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Award Winning 7th Middle East & North Africa Solar Conference and Expo


13-14 May 2015 | Dubai

Sorry you missed MENASOL 2015 – you can still benefit from the exclusive conference data

The biggest ever MENASOL conference concluded on 14 May, with over 400 attendees discussing the future of the solar industry in the Middle East & North Africa.

If you want to hear every debate, see every presentation and benefit from the wealth of invaluable MENA market insight, it isn’t too late.  You will get full details on the full post conference materials package very soon

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Your roadmap to navigate new solar tenders:

Meet leading policy makers and win projects to increase your profits in the 500 MW MENA region

One week to go & MENASOL has confirmed: 60 + Speakers | 25 + Sponsor & Exhibitors | 350 + attendees

Game-changing companies speaking at MENASOL:

ACWA-Power Abengoa SolarReserve BrightSource Shams
Min. Egypt MASEN DEWA Kuwait Oil Partnerships
ACS sener TSK sun-and-life GlassPoint


Meet the key executive decision makers from all of the key companies active in the CSP market - attend the only conference that really tackles the challenges that the MENA solar industry is facing

At MENASOL 2015 your business will benefit from:

  • Country breakdown: Get detailed market intelligence - solar programmes, timelines and technology suitability to identify the best opportunities in Egypt, UAE, Morocco and more
  • Delivering competitive solar power: Analyse invaluable data showing recent LCoE reductions and how experienced companies are making dramatic costs cuts in tenders
  • Operating CSP in desert conditions: Understand unique operating challenges for deploying CSP in harsh desert environments and get real performance data
  • PV Excellence: Get project updates from winning PV bidders in MENA and identify how you can streamline the development of your plant

All these challenges will be addressed by expert speakers at MENASOL – secure your space at MENASOL 2015 - limited places available!

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

ACWA Power

ACWA Power

Meet with solar decision makers including MASEN and DEWA

Meet face to face with your current and potential clients – make sure they know how serious you are about developing CSP in MENA!

The following game-changing executives will be sharing their expertise on stage AND available to chat at the networking area during lunch and coffees breaks:

  • Lamya Abdel Hady, Director of Egypt's Solar FiT Program, Egyptian Ministry of Electricity
  • Mohamed Salah El Sobki, Executive Chairman, New and Renewable Energy Authority
  • Taoufik Laabi, Director of Strategy & Planning, Office National de l´Electricité Morocco
  • Taher Diab, Director – Strategy & Planning, Dubai Supreme Council of Energy
  • Fatima Hamdouch, Head of Strategic Planning, MASEN
  • Raed Sherif, Senior Consultant, Kuwait Oil Company

Register now and meet leading off-takers in the market

Learn from the CSP companies with experience in MENA

We are bringing the CSP companies that have recently won tenders in the MENA region up to the stage to share their knowledge. You will be able to find out their strategy and how you too can make a profitable business in the region.

These are the top executives that will give you the key for CSP success in MENA:

  • Paddy Padmanathan, President & CEO, ACWA Power
  • José Alfonso Nebrera, CEO, ACS Industrial Services
  • Kevin Smith, CEO, SolarReserve
  • Michael Geyer, Director - International Business Development, Abengoa Solar
  • Tom Riley, Senior Adviser International Development, BrightSource Energy

Meet the key decision makers and companies that will be designing the future of the industry in the MENA region - register today to attend MENASOL 2015

Win business with the key players

MENASOL allows you to network with the speakers before the show! Through our online networking platform you can communicate with all the attendees weeks before the event and coordinate in advance your business meetings.

