MENA Solar Power Forum (MSP12)

Venue: Fairmont Bab Al Bahr Hotel

Location: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Event Date/Time: Sep 17, 2012 End Date/Time: Sep 19, 2012
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In today’s markets,there is a real need for countries to adopt renewable energy as theirsource of energy supply – to protect their resources,reduce carbon omissions and ensure future energy security. Solar power is regarded as a favoured source of renewable energy within the MENA region,not only because it is the cleanest but the climate is also perfectly suited to generate electricity in places where they are most abundant.

The MENA Solar Power Forum will be bring together members of government, regulating agencies,international finance institutions, utility and power generation operators, developers and all other major stakeholders within the industry to explore the strategic, geopolitical, commercial and technical landscape. The main focus will be the latest developments of ongoing and future solar power projects and uncover the vast opportunities of promoting solar power.

Expert industry leading speakers include:

Paddy Padmanathan, CEO, ACWA Power

Philippe Costerg, Deputy Director PV Solar, Total

Philippe Lorec, Deputy Director General for Energy and Climate, Ministry of Ecology France

Iñigo Viani Desplats-Redier,Business Development Director, Abengoa Solar

Join an unparalleled showcase of leaders who will share their experiences and insights on:

Exploring the geopolitics and intra/interregional relationships for continued investments and economic growth
Creating an investor-friendly policy and regulatory environment for solar power in the MENA region
Evaluating the opportunities and risks of investing in solar power projects
Developing innovative technologies that can leverage the strengths and adapt to the unique challenges of the region
Supporting the establishment of grid connection between MENA and the European market
Gaining insight to developments on country specific projects – UAE, Morocco, Tunisia, Jordan, Egypt, Qatar and more


Between The Bridges, Abu Dhabi, P.O. Box 114304
Abu Dhabi