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Cairo, 13 - 14 April 2020

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Apr 1309:00
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Keynote address: Official address from HE Aziz Rabbah, Minister of Energy and Mines, Morocco

Keynotes
Aziz Rabbah, Minister, Morocco Ministry Of Energy And MinesMorocco
Apr 1309:10
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Keynote: Developing a sustainable region: explaining the socio-economic opportunities available for MENA with renewable energy

Keynotes
Mohamed Mostafa El Khayat, Executive Chairman, NREA New and Renewable Energy AuthorityEgypt
Apr 1309:20
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Keynote Panel: Strategic Power: cross-examining some of the current strategies for renewable energy in the region in light of the Paris Agreement and future outlook

Keynotes
Apr 1309:40
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Apr 1310:00
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Keynote Panel: PV on the global stage: evaluating the state of the MENA power market with broader worldwide trends

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Apr 1311:00
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PANEL Driving renewable investment: energy project financing in the Middle East

SOLAR STRATEGY AND LEADERSHIP SUMMIT By invitation only
Moderator: Abdelhamid Beshara, Founder And Chief Executive Officer, MASADEREgypt
Mohamed Amer, Chief Financial Officer, Scatec SolarEgypt
Rasmi Hamzeh, Chief Executive Officer, Jordan Renewable Energy And energy Efficiency FundJordan
Ehab Ismail Amin, Vice Chairman, NREA New and Renewable Energy AuthorityEgypt
Ahmed Badr, Executive Director, Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy EfficiencyEgypt
Apr 1311:00
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PANEL Encouraging healthy competition with regulation: opportunities for IPPs

THE WIND SHOW MENA
Moderator: Khaldoun Habahbeh, Regulatory Affairs Expert, Independent ConsultantJordan
Chafik Akachouche, Senior Electric Power Systems Expert, Electricity and Gas Regulation Commission (CREG)Belgium
Chikwerem Obi, Head (Policy And Strategy) Renewable Energy, Research And Development, Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC)Nigeria
Apr 1311:00
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PANEL Benefitting from Benban: what you need to know when connecting to the grid

PROJECT UPDATES
Moderator: Emad Hassan, Former Energy Adviser to Minister of Tourism, Independent Consultant
Essam El-Sayed, Head Of Solar Energy Department, New and Renewable Energy Authority (N.R.E.A.)Egypt
Eman Rashad Saeed, Head Sector For Renewable Private Power Projects, Egyptian Electricity Transmission CompanyEgypt
Apr 1311:00
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PANEL Accelerating rooftop solar adoption in the GCC with PV technology

TECH THEATRE
Maen Ali Ayasrah, Head Of Energy And Environmental Sustainability Unit, Jordan Chamber of IndustryJordan
Ehab Farouk, Manager Of Planning, Ministry of Electricity and EnergyEgypt
Apr 1311:30
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Apr 1311:30
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Stepping closer to 20% by 2022: Kom Ombo Solar Park & Sharm el Sheikh

PROJECT UPDATES
Apr 1311:30
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Floating solar in the Middle East: realistic or real waste of time?

TECH THEATRE
Aaesha Alnuaimi, Head Of Solar Research, Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA)United Arab Emirates
Apr 1312:20
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Adding green bonds to the funding mix: challenges and opportunities

SOLAR STRATEGY AND LEADERSHIP SUMMIT By invitation only
Apr 1312:20
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A good FIT: reviewing the benefits of the FIT scheme for attracting investment and next steps

THE WIND SHOW MENA
Lamya Youssef Abdel Hakim, Head Of Studies And Design Sectors, Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company EETCEgypt
Apr 1312:20
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Becoming a future renewable energy hub: future outlook for Egypt

PROJECT UPDATES
Rania Raafat, Section Head In Electricity Market And Cross - Border Interconnection, Egyptian Electricity Holding CompanyUnited Arab Emirates
Apr 1312:20
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Assessing future perspectives for PV: international technology roadmap

TECH THEATRE
Badr Ikken, Director General, IRESENMorocco
Apr 1312:40
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Meeting the funding requirements from initial stage to commercial close: raising equity and arranging debt for solar projects

