Event Overview

The Saudi SET Forum will be held concurrently with Saudi Elenex 2019 at the Riyadh International Convention & Exhibition Center (RICEC), Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Showcasing state-of-the-art innovation in the dynamic field of power and energy, Saudi Elenex 2019 marks the 22nd edition of the International Show for Electricity, Alternative Energy, Water Technology, Lighting & HVAC in Saudi Arabia which is held concurrently with Saudi Aircon 2019 - The International Show for Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning (HVAC) from 29 April to 01 May 2019.

The Sustainable Energy and Technology Forum will be held from 30 April to 01 May 2019. The Saudi SET Forum will also host an Exhibition Pavilion which will feature an exclusive platform enabling Alternative and Renewable Energy solution providers to showcase their products, for all three days from 29 April to 01 May 2019.

The Saudi Sustainable Energy and Technology Forum takes into account, the current renewable energy landscape, bringing together senior stakeholders, policy makers, influencers and solution providers driving the renewable energy eco-system in the Kingdom.

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is transitioning from an oil-based economy and reducing their carbon footprint. This is a strategic objective of the Saudi Vision 2030 programme, a road map to achieving economic resilience. In order to achieve these goals, the National Renewable Energy Programme was conceptualised.

The National Renewable Energy Program (NREP) is a strategic initiative under Vision 2030 and the King Salman Renewable Energy Initiative that aims to substantially increase the share of renewable energy capacity in the total energy mix within the Kingdom to 27 GW by 2023. The program sets out a systematic and targeted road map to rapidly diversify the domestic power supply, catalyse economic development and support long-term prosperity in line with Vision 2030’s goals which include creating a new renewable industry and support the build-up of this promising sector.


The engaging dialogues at the Saudi Sustainable Energy and Technology Forum will:

Review current policy and regulation pertaining to renewable energy projects and electricity generation.
Address challenges faced in manufacturing solar and wind technologies locally.
Evaluate local funding instruments and opportunities for solar and energy storage projects.
Learn from different case studies presented on financing and business models.
Identify renewable energy investment opportunities in the Kingdom.
Find regional partners, business matchmaking through 1-1 business meetings.