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Ecofys Supports Energy Cooperation between Germany and the Gulf Region

Published: 17/01/2017

17 January, 2017 – Berlin, Germany – Ecofys, part of Navigant Consulting, has won a contract to support the German Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy in strengthening energy cooperation and dialogue with the countries of the Arabian Peninsula.

The energy cooperation between Germany and the United Arab Emirates was officially launched at the World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi on 16 January in the presence of the German State Secretary Rainer Baake. The signature of a joint declaration of intent was followed by an expert and industry workshop bringing together an international audience of stakeholders from the private and public sectors.

Ecofys will provide strategic advice and facilitate the implementation of the bilateral energy dialogue over three years. Planned activities include expert and high-level meetings, industry fairs and analyses to enhance energy dialogue between Germany and the UAE, identify mutual challenges and solutions, and encourage the transfer of best practice with a focus on renewables, energy efficiency, and energy systems and markets.

Ecofys is leading the project consortium that includes the German Chamber of Commerce and other experts.

The contract adds to Ecofys’ expertise in supporting international energy cooperation as well as Ecofys’ and Navigant’s energy consulting activities for public and private clients in the Middle East.

Additional insights at the Ministry website

For more information, please contact:

Mariëlle Vosbeek    
           Lindsay Funicello-Paul

About Ecofys
Ecofys, a Navigant company, is a leading international energy and climate consultancy focused on sustainable energy for everyone. Founded in 1984, the company is a trusted advisor to governments, corporations, NGOs, and energy providers worldwide. The team delivers powerful results in the energy and climate transition sectors. Working across the entire energy value chain, Ecofys develops innovative solutions and strategies to support its clients in enabling the energy transition and working through the challenges of climate change. Additional information about Ecofys can be found at

About Navigant
Navigant Consulting, Inc. is a specialized, global professional services firm that helps clients take control of their future. Navigant’s professionals apply deep industry knowledge, substantive technical expertise, and an enterprising approach to help clients build, manage and/or protect their business interests. With a focus on markets and clients facing transformational change and significant regulatory or legal pressures, the Firm primarily serves clients in the healthcare, energy and financial services industries. Across a range of advisory, consulting, outsourcing, and technology/analytics services, Navigant’s practitioners bring sharp insight that pinpoints opportunities and delivers powerful results. More information about Navigant can be found at