This is a snapshot of who has already confirmed to attend MENASOL 2015

Company Job Title
ACWA Power CEO & President
SolarReserve CEO
Gestamp Solar CEO
Kawar Energy CEO
Abdul Latif Jameel Energy CEO
OneraSystems Chairman
Saudi Aramco Programs & Planning Analyst
Sener Corporate Procurement & Subcontracting
Department Manager
Shams Power Company Process Performance Engineer
Toyota Tsusho Corporation Dubai Office General Manager Energy Projects Division
Sun & Life Genaral Manager
Building Energy Managing Director
Tractebel Engineering - Dubai Branch Product Manager, Renewables
Egyptian Electric Utility and Consumer
Protection Regulatory Agency
Managing Director
Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company (EETC) Sector Head of Private Projects and Head
of Central Unit of FIT Projects
Egyptian Ministry of Electricity Director Solar FiT Program
Egypt New and Renewable Energy Authority Executive Chairman
Dubai Electricity & Water Authority Executive Vice President - Strategy &
New Business Development
Dubai Supreme Council of Energy Director - Strategy & Planning
Dubai Electricity & Water Authority RD director
Minister of Energy & Mineral Resources - Jordan Minister
Masen Board Member
Kuwait Authority for Partnership Projects (KAPP) General Manager
Kuwait Oil Company Consultant
Office National de l´Electricité Director - Strategy & Planning
Electricity Regulation Commission - Jordan Commissioner
NRG Renew President - Strategic Development
Masdar Senior Manager Business Development
ACWA Power Chief Technology Officer
Solar Reserve Development Communications Lead
First Solar Senior Director O&M - EMEA


Fotowatio Renewable Ventures Country Manager
Martifer Solar Director of Middle East Business Development
TSK Deputy Manging Director
Adenium Solar General Manager
ACWA Power Executive Manager Renewable Energy
BrightSource Energy Senior Adviser
Brightsource Energy Engineering Lead - MENA
Brightsource Energy Senior Director
Abengoa Director - International Business Development
Abengoa Director - Strategy 
Enel Green Power Head of Business Development Middle East & Egypt
Cobra Energía Lead Process Engineer
IBC SOLAR AG Executive Sales Manager
Jinko Solar Business Development Manager
Jinko Solar Business Development Director
KCPC Business Development Manager
TOTAL Market analyst
Aalborg CSP CEO
Aalborg CSP Area Sales Manager
ACS Cobra Head of R&D and Innovation
Air Liquide Middle East & North Africa Zone Director(ELPOR), Air Liquide Electronics.
Air Liquide Middle East & North Africa Busniess Manager - MENA
Air Liquide Middle East & North Africa Global Business Director Solar &
Emerging EL Technologies
AlGihaz Holding Renewable Energy Director
Alstom Renewable Global Business Development Manager
Amphenol Senior Sales
Amphenol Business Development Manager
Aramco Overseas Company Electrical Engineer
ArcelorMittal Business Development Manager
ArcelorMittal CEO
ArcelorMittal Bremen Business Development Manager Solar
ArcelorMittal Egypt Sales Manager Solar Egypt
BASF Business Manager
Brush Electrical Machines Sales Manager
Building Research Center Professor Researcher
BULNES-Slew Rings International Business Development
CEBC Vice Chair
Chadbourne & Parke Partner
Chadbourne & Parke Associate
Clean Energy Business Council Communications Director
Clean Energy Business Council CEO
Consultant Self employed
Desert Technologies CTO
DNV GL Senior Consultat
Dow Chemical Communications Specialist
Dow Corning Global Market Manager - Solar Solutions
Dow Corning Europe S.A Office Professional
DSM NV Business Analyst
Eastman Market Development Manager
ENIM Phd Stuent
EnPark Senior Executive - Business Development
EnPark Business Development Manager
European Bank for Reconstruction
and Development (EBRD)
Senior Banker
Eversheds Partner
Eversheds Head - Renewables
GlassPoint Solar Senior Manager - Business Development
GlassPoint Solar Sales Manager
Global Oil Company Managing Director
Global Oil Company Group Head - Marketing
Guardian CSP Market Segment Manager
HSBC Managing Director
IASS – Potsdam, Institute for
Advanced Sustainability Studies
Research Fellow
Innovations unlimited me Marketing manager
Insuectric West Africa Director
IRENA Deputy Director - Knowledge, Policy and Finance
Kipp & Zonen France Sales Office Director
KTH R&D Engineer
KUSTAR Professor
Lockton Regional Director
Manz VP Sales MENA CIGSfab
MESIA President
Microtherm NV Marketing Specialist
Morgan Thermal Ceramics - Porextherm Junior Sales Manager - HTI
National Bank of Egypt Head Corporate Banking
NEST Director Business Development
OAO BK International Sales Executive
OCA Group Executive Director
Pöyry Energy Head - Management Consulting, Middle East
Pöyry Energy Senior Consultant
Promat HPI Solar Business Manager
Rayspower Energy Group Manager - Overseas Business Development
RioGlass Solar Engineering Manager
RioGlass Solar Chief Sales & Marketing Officer
Saudi Arabia Solar Industry Association (SASIA) Executive Director
SCHOTT Solar CSP Sales Engineer
Shahid Law Firm Attorney at Law
Shahid Law Firm Partner
Shahid Law Firm Attorney at Law
Shaker Consultancy Group CEO
SMA Vice President - Sales, Emerging Markets
SMA Middle East Business Development Manager
SMA Middle East Manager - Business Development
Societe Generale MD Global Head of Power
Sonceboz Marketing Coordinator
SPA Condor Electronics Directeur des Energies Renouvelables
UPC Professor
VALSPAR Sales Manager
VALSPAR Sales Manager
Vast Solar CEO
Vincent Vincent
voestalpine Krems GmbH Key Account Manager
ZED solar CEO
ZED Solar Assistant Manager Business Development
Masdar Institute Assistant Professor
Masdar Institute of Science & Technology Postdoctoral Researcher
Masdar Institute of Science & Technology Postdoctoral Researcher



