IRENA at the World Future Energy Summit 2020

Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week (ADSW) is a global platform for accelerating the world’s sustainable development. Beginning with the IRENA Assembly, the week brings together a unique fusion of policy makers, industry specialists, technology pioneers and the next generation of sustainability leaders. Through its initiatives and events, ADSW is a catalyst for sharing knowledge, implementing strategies and delivering solutions to drive human progress.

Following the Assembly, IRENA will host and participate in a number of World Future Energy Summit events between January 13-16 taking place at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre. IRENA will also be present with an exhibition stand located in the main hall in at Atrium entrance (between hall 4 and hall 5). 


Monday, 13 January
13:30–15:00 Future Urban Energy Systems Capital Suite 7
Tuesday, 14 January
09:30–10:30 Power-sector Planning in Arab Countries: Incorporating Variable Renewables (Open) Capital Suite 7
11:00–12:00 Bankable Climate-Resilient Renewable Energy Projects in Small Islands (Open) IRENA Pavillion
11:00–12:30 Disruptive Innovations for 100% Renewable Power Systems by 2050 (Open) Capital Suite 7
13:00–17:30 IRENA/ADFD Selected Projects Workshop (Closed) Capital Suite 7
14:00–16:00 Accelerating Renewable Energy Deployment in Southeast Asia (Open) IRENA Pavillion
14:50–15:25 What role Green Hydrogen in the GCC? WFES
Wednesday, 15 January
09:30–10:30 Innovative Technologies to Integrate Solar and Wind power (Open) IRENA Pavillion
11:00–12:00 Risk Assessment and Mitigation Platform (Open) IRENA Pavillion
11:50–12:20 The business case for off-grid electricity generation WFES
14:00–14:30 Open Solar Contracts: streamlining project development and finance (Open) Exhibition floor