Dii Desert Energy is based on strong relationships across various political organizations, industries and utilities, development banks, commercial banks, thereby proving to be a standalone network among various other networks in the market.

Also, we are the only organization globally looking at the entire power system starting with Renewable energy generation, grids, new technologies & innovations, energy storage, e-mobility, smart cities, etc. The organization has a global outreach also by shareholders from Europe (innogy), Middle East (ACWA Power) & Asia (State Grid Corporation of China) as well as associated partners with business all over the globe.

The advisory board comprises CEOs of pioneers like ACWA Power or Masdar, the GCCIA, the Head of the Energy Division of the Arab League and top bankers which enables us to provide a top level business development platform with access to senior people via the Dii database and personal recommendations.

A large group of international companies have contributed to the achievements of Dii since its inception in 2009. Companies that have shaped Dii include RWE, ACWA Power, SGCC, ABB, MunichRe, Enel, Eon, Deutsche Bank, Terna, Nareva, Red Electrica de Espana, First Solar, Abengoa, Schott, HSH Bank, Flagsol, Unicredit, Terna Energy, Saint Gobain, Siemens, Cevital and many associated partners worldwide, such as Maurisolaire, Kaefer, ILF, Leoni, Lahmeyer, Italgen, IntesaSanPaolo, SMA, Commerzbank, Bosch, Bilfinger, Audi, Evonik, Shell, Morgan Stanley, IBM, 3M, AGC, Schaeffler, TUEV Sued, DNV GL, Soitec, FCC, HSBC, BASF, Schoeller, Conergy, Flabeg etc. In the initial period also the Desertec Foundation has helped shaping Dii.

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The unique Network of networks includes cooperation with industry associations like Solarpower Europe, BEE, Ghorfa, MESIA, CEBC, political organizations, like the Arab League, RCREEE, GCF, European Commission and national ministries, GIZ, development banks, Research institutes (e.g. Max Planck or Fraunhofer) NGOs and the different divisions of the United Nations.