A power plant in Bahrain

A power plant in Bahrain

Power-Gen set for October

August 2015

Power-Gen Middle East, demonstrating a focus on practical and technical solutions, is set to take place over three days from October 4, bringing together regional and international leaders from the Mena region and beyond for a thorough exchange of information on all matters related to the power sector.

Power-Gen Middle East is well known for delivering a world-class quality programme in which speakers will expound on their experience and offer valuable suggestions.



Al Mazrouei will formally launch the conference and exhibition with an official ribbon-cutting ceremony and a keynote address on the opening day. Nigel Blackaby, director of conferences, PennWell corporation will be giving the introduction and opening remarks.

Feraye Gurel, event director, said: “In the GCC, power generating capacity will need to rise by an estimated 64 GW to 176.5 GW by 2020, requiring an investment of $40-45 billion. So far, 75 GW of renewable energy projects worth $200 billion are already in the pipeline, making the region a global power player in the sector.”

“Under the theme ‘Sharing Technology Innovation’, the 2015 edition of Power-Gen Middle East will address key issues affecting the region’s electricity market and provide pioneering and practical solutions to expand energy efficiency, technological excellence and implementation of smart solutions tailored to the Middle East’s power industry.”

Confirmed speakers for Power-Gen Middle East 2015 Conference consists of representatives from the industry’s leading utilities and companies including Abu Dhabi Water & Electricity Authority, Bahrain Electricity & Water Authority, Masdar, Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems and Saudi Electricity Company.

This year, attendees will have the choice of 19 strategic and technical Conference Sessions as well as two new components on the exhibition floor – a dedicated Exhibitor Presentation Theatre, which will feature live exhibitor demonstrations, and a new Business Matchmaking Service. The event will offer a unique platform to meet more than 3,000 industry professionals from over 70 different countries.

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