Mas­dar Build­ing opens at the Univer­sity of Manch­ester

Facilities Management Middle East - - UPDATE -

Mas­dar, the Abu Dhabi Fu­ture En­ergy Com­pany, has of­fi­cially opened a Mas­dar Build­ing, which houses The Univer­sity of Manch­ester’s Graphene En­gi­neer­ing In­no­va­tion Cen­tre (GEIC). Mas­dar is the prin­ci­pal fun­der of the pur­pose-built fa­cil­ity which was un­veiled at a spe­cial cer­e­mony by His Royal High­ness, the Duke of York. Over the past 10 years, Mas­dar has in­vested in a num­ber of re­new­able en­ergy projects in the United King­dom, in­clud­ing Lon­don Ar­ray, one of the world’s largest off­shore wind farms, which marked five years of op­er­a­tions this year; the 402-megawatt Dud­geon off­shore wind farm, launched last Novem­ber; and Hy­wind Scot­land, the world’s first com­mer­cial-scale float­ing wind farm.

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