16 Jan 2020
In the welcoming setting of the Aloft Hotel in Abu Dhabi and in partnership with the World Future Energy Summit – Solar 2020, the Middle East Solar Industry Association (MESIA) unveiled the winners of the 2020 Middle East Solar Awards during a gala ceremony on January 15, 2020.  In total, there were 11 trophies in competition across several categories MESIA focus on industry diversit...
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01 Dec 2019
The Middle East Solar Industry Association (MESIA) hosted their third trade mission to Saudi Arabia last week. The event in Riyadh was well attended by over 150 distinguished members of the solar community including developers, government stakeholders and suppliers. The keynote introduction was made by Mr Abdul Rahman Alsamari the CEO of LCGPA and Mr Thamer Alsharhan, Managing Director of ACWA Po...
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27 Oct 2019
The Big Energy Conversations (Part 1):  Accelerating the Deployment of Solar Power Worldwide. MESIA had the honour to participate in this session where the government, industry and international finance institutions (IFIs) discussed strategies and tools to speed global solar deployment. More pictures here. ...
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02 Oct 2019
Solar is the world’s fastest growing energy source. The industry has witnessed spectacular growth. However, progress has stalled in recent years. Despite the benefits that solar can bring in delivering fast and affordable low-carbon energy, intermittency and land use continue to be key challenges. Ahmed Nada shared MESIA’s view on this topic along with other esteemed speakers from JinkoSolar ...
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02 Oct 2019
MESIA organised its Annual General Meeting to introduce the new Board of Directors to its members. This was also the opportunity to share MESIA strategy and other internal aspects about the Association’s operations. ...
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04 Jul 2019
Islamic finance is considered one of the new options for solar financing apart from conventional loans, bonds and equity schemes, said professional services firm Deloitte in a new report. Read more. ...
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03 Jul 2019
Once again, MESIA was present to represent the MENA solar Industry. Gurmeet Kaur, MESIA Marketing and Communication Director delivered a keynote presentation to share some insights about the status of the market but also unveil the 2019-2020 perspectives. ...
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03 Jul 2019
The 4th Annual CSP Focus MENA 2019 addressed the latest development of CSP technology in the MENA region specially thanks to Karel DeWinter, MESIA International Development Director of MESIA. He gave an overview of the status of the different CSP projects in the region. Gurmeet Kaur, our marketing and Communication director also took the lead in running the 2nd discussions. She also took the m...
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01 Jul 2019
We would like to congratulate all the new Board members of MESIA. They have been elected by all MESIA members during the election that happened on June 27 online. Please have a look at their profile and do not hesitate to be in touch with them within the course of their mandate. ...
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28 May 2019
On May 14, MESIA has been represented by its President Ahmed Nada and took part in a very insightful panel discussion: From Fossil Fuels to Photovoltaics - Solar Power in the MENAT Market Though traditionally characterized by fossil fuels, the MENAT region today boasts a nascent solar energy industry. While the regulatory landscapes in these countries present different obstacles and opportunities...
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