Dr. Andrea Lovato

Job Title
Executive Vice President Business Development. Head of Renewable & Hydrogen Development
ACWA Power
Saudi Arabia

Dr. Lovato is a seasoned industry expert in the power utility space with focus on Independent Power and Desalination Projects (IWPP), developed, financed constructed and operated through concession or utility outsourcing contract models.

Since 2009 Dr. Lovato has worked on the development of several IPP and IWPP projects in the region and internationally, with special focus in the recent years to renewables (CSP/PV/Wind).

He has secured financial closing of various industry's landmark projects, including the NOORo projects in Morocco and the DEWA projects in Dubai and KSA.

He is leading ACWA Power business unit for Hydrogen.

Dr. Lovato received a Ph.D. in Engineering from the Technical University of Denmark in Copenhagen and has been based in the UAE since 2005.

March 07, 2023Panel: Green Hydrogen: What Does it Take to Industrialise?

March 07, 2023Green Hydrogen - Our Future that Has Become our Present


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Cornelius Matthes

The New Oil: Green Hydrogen from the Arabian Gulf

The smarter E Podcast Episode 24

October 29, 2020

In this episode we want to shed light on the role of Dubai, and the MENA region for the new energy world. On board as the expert of the episode is Cornelius Matthes.

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Press Release

Intersolar AWARD 2022: Finalists Announced

April 7, 2022

Innovative technological developments, high efficiency levels and sustainable solutions are the name of the game in the solar industry in 2022 – whether it’s module technology, inverters or balance of system. PV modules with high-efficiency cells, reduced shading losses, lead-free modules and reusable transport units are but some of the innovations that have made it into the final round of the Intersolar AWARD. Inverter manufacturers are also responding and adapting their products to high-output cell technology, transforming their inverters into ever-smarter all-rounders.

Expert Interview

Renewable Energy Market Middle East: Status, Trends & Recommendations

February 7, 2022

Expert Inteview with Ben Attia, Senior Research Analyst, Energy Transition Practice, Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables

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