SOLAR STRATEGY AND LEADERSHIP SUMMIT By invitation only
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Apr 1312:40
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Evaluating the technical, regulatory and financial feasibility of a wind project

THE WIND SHOW MENA
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Apr 1312:40
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Building the new Egypt: constructing crucial renewable projects

PROJECT UPDATES
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Apr 1312:40
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Agrivoltaics: opportunities available by co-developing land in the Middle East

TECH THEATRE
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Apr 1314:20
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PANEL Advancing solar technology: the ground-breaking innovations needed to meet demand in MENA

SOLAR STRATEGY AND LEADERSHIP SUMMIT By invitation only
Aaesha Alnuaimi, Head Of Solar Research, Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA)United Arab Emirates
Dina Mustafa, Head Of Sustainability Operations, Expo 2020United Arab Emirates
Apr 1314:20
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PANEL Creating a cohesive investment environment for international and local players

THE WIND SHOW MENA
Mehdi Tanani, Senior Program Officer For Energy, French Development AgencyUnited Arab Emirates
Ennis Rimawi, Managing Director, Catalyst Mena Clean Energy FundJordan
Apr 1314:20
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PANEL Moroccan Integrated Wind Program: an update on current projects and future possibilities

PROJECT UPDATES
Loubna Farabi, Project Manager, Office National De L'Electricite Et De L'Eau PotableMorocco
Tarik Hamane, Development Department Director, MASENMorocco
Apr 1314:20
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PANEL Encouraging partnerships between utilities and smart cities in the move away from fossil fuels

TECH THEATRE
Apr 1315:00
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FIRESIDE CHAT Improving electricity conservation and diversification with Smart Grids

SOLAR STRATEGY AND LEADERSHIP SUMMIT By invitation only
Ahmed Elguindy, Renewable Energy Advisor, GIZEgypt
Apr 1315:20
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Mapping out key considerations for PPAs: bankability, finance and market conditions

THE WIND SHOW MENA
Atter Ezzat Hannoura, Director - Ppp Central Unit, Ministry of FinanceEgypt
Apr 1315:20
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A series of ten minute pitch offs from start-up companies in the region set to revolutionise the renewable industry. The winning start-up will be judged by a panel of experts and will receive a cash p

TECH THEATRE
Apr 1315:40
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Mono Vs Poly: discussing the best option for MENA’s sunny climate

SOLAR STRATEGY AND LEADERSHIP SUMMIT By invitation only
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Apr 1315:40
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Saving up to $10bn in infrastructural investment by 2020 by integrating into the electricity delivery system

THE WIND SHOW MENA
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Apr 1315:40
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PANEL Implementing and managing solar projects: Ibri II solar project

PROJECT UPDATES
Ali Al Mashrafi, Former Chief Operations Officer, Muscat Electricity Distribution CoOman
Apr 1316:00
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Dominating the battery storage market: opportunities available to the MENA region

SOLAR STRATEGY AND LEADERSHIP SUMMIT By invitation only
Apr 1316:00
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Improving profitability of wind turbines in lower speed with effective design

THE WIND SHOW MENA
Apr 1316:00
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Diversifying energy resources with wind: Wind 2023 Project

PROJECT UPDATES
Apr 1316:20
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Storing solar power at large scale with molten salt energy storage

SOLAR STRATEGY AND LEADERSHIP SUMMIT By invitation only
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Apr 1316:20
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Onshore to offshore: widening renewable options with offshore wind turbines

THE WIND SHOW MENA
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Apr 1316:20
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Offering higher energy output and reducing costs with solar trackers

PROJECT UPDATES
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Apr 1316:40
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Exhibition visit

Keynotes
Apr 1318:00
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Exhibition closes

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Apr 1409:00
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Keynote: Envisioning the role of utility scale solar in the next decade

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Apr 1409:20
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Keynote Panel: Delving into the competitive industry of renewable financing: are PPAs creating a pricing bubble?

