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Connecting Green Hydrogen MENA 2024 Conference, Exhibition & Awards:

Shaping the Future of Sustainable Energy in the MENA Region


Dubai, 20 April 2023 – The largest hydrogen event in the MENA region is set to make its highly anticipated return to Dubai in 2024. The Connecting Green Hydrogen MENA 2024 Conference, Exhibition & Awards is poised to once again bring together industry leaders, experts, and enthusiasts for an extraordinary gathering dedicated to advancing green hydrogen technology.

This eagerly awaited conference and exhibition will provide a unique platform for industry leaders, experts, and enthusiasts to come together, network, learn, and showcase the latest advancements in green hydrogen technology. Building upon the resounding success of previous editions, the 2024 event is expected to exceed all expectations.

With over 3,000 decision-makers, Energy Ministers, and CXOs from more than 50 countries expected to attend, this global gathering promises to be a melting pot of innovative ideas, bold announcements, and exciting partnerships. The Connecting Green Hydrogen MENA 2024 Conference, Exhibition & Awards will serve as a catalyst for shaping the future of sustainable energy in the MENA region and beyond.

Highlighting the success of the previous edition, Connecting Green Hydrogen MENA 2023 (CGHM2023) witnessed a remarkable turnout of 1,500 attendees. The conference featured distinguished C-level speakers and VIPs from leading global hydrogen companies like DEWA, ADNOC, ACWA Power, Masdar, NEOM Green Hydrogen Company, BP, Engie, Aurubis, Verbund, EDF Renewables, Total Eren, Gasunie, and more.

The event also saw the participation of notable Ministers and Officials, including H.E. Tinne Van Der Straeten, Minister For Energy of Belgium, representatives from the Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure, UAE, Department of Energy Abu Dhabi, the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research, and the International Partnership for Hydrogen and Fuel Cells in the Economy.

ACWA Power, a key player in advancing the shift to green hydrogen, highly recommends the Connecting Green Hydrogen MENA event. They commend the conference for its contribution to the development of hydrogen in the region, stating, "Green energy is driving global energy conversations today. ACWA Power is playing a pivotal role in advancing the shift to green hydrogen. We commend the Connecting Green Hydrogen MENA, the region's largest green hydrogen event, for bringing together key leaders, policymakers, and investors to further enable the development of hydrogen in the region."

During CGHM2023, the prestigious Hydrogen Future Awards took place, recognizing outstanding achievements in the field. Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) was honored with the Hydrogen Project of the Year 2023 Award for its green hydrogen project at the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park. Additionally, Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD and CEO of DEWA, was awarded the World Energy Transition Leader 2023, acknowledging his significant contributions to the global growth of the clean energy industry.

Mr. Al Tayer commented on DEWA's recognition, stating, "At DEWA, we work in line with the vision and directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum to consolidate Dubai's position as a global model in sustainability and using clean and renewable energy. Green hydrogen represents one of the pillars of a sustainable future that depends on accelerating the transition to carbon neutrality to support a green economy."

Masdar (Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company) also received recognition at the Hydrogen Future Awards. Mohamed Jameel Al Ramahi, CEO at Masdar, expressed his pride in receiving the Hydrogen Future Energy Leader of the Year and Hydrogen Trailblazer of the Year Awards, stating, "I am proud that Masdar's position as a Green Hydrogen leader has been recognized at Connecting Green Hydrogen MENA 2023 Hydrogen Future Energy Awards ceremony. These awards reflect Masdar's rapidly expanding green hydrogen footprint."

"Thanks for having me Connecting Green Hydrogen MENA 2023," expressed Stephan Gobert, Chief Strategy, Innovation & Customer Experience Officer at ENGIE. He further added, "I was honored to share some of our recent findings on the development of renewable hydrogen projects. A great suite of leaders in the field were sharing the stage with me, and we all agreed that Hydrogen is now and the future of energy will account for as much as 20% of Hydrogen molecules and derivatives by 2050."

The Connecting Green Hydrogen MENA 2024 Conference, Exhibition & Awards aims to build upon the success of CGHM2023 and bring together even more industry leaders, policymakers, investors, and innovators to accelerate the adoption of green hydrogen technology. The event will feature an impressive lineup of speakers, insightful panel discussions, interactive exhibitions, and networking opportunities, providing a comprehensive experience for all participants.

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