Scope and Objectives

2nd Annual Conference

17-19 January, 2012, Abu Dhabi, UAE



Important Notice: Meeting Participants are advised to register as a Visitor to WFES 2012 here, so as to avoid any delays.

The 2nd Annual Conference of the EU-GCC Clean Energy Network is organized as a side event of the “World Future Energy Summit-WFES 2012” and will be held in Abu Dhabi, UAE at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) from 17 to 19 January 2012.
Within the Network’s efforts to promote EU-GCC cooperation in the field of clean energy, this Meeting aims to outline and follow-up on co-operation opportunities identified so far, to further know-how transfer and exchange of information at research, technology and policy level on various clean energy topics and to discuss on the Network’s sustainability strategy.
To this objective, the Conference is structured in a way to include:

Specialised Workshops and Experts’ Discussion Groups Meetings on the topics of:

    • Sustainable Biofuels
    • Energy Efficiency and Demand side Management
    • Carbon Capture and Storage
    • Renewable Energy Sources
    • Clean Natural Gas Technologies
    • Electricity Interconnections and Market Integration

Seminars delivered by distinguished experts on fields of common EU –GCC interest for enhancing clean energy cooperation:

    • Carbon Capture and Storage
    • Wind Resource Assessment
    • Solar Resource Assessment
    • Concentrated Solar Thermal Power plants

Network Plenary Meeting providing the opportunity for Network stakeholders to discuss on the development of future co-operation activities and services as well as to elaborate on the Network’s sustainability strategy, thus enhancing members’ ownership  and commitment for creating a useful viable mechanism for supporting clean energy co-operation among the two regions.

Networking with key clean energy technology providers within the WFES 2012 Exhibition Area.

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