SkyPower supports growing potential in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
TORONTO, CANADA – FEBRUARY 1, 2013
SkyPower, the world leader in solar-energy development, is proud to be a founding member of the Saudi Arabia Solar Industry Association (SASIA).
SASIA is a non-governmental association that strives to make Saudi Arabia a global leader in solar power generation by bringing together national and regional leaders in an effort to create commercially and environmentally viable solutions to increasing electricity needs. The abundant solar potential in the Kingdom provides a unique opportunity for Saudi Arabia to become one of the most energy advantaged countries in the world.
“Our goal is to bring the national and regional solar industry together, transforming the vast solar potential of Saudi Arabia and the Middle East into a commercially and environmentally viable solution for our growing electricity demand.” said Kerry Adler, President and CEO of SkyPower. “Saudi Arabia is already a leader when it comes to conventional energy resources and we welcome the opportunity to work with Saudi Arabia to become a leader in renewable energy as well.”
Members of the Saudi Arabia Solar Industry Association come from all sectors of the solar industry, including photovoltaics, concentrated photovoltaics, concentrated solar power, and solar thermal. Membership is also open to suppliers of the solar industry such as glass, steel, and engineering companies. SASIA provides its members with services such as educational workshops, networking functions, and special reports on breakthrough solar innovations.