|KNOWLEDGE PARTNER /// MESIA|
|MESIA is the largest solar trade association in the Middle East and North Africa region. Established in 2009, the association represents over 150 international and local organizations including investors, installers, manufacturers, law firms, consultants, policymakers and banks. MESIA is headquartered in Dubai, UAE and carries out solar-related activities and programs across the MENA region. Its regional coverage stretches from Egypt to Saudi Arabia, with over 10,000 subscribers. Over the past 10 years, MESIA has organized over 90 industry events focused on strengthening the footprint of solar energy in our region, including trade missions in Egypt, Pakistan, Jordan and Saudi Arabia. Along the way, MESIA has won several prestigious awards and had been recognized by leading government authorities across the MENA region. MESIA also publishes industry-leading reports which have been featured in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal and the FT. To learn more about MESIA visit our website|
|SUPPORTING PARTNER /// EUGCC|
|The EU-GCC Clean Energy Technology Network aims to catalyze partnerships between clean energy stakeholders, both in the GCC and the EU.
The Network is a source of information on clean energy topics, the inclusive platform for stakeholders to meet and debate and the bridge towards cooperation on clean energy, including policy and technology aspects, among various players across the EU and GCC countries.
|STRATEGIC PARTNER /// CLEAN ENERGY BUSINESS COUNCIL MENA|
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|CLEAN ENERGY BUSINESS COUNCIL MENA Website|
|STRATEGIC PARTNER /// EVERSHEDS SUTHERLAND|
| Our specialist clean energy and sustainability team is one of the leading international teams and has been awarded Renewable Legal Advisors of the Year (Euromoney / Ernst & Young).
We advise on all aspects of all renewable and clean energy technologies across Africa, Asia, Europe and the Middle East, including: onshore and offshore wind, biomass, waste and landfill gas to energy, solar, wave and tidal, hydro generation, bio fuels, CDM projects, carbon credit trading.
We are leaders in advising on offshore wind: advising on over 50% of the UK’s offshore wind projects; lead advisers on the largest offshore wind project in the world; as well as leading on the financing of the world’s largest proposed biomass project, and a cross-border hydropower project in West Africa.
We understand the global renewable energy market and have lawyers throughout the key jurisdictions. We are represented on key committees and groups in the sector.
|Eversheds Sutherland Website|
|MEDIA PARTNER /// ENF|
|ENF is a fast-growing renewable energy information company. Which has the world’s most popular website for information about companies in the photovoltaic industry. We have two value-added core activities: industry directory – providing a PV company database with more than 48,700 PV companies; product directory – providing a PV product database with more than 71,500 PV products, including solar panels, inverters, mounting systems, cells, EVA and back sheet. All these make ENF a true PV industry resource, with each service expanding in as many as 9 languages.|
|MEDIA PARTNER /// AFRICAN ENERGY|
|Established in 1998, African Energy is a trusted provider of consultancy, data and news services designed to support decision-making throughout all stages of the project and investment lifecycle.|
|African Energy Website|
|MEDIA PARTNER /// GSN|
|GSN is the well-established, Gulf-focused business information portal and political risk consultancy of Cross-border Information (CbI), an internationally recognised business intelligence company with a long established research focus on the politics, energy and financial sector trends of Africa and the Middle East.|