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Join ONEE and the Moroccan Ministry of Energy, Mines, Water and Environment at the 2nd Wind Maghreb Congress

Wind Maghreb is the most established meeting to focus exclusively on the North African wind industry, and in 2013 it will become part of the Maghreb Renewable Energy Congress. Click below for more details.


Confirmed speakers include:

Abderrahim El Hafidi, Director of Electricity & Renewable Energy, Ministry of Energy, Mines, Water and Environment, Morocco Taoufik Laabi, Director of Strategies & Planning, Office National de l'Electricite, Morocco Dr Mohamed Mostafa El-Khayat, Head of Technical Sector, NREA, Egypt
Khalid Benhamou, Managing Director, Sahara Wind, Morocco Samir Nacef, VP, Business Development, North Africa, GDF Suez, United Arab Emirates Giuseppe De Beni, Managing Director, Italgen S.p.A., Italy
Mohamed-Rachid Amor, Director of Public Affairs and Sustainable Development, Lafarge, Morocco
Hassan Nadir, General Manager, CME Compagnie Marocaine des Energies, Morocco Sebastien Jamois, Director of International Wind Project Development, Valorem Energie, France

Why Attend Wind Maghreb 2013?

  • The ONLY industry focused wind power event in Morocco; creating channels, networking and business insight for local and international companies to expand in the North Africa’s wind industry

  • Timed around expected announcements of the 850MW tender winners- hear first-hand the next series of deadlines and guidelines for large scale wind deployment

  • Attended by governments and wind’s biggest developers, OEMs and EPCs– secure a front row seat at for an exclusive high level industry-government consultation debate

  • At a new tipping point as wind industry in North Africa becomes profitable forge business-critical partners and information to secure lucrative contracts

 The conference will be simultaneously translated in English and French
La conférence sera traduite simultanément en anglais et en français


Can you afford to miss out on our highlights for 2013?

  • Two events in one
  • Re-location to Rabat
    • Facilitating ministerial delegations throughout the congress

  • Morocco, Tunisia & Egypt Governmental Keynotes
    • Senior officials from MASEN; The Moroccan Ministry of Energy, Mines, Water and Environment; Tunisian Ministry of Industry (former Director) & Technology and NREA

  • Industry Keynote Panel
    • Quiz top executives from Enel Green Power, Masdar Power, RWE Innogy, Solar Ventures
  • Finance Focus Day
    • Development banks, export credit agencies, commercial banks and fund managers on funding renewable projects and companies

  • NEW Partnering Summit
    • Fostering local-international relations for a sustainable, renewable energy market

  • NEW Roundtable Breakouts
    • Peer to peer idea swaps, problem solving and networking

  • Twice the Networking
    • Over 17 hours of dedicated, structured networking opportunities

Testimonials from past attendees:

“I just wanted to offer you my appreciation to the outstanding Solar Maghreb
Conference that I attended and spoke at in Casablanca, Morocco last week. The caliber of the speakers and topics of discussion were some of the best that I have seen Globally...  Green Power Conferences did an outstanding job!” International Green Energy Council

"The organisation was excellent" Sundous Energy

“The quality of presentations was excellent and gave me valuable new perspectives on solar energy.” Martin Schneider & Associates

“Well organized conference with high quality content”
Amman Chamber of Commerce

“The conference has a superior mix of solar industry private and public participants with up to date issues” Greenberg Traurig

