World Future Energy Summit

Monday, January 18, 2021 to Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC), Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates


The annual World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi is the world’s leading business event for future energy and sustainability. Bringing together government and business leaders, 840 specialist exhibitors and 34,000 visitors from 125 countries, it showcases pioneering technologies and ground-breaking thinking in energy, energy efficiency, water, solar, waste, smart cities, climate and the environment.

As a global hub for business, innovation and knowledge exchange at the heart of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week, the World Future Energy Summit inspires the advancement and transfer of ideas, technology and investment across borders and between the public and private sectors worldwide, helping stimulate sustainable growth for all.

Key Sectors: 

Energy Expo & Forum

The Energy Expo & Forum plays a pivotal role for global renewable energy development and innovation. As an annual meeting point for governments, energy companies, utilities and innovators, it puts new thinking, ideas and technologies centre stage to drive the transition to clean energy. 

Solar Expo & Forum

The Solar Expo & Forum keeps you in touch with the latest trends, deals, innovations and opportunities in solar PV, solar thermal and energy storage. Bringing the world’s engineering companies, technology providers and pioneering financiers with the region’s utilities and governments together, it is the leading MENA marketplace for solar energy.

Water Expo & Forum 

The Water Expo & Forum advances the sustainable production, treatment, supply and reuse of water in arid regions. The event facilitates partnerships between the public and private sectors to enable innovation and sustainability in water projects across the region.

EcoWASTE Expo & Forum

The EcoWASTE Exhibition and Forum is at the forefront of the circular economy conversation in the MENA region. The event drives the region’s waste and recycling industries, by facilitating business opportunities and enabling innovative approaches to sustainable waste management.

Smart Cities Expo & Forum

The Smart Cities Expo & Forum is where the city of the future comes to life, bringing forward-thinking governments and municipalities together with pioneers in urban planning and mobility, digitisation, smart health and safe city technology to develop the potential of connected communities – from sustainable planning to smart systems.

Climate & Environment Expo & Forum 

The Climate & Environment Forum will convene thought-leaders, technology providers, policymakers, organisations, researchers and innovators who are developing new frameworks, policies and approaches for climate adaptation. The event will give fresh perspectives on how businesses can adopt best practices, the opportunities that come from government targets, and the latest advancements that can accelerate local and global climate resilience.


CLIX – the Climate Innovations Exchange, supports the UAE’s Ministry of Climate Change and Environment strategy to enable the sourcing and funding of climate change solutions and technologies. CLIX is a unique global start-up initiative focussed on five dedicated themes:

  • Energy
  • Space
  • Climate & Environment
  • Smart Cities
  • Food & Agriculture

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