Yas Island To Get AED 1.8 Billion Sustainable City With Car-Free Zones And Recycling Areas

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by Vaishnavi Venkataraman
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Sharjah will soon be home to an all-green, sustainable city. The AED 1.8 billion project is developed by Diamond Developers and will be completed by the end of 2021 .Sharjah will soon have a new city with sustainability as the theme on Yas Island. How cool is that! Diamond Developers, the company behind Dubai Sustainable City, is working on the AED 2 billion project.

The sustainable city on Yas Island should be completed in three years. The city will sustain on renewable energy with plenty of car-free zones, recycling areas, and even indoor vertical farming.

The Villas Will Offer 100% Savings On Electricity

Stretching across 7.2 million sq ft, the new project will include a sustainable school, an experience centre and a community with three and four bedroom villas- all of which aim to promote an environment-friendly and sustainable living. The villas offer 100% savings on electricity bill along with a 50% cut on water bills. The community will also have other amenities including a convention centre, jogging and cycling tracks, swimming pools, health clubs, nurseries, medical facilities and a mosque.

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The City Will Be Completely Powered By Renewable Energy

The city will be completely powered using renewable energy from solar panels and will also be equipped with recycling plants. Further, biome greenhouses and outdoor gardens in the city will support sustainable farming of a range of fruits and vegetables.

Also read: Dubai Ruler Unveils Tourism Plan For Hatta Including Sustainable Waterfall, Beach , Mountain Railway & More!

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Meanwhile, did you know Dubai has a sustainable school which raises environmentally responsible kids? Fair Green International, is Dubai’s first fully sustainable school and the features are out of the box. Read the full story here.

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