Over 35 French businesses will take part in the World Future Energy Summit & International Water Summit in Abu Dhabi from January 19th to 22nd, 2015, under the aegis of UBIFRANCE, the French Agency for International Business Development.
Bringing together major groups like VEOLIA and EDF and particularly innovative medium/intermediate/small enterprises, exhibitors will be showcasing a wide variety of products demonstrating their expertise and the high quality of their offer. The UBIFRANCE Pavilion will be organised in partnership with the French Embassy to the United Arab Emirates, the ADEME International Club and the Renewable Energy Association.
France possesses a wealth of renewable energy resources. With the largest forest in Western Europe and significant potential in water, wind and geothermal energy, France is Europe’s second renewable energy producer. The country is holding on to its 4th position in Europe in power production. In terms of water production, France enjoys a first-rate reputation which is widely acknowledged worldwide. It is also the leading producer in water treatment equipment.
A host of projects currently underway in Gulf countries are attracting proficient French businesses in the renewable energy, water and waste sectors. Indeed, French companies are among the world leaders in water and waste, and among European leaders in renewable energy. Supported by a dynamic ecosystem made up of competitiveness clusters and research facilities, French businesses are on the cutting edge of innovation and are continuously developing increasingly effective solutions.