Dr. Nabih Cherradi

Job Title
Chief Technology Officer
Company
Desert Technologies
Country
Saudi Arabia

Dr. Nabih Cherradi is Desert Technologies' Chief Technology Officer. Has spent over 34 years building on a long track record of equipment's/production lines as well as business development in the semiconductor and photovoltaic industries. Prior to joining Desert Technologies, Nabih is also the CEO of EmpowerSun, a Swiss based photovoltaic energy consultancy, which he founded in 2009. In the meantime, he also co-founded ISWT a French solar developer company. From 2007-2009, as a Vice President/CTO, he accompanied Yingli Green Energy in its fast expansion with responsibility for the technology and manufacturing. He also participated in its IPO in New York (NYSE). As operations & process director at Applied Materials from 1997 to 2007 Nabih was responsible for installing turn-key semiconductor and photovoltaic production lines throughout the world, installing multiple GWs of production capacity across a ten year period. As a scientist, he focused on advance materials for different applications working with different industries (Semiconductor, Photovoltaic and Hard tools)
He holds a PhD on materials sciences from the University Henri Poincaré, Nancy as well as an MBA, from the Business School of Nancy, (France).

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We talked to Frank Haugwitz, Senior Advisor at Apricum – The Cleantech Advisory about China's role in the global energy transition.

Wes Stein, Chief Research Scientist for Solar Technologies at CSIRO
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The smarter E Podcast Episode 150 | Language: English

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How Solar PV Is Helping to Achieve Sustainable Development Goals in Africa

The smarter E Podcast Episode 149 | Language: English

September 7, 2023

Africa has a huge untapped solar potential. The integrated solar water desalination project at Lodwar Hospital in Kenya is a flagship project that contributes to several Sustainable Development Goals.

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Solar Energy in Africa – The New Role of the Continent

26.09.2023

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The solar market in Africa is full of promise: from solar lamps and rooftop installations to utility scale PV including storage, numerous PV applications are increasingly being deployed on the African continent.

Jenny Chase, analyst with BloombergNEF's global Solar Insight Service
Global Market Development 2024: A Year of Solar Superlatives?

The smarter E Podcast Episode 160 | Language: English

December 21, 2023

We speak with Jenny Chase about the astonishing and at the same time controverse developments in the global solar market.

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