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#TogetherWeAreStronger

​Dii Desert Energy Partners’ Meeting 2021
Hybrid Event (Live & Virtual)

 9th February 2021
W Dubai - The Palm, Palm Jumeirah, Dubai, UAE

Organised by

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Supported by

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Strategic Partner

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Dii Key Promoters

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Dii Associated Partners

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At a Glance

Dii Desert Energy, an industry initiative and public-private sector think tank for the energy transition in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) held a full-day ‘hybrid’ Partners’ meeting on the 9th of February 2021.

This first ever ‘hybrid’ event, took place in the magnificent W Dubai - The Palm hotel and other partners joined. the meeting by web conference.

The Partners’ meeting brought together Dii’s industry network, which includes the main drivers ACWA Power (KSA) and CEPRI/State Grid of China and 42 Associated Partners from 25 countries across MENA, Europe, Africa and Asia.

The agenda included interactive sessions, from covering general market outlook and Dii activities to introducing some of the new partners, deep diving in the current working fields of Dii as well as update on the MENA Hydrogen Alliance.

Below you can find presentations and some of the recordings. 

*The meeting took place respecting the strict Covid protocol at the hotel for the entire event.

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Videos on Demand

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Dii to drive the CleanTech Decade with "Desertec 3.0"

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Photo Impressions

Presentations Download Space

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Rory O'Neil

CEO, EuropaGrid, Member of the Dii Advisory Board

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Eicke R. Weber

European Solar Manufacturing Council, Chairman; Former Director, Fraunhofer ISE, Freiburg; CBC Chair at World CleanTech Awards

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Cornelius Matthes

CEO, Dii Desert Energy; CBC Chair for Middle East

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Karim Megherbi

Director – Transaction Advisory, Dii Desert Energy

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Dr. Malcolm Cook

Vice President & Head of Chemicals & Process Technologies – Middle East & Turkey, thyssenkrupp

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Yusuf Macun

Managing Partner, Cranmore Partners

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Vatche Kourkejian

Partner, Roland Berger Middle East

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Parag Bhamre

Partner, EUPD Research

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Frank Wouters

Chair, MENA Hydrogen Alliance

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Alex Sarac

Partner, Addleshaw Goddard (Middle East) LLP

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Fadi Maalof

Chief Technology Officer, Dii Desert Energy

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Didier Wesoly

Business Development, Geostock Green Storage

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Joaquín Rodríguez Jadraque

Fisterra Energy / BLACKSTONE Group

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CBC & Dii Strategic Partnership

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"CleanTech Business Club is connecting people and continents, and together we realize a common mission “No Emissions" as #TogetherWeAreStronger!"

Cornelius Matthes, CBC Chair for Middle East

CEO at Desert Energy, Investor in emission free technologies

Speakers

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Alex Sarac

Partner, Addleshaw Goddard (Middle East) LLP

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Didier Wesoly

Business Development, Geostock Green Storage

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Fadi Maalof

Chief Technology Officer, Dii Desert Energy

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Jorgo Chatzimarkakis

Secretary General, Hydrogen Europe

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Paul van Son

President, Dii Desert Energy

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Tomasz Slusarz

Founder & Visionary Streamliner, CleanTech Business Club

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Wouter Vanhoudt

Director EMEA, Hinicio, CertifHy Coordinato

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Ali Zerouali

Director of Cooperation & International Development, Masen

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Dr. Malcolm Cook

Vice President & Head of Chemicals & Process Technologies – Middle East & Turkey, thyssenkrupp

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Frank Wouters

Chair, MENA Hydrogen Alliance

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Karim Megherbi

Director – Transaction Advisory, Dii Desert Energy

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Prof. Dr. Christopher Hebling

Director, Hydrogen Technologies, Fraunhofer ISE

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Valeria Aruffo

Director External Relations, Dii Desert Energy

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Yusuf Macun

Managing Partner, Cranmore Partners

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Cornelius Matthes

CEO, Dii Desert Energy; CBC Chair for Middle East

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Eicke R. Weber

European Solar Manufacturing Council, Chairman; Former Director, Fraunhofer ISE, Freiburg; CBC Chair at World CleanTech Awards

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Joaquín Rodríguez Jadraque

Fisterra Energy / BLACKSTONE Group

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Parag Bhamre

Partner, EUPD Research

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Rory O'Neil

CEO, EuropaGrid, Member of the Dii Advisory Board

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Vatche Kourkejian

Partner, Roland Berger Middle East

 
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Dii Family