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Award Winning 7th Middle East & North Africa Solar Conference and Expo


13-14 May 2015 | Dubai

MENASOL: your roadmap to navigate new solar tenders

Meet leading policy makers and win projects to increase your profits in the MENA region

MENA’s award winning Solar Conference of the Year is the best-attended meeting point dedicated to the solar industry - an interactive experience that will guide and connect you with top decision makers in the region and financers eager to invest in your solar project!

Key topics to be discussed at MENASOL 2015:

  • Solar project finance: Examine regional financing structures and meet leading banks to attract investment for your project
  • Country breakdown: Get detailed market intelligence - RE programmes, timelines and technology suitability to identify the best opportunities in Egypt, UAE, Morocco and more
  • Delivering solar power: Explore plans to increase grid capacity and map out off-grid opportunities across the region to develop new projects
  • PV Excellence: Get invaluable data on how experienced companies are making dramatic costs cuts in bids and learn how to compete in the <6 cents/kWh new scenario
  • CSP hybridisation: Understand the advantages of your CSP solution for ISCC, EOR and desalination to expand your customer base

Get the brochure here to find out about the latest agenda topics, speaker announcements and networking opportunities

Top companies speaking include:

ACWA-PowerDEWADubai Supreme Council of EnergyERC Jordan
Kuwait Oil CompanyONEE

Navigate the solar MENA market by meeting DEWA, ACWA Power or Kuwait Oil Co.

Hear from leading experts on the current plans for solar development, and most importantly, network with them and showcase your solution.

Key PV companies in the region:

Paddy Padmanathan, President & CEO, ACWA Power
Jorge Barredo, CEO, Gestamp Solar
Tristán Higuero, Country ManagerFRV
Raed Sherif, Senior ConsultantKuwait Oil Company
Eduardo Pereira, Middle East Business DevelopmentMartifer Solar 
Hanna Zaghloul, CEO, Kawar Energy

Key institutions in the region:

Mohammad Hamed, Minister, Ministry of Energy & Mineral Resources Jordan
Taoufik Laabi, Director of Strategy & PlanningOffice National de l´Electricité Morocco
Wijdan AlRabadi, CommissionerElectricity Regulatory Commission Jordan
Taher Diab, Director – Strategy & PlanningDubai Supreme Council of Energy
Pedro Banda, R&D ManagerDubai Electricity & Water Authority – DEWA

See the full list of speakers here

"It was an excellent opportunity to network with the key stakeholders, all in all time well spent"

ACWA Power

Why you can't afford to miss out:

MENASOL was awarded "Solar Conference of the Year" by the Middle East Solar Industry Association (MESIA). In 2015 we have made the event bigger and better by introducing new features:

2 dedicated tracks covering PV and CSP – Get insight from policy makers, developers and financiers on solar projects and programmes in Morroco, Egypt, UAE, Jordan, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait. Take a look at the full agenda here

PV and CSP Exhibition Area Speak with the specialists that can help you in our 30+ exhibition hall, and understand the specialised solutions available to your solar challenges. Get in touch with Andy Bold now as the Expo Area sold out last year!

Extra Features:

Solar Power in Action – Visit Shams 1, the largest parabolic trough power stations in the region! You will meet executives at Shams Power as they give you an exclusive tour of the facility!

NEW! MENASOL Gala Dinner & Awards – Celebrate the recent achievements in solar development in the region. Stay up-to-date with the awards downloading the brochure

Strengthen your business network within the solar community – Start your networking weeks before you even arrive. Our online networking platform allows you to contact the attendees in advance and send messages to set up meetings, making the most of your time in Dubai

Women in Solar Seminar (WSS) – Network with the leading women in the energy sector and be part of the debate to increase the number of women involved in the solar energy sector in the MENA region. If you would like to get involved in the WSS get in touch with Mercedes here

“A highly professional event and we really value the networking opportunities”

First Solar

Find out how to participate in MENASOL by downloading the brochure here

Mercedes Galíndez
Mercedes Galíndez
Research & Project Manager
PV Insider
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