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Energy, water expo and conference from April 30 to May 2; to highlight investment opportunities

Energy, water expo and conference from April 30 to May two to highlight investment possibilities

Themed ‘Intelligent Management of Energy and Water Systems’, the conference will reflect the ambitious vision set by Diam, which is offering higher-high quality drinking water and power solutions to all residents in Oman.

Dr Ali Hamad al Ghafri, chairman’s assistant for International Relations and Conferences, Diam spoke to the media at Crowne Plaza Muscat about the occasion.

He stated the conference and exhibition will be inaugurated at 9am on April 30 by H H Sayyid Taimur bin Asaad bin Tariq al Said, assistant secretary common for Communications of the The Research Council.

Dr Ghafri also pointed out that this year, the conference will highlight the most essential investment possibilities for government and private establishments functioning in the field of electrical energy and water sectors in Oman.

It will cover numerous subjects such as power and water techniques addressing the programmes and plans for strengthening the infrastructure of the electrical energy, water and sewage sectors in Oman the future of power in Oman and the techniques of production efficiency, utilizes and investment possibilities obtainable, particularly renewable power.

The subjects also consist of sustainable water management in Oman, policies, and choices connected thereto, and programmes of production efficiency, preparing, operation and upkeep in the fields of electrical energy and water by means of the showcasing of strategic projects in the field of water transport presenting the most recent systems in the places of efficiency of operation and intelligent management and highlighting the most recent developments in policies and techniques in the power and water sectors Oman’s plans to take benefit of renewable power sources and supply possibilities to exploit waste in power production, water networks and pipelines methods and indicates to rationalise power and water consumption in the sultanate, as nicely as wastewater and remedy strategies.

Dr Ghafri emphasised that the conference and its accompanying exhibition is an proper chance for these interested in these sectors and is an best platform for the international exchange of experiences, research and inventions in the connected fields and aims to boost efforts to consolidate these sectors.

Eng Ahmed al Subhi, CEO, ACWA Power and chairman of the technical committee stated, “Diam has formed a specialised technical committee from all the governmental and private sectors. The authorities include Diam, Ministry of Regional Municipalities and Water Resources, Sultan Qaboos University, The Research Council and Oman Water Society.”

Representing the government organizations are Nama Group and Haya Water whilst ACWA Power, PDO, Flown Modern Enterprises and Siemens represent the private sector.

More than 50 nearby and international speakers, academics and specialists in the fields of power, water, and wastewater will be participating, and 400 delegates are anticipated to attend the conference. Apart from the conference, there will workshops and technical sessions.

Eng Subhi added that the conference will concentrate on renewable power technologies in Oman and presented a quantity of effective experiences in benefiting from the new technologies in this field such as the PDO experiment to generate electrical energy from solar power, as nicely as the encounter of Diam with the Rural Areas Electricity Company to launch the wind power production project.

More than 150 nearby and international organizations from the sultanate, Saudi Arabia, France, Germany, Iran, India, and South Korea will participate in the occasion.

Information Source: Muscat Daily

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