To drive the sustainable development initiatives of the region, GE is putting the spotlight on smart grid technologies and innovative solutions that help generate electricity from landfill gases at the Dubai Global Energy Forum, to be held from April 17– 19 at the Dubai World Trade Center.
Held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President & Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, the Forum aims to provide a platform for over 500 global and regional energy leaders and experts to exchange views on emerging regional and global issues related to energy policies, programs and technologies.
“The Dubai Global Energy Forum underscores Dubai’s commitment to promote sustainable energy initiatives,” said Joseph Anis, GE Energy’s President and CEO for the Middle East. “GE understands the energy needs of the region, and has been at the forefront of innovative technologies and solutions that maximize the use of available resources so as to support the Middle East towards a sustainable energy future.”
A number of GE Energy business leaders will be giving presentations around cleaner, smarter and more efficient energy technology solutions, which address this year’s conference theme of “Energy Challenges and Opportunities – Sustainable Future”. GE speakers include:
- Dr. Sami Kamel, General Manager, Regional Marketing MEA, GE Energy: Adopting Jenbacher Gas Engine Technology for Waste-to-Energy Application (April 19, 2011, 9–11am, Opportunities in Alternative Energy and Emerging Technologies panel, Sheikh Maktoum Hall D)
- Mr. Larry Duke, Senior Product Manager, GE Energy: Integrated Gasification for Clean Coal Technology Solution (April 19, 2011, 9–11am, Opportunities in Alternative Energy and Emerging Technologies panel, Sheikh Maktoum Hall D)
- Dr. Wajdi Ahmad, Director, Technical Solutions – Smart Grid, GE Energy: Electric Vehicle Smart Solutions for Transportation System Sustainability (April 18, 2011, 2–3pm, Energy Management Opportunities in Transportation Sector panel, Sheikh Maktoum Hall D)
With its global resources and experience, as well as its long and successful regional heritage, GE is well-positioned to understand and respond to the cleaner technology and efficiency needs of the Middle East.