News Listing

MESIA Launches Net-Zero Solar Champions Program: A Bold Step Towards Sustainable Energy

MESIA launches the Net-Zero Champions Program, aiming to accelerate the transition to a sustainable future. Industry leaders like Nextracker and JA Solar express support, emphasizing the significance of sustainable energy solutions. The program empowers organizations to commit to net-zero carbon emissions through solar energy. Key features include expert guidance, networking opportunities ...

Sergio Merelo

With a technical background including a Bachelor of Engineering in Telecommunication Systems and a Master of Science in Electronics, I have been involved in the power market for more than 22 years, covering aspects from power generation to transmission and distribution. After six years in General Electric as a field engineer for power generation projects, I joined Applus+ in 2007. Since then, I ...

Spotlight on Karim Meghrebi, Executive Director at Orisun Invest

Karim is the Founder and Executive Director of Orisun Invest, a project origination platform in renewable energy which has closed 605 MW of solar and wind transactions in 9 countries since 2021, and with more than 1.8 GW under mandate with leading IPP and investors.

Spotlight on Youssef El Sayed, CEO at PVH Middle East

Youssef El-Sayed arrived in PVH Middle East in 2020 with a consolidated background as the former CEO of manufacturing companies in the USA and the Middle East . Renowned for his expertise in the global steel market and a strong international strategic vision, Youssef has assumed the role of CEO in PVH Middle East. Under his leadership, the company became the leader solar tracker supplier in the ...

Spotlight on Marcelle Combrink, General Manager - MENA at Menlo Electric & MESIA Board Member

With 15 years of leadership in the MENA region, his experience in strategic planning, sales amplification and customer satisfaction, combined with his proven ability to foster strong relationships and execute projects with transparency and efficiency, allows him to drive Menlo Electric's significant growth. 
An MBA holder from the University of Cumbria with a focus on energy and sustainability ...

Spotlight on Duaa Kasida, Founder and General Manager at Kasida Engineering Consultancy

Duaa Kasida, the founder of Kasida Solar Engineering Consultancy, graduated as a renewables engineer in 2014. Overcoming challenges in war-torn Syria, she pursued a master's degree in renewables. With experience in industrial electricity and solar energy, she co-founded Alnasser Solar Pump Trading in UAE in 2019, focusing on MENA region projects, notably in Yemen. Despite hurdles for women in the ...

Spotlight on Nasir M. Khan, Directo r- General Manager - Middle-East, Africa, India at HY Solar

Nasir Mahmood Khan brings over 14 years of rich experience in sales and business development within the renewable energy sector, focusing on the Middle East and African markets. His career features impactful roles at leading organizations such as Sungrow, Trina Solar, Toshiba Mitsubishi-Electric Industrial Systems Corporation (TMEIC), and KEC International Ltd. Nasir’s expertise is deeply rooted ...

Rana Farhan Huasun Energy

Rana Farhan, currently serving as the Director for the Middle East and Pakistan at Huasun, brings a wealth of expertise to the forefront of the energy sector. With a Master's degree in Engineering Management and an illustrious career spanning over 12 years, Rana is distinguished for his proficiency in critical domains such as business growth, development, sales, project management, operations, and ...

MESIA Board 2024

The Middle East Solar Industry Association (MESIA) is pleased to announce the appointment of several distinguished industry leaders to its board of directors, officially confirmed by the Community Development Authority during the General Assembly on the morning of January 12th. These new members bring a wealth of experience and expertise that will further strengthen MESIA’s position as a key ...

Weidmuller Interview

A keen Sales & Business Development professional, Gurpreet has a successful track record and experience in offering a smart solution in Sales and Business Development Operations. More than 20 years of experience in the industry, specifically in Energy & Process sector. With his strong business development skills and connections, he is closely linked to various key stakeholders.