Keynotes
Harry Boyd-Carpenter, Director, Head Of Power And Energy Utilities, EBRDUnited Kingdom
Sidi Ould Tah, Director General, Arab Bank for Economic Development in AfricaSudan
Sonia Mezzour, Vice Chair, Bureau Of Ppp Working Party, United Nations Economic Commission for EuropeMorocco
Apr 1409:40
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Keynote Panel: Following UAE’s example by adopting net metering policies across MENA: opportunities for increased PV capacity

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Apr 1410:00
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Keynote: Complementing utility scale solar: how rooftop solar can help achieve energy targets quicker than utility scale, lessen financial burden and reduce the load on distribution systems

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Apr 1410:20
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Networking break and exhibition visit

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Apr 1411:00
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PANEL Assessing the Egyptian fiscal space and interest rates for investors

SOLAR STRATEGY AND LEADERSHIP SUMMIT By invitation only
Sally Hamdalla, Head Of Multilateral Relationships, QNB ALAhliEgypt
Elsheikh Mohamad Alaya, Executive Board Member, Arab Renewable Energy CommissionLebanon
Apr 1411:00
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PANEL Assessing the environmental and social factors for wind projects in the Gulf of Suez: Active Turbine Management Program

THE WIND SHOW MENA
Ali Khazma, Senior Specialist Renewable Energy And Environment, Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy EfficiencyEgypt
Hans Bruins, Construction Director, ENGIEEgypt
Eman Rashad Saeed, Head Sector For Renewable Private Power Projects, Egyptian Electricity Transmission CompanyEgypt
Apr 1411:00
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PANEL Making the most of the $1.51bn renewable opportunity in Saudi with seven PV projects

PROJECT UPDATES
Abdullah Alsubiae, Renewable Energy Commitee Member, Saudi Arabian General Investment AuthoritySaudi Arabia
Apr 1411:00
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PANEL Gaining advantage with battery storage: reducing grid integration challenges, capacity and costs

TECH THEATRE
Apr 1411:40
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Recognising the benefits of BOOT wheeling agreements to meet electricity needs and reduce energy costs

SOLAR STRATEGY AND LEADERSHIP SUMMIT By invitation only
Apr 1411:40
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BOO! A guide to achieving success and a glance at current projects, with a focus on the Gulf of Suez Wind Project

THE WIND SHOW MENA
Faisal Eissa, General Manager For Egypt, LekelaEgypt
Apr 1411:40
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Diversifying Saudi’s energy sector with the first utility scale wind project: Dumat Al Jandal

PROJECT UPDATES
Apr 1411:40
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Assessing future market share in MENA: molten salt and battery storage

TECH THEATRE
Apr 1412:00
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Encouraging renewable energy by removing subsidies: getting Egypt back on track

SOLAR STRATEGY AND LEADERSHIP SUMMIT By invitation only
Mohamed Salah El Sobki, Professor, Cairo UniversityEgypt
Apr 1412:00
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Re-powering of existing old wind farms: Opportunities & challenges, including financing options/solutions

THE WIND SHOW MENA
Sally Hamdalla, Head Of Multilateral Relationships, QNB ALAhliEgypt
Apr 1412:00
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Leading sustainability with the IPP model: MBR Solar Park & Sweihan Power Project

PROJECT UPDATES
Apr 1412:00
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Encouraging maximum growth for micro-grids with lithium ion batteries

TECH THEATRE
Apr 1412:20
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Avoiding volatility on the grid with a mixture of solar and wind to increase reliability

SOLAR STRATEGY AND LEADERSHIP SUMMIT By invitation only
Apr 1412:20
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Identifying environmental constraints and reducing impact for developing wind projects

THE WIND SHOW MENA
Apr 1412:20
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Getting real with retrofit projects: saving costs and attracting ESCOs

PROJECT UPDATES
Andrea Di Gregorio, Director, Energy Efficiency And Renewables Office, Municipality of Ras Al KhaimahUnited Arab Emirates
Apr 1412:20
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Building bankable utility-scale solar + storage projects

TECH THEATRE
Apr 1412:40
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Improving battery life of off-grid projects with hybrid systems

SOLAR STRATEGY AND LEADERSHIP SUMMIT By invitation only
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Apr 1412:40
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Discussing steps involved in project delivery: screening, procurement, commissioning

THE WIND SHOW MENA
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Apr 1412:40
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Staying sand free with anti-soiling PV coatings and robotic cleaners

