Share experiences in CSP projects at CSP Focus MENA 2015

CSP Focus MENA 2015 will take place on 29 and 30 September in Dubai, a commercial and professional gathering for CSP in the Middle East & North Africa region and the most powerful and effective platform for all industry players. This year CSP Focus MENA will bring together over 200 leaders from the CSP market throughout the MENA region and abroad.

The two-day event will include various conferences relating to its focal issue. The first day will offer an overview of the MENA region market, with an analysis of specific opportunities in the Middle East and North Africa and showcasing success stories from different CSP projects that are being undertaken in the region (as shown in the graphic).

The lectures and presentations on day two will concentrate on financing CSP projects in the MENA region as well as presenting issues relating to plant O&M with a specific focus on the international experience in this field. Asia will also feature during this session. To close, there will be an analysis of some of the technological advances that are stimulating CSP around the world.

Nombre proyecto
Project name
Capacity (MW)
Shams 1EAU/UAECilindro-parabólica/ Parabolic trough100En funcionamiento/ Operational
NOOR IMarruecos/MoroccoCilindro-parabólica/ Parabolic trough160En construcción/ Under construction
NOOR IIMarruecos/MoroccoCilindro-parabólica/ Parabolic trough200En desarrollo/ Under development
NOOR IIIMarruecos/MoroccoTorre solar/Power tower150En desarrollo/ Under development
Ain Beni Mathar ISCCMarruecos/MoroccoCilindro-parabólica/ Parabolic trough20En funcionamiento/ Operational
Ait-Baha Pilot PlantMarruecos/MoroccoCilindro-parabólica/ Parabolic trough3En funcionamiento/ Operational
Duba 1 ISCCArabia Saudí/Saudi ArabiaCilindro-parabólica/ Parabolic trough50En desarrollo/ Under development
Waad A ShamalArabia Saudí/Saudi ArabiaCilindro-parabólica/ Parabolic trough50En desarrollo/ Under development
Kuraymat ISCCEgipto/EgyptCilindro-parabólica/ Parabolic trough20En funcionamiento/ Operational
Kom OmboEgipto/EgyptCilindro-parabólica/ Parabolic trough100En desarrollo/ Under development
Marsa AlamEgipto/EgyptCilindro-parabólica/ Parabolic trough30En proyecto/ Planning
Taqa CSPEgipto/EgyptTorre solar/Power tower250En proyecto/ Planning
ShagayaKuwaitCilindro-parabólica/ Parabolic trough50En desarrollo/ Under development
Al Abdaliyah ISCCKuwaitCilindro-parabólica/ Parabolic trough60En desarrollo/ Under development
Hassi R'mel ISCCArgelia/AlgeriaCilindro-parabólica/ Parabolic trough20En funcionamiento/ Operational
DLR - Algeria CSPArgelia/AlgeriaTorre solar/Power tower7En desarrollo/ Under development
POD Solar EOROmán/OmanColector cerrado/ Enclosed trough1000En desarrollo/ Under development
El Borma ISCCTúnez/TunisiaTorre-Ciclo combinado/ Tower - ISCC
5En proyecto/ Planning
TN-STEG CSPTúnez/TunisiaCilindro-parabólica/ Parabolic trough50En proyecto/ Planning
TuNurTúnez/TunisiaTorre solar/Power tower2000En proyecto/ Planning
Dervish CSPTurquía/TurkeyTorre solar/Power tower50En desarrollo/ Under development
Greenway CSP MersinTurquía/TurkeyTorre solar/Power tower1.4En funcionamiento/ Operational
Yazd ISCCIrán/IranCilindro-parabólica/ Parabolic trough17En funcionamiento/ Operational
Sahara ForestQatarCilindro-parabólica/ Parabolic trough--En funcionamiento/ Operational

By taking part in this event, attendees will have the opportunity to hear the freshest ideas from more than 30 leading industry experts and exchange experiences with over 200 industry players, specifically:

  • MENA market dynamics: an update on the current progress of the MENA CSP market, policy trends, project status, local value chain development, the investment climate in the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Morocco, etc. to guide business strategies in the MENA region.
  • Case studies: how to integrate abundant solar resources with the local geographical environment, learning about real performance indicators and hearing suggestions from successful developers in terms of site selection and components procurement as well as O&M. Learn why hybrid solar-combined-cycle plants and projects for industrial applications are so popular in the MENA regions to identify different options for CSP technology development.
  • Tips from financial experts: gain an insight from expert international CSP financiers about the assessment of economics and feasibility of CSP development in the MENA region as well as the diversified funding options to make desert projects bankable.
  • Asian markets outlook: examine opportunities offered by the Asian markets by hearing from Chinese and Indian CSP experts, comparing MENA and Asia to find a suitable development plan.