15 May, 2007

On Digg - Dubai Skyscraper That Creates All Its Own Energy

Hope this hasn't been posted earlier...this article had made it to the top stories on Digg.

The Skyscraper That Creates All Its Own Energy

"This skyscraper, to be built in Dubai, is called the Burj al-Taqa ('Energy Tower'), and it will produce 100% of its own power. The tower will have a huge (197 foot diameter) wind turbine on its roof, and arrays of solar cells that will total 161,459 square feet in size." more

1 comment:

Lirun said...

amazing.. my only concern is the ecological impact of shading large areas of sea life through the use of solar panels floating on water..

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