Crown Prince of Spain confirms participation in Abu Dhabi’s World Future Energy Summit

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His Royal Highness will be a keynote speaker in the Plenary welcome session on the first day of the Summit on January 18th

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The Crown Prince of Spain, Felipe de Borbón y Grecia has confirmed his participation in the upcoming World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi. His Royal Highness will be a keynote speaker in the Plenary welcome session on the first day of the Summit on January 18th.

President Obama recently named Spain, Germany and Japan as three countries that have made a “real investment in renewable energy”. The investment has resulted in the Spanish renewable energy market growing tremendously over the last eight years.

H.E. Gonzalo de Benito, Ambassador of Spain in the United Arab Emirates said: “Spain represents one of the leading countries worldwide in the renewable energy industry. Spain strongly supports the International Renewable Energy Agency (Irena) in Abu Dhabi. We foresee a strong Spanish presence at the third edition of the World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi, through the presence of H.RH. Prince Felipe, Crown Prince of Spain; together with a larger number of Spanish leading companies.”

In his role as Crown Prince he has played a very active role in the promotion of Spain’s economic and commercial interests. His Royal Highness graduated from University of Georgetown (Washington DC) with a Master’s degree in International Relations at the Edmund Walsh School of Foreign Service.

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About WFES:

The 3rd edition of the World Future Energy Summit will be held from 18-21 January 2010, hosted by MASDAR, at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre under the patronage of HH General Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces

World Leaders, Policy Makers, Experts and Investors from 100 countries will meet in Abu Dhabi to identify real solutions for today’s climate change and energy challenges. Over 600 exhibitors from 50 countries will be exhibiting at the World Future Energy and Environment Exhibitions on a total space of 40,000sqm offering an unrivalled business and networking opportunities to over 20,000 attendees expected to visit the summit and the exhibition.

Deutsche Bank Climate Change Advisors is the principal sponsor of WFES 2010. Emirates Aluminium is Associate Sponsor, and additional Sponsors include BP Alternative Energy, Standard Chartered, Siemens, Schneider Electric, Exxon Mobil, ABB, Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Authority, Oxy, the Abu Dhabi Department of Municipality Affairs and Terna.

For more information on the programme or to register, visit

About DBCCA:

DB Climate Change Advisors group (DBCCA) is the institutional and alternatives investment management business of Deutsche Asset Management, managing assets of institutional investors and high net worth individuals. DeAM is one of the leading climate change investors in the world, with approximately $4 billion under management as of March 2009. With a world-class in-house research team focusing on this theme, DeAM is an investment industry thought-leader on a broad range of climate change dynamics.

In June 2009, DBCCA launched the world’s first scientifically valid, real-time carbon counter, a nearly 70-foot-tall digital billboard displaying the running total of long-lived greenhouse gases in the atmosphere in New York. The Carbon Counter Number is available 24 hours a day at and updates are available at ttp://

For more information:

James Hawksworth

Sr. Account Director

Asda’a – Burson Marsteller

Tel. +971 2 6334133

Fax +971 2 6334137


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