The World Future Energy Summit has gained the support of some of the world’s leading businesses, who are joining Masdar and Abu Dhabi in demonstrating their commitment to developing a sustainable future energy supply, as Abu Dhabi’s position as a global hub for renewable energy grows.
Hosted by Masdar, Abu Dhabi’s multi-billion dollar cooperative future energy initiative, the Summit has attracted sponsorship from Deutsche Bank Climate Change Advisors, the principal sponsor for the 2010 event. Emirates Aluminium is Associate sponsor and additional sponsors include BP Alternative Energy, Standard Chartered, Siemens, Schneider Electric, Exxon Mobil, ABB, Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Authority, Oxy, Abu Dhabi Department of Municipality Affairs and Terna.
The World Future Energy Summit has rapidly become one of the globe’s foremost meetings in the world of renewable energy. The event represents a platform for the global alternative energy industry to further new initiatives, technologies and policies, and reinforces Abu Dhabi’s contribution to the global renewable energy industry.
For the third year running, Standard Chartered Bank will host the Standard Chartered Future Theatre showcase, bringing together worldwide renewable energy experts to discuss the most recent and significant innovations of the sector. Discussions linked to the energy economy, cross-border M&A or solar in the Middle East will be a part of the program.
BP will host the Carbon Theatre which will be led by Katrina Landis, Group Vice President of BP Alternative Energy. Theatre audiences will hear leading experts from BP and high level speakers from around the world discussing the critical issues of carbon capture and storage and how it can reduce global carbon emissions. Speakers at the Carbon Theatre include Paul Bryant, Director of HPAD, Ernie Moniz, Director of MIT Energy Initiative, Graeme Sweeney Executive Vice President of Shell for future fuels and CO2 and Jeff Chapman, Chief Executive of the Carbon Capture and Storage Association.