About World Utilities Congress


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About World Utilities Congress


The increasing demand for energy services is paving the way for a new energy ecosystem. The power and utilities industry, particularly in the MENA region, will witness unprecedented multi-billion dollar investment opportunities over the next decade. In order to remain competitive within the energy landscape, 67% of business leaders believe that efficiency is key. An organizations ability to adopt and adapt towards new technologies is fundamental to its success.

The World Utilities Congress, hosted by TAQA, provides an unrivalled platform to explore the latest products, innovations and technological advancements across the global utilities landscape. It will bring together water and power leaders to provide insights on building resilient low carbon business models with agile automated digital operations.

Our focus is to ensure utility leaders are better prepared to equip their businesses for disruption-as-usual and encourage integrated transformation within the sector, leading to smarter more responsive utility platforms.

Connecting the Global Energy Community

As digitalisation becomes a global trend, Utilities are required to stay relevant in a world where energy needs, water use and consumers’ expectations are rapidly changing. This has resulted in a shift towards the importance utility companies place on digitalisation and sustainability goals.

Integrating digital transformation within an organisations core business model is a key driver in shaping the future of the industry and highlighting a clear direction for success.

World Utilities Congress will focus on empowering organisations to adopt digital transformation and embrace Energy 4.0. it will highlight how quickly and successfully utilities can bring to market the solutions, products and services customers want and need.

Across the value chain, digital operating models are progressing new business practices as organisations seek to maximise efficiency and boost revenue.

Benefits to Abu Dhabi

US $7.6 Million
Visitor Hotel Room Nights Value

US $1.5 Million
Corporate Entertainment and Private Events

US $2.6 Million
Overseas Incoming Visitor Spend

US $4.5 Million
Contractor Services to the Events Industry

US $ 6.7 Million
Indirect Benefits to the Economy
through Trade & Investment

Core Sectors

  • Generation

    CLEAN POWER GENERATION explores how the global utility market is reducing its emissions footprint and moving towards a low carbon model.

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  • Distribution

    FLEXIBLE TRANSMISSION & DISTRIBUTION identifies how utilities of the future will become fully digital as automated technologies play a key role in the T&D side of the power and water sectors.

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  • Water

    WATER MANAGEMENT & DESALINATION showcases the latest developments in energy efficient desalination methods, water treatment, and highlights the benefits of the water-energy nexus.

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  • Utilities

    UTILITY OPERATIONS & CUSTOMER CENTRICITY examines the utility model of the future. It is required to be one that is flexible, engages with its customers and focuses on energy efficient technologies.

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