It gives me great pleasure to welcome you to this year’s POWER-GEN Middle East conference and exhibition under the gracious Patronage
of H.E. Eng. Suhail Mohomed Al Mazrouei, Minister of Energy, UAE, as the event returns to Abu Dhabi, recognised as being at the
forefront of energy innovation.
Over the years, POWER-GEN Middle East has tracked the rapid expansion of power generation in the region, brought together leading
players to discuss the strategic issues and ensured that every major technical advance and development has been presented, both in the
conference and on the exhibition foor. And this year, we are delighted to have full support and endorsement from the UAE Ministry of
Energy as host of the 8th Exhibition of Electrical Industries in the Arab World conference & exhibition as a co-located event. Te event
also benefts from support from the region’s largest power utility, Saudi Electricity Company and additional support from leading regional
utilities, Sharjah Electricity & Water Authority and Bahrain Electricity & Water Authority.
Te conference will feature over 80 regional and international experts addressing the current power challenges, with informative presentations
and panel discussions that explore the latest trends, technologies and developments. Tese include two high-level Panel Discussions - Tarif
Reforms & Challenges and Renewable Opportunities.
Alongside the conference, the exhibition foor will feature the UAE Ministry of Energy, Saudi Electricity Company and the Bahrain
Electricity & Water Authority, as well as many world-class suppliers and service providers showcasing their latest technology and skills.
We have also launched a business matchmaking service at POWER-GEN Middle East - POWER-GEN Connect and an Exhibitor
Presentation Teatre, which is open to all attendees.
POWER-GEN Middle East provides the platform for the international power community to meet and receive vital information frst hand
about power industry opportunities and challenges in the region. Te event ofers a unique forum to participate in meeting the region’s
power needs by putting professionals face-to-face with key decision makers and providing the best possible opportunity to share ideas, meet
new contacts and build business relationships.
Tis Event Guide will help you plan your visit so you can maximise your time and achieve your desired objectives by seeking out relevant
conference topics and exhibitors to visit.
I look forward to meeting you at POWER-GEN Middle East 2015 and the co-located 8th Exhibition of Electrical Industries in the Arab
World, where a wealth of information, networking and representatives from the region’s power plant operators await you, giving you the
opportunity to be part of the exponential growth in the power sector in the Middle East region.
Director of Conferences, Penn Well International, United Kingdom