UAEU closes the 5th International conference on Renewable Energy

The United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) closed the activities of the 5th International Conference on Renewable Energy: Generation and Applications” ICREGA’18 held in collaboration with the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) over three days February 26-28 February 2018 at the UAEU campus in Al Ain.

The three-day conference, gathering scientists and engineers from academia and industry to discuss the latest techniques in the field of renewable energy applications, came out with significant recommendations. These include stressing the importance of scientific research on energy storage and its technologies to promote the leverage of renewable energy sector. The conference also showed that the transportation sector is in need for a paradigm shift pertaining incorporating new designs and innovations in line with the new ways of energy generation.

This will help in enhancing the UAE’s strategic vision to achieve sustainability through universities and research centers conducting research projects on developing renewable energy’s applications and technologies to help relying more on the green energy. Dr. Mousa Hussain, Conference Organizing Committee Chair, explained that this conference in its fifth cycle aimed to create a liaison among experts from across the world in this vital field. It also sought to enhance the achievements of renewable energy and sustainability, which are witnessing rapid advancements in innovative research projects on the generation, storage and consumption of green energy, and its role in improving people’s life. Explaining the heavy costs imposed on the factory sector due to consuming great amount of energy, the participants in the conference stressed the need for using renewable energy and developing new technologies that utilize such a source.

The innovations and technologies in this increasingly developing sector have facilitated endorsing renewable energy as a sustainable source of energy for several countries until 2050. The conference’s presenters pointed out that Lithium battery is considered one of the most promising technologies for energy storage in many recent and emerging applications.  

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