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MENASOL 2014 – 6TH Middle East and North Africa Solar Conference and Expo

6-7 May, Dubai

Solar opportunities in the MENA region

CSP Today’s Middle East and North Africa Summit will bring together the global, regional and national solar stakeholders targeting the MENA region. The vast abundance of solar resource as well as the strong national economies in this region places it as the largest, fastest growing and most lucrative emerging market for CSP technology. The conference will focus on how to successfully position your business in this exciting market through crucial partnerships that will help your company secure a bid in the government tenders.

MENASOL 2014 is the only event with two independent tracks for CSP and PV dedicated to the commercial development of CSP and PV projects in the MENA region. With a reputation of excellence and an unrivalled speaker line-up and agenda, this conference is anticipated to attract over 300 CSP experts and 200 PV experts in Dubai in 2014.

The focus of the two day conference will be:

  • Updates on how to align your CSP technology with MENA’s incentives and pricing to win RFPs for your project
  • Evaluate the cost of exciting new markets by learning about the regulatory, financial and climatic conditions from the important government officials
  • Engage with utilities and developers working in the region such as ACWA Power and Abengoa to understand their CSP project requirements, prove reliability and win more projects
  • The off grid opportunities – learn how CSP technology can be used for desalination and Enhanced oil recovery and how this can benefit your company
  • Updates on the key markets for CSP in MENA: Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Morocco

How is MENASOL different to other solar energy conferences in your calendar?

CSP Today has a track record across the globe in North America, Europe, Asia, Africa and the Middle East – with unparalleled knowledge of the industry. This conference focuses on real strategies to commercialise CSP, both from a technical perspective and also in acquiring investment and project finance. The conference will go into more detail on opportunities in markets with the most potential at the moment, such as Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Morocco, and provide a comparison between them to help CSP developers and system manufacturers focus their efforts on the most lucrative opportunities.

Key attendance benefits:

  • 500 senior executives attending from across the international CSP value chain
  • Leading technology and solution providers in the only CSP focused exhibition
  • Networking – talking with utilities, developers, EPCs, technology providers and key stakeholders

Who’s attending the leading CSP Today MENASOL conference this year?

The conference attracts senior level executives across the CSP value chain, such as project developers, utilities and investors, providing them with crucial and specific information to plan and grow effectively.
MENASOL 2013 speakers included:

Antonio Jiménez Manzorro, Business Development Director, Saudi Arabia , Abengoa Solar
Kevin Sara, CEO, NUR Energie
Kelly Beninga, CCO, Skyfuel
Bill Gould, Chief Technology Officer, Solar Reserve
Abdulaziz Alobaidli, Process Performance Engineer, Shams Power Company

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