Hillary Clinton lauds Masdar City venture

The US Secretary of State visits the site, of what is hoped to be the world's first carbon-neutral city
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US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, visited Masdar City, the site of what is hoped to be the world’s first carbon-neutral city on Monday (ITP Images)
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One of the Masdar components, the Masdar Institute for Science and Technology (MIST) shares close ties with the US Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). The US Department of Energy has also signed several deals with Masdar (ITP Images)
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Chief Executive Officer of Masdar, Sultan Jaber (ITP Images)
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Abu Dhabi’s plan to have seven percent of its energy needs provided from renewable energy sources by 2020 is on track, the CEO of Masdar City has said (ITP Images)
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The emirate’s plan is to provide around 1000 megawatts of power from renewable sources, Al Jaber added (ITP Images)
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US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton alongside Masdar CEO Sultan Al Jaber (ITP Images)\n (ITP Images)
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US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton at Masdar City outside Abu Dhabi (ITP Images)
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Clinton said that US was 'betting' on the investment made in Masdar (ITP Images)
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US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks at Masdar City outside Abu Dhabi (ITP Images)
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US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks at Masdar City outside Abu Dhabi (ITP Images)
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Clinton also lauded the venture for its ability to create new jobs (ITP Images)
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US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks at the Masdar City outside Abu Dhabi on January 10, 2011 (ITP Images)
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US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks alongside Masdar CEO Sultan Al Jaber (ITP Images)\n