Experts, researchers and academics in the electricity industry are discussing the latest systems and developments at the ongoing 8th Saudi Arabia Smart Grid Conference being held in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, said a report.
The Ministry of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources conference and its accompanying exhibition under the patronage of the Minister of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources Engineer Khalid bin Abdulaziz Al Falih.
More than 35 speakers from around the world are attending the event which will conclude tomorrow (December 13), added the Saudi Press Agency report.
The conference is an opportunity for experts, researchers to discuss the development of electrical networks through advanced smart systems to strengthen the electricity system in the kingdom and the region.
As well as highlight the role of linking renewable energy sources with electrical networks to meet the growing demand for electricity and reducing carbon emissions caused by electricity generation process.
The conference was preceded by seven specialised preparatory workshops, added the report.