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Dubai to build Persian Gulf’s first hydroelectric plant, 880 million gallon ‘battery’

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The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) announced on Tuesday that it plans to build a hydroelectric power plant in Hatta, Dubai. The plant will not only be the nation’s first hydro electric plant, but also the region’s first. The organization also announced that they have other green energy programs in the works.

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Hyperloop One inks a deal for potential first ‘Hyperloop cargo offloader’ in Dubai’s port

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Dubai is continuously showing interest in hyperloop systems and today, they interest manifested by inking a deal between Hyperloop One, the main company developing a hyperloop system, and DP World, one of the world’s biggest marine port operator, in order to evaluate and develop a potential ‘Hyperloop cargo offloader’ at Dubai’s Port of Jebel Ali.

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Dubai showcases a new driverless Tesla Model S concept [Video]

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The Dubai Future Foundation announced this week a new goal to convert 25% of the city’s traffic to autonomous driving by 2030. Sheikh Mohammed,  the UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Emir of Dubai, announced the initiative which he hopes will “facilitate people’s lives and increase the productivity”.

To make the announcement, the city showcased a new driverless car concept featuring a Tesla Model S.

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