SSDC Intelligence series

THE VOICE OF THE DOWNSTREAM SEGMENT

FOCUS MENA

Keeping to its promise as a global content provider, Solar & Storage DigiCon is launching a new educational program called “The Voice of the Downstream Segment”. These practice-oriented sessions highlight topics that are currently impacting the downstream segment (EPC, Development, Installation) and outline most compelling business trends, opportunities and challenges on a country specific level. Selected local downstream brands present real-life examples and discuss lessons learned to ensure future process optimization.

20 AUGUST 2020 – THE VOICE OF THE DOWNSTREAM SEGMENT: FOCUS MENA

SSDC INTELLIGENCE SERIES

10:00 – 11:30 AM (CEST)

SSDC Intelligence Series: The voice of Downstream Segment (Focus MENA)

Keeping to its promise as a global content provider, Solar & Storage DigiCon is launching a new educational program called “The Voice of the Downstream Segment”. These practice-oriented sessions highlight topics that are currently impacting the downstream segment (EPC, Development, Installation) and outline most compelling business trends, opportunities and challenges on a country specific level. Selected local downstream brands present real-life examples and discuss lessons learned to ensure future process optimization.  

  • learn about local market dynamics from the downstream perspective
  • gain insights on lessons learned and best practices from the field
  • identify new business opportunities and market requirements
 
Moderated by Xenia Zoller, Senior International Marketing Manager, Joint Forces for Solar/IBESA
 

10:00 – 10:30 AM (CEST) Expert Presentation from
Shukri Halaby, COO, Mustakbal 

10:30 – 11:15 AM (CEST) Fireside Chat with
Firas Al-Abduwani, Founder and CEO, Hussam Technology Company (HTC) and

Hilal Al Ghaithi, Director of Customer Affairs, Authority for Public Utilities Regulation (Oman)

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Xenia Zoller, Senior International Marketing Manager

Xenia Zoller

Xenia has been part of JF4S and IBESA since 2017. With over five years of work experience in event management, she realizes formats ranging from small business meetings to large international conferences as well as webinars. She is passionate about supporting the transfer of knowledge in the global energy transition and bringing people together worldwide.

Hussam Technology Company (HTC)

Firas Al-Abduwani, Founder and CEO

Firas Al-Abduwani

Firas Al-Abduwani PhD, Founder and CEO of HTC (Hussam Technology Company). HTC is a pioneering Telecom System Integrator and Renewable Energy EPC delivering many firsts in the Oman market. These include Oman’s first AER-compliant grid connected solar PV plant, Oman’s first bi-facial solar plant and Oman’s first single-axis tracker project.

Mustakbal

Shukri Halaby, COO

Shukri Halaby

Shukri has been active in renewable energy since 2009 with involvement in micro and MW scale project installation and development across the MENA markets. As COO for Mustakbal clean tech, Shukri supports the organization in project delivery and expansion. He has over 20 years experience in EPC and project development.

APUR

Hilal Al Ghaithi, Director of Customer Affairs

Hilal Al Ghaithi

Hilal Al Ghaithi holds a Master of Science in Renewable Energy & Power Systems Management from the City University London (2015) and a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Sultan Qaboos University (2001). He joined the Authority for Public Services Regulation in 2006 as a Regulatory Engineer. In 2018 he was appointed to the position of Director of Customer Affairs in April 2018.