KWR Kees Roest by KWR Kees Roest
23 May 2019

Dutch companies to help Oman towards renewable energy future

Oman’s renewable energy future will benefit from Omanis working in collaboration with companies from the Netherlands that are carrying out major energy, water treatment, and waste management projects in Oman. The Dutch ambassador in Oman presented the ‘Water-Energy-Food Nexus- Oman’ report, which provides a snapshot of opportunities for Oman and the Netherlands to cooperate further in the fields of water, energy, and food....

Dutch companies to help Oman towards renewable energy future

Muscat: Oman’s renewable energy future will benefit from Omanis working in collaboration with the Netherlands companies that are carrying out major energy, water treatment, and waste management projects in Oman. Speaking at the Energy and Water Conference which took place at Oman Convention and Exhibition Centre, Laetitia Van Asch, ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Oman, told Times of Oman, “The [Netherlands ] companies here make me very proud because they have technology that is proven to work and they have experience in the region, so they can showcase what is possible. We hope they use the network available at this exhibition to expand.” “I have noticed in the past two years that I have been living and working here in Oman that the attitude towards more efficient use of water and energy and using renewables is improving. I have a very positive outlook on the outcomes here,” she added. “It will not be easy: in the Netherlands we have discussions about paying for these solutions, but these discussions are needed.” “It is up to the Omani side to see which solutions are practical for Oman. If Dutch technologies can help, then I think that’s a great combination.” On 22 April, the ambassador...

  • timesofoman.com
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