The energy transition is Germany’s pathway into a future that is secure, environmentally-friendly, and economically successful. Today, almost one third of German electricity is generated by wind, solar and biomass. By digitising the energy transition with smart meters, the generation and consumption of energy can be brought more in line with each other, have more potential for energy conservation and can be further developed.
In the Arab World, technical advancements and innovative service solutions, as well as concepts for improved energy efficiency and diversification plans for energy sources, are in more demand than ever. Estimations see a need to build an additional generation capacity of 277,000 megawatts by 2035. In this regard the Arab Republic of Egypt has set an exceptional energy transformation and thus proves to be a vital role model for the entire region. The government is resolutely setting the course for sustainable development and has successfully managed together with Siemens to boost Egypt’s generation capacity by 45 percent by connecting 14.4 GW to the Egyptian national grid. With their experience and state of the art technology, German companies can offer a sustainable contribution to this development.
To further strengthen and expand the promising Arab-German business relations in the energy sector, the Ghorfa Arab-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry, in cooperation with the Egyptian Ministry of Electricity and Renewable Energy, Siemens and further German and Arab partners, is organising the
9th Arab-German Energy Forum
at the Semiramis InterContinental Hotel Cairo
from October 24th-25th, 2018.
The conference is held under the auspices of the Prime Minister of Egypt, H.E. Dr. Mostafa Madbouly. Moreover, the Egyptian Minister of Electricity and Renewable Energy, H.E. Mohamed Shaker El Markabi, has confirmed his participation and will inaugurate the Forum. We are also delighted to welcome a high-level delegation from the energy sector including numerous high-ranking representatives from German energy companies such as Siemens, Bilfinger, BASF and Lahmeyer.
The Forum has established itself as the most prominent information and networking platform for Arab and German companies in the energy sector. Decision makers and experts of industry, politics and science will discuss latest trends, projects and cooperation opportunities. Taking place in Egypt for the first time, the event presents a great opportunity to exchange ideas with potential business partners.
We are looking forward to welcoming you to the 9th Arab-German Energy Forum at the Semiramis InterContinental Hotel (Corniche El Nile, 11511 Cairo) in Egypt.