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About RetrofitTech KSA

Saudi Arabia is planning a national program to optimise water and energy consumption, and intends to reduce subsidies for fuel, power and water. Major restructuring of the kingdom's energy and water sectors will take place as part of the Saudi vision 2030. The drive towards energy efficiency provides the perfect impetus to retrofit buildings of all types to improve energy and water efficiency.

Saudi Arabia aims to reduce electricity and water subsidies by 200 billion riyals ($53 billion) and reduce non-oil subsidies by 20% by 2020. Peak electricity load in Saudi Arabia has been rising by 7% every year. It is projected to increase by 32% by 2020, and more than double by 2032 and the total investment needed to meet this demand may exceed (US$90 billion). While the increase needs to be catered to, there is an opportunity for collaboration between government, private sector and solution providers to reduce energy by applying smart building standards, retrofitting existing building to balance the energy mix.

RetrofitTech KSA 2017 will give an update of KSA’s national energy efficiency programme and will gather regional and global industry experts to share case studies on the strategies to achieve the desired reduction in energy demand and increase in ROI. This industry-leading platform will share the most innovative and advanced international practices in energy efficiency, retrofitting and new technologies to promote them to an audience of policy makers, private sector leaders, scientists, researchers and engineers within Saudi Arabia.

Call us today on +971 4 563 1555 or email opportunities@acm-events.com for further information.

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RetrofitTech UAE 2016 Edition

Excellent Opportunities for the sustainable and energy efficiency industry

Did you know?
  • Saudi Arabian developers are retrofitting over 90,000 mosques in the kingdom using advanced green building techniques to reduce lighting and energy consumption by 40 to 80% and water usage by 30 to 40%.
  • 73% of the electric energy generated in Saudi Arabia is used for operating buildings and 65% of this energy is consumed by air conditioning.
  • Peak loads are expected to approach 60GW by 2023 and the total investment needed to meet this demand may exceed US$90 billion.
  • Savings on air conditioning can result in the return on investment equivalent to 400–500MW p.a. of generating capacity, which is savings of $0.25 billion p.a.
  • Energy conservation policies for sustainable development could result in reducing the electricity forecast demand by 5–10%, equivalent to 3–6GW of additional capacity, which is possible $1.5–3.0 billion saving over the next 20 years.
  • Experts estimate that as much as 29% of energy consumed by buildings can be reduced at little or no cost 

 

TOP REASONS TO ATTEND

  • NETWORK with government, developers, consultants, financiers, FMs, green technology providers and legal firms.
  • DISCOVER new opportunities in KSA’s retrofit market.
  • LEARN about latest retrofit projects, best practices and financing strategies as well as new technologies.
  • GAIN competitive advantage in the KSA retrofit market by showcasing your solution to buyers.
  • PARTICIPATE in discussions on new technology, techniques and processes to reduce electricity and water consumption.

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