Doha will play host to the Power Qatar Summit on October 26 and 27, bringing together senior decision makers within the government, regional and global leaders from the public and private sectors, reported Gulf Times.

The two-day summit, held under the patronage of Kahramaa (Qatar General Electricity & Water Corporation), will house more than 350 delegates, including project advisers, developers and planners, energy suppliers, utilities and network operators, analysts and system integrators, designers, architects and engineers, consultants and sustainability experts.

All will collaborate and discuss the future developments in the energy sector for the region.

According to Trade Arabia a particular point of discussion is Kahramaa’s plan to transform Qatar into a regional solar hub, as presented by Saleh Hamad Al Marri, Head of Renewable Energies Technologies, Kahramaa under the topic ‘Kahramaa’s Prospective Projects for Solar Energy’.

Brad Hariharan, regional director at event organisers Expotrade Middle East, said: “Over the last few years, there has been a significant and rapid change in the entire energy outlook of this region. In the Middle East, there is a renewed push for renewable energy; Qatar is one of the world’s foremost market for renewable energy. The country’s overall energy demand has been on an upswing and is expected to grow rapidly over the next few years.”

The event will be held at The Ritz Carlton, Doha.