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28 July 2020 | 4:30 PM


Event Objectives

  • Understand the basics of a solar power system
  • Appreciate the different components of a solar power system
  • How to choose a solar power system based on your needs and requirements
  • The requirements of owning or leasing a solar power system

Key Topics:

  • Different Types of UPS system used in oil and gas facility (AC and DC UPS system)
  • Type of Loads fed from each UPS system
  • AC UPS overview – (Types of Arrangements, specification & design requirement, Testing Requirements)
  • Battery and Battery Room Requirements

TimingEvents Schedule
4:00 pmWelcome note
Prof. Abdullah Al Badi
4:10 pmSolar power systems fundamentals ()

Mazin AL-Shidhani , PhD
Renewable Energy Engineer
Petroleum Development Oman
4:40 pmSolar system economics and ownership models ()

Dr. Nabih Cherradi
Partner, Chief Technology Officer
Desert Technologies
5:10 pmPanel discussion
5:30 pmClosing remarks


Dr. Abdelsalam Elhaffar

Dr. Abdelsalam Elhaffar

Assistant Professor

Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, Sultan Qaboos University

Husam Ahmed

Husam Ahmed

Regional Technical Manager | MENA

Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories (SEL)

Krishnakumar Srinivasan

Krishnakumar Srinivasan

Discipline Head – Electrical

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