Top global firms back Abu Dhabi energy summit
Abu Dhabi, January 5, 2010
Some of the world’s leading businesses are sponsoring an upcoming energy summit in Abu Dhabi, which will focus on developing a sustainable future energy supply.
Hosted by Abu Dhabi-based Masdar, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Mubadala Development, the third edition of the World Future Energy Summit will be held from January 18 to 21 at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre.
Abu Dhabi’s multi-billion dollar cooperative future energy initiative, the summit has attracted sponsorship from Deutsche Bank Climate Change Advisors, the principal sponsor for the 2010 event.
Emirates Aluminium is associate sponsor and additional sponsors include BP Alternative Energy, Standard Chartered, Siemens, Schneider Electric, Exxon Mobil, ABB, Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Authority, Oxy, Abu Dhabi Department of Municipality Affairs and Terna.
The World Future Energy Summit has rapidly become one of the globe’s foremost meetings in the world of renewable energy. The event represents a platform for the global alternative energy industry to further new initiatives, technologies and policies, and reinforces Abu Dhabi’s contribution to the global renewable energy industry.
For the third year running, Standard Chartered Bank will host the Standard Chartered Future Theatre showcase, bringing together worldwide renewable energy experts to discuss the most recent and significant innovations of the sector.
Discussions linked to the energy economy, cross-border M&A or solar in the Middle East will be a part of the programme.
BP will host the Carbon Theatre which will be led by Katrina Landis, group vice president of BP Alternative Energy.
Theatre audiences will hear leading experts from BP and high level speakers from around the world discussing the critical issues of carbon capture and storage and how it can reduce global carbon emissions. – TradeArabia News Service
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