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    20% of Dubai’s Cars Taxi fleet to be hybrids

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    The existing fleet of hybrid taxis is set to increase from 55 to 99. The Cars Taxi fleet has employed 55 Toyota Camry hybrids with the aim of gradually replacing all the regular cars with the smart hybrids. “We are … Continue reading3

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    Plans for Dubai Sustainable City’s second phase in progress!

    Posted on by gavril

    Dubai is swinging towards the greener side and most recently, London-based Baharash Architecture was roped in to sketch the 2nd phase of what will be the Dubai Sustainable City development, a one-of-a-kind green residential community that will stun the world. … Continue reading3

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    Dubai to play home to Emirates’ first sustainable building

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    Dubai will soon play home to 340,000 square feet worth of pure green architecture, the first sustainable building to show up in the Emirates. Commissioned to be used by the water and civil division of the Dubai Electricity and Water … Continue reading3

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    Dubai’s H.H. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum encourages mass transit usage by hopping onto a metro train

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    It’s not very often you’d see a Sheikh riding in a Metro train, with most of them sticking to their own limos and luxury saloons to travel around. However, H.H. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the ruler of Dubai … Continue reading3

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    Solar powered toilets to surface in Dubai

    Posted on by gavril

    There’s been green flowing out of UAE time and again. Dubai’s done it again, this time with solar-powered places to pee. Soon, solar energy will be used to power up new public toilets in Dubai, generating energy from the sun … Continue reading3

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    Dubai Creek boasts solar panels cleaned with treated sewage water

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    The Dubai Creek will now play home to solar panels that will soak in the sun’s rays and juice up the batteries of a little boat that the maintenance engineers will use. The boat, a battery powered vessel, is being … Continue reading3

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    Dubai plays home to green petrol station

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    Now petrol stations have never really had a green side to them, taken the fact that they really are the watering holes for those gas guzzlers that in turn cough up and pollute our environment. So, a green petrol station … Continue reading3

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    The Gullwing Twin Wind Towers, wind powered self-sustainable skyscraper twins for Dubai

    Posted on by gavril

    At first look, these towers looked more like the spiny spiky legs of an overturned spider. Those spikes protruding from its façade give it a somewhat alarming look. This one isn’t that bad at all though. Its green, clean and … Continue reading3

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    Sanitizing of Dubai taxis goes eco-friendly and time-efficient

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    Dubai will have its taxis sparkling and shining, opting for an eco-friendly way to have them sanitized. DTC’s Acting Director of Operations Mohammed Yousif Saleh stated that the 3,500 taxi running company will use a greener procedure to have the … Continue reading3

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    Solar powered air conditioning system installed at Dubai’s ESAB offices

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    Well, the heat sure is burning our backs to dust this summer season. And there’s no better way to cool off than switch on an air conditioner. Air conditioning systems are known to be power hungry and very un-eco-friendly. Here’s … Continue reading3

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