|Event Date/Time: Oct 26, 2009||End Date/Time: Oct 28, 2009|
The oil producing countries of Middle East and North Africa have been leading the Non-renewable energy race for the past few decades. However, with the worldâ€™s oil reserves predicted to run out within a few yearsâ€™ time, these countries are turning their sights to leading a new race â€“ A race to become the worldâ€™s leading exporters of renewable energy.
The MENA region has vast quantities of natural resources which can be effectively harvested to supply the ever growing energy needs of a burgeoning population. Solar and Wind Energy are currently the top contenders for investment and development and hence give impetus to debates on the most conducive technology, economic viability and practicality.
Evolving Energy Policy, Government Involvement and Energy Incentive Programmes are other issues for discussion which indicate the need for increased interaction and knowledge transfer between government authorities, Energy companies and Research and Development institutions