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Mena Region’s Movement Toward a Clean Energy Future

Established in 2008, the Clean Energy Business Council (CEBC) is a non-profit organization with a mission to establish a leading forum for companies and government entities focused on the development and deployment of clean energy in the MENA region. The CEBC seeks to promote the clean energy industry and inform the wider community of the…

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Clean Energy Business Council appoints Stephane le Gentil as New CEO

Dubai, UAE – 17 May 2017 - The Clean Energy Business Council has announced the appointment of Stephane le Gentil as their new chief executive officer (CEO). Stephane will join immediately to guide the organization as it looks to facilitate and catalyse continued regional investment in renewable energy and clean technology. Stephane has been the Founder and CEO of Wattaqa since…

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Middle East’s Renewable Energy Industry Braces for ‘Big’ Year in 2017, Says Clean Energy Business Council

Middle East’s Renewable Energy Industry Braces for ‘Big’ Year in 2017, Says Clean Energy Business Council Dr. Nasser Saidi, Chairman of Clean Energy Business Council (CEBC) says “Market Anticipates a ‘Major Shift’ over Next 12 Months” 5th MENA Clean Energy Summit to take place in Dubai tomorrow (December 14th) Dubai – UAE, 13 December 2016:…

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COMPOSED OF ORGANIZATIONS from private and public sectors, the Clean Energy Business Council (CEBC) is focused in the promotion of a greener world by advocating renewables, energy efficiency, smart grid, energy storage and clean energy technology and solutions. It is the stage of stakeholders to convene with ideas, technologies and projects and also the platform for dialogue between member sectors to…

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The Women in Clean Energy initiative aims to give women a platform to connect and empower themselves when it comes to sustainable energy practices. “Zamalek Island” speaks to  hairwoman of WICE Egypt Eng. Lamya Abdel Hady about the challenges facing Egyptian women in clean energy and Egypt’s first-ever women in clean energy convention, organized by WICE and set to be…

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‘Witnessing OPEC’s Demise’ author is Dr. Nasser Saidi

BY Dr. Nasser Saidi With oil prices down by some 70 percent from mid-2014 and touching multi-year lows, economies across the globe are gradually adjusting to the New Oil Normal and the massive transfer of real income from oil producers to oil consumers, with Middle East oil exporters losing $390 billion in export revenues in 2015….

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UAE schoolchildren lead drive for a sustainable future

DUBAI // From installing energy-efficient light bulbs to encouraging recycling, schools across the UAE are showing a growing commitment to the environment and sustainability. This increased interest is reflected in the response the not-for-profit Clean Energy Business Council has received for its Schools Environment Protection Programme, with more than 30 schools and 65,000 pupils taking…

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Sustainable Interschool Competition Draws Entries From 30 Schools, Engaging 65,000 Children Across The Emirates

More than 30 schools from across the United Arab Emirates participated in the Clean Energy Business Council (CEBC) 2016 interschool competition, which culminated yesterday with a ceremony hosted by this year’s competition winners Our Own High School Al Warqaa. The winning school received AED 15,000 from Beeâah – the ccompetition sponsors, to support future sustainable…

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Does OPEC Have a Future?

Dr Nasser Saidi examines the survival chances of the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries amid low oil prices and the growth of renewable energy  [read more]  

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Sky News Arabia TV Interview – The Future of Clean Energy in MENA

  CEBC Chairman H.E. Dr. Nasser Saidi, discusses the future of clean energy across the MENA region, the role Clean Energy Business Council plays in furthering education, development, implementation and investment, and the potential for the UAE to become the global hub for clean energy financing.     TV Interview  

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