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Dii Desert Energy & CleanTech Business Club Leaders: Leading Together The CleanTech Decade!

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Dii Desert Energy & CleanTech Business Club Leaders: Leading Together The CleanTech Decade!

for Dii Desert Energy Partners' Meeting held on the occasion of the 11th Annual ​Dii Leadership Summit 2021 "The Decade of the Acceleration of the Energy Transition in MENA" held on 10 & 11 November 2021 in W Dubai - The Palm, Palm Jumeirah, Dubai, UAE.

The event will be Live Streamed on our CleanTech Business Club Digital Platform here (accessible only to carefully selected registered participants).

About the event:

In 12 years’ time Dii Desert Energy work has evolved from a rudimentary ‘Desertec Vision’ (initially mainly concentrated on power from the deserts for Europe, ‘Desertec 1.0’), then from 2015, based in Dubai, focusing on clean energy for the region (Desertec 2.0). ​

In recent years the organisation evolved as the market enabler for ‘green electrons’ and ‘green molecules’ (notably hydrogen, ammonia and e-fuels) from the deserts of MENA for MENA’s own benefit and as an emerging exporter in a global context (Desertec 3.0). ​ The conference will, thus, be fully dedicated to the energy transition developments in the Arab region along the energy value chain of power generation, conversion, transport, storage and last but not least flexible demand and global trade.​

You can apply to attend the event here

High-Level Speakers:

  1. Paddy Padmanathan, President and CEO, ACWA Power

  2. Anas Almathami, Head – Localization, ACWA Power

  3. Basma Bentaher, Senior Director - Project Development, AMEA Power

  4. Antonio Iliceto, Chairman, CIGRE Study Committee C1, Power System Development & Economics

  5. Yusuf Macun, Founder & Managing Partner, Cranmore

  6. Dimitar Enchev, Co-founder & Director, CWP Global

  7. Dr. Manfred Schuckert, Head of Automotive Regulatory Strategy, Daimler Truck

  8. Herbert Jost, General Manager Green Hydrogen, DEME Group

  9. Paul van Son, President, Dii Desert Energy

  10. Cornelius Matthes, CEO, Dii Desert Energy

  11. Frank Wouters, Chair, Advisory Board of Dii Desert Energy and MENA Hydrogen Alliance

  12. Daniel Zywietz, Founder & CEO, Enerwhere

  13. Saurabh Kumar, Managing Director, Energy Efficiency Services, Executive Vice Chairperson, EESL

  14. Joaquín Rodríguez Jadraque, Director Business Development, Fisterra Energy SL/BLACKSTONE Group

  15. Professor Dr. Christopher Hebling, Director, Hydrogen Technologies, Fraunhofer ISE

  16. Dr. Ahmed Ali Al-Ebrahim, Chief Executive Officer, GCC Interconnection Authority

  17. Jorgo Chatzimarkakis, CEO, Hydrogen Europe*

  18. Jamila Matar, Director Energy, League of Arab States

  19. Dr Stefan Kaufmann, Innovation Commissioner for Green Hydrogen, Federal Ministry of Education and Research, Germany

  20. H.E. Yousif Ahmed Al Ali, Assistant Undersecretary for Electricity, Water and Future Energy Affairs, Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure, United Arab Emirates

  21. Katherina Reiche, Chairwoman of the National Hydrogen Council and Chairwoman of the Board of Westenergie AG

  22. Erik Becker, Senior Manager Infrastructure Middle East, North Africa and Horn of Africa, International Finance Corporation (IFC)

  23. Mohammad Abdelqader El Ramahi, Director, Asset Management and Technical Services, Masdar Clean Energy, Masdar

  24. Mohammed Ghazali, Secretary General, Ministry of Energy Transition and Sustainable Development, Morocco

  25. Dr. Amin Al Yaquob, Local Content Advisor, Ministry of Energy, Saudi Arabia

  26. Said Elhadi, President & CEO, NAREVA Holding

  27. Ali Vezvaei, Chief Executive Officer, nd Group

  28. Peter Terium, Managing Director of Energy, Water and Food, NEOM

  29. Lew Evans, CEO, Nexus Resilience Group

  30. Dr. Salim Al Huthaili, Chief Executive Officer - Alternative Energy, OQ, Oman

  31. Uwe Weichenhain, Partner, Roland Berger*

  32. Chaher Boulakhras, CEO, Sonelgaz

  33. Li Peng, Chief Engineer of CEPRI, State Grid Corporation of China (SGCC)*

  34. Andreas Beckers, Country CEO, Executive Board Member, thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions, Egypt

  35. Dr. Cetin Nazikkol, CEO Asia Pacific Africa Region, thyssenkrupp

  36. Ad van Wijk, Member of Dii Desert Energy’s Advisory Board, Professor Future Energy Systems, TU Delft

  37. Ali Halabi, Chief Executive Officer, Voltlines


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