29-30 November 2011

Amman, Jordan

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Accelerating the development of a sustainable solar industry

Organised under the patronage of HRH Prince Asem Bin Nayef

The Arab Renewable Energy Commission in partnership with Green Power Conferences & the Jordanian Renewable Energy Society are pleased to announce the Solar Levant & GCC Congress, being held as part of AREC 2011 in Jordan.

Registration for Solar Levant & GCC is now open

Welcoming government representatives from across the region, alongside solar developers, technology companies and investors, the meeting serves as a key business to business forum for those wishing to play a role in the burgeoning Middle Eastern solar market.

Confirmed speakers include:

– H.E. Khalid Toukan, Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources, Jordan
– H.E. Yahia Al Kasbi, Minister of Public Works & Housing, Jordan
– H.E. Taher Shakhshir, Minister of Environment, Jordan
– H.E. Saleh Rusheidat, Secretary General, Arab Renewable Energy Commission, Jordan
– Ghaleb Maabreh, Managing Director, NEPCO, Jordan
– Eng Hamed Al-Sagga, Manager, Transmission Regulation Department, Saudi Electric
Company, Saudi Arabia
– Mehmet Bicer, Deputy General Manager, Ministry of Energy Electricity Generation Co,
(EUAS), Turkey
– Reda Char, AcwaPower, Saudi Arabia
– Samer Zureikat, Founder, MENA Cleantech, Jordan
– Daniel Pons Strigari, International Business Development, Abengoa Solar, Spain
– Shukri Bosheh, Millennium Energy Industries, Jordan
– Hanna Zaghloul, Chief Executive Officer, Kawar Energy, Jordan
– Omran Al Kuwari, Chief Executive Officer, Green Gulf, Qatar
– Shihab Kuran, Founder, Petra Solar, USA
– Hari Chandra, Director, Head of Power and Utilities Investment Banking, CEEMEA, Bank of
America Merrill Lynch, UK
– Ennis Rimawi, Managing Partner, Catalyst Private Equity, Jordan
– Richard Palmer, Advisor, Structured Finance and Capital markets, Mubadala Development,
UAE
– Gaetano Trizio, Chief Executive Officer, ICIM, Italy
– Prof. Waheeb Al Nasser, Bahrain University, Bahrain
– Mohammad Al T’aani, General Manager, Jordanian Renewable Energy Society & General
Manager, Arab Renewable Energy Committee, Jordan
– Bassem Farradj, Chairman, Amman Chamber of Commerce, Jordan

Key reasons to attend:

– Unparalleled number of ministerial representatives from across the Levant & GCC
– Dedicated business to business setting connecting the key industrial players that will drive
forward the region’s PV, CSP and CPV markets
– Saudi focus session led by the Saudi Electric Company: how can the IPP model be adapted
for the Kingdom’s first solar tender?
– Extensive networking with key stakeholders and policy makers from across the Arab region
including the UAE, Qatar, Oman & Egypt
– Feedback from the region’s first case studies: working with the authorities, obtaining
investment developing successful solar projects

Sponsorship & Exhibition Opportunities

The Solar Levant & GCC conference and exhibition will bring together the region’s policy makers with company directors and CEOs. Don’t miss the opportunity to network with the who’s who of the solar industry at this must-attend regional congress.

For more information please see www.greenpowerconferences.com/solarGCC or email amber.williams@greenpowerconferences.com



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