24 Jan '12, 1pm

Scotland and Masdar sign clean and renewable energy deal

The agreement, which was signed at theWorld Future Energy Summit (WFES) in Abu Dhabi, UAE, last week, focuses on development opportunities, investment in low carbon projects, technological cooperation, policy making and best practice initiatives. The First Minister says the agreement will also see Masdar and Scotland partnered to boost university research into renewable energy. In Scotland the research will be coordinated through the Energy Technology Partnership (ETP) , an alliance of 12 independent Scottish universities. Salmond comments: "The signing of this agreement with Masdar is a rapid and valuable outcome from the high-level discussions I held with Sheikh Hamed bin Zayed al Nahyan and Dr Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber just over two months ago in Abu Dhabi. This outcome is testament to the fact that Scotland is a world renewable energy champion and is continuing to play a m...

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