the PM travels to the US this week to woo businesses there, one of the key facts that the government will be tomtoming about is the surge in foreign direct investment since Narendra Modi took over and how his personal touch has helped.
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