World Future Energy Summit News for November 2009

World Future Energy Summit News Archive

REF Webinar: "Renewable energy in the Middle East" - speakers confirmed

Helene Pelosse, interim Director General of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) is confirmed as one of the guest speakers for Renewable Energy Focus’ next interactive webinar taking place on Wednesday 9 December (10.00 EST/15.00 GMT/19.00 UAE), in association with the World Future Energy Summit.

Over 100 countries will attend World Future Energy Summit 2010 in Abu Dhabi

The World Future Energy Summit, which is being held for the third time in Abu Dhabi in January 2010, will have visitors in the form of world leaders, policy makers, industry experts, thinkers, investors and researchers from more than 100 countries.

USA to support CSP in Jordan

The US government will fund a US$738,492 feasibility study for installing more than 50 MW of concentrated solar power (CSP) in Jordan’s Ma’an development zone.

Morocco plans 2 GW of solar power by 2020

Morocco plans to have 2 GW of solar power by 2020 representing investment of US$9 billion.

Online platform offering policymaker toolkit for secure and renewable energy

A new online platform launched by the World Future Council provides policymakers throughout the world with tools to unleash sustainable and renewable energy development.

DESERTEC JV DII established for renewable energy from deserts

The articles of association for the joint venture (JV) DII GmbH have been signed by the group of founding members consisting of 12 companies and the DESERTEC Foundation to secure renewable energy supply from the deserts in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA).

Technology transfer a "critical issue" - says deputy director general of the renewable energy and energy efficiency partnership

Binu Parthan, deputy director general of the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership (REEEP) - a speaker at the upcoming World Future Energy Summit - has highlighted technology transfer as a key issue critical to advancing sustainable energy.

Renewable energy grow slowly in Asia-Pacific region

New and renewable energy sources will increase at an annual rate of 1.3% in the Asia-Pacific region, according to a report from the Asian Development Bank (ADB).

3TIER expands geographical coverage of its advanced solar map and dataset solution

3TIER has announced that its advanced solar map and dataset - previously available for the Western Hemisphere - now includes Asia, the Middle East, and Oceania.