Pupils enjoy preview of new Dubai souq's solar power
26 Jun 2013

Outreach scheme allows 15 teenagers to tour the new system in Fahidi market that converts sunlight into electricity, and an energy-saving hot-water project
A group of students are among the first people to get a first look at Dubai’s Fahidi Market. But rather than explore the corridors of the traditional-style souq, the 15 pupils from Jumeirah Baccalaureate School headed straight to the roof. The objects of their curiosity were two rooftop installations capable of producing electricity and hot water using the power of the sun.


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