Forum focus on solar desalination
Abu Dhabi, May 21, 2013
Several industry experts will meet in Abu Dhabi, to discuss solar energy for desalination, at a conference to be held next week.
The conference, which is to take place from May 26-28 at Le Royal Meridien Hotel, includes experts from ministries of water, electricity and environment, power and electricity generators, environmental agencies, research centers, municipalities, water solution providers, EPC contractors and consultants.
Keynote speaker Mohamed Darwish, principal investigator of the Doha solar project, will give an overview on the integrated solar combined cycle using desalination and why governments in the region are opting to use solar energy for water desalination.
Conference sessions, case studies, panel discussions, technology updates and networking at this summit will provide an opportunity for experts to gain insight into the projects happening in the GCC, in the desalination industry using solar and renewable energy, said a statement.
Further presentations and panel discussions will cover key topics including: desalination projects in the region using solar power and renewable energy, innovative and new technologies in the market and spreading awareness about the importance of utilizing renewable energy.
The event is further supported by Raed Ahmad Bkayrat, manager of the Technology Application and Advancement Group, King Abdullah University of Science & Technology who will cover a case study entitled ‘Understanding the economics and benefits of integrating commercial solar CPV with RO seawater desalination systems’.
The Solar Desalination Forum is organized by IQPC. - TradeArabia News Service