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Renewable Energy and Sustainable Development, Challenges and Solutions, 3-4 March 2020, Kuwait

The Network will be present at the 2-day conference as Frank Wouters, Network Director is invited to participate as a Key-Note Speaker. 

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Intersolar Middle East, 3-5 March 2020, Dubai, UAE

Middle East Energy (MEE) and ees are joining hands to co-deliver a renewables and energy storage event at Middle East Energy 2020, scheduled for 3-5 March 2020 in Dubai, UAE.

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4th IEF-EU Energy Day: The green new deal and circular economy, 18 February 2020,Riyadh, KSA

The Fourth IEF-EU Energy Day will take place on the 18 February 2020 at the International Energy Forum (IEF) headquarters in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The Secretary General of the IEF, Dr Sun Xiansheng and the Ambassador of the European Union to Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, and Saudi Arabia, HE Michele Cervone d’Urso will open discussions on the Green New Deal and Circular Economy.

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Workshop "Geopolitics and Energy Transformation in the EU’s Eastern Neighbourhood: Eastern Partnership, Russia, Central Asia, and Persian Gulf", 3-4 February 2020, Warsaw, Poland

The Network was present at the 2-day workshop “Geopolitics and Energy Transformation in the EU’s Eastern Neighbourhood: Eastern Partnership, Russia, Central Asia, and Persian Gulf" that took place in Warsaw, Poland on 3-4 February 2020. The event was organised by the German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP) and the Polish Institute of International Affairs (PISM).

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9th EU Energy Day, World Future Energy Summit,13 January 2020, Abu Dhabi, UAE

The Network once more supports the organization of the 9th EU Energy Day at the World Future Energy Summit.

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The Network at the Energy Forum - World Future Energy Summit (WFES), 13-16 January 2020, Abu Dhabi, UAE

The Energy Forum, taking place within the frame of the World Future Energy Summit 2020 in Abu Dhabi, UAE, will discuss strategies to ensure a stable grid - and the changing attitudes on how this can be achieved - research into the continued improvement in clean energy technologies and the opportunities and challenges introduced by the use of different storage, AI and blockchain technologies.

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PRESS RELEASE Officials from the EU and the Gulf Cooperation Council discuss policies and technologies for economic diversification in the context of climate change

Experts and officials from the EU and the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) are discussing economic diversification in the context of climate change during the two-day EU GCC workshop that started yesterday in Brussels. The workshop is organised by the European Commission in partnership with the Gulf Cooperation Council Secretariat General (GCC SG) and is facilitated by the EU GCC Clean Energy Technology Network, a project funded by the EU. The event is part of series of EU GCC cooperation initiatives organized in the field of clean energy and climate change.

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Kuwait and EU experts discussing on smart grids - Recommendations of the Smart Grids Conference

With the presence of a large number of high level officials, academics and experts from the private sector in the field of smart electrical grids and renewable energy sources from Kuwait and the EU, the Kuwaiti Society of Engineers in cooperation with the EU-GCC Clean Energy Technology Network, funded by the European Union (EU), organised last week within the first Kuwait Smart Grids Conference & EXPO, a high level EU GCC Conference. The aim of the two-day event, held under the patronage of the Minister of Electricity and Water, was to discuss Smart Grid technologies options suitable for the region, exchange best practice information and lessons learned and advance collaboration by bringing together stakeholders from the EU, Kuwait and the Arab region.

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