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Features 01-12-2023

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Hitachi Energy sponsors an energy summit amid COP28 talks

In the spotlight of COP28, Hitachi Energy is a proud Gold Sponsor of the EEI-GCCIA Energy Transmission Summit on Nov. 29-30 at Yas Island, Abu Dhabi. The Edison Electric Institute (EEI) and the Gulf Cooperation Council Interconnection Authority (GCCIA) are holding the EEI-GCCIA Energy Transmission Summit to gather industry leaders, experts, and professionals to discuss the indispensable role of transmission grids in achieving climate goals and shaping a resilient energy future.

Aligned with the ongoing COP28 discussions, the EEI-GCCIA Energy Transmission Summit is a pivotal moment in the global pursuit of ambitious climate goals. As countries work to meet these objectives, the summit is an essential platform to explore collaborative strategies and innovative solutions, leveraging the collective expertise of industry leaders and professionals.

“It was great to see the commitment of the GCCIA leadership team led by Ahmed Ali Al-Ebrahim, CEO of GCCIA” says Adrian Timbus, Head of Portfolio and Market Strategy at Hitachi Energy. “Witnessing the dedication to driving the energy transition in this region, particularly in harnessing solar and wind resources, was inspiring. Our deliberations revolved around encompassing regulatory reforms, technological advancements, and transformational initiatives essential for GCCIA’s collaborative efforts as a team to ensure an optimum and timely transition.”

As the Gold Sponsor, Hitachi Energy is proud to have played a role in orchestrating this impactful gathering. As the pioneering technology leader, the company collaborates with customers and partners to enable a sustainable energy future – for today’s generations and those to come.

Together, Hitachi Energy is advancing a sustainable energy future for all.


Shubhadha Sujith

Head of Communications,

Middle East and Africa, South America and South Korea