Bahrain to host key energy expo
Manama, April 9, 2009
Bahrain is planning to host the Energy and Water Conservation Expo 2009 later this year.
It will be held under the patronage of Works Minister Fahmi Al Jowder, who is also the Minister in charge of Electricity and Water Authority.
The expo, from June 15 to 17, will be organised by Electricity and Water Authority in association with Bahrain Society of Engineers and with the support of National Oil and Gas Authority.
Electricity and Water Authority deputy chief executive and expo chairman Adnan Fakhro said that the previous expo held in June last year received an overwhelming response from exhibitors and visitors.
'Considering the good response, the expo committee is planning to organise this event every year.
'The aim of this expo is to create awareness about the importance of electricity and water conservation.
'Visitors will be able to witness the display of energy efficient products related to thermal insulation materials used in buildings and equipment for the industry, air-conditioning, lighting in addition to energy and water management technology.'
Technical papers will be presented during the two-day sessions to be conducted in conjunction with the exhibition.
Bahrain Bay is the diamond sponsor of the event to be held at the Bahrain International Exhibition and Convention Centre. The Bahrain Petroleum Company and Dalkia Bahrain are the gold sponsors.
During the three days of this event, companies will display their energy-efficient products related to thermal insulation, air-conditioning and lighting in additional to energy and water management technology.-TradeArabia News Service