Nominations for MENASOL Awards 2015 are now open

The Award Winning Middle East & North Africa Solar Conference & Expo is organizing for the first time the MENASOL Awards 2015 to celebrate CSP and PV companies in their effort to develop solar power in the region.

The nominations will be assessed by a panellist of industry experts including: Dr. Rabia Ferroukhi, Head of Policy Unit Deputy Director – Knowledge, Policy and Finance, IRENA; Jonathan Walters, Former Director – Regional Programs and Partnerships at the World Bank; and Luis Crespo, President of ESTELA.


The MENASOL Awards 2015 categories have been chosen to reward PV and CSP companies, finance and advisory bodies, and government institutions that have shown their commitment and efforts to develop solar power in the region. The newly announced categories are as follows:

Government Renewable Energy Programme 2015

Solar Project Finance 2015

PV Developer 2015

PV Technology Innovation for MENA 2015

CSP Developer 2015

CSP Technology Innovation for MENA 2015

Solar Corporate Responsibility 2015

Nominations are open until the 16th March 2015 with the announcement of the finalist on the 1st April 2015. The winners will be revealed during the MENASOL Awards 2015 Ceremony on the evening of the first day of the 7th Middle East & North Africa Solar Conference & Expo which will take place on the 13th & 14th May in the Hyatt Regency Dubai in the United Arab Emirates.

To nominate your company for MENASOL Awards 2015 visit: http://goo.gl/alCBx6

Or get in touch with Mercedes Galindez at mercedes@pv-insider.com

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