Casablanca, Morocco

27-28 November 2012


Be at the forefront of the growing North African wind power market

North Africa boasts exceptional wind conditions – particularly along Morocco’s Atlantic coast and along the Red Sea, with Morocco driving forward plans to have 2GW of wind capacity by 2016 and 2.7GW by 2030, Egypt targeting 7.2GW of wind energy by 2020 and Tunisia recently doubling its installed wind capacity with a target of 505MW by 2016 and 2.7GW by 2030.

Wind Power North Africa will explore the policy frameworks and formulate the next steps for scaling up the region’s wind power market, with a focus on Morocco, Egypt and Tunisia.

Early Confirmed Speakers Include:

· Peter Gish, Managing Director, North Africa, UPC Renewables North Africa, Morocco

· Carlos Martin Rivals, Development Director for Northern Africa, EDP Renewables, Spain

· Khalid Benhamou, Managing Director, Sahara Wind, Morocco

· Giuseppe de Beni, Managing Director, Italgen, Italy

· Paul van Son, Chief Executive Officer, Dii, Germany

· Andre Merlin, President, MedGrid, France

· Said Mouline, Director, ADEREE, Morocco

· Michel Bouskila, Development Director, Cegelec, Morocco

· Ahmed Baroudi, Director, SIE, Morocco

· Muftah Elarbash, Senior Renewable Energy and Climate Change Consultant, Al-Emtiaz Holdings and Renewable Energy and Climate Change Advisor, The Prime Ministry, Libya

Wind Power North Africa is a key opportunity for the wind industry to meet and formulate the next steps for the region’s wind power market. Wind Power North Africa will combine a high-quality conference with first-class exhibition and networking opportunities and assemble key stakeholders from governments and regional industries to investors, international developers and the world’s leading wind power companies.

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The Leading North African Wind Power Event

· Forge partnerships to develop and construct North Africa’s next multimegawatt wind power plants

· Network with and meet government, energy agencies and national utilities from across the region and find out how to participate in tendering processes

· Meet investors from commercial banks, development banks, equity funds, international governments, regional sovereign funds to European businesses who are ready to support the North African wind power industry

· Establish your presence in a market with long term potential for large scale wind power development

Analyse potential new regions in which North African wind power will flourish in the future

Contact Bryony Abbott for more information

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