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Middle East Ready for Energy-Efficient Lighting

Middle East Ready for Energy-Efficient Lighting

This piece was originally published in the December 2016 issue of electroindustry. Gerald Strickland, Director, Middle East Lighting Association Energy consumption in the Middle East is among the highest in the world and still increasing, leading to greater carbon emissions per capita than the world average. In the region, lighting accounts for 22 percent of energy use, compared to a global figure of 19 percent, so the opportunity to increase lighting efficiency is significant. Despite Read more […]

NEMA Connects in Middle East

NEMA Connects in Middle East

This piece was originally published in the October 2016 issue of electroindustry. Madeleine Bugel, Program Manager, NEMA Khaled Masri, Program Manager, NEMA Craig Updyke, Director, Trade and Commercial Affairs, NEMA Spurred by direct involvement of NEMA member companies and a greater understanding of the challenges and opportunities they face in the Middle East, NEMA is stepping up advocacy activities devoted to this vital region. In August, NEMA staff met with Taha Alshareef, commercial Read more […]

Discover Industrial Development Opportunities in Saudi Arabia

Discover Industrial Development Opportunities in Saudi Arabia

The U.S.-Saudi Arabian Business Council is hosting a conference, Localization, Innovation, and Partnership Opportunities for Industrial Development in Saudi Arabia, in Los Angeles on August 25. NEMA’s Saudi Arabia Market Access Consortium is extending a generous 50% registration discount to all NEMA members attending the conference. The event will highlight the strategic objectives of the National Transformation Program 2020 for industrial development in Saudi Arabia and will showcase the Read more […]