Abu Dhabi, Jan 5 (IANS/WAM) More than 4,000 students have been invited to attend the 2012 World Future Energy Summit (WFES) in Abu Dhabi Jan 16-19, it was announced Thursday.
Abu Dhabi’s renewable energy company Masdar said it is making a concerted effort to ensure the event offers the youth a learning experience.
WFES offers a platform for collaboration between countries and commercial enterprises. All seven emirates of the UAE will be represented by school and college students, Masdar said.
‘The wise leadership of the UAE has made education a pillar to the long-term success of the nation,’ said Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, CEO of Masdar.
‘Today, the UAE is a leading energy producer, and for us to maintain this role, our future energy leaders must be innovators in new forms of the value chain in order to develop a diverse mix of energy sources,’ he added.