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BE Summits launches the most exclusive power and water forum in the region
BE Summits proudly announces the launch of the most awaited GCC Power & Water Forum, to be held from the 1st -2nd September 2014 in Dubai, UAE
July 9, 2014 11:30 by amelia41
BE Summits proudly announces the launch of the most awaited GCC Power & Water Forum, to be held from the 1st -2nd September 2014 in Dubai, UAE.
This Forum is a unique global platform for promoting power and water sustainability in the GCC region and is all set to witness top level dignitaries and experts of the power and water industry from across the entire GCC region.
The two-day summit will focus on meeting the growing demand of water and electricity and managing the future water and power resources as well.
There are numerous projects going on in this region and some of the major ones are highlighted here:
- Abu Dhabi-based water company TAQA & FEWA (Federal Electricity & Water Authority) have planned to develop a standalone seawater desalination plant which would have a capacity of 30 million imperial gallons per day.
- Saudi Arabia’s National Water Company is currently working on 453 water projects worth US $ 7bn in major cities across the kingdom.
- Bahrain’s Deputy Prime Minister Sheikh Khaled bin Abdullah Al Khalifa will shortly launch power and water projects worth US$2.24bn.
- DEWA plans to expand the Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Solar Park project by 100MW through an Independent Power Project (IPP) tender. Solar energy contributes 1% to the overall energy production for Dubai by 2020 and this will increase to 5% by 2030.By 2030, the park will produce 1,000MW on the completion of all its phases.The major topics of discussion include different control policies that govern the power & water industry, quality management, complete analysis of the most suitable technologies, effective management of power & water resources. These topics will be addressed by experts like Vahid Fotuhi, President of Middle East Solar Industry Association; Abdullah Alhagbani, Director of Corporate Projects, National Water Company; Alice Cowman, CEO, Clean Energy Business Council; Touseef Farooqi, Commercial Director, Taweelah Asia Power Company; just to name a few.
Abner Francis, CEO of BE Summits, notes, “The Middle East has always been one of the most lucrative markets for industries like Power, Infrastructure, Oil and Gas, Technology amongst others, so hosting a platform focused on the development of power & water in the region is very important”.
The GCC Power & Water Forum is all about putting together a line of top notch industry majors and making it the most exclusive summit in the entire region. With this perspective, BE Summits ensures a quality knowledge sharing forum along with an appropriate essence of business opportunities to benefit the organizations today. This is one platform that’s not worth missing.
For Sponsorship opportunities/attending the event or to gather more information contact:
Email – [email protected]
Call – +91 80 4963 7000
Contact person – Amy Pereira (Marketing)