Successful Energy Day in Berlin
The 2nd Saudi German Energy Day took place on May 2nd featuring key decision makers of both countries.
Leaders of the Energy sector are coming together to discuss current trends and to exchange best practices and lessons learned about a sustainable energy mix with the focus on Hydrogen.
Company representatives met with decision-makers from the Ministry of Energy and the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action to outline ways towards a successful energy transition. After the opening by State Secretary Udo Phillipp and Assistant Minister H.E. Eng. Mohammed Albrahim, three panels dealt with hydrogen as a sustainable energy source, supply chain resilience and climate cooperation. Dr. Dalia Samra-Rohte, Delegate of the Germany Industry in Saudi Arabia, discussed during her panel the opportunities Saudi Arabia is offering in order to set up resilient supply chains.
The Energy Day offered valuable insights to over 80 companies that signed up for the event.
Complemented by a gala dinner hosted by His Royal Highness Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman Minister of Energy of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia representatives of the German government and CEOs of German companies. The networking opportunities were fostered during the evening in a festive atmosphere.
In the context of the Saudi-German Energy Dialogue, the annual Energy Day took place in Berlin at “Haus der Deutschen Wirtschaft” in cooperation with DIHK.
“ The Energy Dialogue is an established format that underlines our common goals. ”
The Saudi-German Energy Dialogue, established in 2019, between the Saudi-Arabian Ministry of Energy (MOE) and the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action (BMWK), aims at promoting dialogue between stakeholders from industry and the public sector of both countries. The ultimate goal is to strengthen sustainable energy solutions, to achieve the Paris Agreement goals and to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
In March 2021 both Ministries have signed an MoU of a Clean Hydrogen Alliance. The Dialogue is supported by Guidehouse and the German-Saudi Arabian Liasion Office for Economic Affairs (GESALO).