The tower of Innovation Centre at Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park during the groundbreaking ceremony of the fourth phase of the facilities near Dubai, UAE. Photo: EPA

For the UAE, are renewables the new oil?

The Emirates was home to nomads and date farmers until it tapped its oil potential in the 1960s, and now leaders of the Gulf nation are intent to adapt yet again with a transition to sustainable energy

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The tower of Innovation Centre at Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park during the groundbreaking ceremony of the fourth phase of the facilities near Dubai, UAE. Photo: EPA
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