Dubai, United Arab Emirates — Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has invited researchers and scientists to submit their research papers to participate in the first Middle East and North Africa Solar Conference 2023, which DEWA will organise from 15 to 18 November 2023.
The research papers focus on a wide range of topics, including unconventional and new concepts for future technologies; silicon photovoltaic materials and devices; Perovskite and organic materials and solar cells; PV module and system reliability in MENA region; solar resources for PV and forecasting; and power electronics and grid integration.
HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of DEWA, highlighted that the conference is the first scientific and technical conference of its kind in the region that specialises in photovoltaic systems. Al Tayer noted that the conference will be held in conjunction with the Water, Energy, Technology, and Environment Exhibition (WETEX) and the Dubai Solar Show 2023. DEWA organises the largest exhibition for water, energy, sustainability and innovation technologies in the region and one of the largest specialised exhibitions in the world. Holding the two events simultaneously is an additional momentum to gather all global decision-makers, officials, and researchers to showcase the latest innovative technologies, practices and experiments in sustainability and renewable and clean energy.
Waleed Bin Salman, Executive Vice President of Business Support and Excellence at DEWA, explained that the MENA Solar Conference 2023 focuses on all areas of photovoltaic systems, devices, and materials, from basic science to commercial applications. The conference includes a series of specialised panel discussions, with the participation of several experts and specialists worldwide. A specialised technical committee will evaluate the research papers to be highlighted during the conference.”