Award Winning 8th Middle East & North Africa Solar Conference and Expo


25-26 May 2016 • Hyatt Regency, Dubai
Solar Conference Of The Year Winner

Dates are confirmed for 2017 on 25th-26th April

April 25-26 at the Hyatt Regency, Dubai

Already confirmed are:  Eversheds, Swicorp, Naxitis, Dii, MESIA, G-Cube & more.

To be involved as a speaker, exhibitor or attendee – contact Paul Soskin, or +44207 375 7503

You can remind yourself of 2016’s event below...

Awards Winners 2016Awards Winners 2016

Government Renewable Energy Programme 2016
Wind Company
of the Year
PV Developer
CSP Developer
PV Technology Innovation for MENA 2016
CSP Technology Innovation for MENA 2016
Project Finance / Advisors 2016
Corporate Responsibility 2016

Uniting solar energy's most important companies, MENASOL is the leader in driving forwards strategic, profit driven and technical engagement

2016 powerhouse speakers include:

Mohamed Sahri

Mohamed Sahri
Project Manager - Structuring
Frank Beckers

Frank Beckers
National Bank of Abu Dhabi
Managing Director, Head of Project Finance Advisory
Eng Lamya Abdel Hady

Eng Lamya Abdel Hady
Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company (EETC)
Head of Sector Private Projects
Dr Ibrahim Babelli

Dr Ibrahim Babelli
Ministry of Economy and Planning of Saudi Arabia
Deputy Minister
Thomas Altmann

Thomas Altmann
ACWA Power
Chief Technology Officer
Steve Perry

Steve Perry
First Gulf Bank
Head of Debt Origination and Syndications
Iheb Triki

Iheb Triki
Vice President - Private Equity
 Laurent Becerra

Laurent Becerra
EDF Energies Nouvelles
Vice President Middle East North Africa
Tim Polega

Tim Polega
Saudi Aramco
Executive Head of Renewable Program
Chris Cantelmi

Chris Cantelmi
IFC - International Finance Corporation

Hanna Zaghloul
Kawar Energy

Andrea Lovato
ACWA Power
Executive Director - Business Development

Insight From:

Key points in the award winning 2016 program:

  • All eyes on Saudi Arabia:

    Get insight from the Saudi government, major developers and EPCs into the future of the country's renewable energy framework so you can plan your commercial strategy and be the first on the scene when this exciting market opens for business

  • The future of the FiT:

    Review the future of MENA's FiT systems with government representatives from Egypt, the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Morocco and Kuwait for a clear view into future strategies, merchant project availability and potential subsidies that could decrease CAPEX and increase OPEX for your projects

  • CAPEX and OPEX reduction strategy revealed:

    Return to the office with direct lessons learned in cost reduction from leading developers and EPCs in MENA, allowing you to evolve your strategy for commercial success

  • Future growth & CSP project locations:

    Listen to presentations and interact with panels with leading government representatives and developers on where the next projects in country pipelines are to be announced. Align your strategy accordingly and workshop how the supply chain will support the inevitable boom in MENA development

25+ hours of thought provoking debate, best practice & technological advances at your fingertips

  • Panel Debates & presentations:

    2016 introduces more combined presentations and interactive panels per topic to allow you to workshop ideas with the industry's most influential executives

  • Women in Solar breakfast:

    Meet with MENA's most influential women leading the solar industry for a chance to meet those who are empowering women accross the region to join this exciting industry

  • Technology deep-dive (CSP-PV-Wind):

    delve into the technology of your choice with our triple tracked afternoon, providing you with a fully-wrapped renewables approach. Please note this is because we are co-locating with MENASOL (PV) and MENAWind to increase your onsite experience, chances of meeting those that really matter to you and your company's overall ROI

What our Delegates are saying

  • ACWA Power

    "Menasol is an excellent opportunity to network with the key stakeholders, all in all time well spent "

    - ACWA Power
  • First Solar

    "A highly professional event and we really value the networking opportunities"

    - First Solar
  • Gulf Bank

    "The conference as a whole was an eye-opener to how this industry is functioning, and aided in predicting future trends."

