Laava Tech at World Energy Congress 2019 in Abu Dhabi

Sep 11, 2019

The World Energy Congress 2019 in Abu Dhabi, UAE, on 9-12 September brings together companies, policymakers, and industry experts to discuss the energy transition and to find ways to combat climate change. Laava Tech is taking part in WEC with SET100 (the top 100 start-ups from the Start Up Energy Transition Awards) and DENA, the German Energy Agency.

Laava Tech lighting technology for indoor farming is ideal for the growing vertical farming and hydroponics segments in United Arab Emirates and the region in general.

Laava Tech is exhibiting at the SET Innovation Hub in Hall 8 of the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center, introduction new ways to increase energy efficiency in indoor farming through an intelligent combination of software and hardware.

The UAE Minister of Energy, Suhail Mohammed Faraj Al Mazroui, and CEO of the German Energy Agency, Andreas Kuhlmann, discuss the energy transition at World Energy Congress.

Andreas Kuhlmann highlights the importance of SET100 startups and the work they do on “Together with the #SET100 start-ups in Abu Dhabi, we are delighted to set an example for the global integrated energy transition. We are convinced that start-ups with their innovative business models will play a decisive role in shaping a sustainable energy future. For the #SET100 companies, this is a good opportunity to exchange ideas and forge new links with key-stakeholders and investors.

Many start-ups are already very successful today and are making a great contribution to the generational climate protection project. Accordingly, policy makers should pay attention to strengthening innovative business models and facilitating access to finance and involvement of young entrepreneurs in their policy-making. Because only with the right framework conditions can start-ups unfold their full potential and contribute even more to the success of a sustainable future“.