NBC’s Reyooq initiative sheds light on energy sector investment

The National Business Centre (NBC), which is part of the Public Establishment for Industrial Estates (PEIE), hosted on Tuesday an edition of its Reyooq initiative, highlighting the significance of investment in the energy sector in the Sultanate.
Discussions focused on the electricity distribution structure in Oman, renewable energy, issues related to efficiency of energy and its management in the Sultanate, in addition to the role played by entrepreneurs in exploring the opportunities available in this sector. The event also underlined the challenges facing entrepreneurs in the energy sector.
Moderated by Mulkie al Hashmi, Director of Marketing at NBC, the forum featured experts in the field comprising, Dr Firas al Abduwani, CEO of Hussam Technology Company; Eng Abdullah al Badi, Executive Director of the National Electricity Centre; and Dr Saleh al Saadi, Assistant Professor at Civil and Architectural Engineering Department at Sultan Qaboos University.
Sponsored by Ooredoo, the Reyooq series aspire to present an ultimate platform for Omani entrepreneurs to network with experts, and learn about entrepreneurship to get innovative and creative ideas for their businesses.
Al Hashmi noted that the Reyooq initiative aims at developing the abilities and knowledge of entrepreneurs and underscoring their viewpoints with the experts in the field, besides enhancing communication channels.