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Forum to spotlight renewable energy issues

Dubai, November 14, 2010

Leading experts from across the globe will discuss issues concerning the future of renewable and alternative energy and oil and gas markets at a major energy summit in Dubai to be held next year.

The 'Dubai Global Energy Forum 2011' will be held under the theme of 'Energy Challenges and Opportunities for a Sustainable Future,' from April 17 to19.

The event is being held in alignment with the Supreme Council of Energy, which is based on ensuring energy supply, providing energy sources and diversifying them (such as peaceful nuclear energy and clean coal as alternative sources of energy in Dubai).

The forum aims to provide a platform for a select group of energy experts and decision makers to exchange views on the different policies of energy, both regionally and internationally, from technical, commercial, financial and regulatory viewpoints.

This includes technologies, investment opportunities, economic diversification, market indicators and maximizing investment revenues in the fields of energy, particularly oil, gas alternative and renewable energy.

In addition, the forum seeks to share current and future policies and best practices as applied by international major companies. It will also address the most important issues of environment and sustainability that affects both the region and the world.

'The Forum is going to focus on major topics that will address effective policies in the field of energy, available opportunities, relating to the future outlook of renewable and alternative sources of energy and methods of exploring them and growth possibilities, such as nuclear energy’s contribution to sustainable development,' said Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, chairman of the Supreme Council of Energy.

The sessions will deal with the specific issues in each track through in-depth analyses. Also, attendees will be provided with detailed explanations and opportunities for discussion about the future challenges of energy,' he added.

The Forum, he said, will shed light on the challenges and opportunities for the energy sector, which are based on energy security for supply and demand, foreseeing the ever-increasing demand for, and the continuous governance of, the energy sector.

Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, council vice chairman said, “Organising such a forum supports the Supreme Council’s mission to ensure the provision of all of the future needs for energy of the growing economy in Dubai, by securing primary sources of energy at reasonable costs, and mitigating the negative effects that causes harm to environment.'

Held under the patronage of Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, the forum is the first global event related to energy matters which is one of the most vital sectors in the world.-TradeArabia News Service




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