Egypt's Renewable Energy Summit

May 30 & 31, 2015 - Cairo, Egypt

Egypt’s Renewable Energy Summit is Egypt’s largest gathering on renewable energy, divided into a huge Exhibition and a two day Conference.

Egypt is considered to have a great wealth of renewable energy resources and is already making good progress towards becoming a significant player in the renewable energy industry.

While the Egyptian government expects the renewable energy sector to produce 20% of total power generation by 2020, different events and decisions are made as steps to reach this goal.

Egypt’s Renewable Energy Conference is the major event to gather Egyptian policymakers and business leaders from all around the world to discuss opportunities for international experts and leading developers in renewable energy to reach the economic and environmental benefits of implementing renewable energy programs in Egypt.

Egypt’s Renewable Energy Conference aims to make sure Egypt and its neighbors enjoy green power shortly through Renewable Energy and increase awareness of Renewable Energy. The Summit will be focusing on Solar Energy, Wind Power, Hydro Power, Nuclear Energy and Biomass.

Speakers

Eng. Ibrahim Samak – Founder and General Manager of Engcotec GmbH, Germany; President of EPIA (European Photovoltaic Industry Association) 2000 – 2003.

Dr. Adel El Gammal – Founder of the Becquerel Institute, Belgium; Former Secretary General of EPIA (The EU PV Industry Association).

Dr. Eng. Mohamed El-Khayat – Managing Director of Technical Affairs Sector, New and Renewable Energy Authority, Egypt (NREA); Chairperson of Renewable Energy and Energy efficiency of Arab experts, League of Arab State.

Prof. Adel Khalil – Mechanical Power Eng. Dept., Faculty of Engineering-Cairo University; Chair of Executive Committee of theRegional Center of Excellence of Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE); Coordinator of the Masters Degree Program in Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency((((REMENA) with the University of Kassel in Germany.

Dr. Thomas Schlegl – Head Strategic Planning -Fraunhofer-Institut für Solare Energiesysteme ISE.

Ms. Christine Lins – Executive Secretary of REN21, the Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century; Former Secretary- General at European Renewable Energy Council (EREC).

Dr. Alan Elyousfi – Business Development Manager at GTAT for Europe, the Middle East and India; Executive Director for Egypt-SIA.

Dr. Ahmed KANDIL – Head of energy studies program and expert of international relations; Al-Ahram Center for Political and Strategic Studies.

The Land Of Opportunity

Egypt plans to boost dramatically the portion of energy coming from renewable sources, getting 20% of the projected 60 gigawatts of demand in 2020 from renewable energy. Wind would provide around 7.2 GW (12%) of that total. Core Areas for Investments in Egypt: Wind energy, Solar energy and Biomass. In 2014, total companies established in the renewable energies field in Egypt reached more than 150 companies.

Egypt’s Renewable Energy Summit will be an essential event for those who want to hear the latest information on this fast moving sector in Egypt, make contacts at the senior level and position themselves to take advantage of changing market and investments.