Secure your pass today and be first to connect with them

PRIVATE MEETING ROOMS – we also have the space for you to meet with your clients, get in touch with Andy Bold ( – be quick, spaces are limited!

Visit the exclusive MENASOL exhibition area with solutions tailored for your CSP business

See which companies are showcasing their solutions at MENASOL 2015. Full list and expo plan just released!

The MENASOL 2015 exhibition area showcases the most competitive CSP solutions for your business. We hand pick the companies that exhibit at the conference, so we can ensure you find out about the best services for your company.

Last year the MENASOL exhibition area SOLD OUT! Email Andy Bold ( today so you don´t miss out!

Get industry recognition at the MENASOL Awards 2015

This year for the first time PV Insider & CSP Today are hosting the MENASOL Awards 2015! It is your chance to show the industry your achievements and get celebrated. The awards will be presented at the Gala Dinner on the 13th May in Dubai following the Networking drinks. See who is among the finalists here!

MENASOL Awards 2015 categories:

  • Government Renewable Energy Programme 2015
  • Solar Project Finance 2015
  • PV Developer 2015
  • PV Technology Innovation for MENA 2015
  • Solar Corporate Responsibility 2015
  • CSP Developer 2015
  • CSP Technology Innovation for MENA 2015

Book your place at the MENASOL 2015 Awards dinner by getting your Gold Pass (awards dinner ticket included) or alternatively get in touch to book a table for your company and guests. Please email me on and I will be able to help.

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.

Do not miss out the chance to meet all the decision makers in the MENA region. Book your place today.

If you have any questions with regards to MENASOL 2015, please do not hesitate to get in touch.

Looking forward to meeting you in Dubai!

Brandon Páramo
Brandon Páramo
Project Manager
CSP Today
USA: 1800 814 3459 ext 4302
Global: +44 207 422 4302
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OCA International
Global Premier Exhibitors
Aalborg CSP
Industry Partners
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Egypt Electricity
Kuwait Oil Company
Dubai Supreme Council of Energy
Office National de lElectricit
Office National de lElectricit
Acwa Power
NRG Renew
Electricity Regulatory Commission
Societe Generale
Saudi Arabia Solar Industries Association
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Khalifa University
Gestamp Solar
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Manz AG
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