Doing Solar Business in Saudi Arabia

  • Date: April 30, 2013
  • End Date: April 30, 2013
  • Location: JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road, Business Bay, Dubai

Following the recent unveiling of K.A.CARE’s Competitive Procurement Process, ESIA is pleased to host a Breakfast Briefing to shed more light on the realities of executing solar projects in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.  The seminar takes place on 30 April 2013, from 08:30 to 10:30 at the Fairmont Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai.

Strategic Partners






      First Solar


Event Partners


Access Consultants







08:30  Registration and Networking


09:00  Welcome by Vahid Fotuhi, President, Emirates Solar Industry Association


09:05  How to Prepare for KA.CARE’s Localization Requirements
          Nikolai Dobrott, Managing Partner, Apricum Group


09:25  Selecting the Right Local Partner
          Reda El Chaar, Managing Director, Access Consultants


09:45  Proceed with Caution: Executing EPC Projects in Saudi
          Martin Mock, Country Head, Belectric Saudi Arabia


10:05  Financing Solar Projects in Saudi Arabia
          Soudki Atassi, Director of Project Finance, Acwa Power
10:25  How to Cope with Saudi’s harsh weather conditions 
          Raed Bkayrat, Manager of Technology Application and Advancement Group, KAUST


10:45  Panel Q&A


11:00  Finish


ESIA members  – Free
Non members   – AED250 (US$70)


We look forward to seeing you on 30 April, at what promises to be a stimulating and informative seminar.  For more information please contact

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