Dubai debuts world’s first fully 3D-printed building

May 24, 2016 by  
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Not surprisingly, the actual build looks exactly like the early renderings. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, inaugurated the 3D-printed office building in a ceremony on Monday attended by a number of UAE dignitaries. Named the “Office of the Future,” the 3D-printed building is located on the Emirates Towers premises and will be the temporary home of the Dubai Future Foundation. Related: Dubai to build world’s first 3D-printed…

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ABB to Build World’s Largest Network of Electric Vehicle Fast-Charging Stations in the Netherlands

July 10, 2013 by  
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ABB , a company that specializes in electric vehicle power solutions, recently announced plans to build the world’s largest nationwide network of EV fast-charging stations in the Netherlands . Working in collaboration with Dutch startup Fastned , ABB will install more than 200 stations along Dutch highways over the next 3 years. When completed, ABB claims that none of the country’s 16.7 million inhabitants will be more than 31 miles away from the nearest EV charging station. Read the rest of ABB to Build World’s Largest Network of Electric Vehicle Fast-Charging Stations in the Netherlands Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: ABB , alternative fuels , electric cars , electric vehicle charging , electric vehicles , ev , ev charging network , ev charging station , EVs , fast-charging , green transportation , Netherlands        

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Japan To Build World’s Largest Offshore Wind Farm Near Fukushima

January 17, 2013 by  
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Japan’s Agency for Natural Resources and Energy has announced plans to build the world’s largest offshore wind farm near Fukushima , as part of the reconstruction of the area stricken by the nuclear disaster in 2011. The project aims to address the electricity shortage issues that arose after the closure of the damaged Daiichi power plant and 54 other nuclear reactors throughout the country. The plan is to build 143 turbines by 2020 with the capacity to generate 1 GW of power, which will help to make Fukushima to become energy self-sufficient by 2040 using only renewable energy sources. Read the rest of Japan To Build World’s Largest Offshore Wind Farm Near Fukushima Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: fukushima nuclear disaster , Japan clean energy , japan nuclear disaster , japan renewables , japan tepco , japan wind energy , offshore wind farms , offshore wind turbines , Solar Power , The Japan Agency for Natural Resources and Energy , wind turbines , world’s largest offshore wind farm

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Finland Plans to Build World’s Greenest Highway

August 20, 2010 by  
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Finland recently unveiled plans to build the world’s first green highway — an 81-mile stretch of road that would feature charging stations for electric cars and pumps filled with local biofuels. Outfitted with energy-efficient lighting systems and geothermal heat pumps, the proposed carbon-neutral roadway handily out-greens Britain’s plans for a green service station . Read the rest of Finland Plans to Build World’s Greenest Highway http://www.inhabitat.com/wp-admin/ohttp://www.inhabitat.com/wp-admin/options-general.php?page=better_feedptions-general.php?page=better_feed Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: biofuels , carbon-neutral , european union , ev charging stations , EVs , Finland , green highway , loviisa , smart lighting , sustainable design

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