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Event Overview

The 2nd Edition Oman Sustainable Energy and Technology Summit will be held on the 9th and 10th of December at the Crowne Plaza Hotel Muscat.

The summit takes into account, the current energy landscape; bringing together regulatory authorities, senior stakeholders, policy makers, influencers and solution providers driving the clean energy eco-system in the region.

Sustainability and clean energy feature high on the national agenda in most Middle East countries. The Sultanate of Oman incorporates sustainability as a national objective; charted out in its Vision 2020 programme. The Vision 2020 programme aims to achieve economic resilience by diversifying the Sultanate’s economy away from its traditional dependence on oil & gas exports while working towards the optimal exploitation of its natural resources.

The Sultanate of Oman has forecast an increase in peak power demand of 53%, reaching 9.96GW by 2023, of which, 11% of all electricity generated will be from renewable energy sources. By 2030, renewable energy will account for over 30% of the energy mix.

Steering Committee

Dr. Raed Bkayrat

Managing Director
Clean Energy Business Council, United Arab Emirates

Cornelius Matthes

Senior Vice President
Dii Desert Energy MENA

Dr. Michael Tsang

Principal Consultant at Three Pillars Consulting
Co-Founder of Shams Global Solutions, Sultanate of Oman


Eng. Jamila Matar

Energy Department, League of Arab States

Dr. Rasmi Hamzeh

Executive Director
Jordan Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Fund (JREEEF)
Ministry Of Energy & Mineral Resources (Memr)
Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan

Dr. Kishan Khoday

Regional Team Leader
Climate Change, DRR, Energy and the Environment
United Nations Development Programme
Regional Hub for Arab States

Dr. Farah Al Barwani

Research and Development Manager
Environmental Center for Excellence
Sultanate of Oman

Eng. Sarah Al-Usaimi

Industrial Engineering Specialist - Strategic Planning Department
Kuwait Authority for Partnership Projects
State of Kuwait

Mr. Christophe McGlade

Senior Energy Analyst
Directorate of Sustainability, Technology and Outlooks
International Energy Agency