Power Qatar Summit coming to Doha
From Oct. 26 to 27, more than 300 attendees will expand their business network and engage in discussions focusing on the various aspects of energy in Qatar during the summit at the Ritz Carlton in Doha.
The summit will bring together senior government policymakers, sector specialists, scientists, technologists and researchers to collaborate and discuss the region's energy demands. The gathering also will help plan growth and explore opportunities to redefine future energy models.
The summit features multiple sessions by regional and international industry leaders on the future and challenges of deploying smart grid technology in Qatar.
Wail Gadour of Oracle Utilities will share insight on Enabling the Smart Grid through Efficient Utilities Solutions. Abdelkader Bousselham, a senior scientist working on grid integration for the Qatar Environment and Energy Research Institute, will present a session on The Path toward Smart Grid: Micrograms and Demand Response for Energy Efficiency, Energy Conservation and Renewable Integration. And KPMG Corporate Finance Executive Director Sharad Somani also will speak.
“Renewable energy led by solar will not only change the energy mix, but also provide the much needed energy diversification and security in a sustainable manner," Somani said. "The attractive financing market coupled with strong regional growth prospects offer the best opportunity for utilities, developers and investors to evolve win-win solutions.”