EILAT, Israel, November 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
Agenda to include the inauguration of the EE Off Grid Hub, discussions on the Timna Solar Park bidding process and onsite tours of renewable energy projects
The Eilat-Eilot Renewable EnergyInitiative, the leading body in the field of renewable energy development in Israel, today announced the agenda for its 6th International Eilat-Eilot Green Energy Conference and Exhibition taking place on December 7-9 in Eilat, Israel.
The Eilat-Eilot Green Energy Conference will begin with an opening address from Silvan Shalom, Minister of Energy and Water Resources in Israel, and a keynote address from Peter Littlewood, Director of Argonne National Laboratory in the United States, in the opening plenary session on Towards Sustainable Energy - The Next Stage.
The conference agenda will include plenary sessions and panel discussions on a wide ranging of renewable energy topics, including -
- Long Term Energy Goals - Alternatives to Natural Gas
- Unique Models for Financing the Renewable Energy Revolution
- Biofules - World Trends and Challenges
- Off-Grid Solutions for Developing Countries
- Internet of Things Advancing Energy Efficiency
- Renewable Energy as a Solution for Energy Security
The conference will include the inauguration of the EE Off Grid Hub, a new technology hub focusing on the development of products and technologies that will provide energy, water and agriculture needs to populations in developing countries not connected to national water and energy grids. The EE Off Grid Hub will be located on Kibbutz Ketura in southern Israel and will be jointly managed by the Eilat-Eilot Renewable Energy Initiative and the Arava Institute. The conference will include a session dedicated to outlining the activities of the EE Off Grid Hub.
The conference will also include discussions on the bidding process and project details for the new Timna Solar Park in southern Israel. The Timna Solar Park is expected to produce 60 megawatts of solar power and will be based on PV tracking systems.
A preconference event called EnergyVest will be held for global investors to interact with Israel's most promising new renewable energy technology companies. EnergyVest will showcase the country's new alternative and sustainable energy technology companies looking for strategic investments and partnerships. Many of the company's presenting at EnergyVest will also be exhibiting at the conference's exhibition.
The conference agenda will also incorporate options for onsite tours of a number of innovative renewable energy projects managed by the Eilat-Eilot Renewable Energy Initiative, including the
EE Off Grid Hub on Kibbutz Ketura, the Arava Power Solar Farm also on Kibbutz Ketura, the Passive Cooling Tower at Kibbutz Neot Smadar and the site of the future Timna Solar Park.
About The Eilat-Eilot Renewable Energy Initiative
The Eilat-Eilot Renewable Energy Initiative was established with the mission to develop the field of sustainable energy in Israel, while simultaneously leveraging the southern Arava and Eilat regions to create jobs, establish research facilities, produce clean energy and develop training and academic programs. The Eilat-Eilot Renewable Energy Initiative has created a world class technology center for developing innovative and viable renewable energy technologies, which is partially supported by the Office of the Chief Scientist of Israel. The organization also hosts an annual international youth competition for renewable energy innovation and an international conference on renewable energy, both of which attract participants from all over the world. For more information, please visit http://www.renewable-energy-eilat.org.
About Eilat-Eilot Green Energy Conference
The Eilat-Eilot Green Energy International Conference and Exhibition is among the world's leading platforms for presenting technological innovation, business opportunities, policies and implementation in the renewable energy field. The conference brings together thousands of participants from around the world. During the conference, engaging meetings will take place that lead to tangible results in the field. For more information on the conference, please visit http://www.eilatenergy.org.
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