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SOLAR QATAR SUMMIT
Driving Qatar's Solar Energy Future Today
 17 - 18 November 2014, The Ritz-Carlton, Doha
West Bay Lagoon - Qatar

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


Solar Qatar Summit took place on 17th & 18th November 2014 under the patronage of H.E. Essa bin Hilal Al-Kuwari, President of Qatar General Electricity & Water Corporation - Kahramaa.

Attracting over 300 senior level engineers, architects, project managers, developers, utilities operators, sustainability consultants and municipal authorities this event is Qatar’s leading platform for project updates, knowledge sharing and high level networking for the solar industry. It also offers the unique opportunity for Qatar to discover the latest solar energy technologies from leading local and international suppliers.

Qatar is turning to renewables with some revolutionary initiatives already underway, and a strong commitment by Qatar’s visionary leaders to sustainable development. Research and development is essential in combating the harsh elements impacting the performance of solar technologies and through the deployment of innovation and effective government policy Qatar will be able to harness its solar energy potential.

Solar Qatar Summit 2014 is a must-attend for anyone seeking an exclusive insight into the development of Qatar’s solar energy industry, and a chance to discuss the challenges and opportunities in achieving these ambitious goals.


2014 Summit Highlights Video


Welcome to SQS


SOLAR QATAR SUMMIT
Driving Qatar's Solar Energy Future Today
 17 - 18 November 2014, The Ritz-Carlton, Doha
West Bay Lagoon - Qatar

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


Solar Qatar Summit is taking place on 17th & 18th November 2014 under the patronage of H.E. Essa bin Hilal Al-Kuwari, President of Qatar General Electricity & Water Corporation - Kahramaa.

Attracting over 300 senior level engineers, architects, project managers, developers, utilities operators, sustainability consultants and municipal authorities this event is Qatar’s leading platform for project updates, knowledge sharing and high level networking for the solar industry. It also offers the unique opportunity for Qatar to discover the latest solar energy technologies from leading local and international suppliers.

Qatar is turning to renewables with some revolutionary initiatives already underway, and a strong commitment by Qatar’s visionary leaders to sustainable development. Research and development is essential in combating the harsh elements impacting the performance of solar technologies and through the deployment of innovation and effective government policy Qatar will be able to harness its solar energy potential.

Solar Qatar Summit 2014 is a must-attend for anyone seeking an exclusive insight into the development of Qatar’s solar energy industry, and a chance to discuss the challenges and opportunities in achieving these ambitious goals.


2013 Summit Highlights Video

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Who Will You Meet?

At the Solar Qatar Summit 2014 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
  • Consultants and Sustainability Experts

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 Initiatives 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

Top 5 Reasons to Attend

  • 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.

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