    - Gulf Bank
  • EDF Energy

    "Excellent Event, well organized and very interesting"

    - EDF Energy
  • Chadbourne & Parke

    "Very positive. Impressed with attendance - quantity and quality."

    - Chadbourne & Parke
Get Your Brochure Here

Showcase your value proposition with MENA’s most exciting technology exhibition!

On the 25-26 May, the biggest solar (CSP and PV) brands will showcase in MENASOL’s buzzing exhibition area as 700+ decision makers and MENA’s solar experts watch on. If you have CSP or PV product or service, you too can exhibit and receive this amazing brand exposure.

Give yourself the opportunity to meet new clients and to catch-up with old ones. Review first hand, what your competitors are focusing on and ensure your name and brand stays front of mind as this exciting, booming market takes off.

See the floor plan here and get in touch to reserve your booth today!

Arrange 1-1 meetings at MENASOL before you’ve even left the office…

MENASOL’s online networking platform allows you to make connections, chat and to arrange 1-1 meetings with anyone else attending before the show. Guarantee your ROI by setting up meetings before you’ve even left for the conference with your existing and potential clients.

N.B Online networking platform only available with the Gold & Diamond Passes. To review the pass options, click here.

Get In Touch To See What Sponsorship Opportunities Are Left

Join the 4,000+ solar leaders in MENA who have attended MENASOL since the beginning:

Who Attends Menasol? Geographic Breakdown:


Attendees by Seniority:


Get Your Brochure Here

Get industry recognition at the MENASOL Awards 2016

Make sure your business is recognized for its work in MENA at the prestigious MENASOL Award Ceremony and Gala Dinner.  Join your peers in celebrating industry achievements in the most prestigious solar awards in MENA!


Make sure you nominate your company for one of our exclusive MENASOL Awards 2016 categories:

  • Government Renewable Energy Programme 2016
  • Solar Project Finance 2016
  • PV Developer 2016
  • PV Technology Innovation for MENA 2016
  • Solar Corporate Responsibility 2016
  • CSP Developer 2016
  • CSP Technology Innovation for MENA 2016
Get Involved Now - Make Your Nominations Today!

An unmissable opportunity for your MENA business strategy

CSP Today & PV Insider have been investing in MENA since 2009, providing a meeting point for the industry to develop PV and CSP in the region. We have been standing side by side with governments, solar developers and suppliers to grow the confidence in solar power. If you want to grow your business in this market by securing new customers, meeting the local players, officials and industry heads, then this is the conference to do it.

If you have any questions with regards to MENASOL 2016, please do not hesitate to get in touch.

Looking forward to meeting you in Dubai!

If you are interested in MENASOL 2016 please contact us on the below details:

Paul Soskin

Paul Soskin

Project Director
CSP Today

+1800 814 3459 x7503 (US)
+44 (0) 207 375 7503 (Global)

Joel López

Joel López

Business Development Manager
CSP Today
+1800 814 3459 x4393 (US)
+44 (0) 207 422 4393 (Global)

2016 Sponsors & Exhibitors

Gold Sponsor

  • ACWA Power

Silver Sponsors

  • UKC
  • suncan

Bronze Sponsor

  • Grupo Cobra

Power Sponsor

  • DOW

WiFi Sponsor

  • Therminol


  • Arcelor Mittal
  • BASF
  • Gamesa
  • GPtech
  • ILF
  • NRG
  • Sgurr

Global Premier Exhibitors

  • Promat
  • Heliovis


  • CSP
  • globaltherm
  • Masen
  • Namibia Gov
  • Porextherm morgan
  • prodiel
  • Solarworld
  • Stellio
  • Vaisala

2016 Partners

  • mesia
  • Solar-GCC
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