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Commencing today, Middle East Electricity 2012 (MEE) was officially inaugurated by Dr. Rashid Ahmed Bin Fahad, Minister of Environment and Water in the UAE.
MEE is the world's leading energy event that focuses on power, lighting, renewable, nuclear and water sectors, creating a key platform for exhibitors to impress industry professionals with their latest innovations, solutions, products and services.
Taking place until 9 February in Dubai, the three-day exhibition opens as 113 new power, water, and energy projects valued at US$180 billion are underway or at the planning stages in the Middle East.
More than 1,000 exhibitors
The event has attracted more than 1,000 exhibitors from within the region and worldwide looking to capitalise on a booming energy sector.
Hundreds of companies are launching new products at the show – among the most notable of these include the Dubai-based cable manufacturer Ducab, which will showcase its new range 66kV to 400 kV High Voltage (HV) cable systems.
Other exhibitors launching their most recent products at the show include Bahrain-based Atlas Copco, which is introducing its portable diesel driven generator sets and lighting towers; and GWB International, which is using the exhibition to officially launch in the UAE and Middle East its Cooper brand of silent generating sets.
Commenting on the growth of Middle East Electricity this year, Anita Mathews, Exhibition Director said: "The exhibitor space for Middle East Electricity 2012 has exceeded last year's occupied space by 15 per cent. We have also seen growth in exhibitor numbers and expect more than 15,000 unique visitors to attend the three-day event."
CESI, an Italian based market leader in power systems consulting and testing will be at the exhibition as it looks to further expand its business operations in the Middle East, having last month opened its first regional office in the UAE.
Middle East Electricity Awards
Middle East Electricity will feature for the first time the Middle East Electricity Awards, established to recognise outstanding achievements of individuals, departments, teams or organisations that have contributed to the growth and development of the energy industry in the Middle East.
The winners will be announced this evening at a gala dinner attended by 1,000 of the region's leading power professionals and companies, senior government officials and special VIP industry guests.
Other highlights of Middle East Electricity include the free-to-attend technical seminars, where a selection of exhibitors will present latest innovations and products to visitors over the three days on the show floor.
Middle East Electricity 2012 is the partner event to Power + Water Middle East in Abu Dhabi and Africa Electricity in Johannesburg.