K.A.CARE participates in Abu Dhabi Week for Sustainability within the framework of the Kingdom's participation represented by the Ministry of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources during the period 16-21 January 2017.
Abu Dhabi Week for Sustainability is being held in United Arab Emirates in conjunction with the (Global Work Day) in January 16, 2017 and (The World Future Energy Summit ) during the period 17-19 January 2017. It serves as a global forum to studying linked challenges which affect the acceleration and adoption of sustainable development and clean energy widely. The Saudi delegation builds, through this presence, on the successful participation of the Gulf Cooperation Countries in the United Nations conference for the parties (COP22) which was held in Morocco in November 2016.
The regional leading role of the Kingdom is considered influential in the area of sustainability which was confirmed by the Kingdom's vision 2030 and formulated in the National Transformation Program 2020, because of the ambitious programs and projects in the scope of renewable energy. Saudi participants shed the light on the Kingdom's main initiatives during the two discussion sessions, Dr. Maher Abdullah Al Owdan, the executive officer of Atomic Energy Sector will represent K.A.CARE through presenting a visual presentation about Saudization of small compact nuclear reactors (SMART Technology) which was approved within the National Transformation Program 2020 as the presentation included an explanation of the importance of SMART Technology to the Kingdom which was able through this initiative to own and Saudize nuclear techniques and the Kingdom's access to the nuclear scope as a developer, owner and future exporter of the nuclear energy technologies. HE informed that a specialized Saudi Technical team is working side by side with the Korean Nuclear Energy Research Program for training and playing a part in the preparation of the reactor engineering designs.
Dr. Fahad Saad Abu Mouti, the executive officer of the Renewal Energy Sector represents K.A CARE in a discussion session titled Renewable Energy in the Kingdom, Building of Capacities and Capabilities. Dr. Abu Mouti chaired the panel discussion and light was shed on the K.A.CARE role in the Renewable Energy Sector.
A brief explanation was presented about (the Office of monitoring the National Program of Renewable Energy) and the Office objectives, which are verification of the implementation of the National Program of Renewable Energy at the highest standards of transparency and support in protecting and guaranteeing accomplishment of goals and the main performance indicators adopted for all phases of the program according to timelines taking into consideration maintaining program governance through monitoring crossovers between the main phases of the National Program of Renewable Energy.Abu Dhabi Week for Sustainability 2017 which attracts more than 38 thousand visitors from 175 State including more than governmental minister and 880 exhibitors from 40 States is considered one of the largest specialized gatherings in the Middle East and focuses on the linked challenges related to energy security, climate change and sustainable development.