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Huawei Smart PV Solution joins Solar Utilities Network

13th January 2018

Global Leader outlines smart technology options for Solar Power Plants at Solar Utilities Network (S.U.N)
Manama, Bahrain: Dr Toufic Hawat, Chief Technology Advisor to Huawei Smart PV Business MENA region, will be a keynote speaker at the Solar Utilities Network (S.U.N) which is being hosted during the 11th annual industrial showcase, Gulf Industry Fair 2018 that takes place in Bahrain February 6th–8th.
The Solar Utilities Network (SUN), taking place on 7th February, aims to develop a network for the exchange of expertise and knowledge for those in the Solar and Renewable energy sectors.
Dr Hawat will address Huawei’s innovative FusionSolar Smart PV Solution. His topic Smart Utility-Scale PV Plant Solution will highlight Huawei’s global leadership in that space.
After less than 4 years of development, Huawei FusionSolar Smart PV Solution has built a reputable position in the market with 20.5 GW of global inverter shipment in 2016. According to global consultancy firm IHS Markit, Huawei was ranked No. 1 globally in inverter shipment for two consecutive years, 2015 and 2016.
Huawei FusionSolar Smart PV Solution views power plants as products that can be delivered to customers. From power plant construction to O&M, Huawei optimizes and innovates throughout the entire process, and integrates digital information technology, internet technology, and PV technology, to optimize initial investments, reduce O&M costs, raise energy yield, and increase ROI.
“Huawei puts forward the FusionSolar Smart PV Solution in line with innovative concepts such as simple, full-digital, and automatic global O&M, to ultimately help plant owners and customers maximize their ROI.” Says Dr Hawat.
Ahmed Suleiman, HCE Exhibitions Director, organizers of Gulf Industry Fair 2018 and S.U.N commented “As the GCC region looks towards using solar and renewable energy in public and private environments, cost efficiency is vital to encourage the transition to renewable energy. The participation of Dr Toufic Hawat and Huawei FusionSolar Smart PV Solution at the SUN Forum is a very important contribution from leading industry experts with a proven track record in improving energy yields from PV power “

Dr. Hawat as Chief Technology Advisor to Huawei Smart PV has been responsible for a portfolio of design and development of solar energy projects delivering 500MW plants, including a pipeline of more than 4.4GW of solar PV plants. A leading authority in his field, Dr Hawat has published 45 international papers on solar measurements, system control and instrumentation as well as authoring studies on the impact on the atmosphere and natural resources.
Sponsored by Bahrain Solar Association and Bahrain Industrial Association, the event will take place on the 7th of February while registration is now open for the forum.
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