WFES

15-18 January 2018

Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre

Hosted by

Masgar

Sponsors & Partners

Hosted By

Masdar

Masdar is on a mission to advance the clean energy industry in Abu Dhabi and around the world, and it is a catalyst for the economic diversification of the emirate. The Mubadala Development Company, which is owned by the Abu Dhabi government, established Masdar as a wholly owned subsidiary in 2006. Masdar is guided by The Abu Dhabi Economic Vision 2030, a programme that drives new sources of income for the emirate and strengthens its knowledge-based economic sectors. Masdar takes a holistic approach to its organisation, with four business units that are interconnected and a research arm that complements their work. The business units are Masdar Clean Energy, Masdar Special Projects and Masdar City. Masdar Institute, an independent, research-driven graduate university, rounds out the organisation. With each unit focused on a key component of the value chain, Masdar operates with the broad scope needed to meet the most pressing sustainability challenges of tomorrow. This keeps Masdar at the global forefront of the clean energy industry as we pursue pioneering and commercially viable technologies and systems.

Diamond Sponsor

ExxonMobil

ExxonMobil is the world’s leading publicly traded international oil and gas company, providing energy that helps underpin growing economies and improve living standards around the world. Our work in the United Arab Emirates includes oil development and production activities as well as lubricants and petrochemicals marketing for the Middle East and North Africa region.

Strategic Sponsor

Abu Dhabi Chamber

The Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce & Industry is an autonomous institution of public interest. It enjoys its own legal entity to represent the various productive and services activities of the private sector in Abu Dhabi Emirate. According to the provisions of the Chamber law, all natural and legal persons, having their headquarters, branch or representation office in the Emirate to exercise any commercial, industrial, vocational or professional activity in the Emirate must join the Chamber and get their membership certificates.

Hence, the Chamber is viewed to be the party concerned with patronizing the various activities of the private sector. It is among its tasks and duties to render best services to member firms and companies. Membership certificates are duly issued to such members who are kept updated on how to take the utmost advantages of the Chamber services and available data or information.

Platinum Sponsors

ALJ

Established in 2012, Abdul Latif Jameel Energy, an independent entity of Abdul Latif Jameel, is a leading global renewable energy solutions developer, with expertise in solar and wind energy as well as desalination, water solutions and environmental services. In 2015, Abdul Latif Jameel Energy acquired Fotowatio Renewable Ventures (FRV), a leading global developer of large-scale solar power plants and now, an active industry player in the wind energy space.  Through its ownership of FRV’s 4.8+ GW pipeline of projects, Abdul Latif Jameel Energy is today the largest GCC-based solar photovoltaics (PV) developer, and one of the leading solar PV developers in the world. With presence in 15 countries across 5 continents, Abdul Latif Jameel Energy has a geographical footprint that extends beyond the Middle East, North Africa and Turkey (MENAT) region, with a significant number of projects in Asia Pacific, Sub-Saharan Africa, India and the Americas, and a planned re-entry to Europe.  Through FRV, the business has completed the financing and construction of over 780 MW(dc) of photovoltaic and CSP solar energy plants. Based in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Abdul Latif Jameel Energy brings a depth of knowledge, operational excellence, and strong financial capability to sustainable energy production, alternative resources management, energy efficiency and water solutions. It seeks to form strategic partnerships to develop opportunities in the areas of waste-to-energy, waste management, oil recovery and cleaning services; to collaborate with experts and organizations at the leading edge of industry and technology development; and support initiatives of progressive governments to deliver on the significant opportunities in power and water production and conservation that exist around the world.  In doing so it strives to generate local employment opportunities and vocational training in the countries where it establishes operations, with the intent of building local capacity and a lasting legacy of capable energy sector expertise.

In 2016, Abdul Latif Jameel Energy further diversified its renewable energy portfolio, entering the wind power sector, through FRV, and established Almar Water Solutions 2017 – with specialist technical capabilities and expertise for water infrastructure development, including design, financing and operation – to develop integrated solutions for the water industry. By combining expertise and experience the issues of rising energy and water demand can be successfully addressed in a way that both reduces costs and increases availability of these essential resources.  Abdul Latif Jameel Energy offers the capability to develop and deliver tailored real-world solutions and future developments through the thoughtful application of technology, experience and a highly qualified team.

ENEC

The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) is the entity responsible for implementing the United Arab Emirate’s peaceful civil nuclear energy program. We are working to deliver safe, clean, reliable and efficient nuclear energy to help power the growth of our nation. In its Policy on the Evaluation and Potential Development of Peaceful Nuclear Energy, the UAE Government committed to developing and implementing a world-class nuclear energy program; incorporating the highest standards of safety, security, transparency and non-proliferation – a policy that has successfully secured the support of the international community. Since its inception in December 2009, ENEC has worked diligently to meet these high standards across its business and operations. Over the past four years, ENEC has successfully achieved all of its key milestones. Following the receipt of the Construction License for Units 1 and 2 in July 2012, construction is now underway at the approved site in Barakah, in the Western Region of Abu Dhabi.

Co-Located Events

  • Solar Expo
  • 1
  • Energy Efficiency Expo
  • International Water Summit
  • 1
  • Eco Waste Exhibition