Mustapha Bakkoury, President, MASEN, Morocco
Abderrahim El Hafidi, Director of Electricity and Renewable Energy, Ministry of Energy, Mines, Water and Environment, Morocco
Taoufik Laabi, Director of Strategies and Planning, Office National de l'Electricite, Morocco
Frank Wouters, Deputy Director General, Irena, United Arab Emirates
Nabil Saimi, Director of International Cooperation, MASEN, Morocco
Dr Mohamed Mostafa El-Khayat, Head of Technical Sector, NREA, Egypt
Paul van Son, CEO, Dii, Germany
Khalid Benhamou, Managing Director, Sahara Wind, Morocco
Ingmar Wilhelm, Executive Vice President for Business Development, Enel Green Power, Italy
Samir Nacef, VP, Business Development, North Africa, GDF Suez, United Arab Emirates
Khaled Kaddour, Former General Director of Energy, Ministry of Industry & Technology, Tunisia
Bruno Cova, Head of Network Studies, CESI, Italy
Guido Prud'homme, Head of Moroccan Office, EIB, Morocco
Scott Lawrence, Investment Director, BNP Paribas Clean Energy Partners, United Kingdom
Boukhalfa Yaïci, CEO & Founder, EnR Engineering Services, Algeria
Aurelien Boyer, Investment Officer, IFC, Morocco
Kevin Sara, Founder and CEO, Nur Energie, United Kingdom
Tareq Emtairah, Executive Director, RCREEE, Egypt
Michele Appendino, Chairman, Solar Ventures, Italy
Tom Riley, Senior Adviser on International Development, BrightSource Energy, United States, and former US Ambassador to Morocco (2004-2009)
Bader Al Lamki, Director, Clean Energy Unit, Masdar Power, United Arab Emirates
Nathalie Lemarcis, Director, Project Finance, Societe Generale, United Kingdom
Carlos Martin Rivals, Development Director for Northern Africa, EDP Renewables, Spain
Thierry De Margerie, CEO, Alstom Morocco, Morocco, 
Alexis de Beaumont, Vice President, Head of MEA, Alstom Wind, Spain
Jan Giese, Head of R&D, aerodyn Energiesysteme, Germany
Giuseppe De Beni, Managing Director, Italgen S.p.A., Italy
Sebastien Jamois, Director of International Wind Project Development, Valorem Energie, France
Michael Geyer, Director International Business Development, Abengoa, Spain
Iñigo Viani, Business Development Manager, Abengoa, Spain
Andrea Pedretti, CTO, Airlight Energy, Switzerland
Roberto Vigotti, Secretary General, RES4Med, Italy
Neil Upton, Partner Head of Energy and Infrastructure, SJ Berwin LLP, United Kingdom
Louis Bedoucha, Senior Business Development Officer, The World Bank Group, France
Dr Fanny Missfeldt-Ringius, Senior Energy Economist, The World Bank, USA
Philippe Lorec, Head of Finance and International Markets, Interministerial Delegation for the Mediterranean Affairs, Prime Minister's Office, France
Samir Belrhandoria, Head of the Moroccan Infrastructure Fund, Attijariwafa Bank, Morocco
Simon Monk, Head of Service, Funds, IPA Energy + Water Economics, United Kingdom
Silvia Macri, Research Analyst, Middle East and Africa Renewables Power, IHS, Spain
Gauthier Dupont, Managing Director, Dupont Consulting, Germany
Olaf Heil, Director Hydro & Solar, RWE Innogy, Germany
Mohamed-Rachid Amor, Director of Public Affairs and Sustainable Development, Lafarge, Morocco
Rashed Al Dhaheri, Head, Special Projects, Masdar, United Arab Emirates
Michel Bouskila, Development Director, Cegelec Maroc, Morocco
Fabian Jochem, Head of Off-Grid Power Supply, juwi Solar GmbH, Germany 
Hassan Nadir, General Manager, CME Compagnie Marocaine des Energies, Morocco
Michel Mansard, Managing Director, Phaesun, France
Nancy Rivera, Managing Director, Structured Finance, Overseas Private Investment Corporation, USA 
Dr Eitan Yudilevich, Executive Director, BIRD Foundation, Israel 
Hanan Hanzaz, Director, Moroccan NCPC, Morocco 
Sandro Calmanti, Climate Scientist, ENEA: Italian National Agency for New Technologies, Energy and Sustainable Economic Development, Italy 
Stuart Jordan, Partner, Head of Engineering and Construction, SJ Berwin LLP, United Kingdom 
Gianleo Frisari, Analyst, Climate Policy Initiative, Italy 
Silvio Ventura, Renewable Energy & Environment Manager, Alatec, Spain
Senior Representative, ABB
Senior Representative, First Solar
Imtiaz Mahtab, Zone Vice President, Electronics Business Line, Air Liquide, United Arab Emirates
Juliette Breyton, Project Manager, Wind Farm Projects, Alatec, Spain