Qatar is Building Artificial Clouds For WorldCup 2022

28 Mar, 2011

In Summer time the weather when worldcup 2022 starts it will be too hot in desert Peninsula Qatar, the emerat is finding a solution to cool open playgrounds.

Dr Saud Abdul Ghani, head of the Mechanical and Industrial Engineering at Qatar University unveiled a design and construction of an artificial cloud to shade and cool the open playgrounds which will be executed in collaboration with Qatar Science and technology park.
According to Saud, artificial cloud will move by remote control made of 100 percent light carbonic materials, fueled by four solar-powered engines and it will fly high to protect direct and indirect sun rays to control temperatures at the open playgrounds.
Saud aid that the cost for the initial model will be 500,000 USD and the models could be used on beaches and car parking lots.

(Via engadget source The Peninsula)

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  1. Matt  |  March 29th, 2011 at 8:42 PM #

    This is a cool idea and I think it could work if done properly, but it reminds me of something out of the TV show The Simpsons. Check it out on my blog.

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