The UAE: Gulf Powerhouse | The Call of the Silk Road | Docuseries
Our ninth stop off in the documentary the Call of the Silk Road is the United Arab Emirates. Although long-famed for its abundant oil resources, this Gulf powerhouse is gearing up to reduce its reliance on fossil fuels. But achieving this miraculous transformation will require three crucial ingredients: water, electricity and time. With that goal in mind, the country is exploring solutions such as giant solar power plants assisted by artificial intelligence, low-energy and highly efficient desalination plants, and top-notch construction teams featuring top-talent from around the world.