The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and Masdar, Abu Dhabi’s renewable energy company, recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to promote collaboration on clean and sustainable energy technologies.
The agreement will establish a framework for cooperation in three key areas - carbon capture and sequestration, water and bio-fuels, and building technology. It opens the door for scientific and technical exchanges and joint research and development of clean energy technologies.
“This agreement strengthens the ties that bind the United States and the United Arab Emirates. We look forward to working with Masdar to find clean energy solutions that will help us overcome our energy challenges. By enhancing cooperation on clean energy, we can help build a secure, prosperous and sustainable energy future for the citizens of our nations and the world,” said Deputy Secretary of Energy Daniel Poneman.
Dr. Sultan Al Jaber, CEO of Masdar, said: “This is a declaration of Masdar’s commitment to work collaboratively with key partners around the world to develop viable renewable energy solutions and to jointly address pressing global energy challenges such as climate change and energy security,” he added.
Established in April 2006, Masdar is dedicated to advancing the development, commercialization and deployment of renewable energy solutions and clean technologies.
Masdar integrates the full renewable and clean technology lifecycle - from research to commercial deployment – with the aim of creating scalable clean energy solutions. Masdar works with global partners and institutions to integrate new research with proven technologies to produce efficient systems and processes that can be replicated globally.
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