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Solar Qatar

 SOLAR QATAR SUMMIT
 18 - 19 November 2013
 Grand Hyatt Doha - Qatar


Under the patronage of
H.E. Eng. Essa bin Hilal Al-Kuwari
President of Qatar General Electricity & Water Corporation
“KAHRAMAA”


Solar Qatar Summit 2013 (SQS) is taking place in Doha, Qatar on 18 & 19 November 2013, under the patronage of H.E. Eng. Essa bin Hilal Al-Kuwari, President of Qatar General Electricity & Water Corporation ‘Kahramaa” and with support from H.E. Sheikh Abdul Rahman bin Khalifa Al Thani, Minister of Municipality and Urban Planning, State of Qatar.

The growing realization that investing in solar energy can work to reduce domestic consumption of hydrocarbon reserves for power generation, fuelling economic diversification and growth is driving the Middle East towards sustainable energy sources. The investment in solar energy and the commitment to a reduced carbon-footprint will help to extend the lifetime of natural resources, ensuring the longevity of the overall social and economic benefits for Qatar.

Up to 200 solar industry stakeholders dedicated to ensuring Qatar’s sustainable future will meet to discuss the deployment of solar energy in the region and see presentations and case studies from both regional and international thought-leaders. From policy-making, strategic planning, research and development to the showcasing of major solar energy projects and innovative technologies Solar Qatar Summit 2013 (SQS) will cover the most up-to-date information within this developing market.

Solar Qatar Summit 2013 (SQS) is a must-attend for anyone seeking an exclusive insight into the solar energy industry in Qatar, and the challenges and opportunities in achieving the region’s ambitious goals.



Welcome to SQS
Solar Qatar Summit

18 - 19 November 2013 Grand Hyatt Doha - Qatar


Under the patronage of
H.E. Eng. Essa bin Hilal Al-Kuwari
President of Qatar General Electricity & Water Corporation “KAHRAMAA”


Solar Qatar Summit 2013 (SQS) is taking place in Doha, Qatar on 18 & 19 November 2013, under the patronage of H.E. Eng. Essa bin Hilal Al-Kuwari, President of Qatar General Electricity & Water Corporation ‘Kahramaa” and with support from H.E. Sheikh Abdul Rahman bin Khalifa Al Thani, Minister of Municipality and Urban Planning, State of Qatar.

The growing realization that investing in solar energy can work to reduce domestic consumption of hydrocarbon reserves for power generation, fuelling economic diversification and growth is driving the Middle East towards sustainable energy sources. The investment in solar energy and the commitment to a reduced carbon-footprint will help to extend the lifetime of natural resources, ensuring the longevity of the overall social and economic benefits for Qatar.

Up to 200 solar industry stakeholders dedicated to ensuring Qatar’s sustainable future will meet to discuss the deployment of solar energy in the region and see presentations and case studies from both regional and international thought-leaders. From policy-making, strategic planning, research and development to the showcasing of major solar energy projects and innovative technologies Solar Qatar Summit 2013 (SQS) will cover the most up-to-date information within this developing market.

Solar Qatar Summit 2013 (SQS) is a must-attend for anyone seeking an exclusive insight into the solar energy industry in Qatar, and the challenges and opportunities in achieving the region’s ambitious goals.

Key Speakers

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Topics Highlights

  • Achieving Qatar’s Solar Goals – policies, strategies and progress report from Qatar’s leaders
  • Combating Key Challenges – discussing the barriers to achieving Qatar’s solar vision
  • Regional Projects Update – an insight into some of the major solar developments across the Middle East
  • International Projects Showcase – learn from experts involved in the deployment of globally recognized solar projects
  • Developing and Implementing New Technology – an update on new technology development and the further research required for success in the regional market

Who Will Attend the Summit?

At the Solar Qatar Summit 2013 you will be amongst thought-leaders and decision-makers from the local and international solar energy industry including:

  • Government Bodies – Energy, Planning, Development, Infrastructure, Investment
  • Project Advisors, Developers and Planners
  • Energy Suppliers, Utilities and Network Operators
  • Solar Technology Manufacturers and Suppliers
  • Analysts and System Integrators
  • Designers, Architects and Engineers
  • Research and Development Institutes
  • Banks and Investment Firms

Top 5 Reasons to Attend the Summit

  • Network with key public and private sector solar stakeholders as well as international thought-leaders.
  • Acquire exclusive information on solar projects, policies and strategies planned for Qatar.
  • Recognize solutions to the challenges being faced in deploying solar in the region.
  • Access leading edge solar technologies at the exhibition lounge from local and global suppliers.
  • Share ideas with the experts during stimulating panel discussions and roundtable sessions.

Industry News

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Minister attends Solar Qatar Summit

The Minister of Energy and Industry H E Dr Mohammed bin Saleh Al Sada and other officials visit one of the stalls during the summit. more


Country's potential for sustainable energy 'unlimited'

Qatar has enormous technical potential for sustainable energy, a senior official of Qatar General Electricity and Water Corporation (Kahramaa) told Solar Qatar Summit yesterday. more


Qatari government launches 200 MW solar initiative

The country's Ministry of Energy to instigate PV push aimed at exploiting Qatar’s immense solar energy potential. more


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