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Masdar

Strategic Partner

Abu Dhabi Water & Electricity Authority

 







 






 

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.

Strategic Sponsor

ADWEA

The Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Authority is a national organization wholly owned by the Abu Dhabi Government, maintaining a separate legal entity, as well as complete financial and administrative independence. ADWEA has been incorporated by virtue of law No. 2 issued in March 1998 to replace the former Water & Electricity Department. ADWEA is responsible for implementing government policy regarding the water and electricity sector in the Emirate, including privatization of the sector. The Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Authority supplies electricity and potable water to a population of more than 1.97 million in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, over an area of 67,340 sq. km

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Innovation Sponsor

EGA

Emirates Global Aluminium is the largest industrial company in the United Arab Emirates outside oil and gas and one of the world’s leading ‘premium aluminium’ producers. Its production capacity of 2.5 million tonnes per year makes the UAE the fifth largest aluminium producing country in the world. EGA has amongst the highest production of value added products in the industry by both volume and proportion of its total production. EGA owns aluminium smelters in both Abu Dhabi and Dubai and its heritage stretches back to the 1970s. Today EGA is developing an alumina refinery in Abu Dhabi and a bauxite mine in the Republic of Guinea.

For more information on EGA please visit www.ega.ae.

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.

Efficiency Sponsor

Dewa

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) was formed on 1 January, 1992. Since then, DEWA has made considerable achievements, to be ranked as one of the best utilities in the world. DEWA provides state-of-the-art smart services and technologies to 801,589 customers, with a customer happiness rate of 95% in 2016. DEWA’s competitive results annually surpass leading European and American companies in power transmission, distribution and water networks, and lost minutes. The UAE, represented by DEWA, has been ranked first in the MENA region and fourth globally for the fourth consecutive year for getting electricity as per the World Bank’s Doing Business 2017 report. DEWA prioritises Dubai’s sustainable development, to make the city a global hub for green economy, and reduce carbon emissions. This is achieved by increasing reliance on renewable and clean energy resources, retrofitting buildings, enhancing energy efficiency, and increasing sustainability awareness among stakeholders. This is in implementation of the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050 which aims to provide 7% of Dubai’s energy from clean sources by 2020, 25% by 2030, and 75% by 2050.

In line with this strategy, DEWA has launched many mega projects and leading initiatives, including the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park, which is the largest single-site solar project in the world. DEWA has also launched a number of smart initiatives to support the Smart Dubai initiative to make Dubai the smartest and happiest city in the world. This also includes Shams Dubai, to encourage building owners to install photovoltaic solar panels to generate electricity.

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.

Total

Total is one of the largest integrated oil and gas companies in the world, with activities in more than 130 countries and 100,000 employees. Every day Total and its partners put their expertise in Exploration & Production of oil and natural gas; Refining & Chemicals; Marketing & Services and New Energies. By realizing an increasingly diverse energy mix including oil, natural gas, solar and biomass Total aims to deliver more value than any other global energy company, in the Middle East & North Africa (MENA) and around the world.

Total’s partnership with Abu Dhabi began in 1939. Over the years it has evolved to include LNG, co-generation of solar power, fertilizers and lubricants, as well as the exploration & production of oil and natural gas. Total is working with the majority of the UAE’s oil and gas operating and energy companies: ADNOC ONSHORE (previously ADCO), ADNOC Offshore (with ADMA–OPCO), ADNOC LNG (previously ADGAS), ADNOC Gas Processing (previously GASCO), ADNOC Fertilzers (previously FERTIL), Taweelah A1, Shams 1, Dolphin Energy and its flagship company in the UAE, Total Abu Al Bukhoosh.

In 2015, Total signed a new 40-year onshore concession agreement with the Supreme Petroleum Council and the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), granting us a 10% participating interest in the ADCO concession – covering Abu Dhabi’s 15 principal onshore oil fields, accounting for more than half of the Emirate’s production. In addition, Total were named asset leader for the Bu Hasa and Southeast fields. Through ongoing investment in technology and by applying its local and international expertise, Total has forged ahead to help Abu Dhabi reach its crude oil production target of 3.5 million barrels per day, while continuing to broaden its energy portfolio.

Committed to the host country, Total is active in the community empowering the UAE national workforce through education, training and work placements, supporting a range of key environmental conservation projects and contributing to sustainable development in the UAE.

Badge Sponsor

Etihad Rail
 

Etihad Rail was established in June 2009 under Federal Law no. 2, with a mandate to manage the development, construction and operation of the UAE’s national freight and passenger railway network. The railway network will be built in phases to link the principal centres of population and industry of the UAE, as well as to form a vital part of the planned GCC railway network linking the six countries of the GCC.

Built to international standards, Etihad Rail’s state of the art network will act as a catalyst for economic growth and sustained social development. Once complete, the railway will redefine logistics and transport in the region, providing a modern, safe, efficient, sustainable network that will connect all regions of the UAE, and the UAE to its wider GCC neighbours.

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