PROJECT UPDATES
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Apr 1412:40
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Achieving desired performance by combining technologies: hybrid energy storage systems (HESS)

TECH THEATRE
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Apr 1413:00
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Lunch break and exhibition visit

Keynotes
Apr 1414:20
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PANEL Flipping the switch: key factors required for creating suitable rural electrification projects

SOLAR STRATEGY AND LEADERSHIP SUMMIT By invitation only
Moderator: Elham Mahmoud Ibrahim, Vice Chair For Africa, World Energy CouncilEgypt
Polly Galita, Chief Executive Officer, Tioman Group LtdUnited Kingdom
Apr 1414:20
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PANEL Increasing the value of wind: long term utility planning with wind storage

THE WIND SHOW MENA
Galal Osman, Vice President, World Wind Energy AssociationEgypt
Ashour Moussa, Managing Director Of Projects, New & Renewable Energy AuthorityEgypt
Apr 1414:20
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PANEL Investing beyond Baynouna: current projects happening in Jordan

PROJECT UPDATES
Reem Hamdan, Director General Assistant For Regulation, Electricity Distribution CoJordan
Apr 1414:40
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Building EV charging facilities in Egypt: opportunities ahead

TECH THEATRE
Apr 1415:00
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Evaluating market dynamics of micro-grids: drivers, barriers, opportunities and trends

SOLAR STRATEGY AND LEADERSHIP SUMMIT By invitation only
Apr 1415:00
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Overcoming the technical challenge of integrating renewables onto the grid

THE WIND SHOW MENA
Apr 1415:00
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Examining the current condition of Lebanon’s solar plus storage tenders: future outlook for 2030

PROJECT UPDATES
Apr 1415:00
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PANEL Agrivoltaic: powering the future of agriculture in MENA with solar

TECH THEATRE
Young Zhuge, Technical Director, Zhejiang Chint Electrics Co LtdChina
Tarek Hussein Ali, Senior Researcher, Agricultural Research CenterEgypt
Apr 1415:20
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Reducing costs and carbon footprints with energy efficient buildings

SOLAR STRATEGY AND LEADERSHIP SUMMIT By invitation only
Sultan Alshareef, Renewable Energy And Green Buildings Expert, Architectural Lines Engineering OfficeSaudi Arabia
Ashraf Nossier, Deputy Of Electrical Engineering Division, Egyptian Syndicate of EngineersEgypt
Apr 1415:20
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Skill development for effective wind farm management: understanding how to plan, maintain and operate turbines in order to impact the Levelised Cost of Energy (LCOE)

THE WIND SHOW MENA
Apr 1415:40
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Saving on O&M costs by investing in disruptive technology

THE WIND SHOW MENA
Apr 1415:40
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Boosting Tunisia’s energy mix with 500MW solar and 500MW wind: what to expect

PROJECT UPDATES
Apr 1415:40
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Cost-effective thermodynamic solar: typical use cases in the region

TECH THEATRE
Omar Abdelaziz, Assistant Professor, Zewail City of Science and TechnologyEgypt
Apr 1415:50
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Solar desalination: recent developments, challenges and opportunites

TECH THEATRE
Omar Abdelaziz, Assistant Professor, Zewail City of Science and TechnologyEgypt
Apr 1416:00
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Trading in traditional power sources: the companies making the move to renewables

SOLAR STRATEGY AND LEADERSHIP SUMMIT By invitation only
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Apr 1416:00
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Revolutionising the wind scene with smart batteries for wind turbines

THE WIND SHOW MENA
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Apr 1416:00
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Reviving the electricity sector in Iraq: current partnerships and tenders shaping the future

PROJECT UPDATES
Kassim Al-Ani, Assistant Director General, Ministry of ElectricityIraq
Apr 1416:00
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Ensuring reliability for lengthy PPAs with effective design features

TECH THEATRE
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Apr 1416:20
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Advancing zero net buildings in MENA with energy efficient technologies

SOLAR STRATEGY AND LEADERSHIP SUMMIT By invitation only
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Apr 1416:30
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End of conferences day two

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Apr 1418:00
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Exhibition closes

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