GE Showcases Technology & Solutions at World Future Energy Summit

GE’s enhanced energy efficiency innovations at World Future Energy Summit 2015 to drive sustainable growth

AME, January 18, 2015

GE (NYSE: GE) is presenting its advanced energy efficiency innovations that drive the region’s sustainable growth at the World Future Energy Summit (WFES) 2015, the region’s largest gathering on future energy, to be held from January 19 to 22, 2015, at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center.

GE is also an active participant in the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week (ADSW), hosted by Masdar from January 17 to 24, and will mark January 18 as ‘Energy Efficiency Day’ at the ecomagination Center – which marks its first anniversary this year – located in Masdar City. The Energy Efficiency Day will highlight GE’s tangible platforms and innovative approaches to achieve better outcomes in driving energy sector efficiency.

At the Energy Efficiency Day, GE will unveil a special white paper on the UAE, focused on how the adoption of energy efficient technologies can strengthen long-term energy security while generating national wealth savings and decreasing carbon intensity in the electricity value chain.

Nabil Habayeb, GE’s President & CEO for the Middle East, North Africa and Turkey, said: “With population growth and infrastructure development, demand for energy is rising across the region at significant rates. To address this, it is important to continue to develop highly efficient models for energy production, distribution and consumption. Enhancing efficiency across all touch-points of the energy sector supply chain will promote the industry’s sustainable growth by optimizing processes, achieving productivity leaps and effectively meeting the growing demand for energy.”

He added: “WFES and ADSW are significant global platforms that highlight the newest trends in the energy sector, as well as the opportunities and challenges for the future. As a long-term partner in the region’s energy sector landscape, GE is highlighting solutions that can bring a transformational shift in energy sector efficiency, especially by drawing on our Future of Work approach. Further, the Energy Efficiency Day we are hosting at the ecomagination Center will focus on training professionals on the importance of driving energy efficiency.”

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