CEBC MENA Podcasts

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The Hollings Center recently partnered with the Clean Energy Business Council (CEBC) in Abu Dhabi and the Massachusetts Institue of Technology’s Energy Initiative (MITEI) on a series of podcasts. The CEBC MENA Podcast aims to promote clean energy projects, initiatives and leaders and to raise awareness around climate change, sustainable finance, energy efficiency, sustainable mobility, challenges and issues in the clean energy sector of the MENA region.

These podcasts can be found anywhere you get your podcasts: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Soundcloud

Partner Episodes

CEBC MENA Podcast: Automated Vehicles – How, Why, and When

 CEBC MENA · S2. E6. Automated Vehicles: Why, How and When? From Dubai to Minnesota This episode hosts Kristin R. White, Executive Director ǀ Connected & Automated Vehicles Office (CAV-X) and Dr. Ismail Zohdy, Programme Manager of Self-Driving Transport Strategy at Dubai Road and Transport Authority (RTA). In this episode of the CEBC MENA…

CEBC MENA Podcast: Mobility Behavior in MENA & the USA

 In this episode, Dr. Joanna Moody, Research Program Manager at MIT Energy Initiative’s Mobility Systems Center, discusses her research on the people’s mobility behavior in the US and the MENA regions and how different they are and her research survey on the so-called “Car Pride” across the US and the MENA countries and how…

CEBC MENA Podcast: Alternative Fuels and Powertrains – MENA & USA

CEBC MENA · S2. Ep3: Alternative fuels and powertrains: MENA vs USA In this episode of the CEBC MENA Podcast, our guest speakers discuss the recent technological developments in new energy vehicles in the USA and the MENA regions, the impact of these technological advancements on the adoption rate of these new energy vehicles, the…

CEBC MENA Podcast: Women in Clean Energy in MENA & the USA

In this episode, Dr. Rabia Ferroukhi of IRENA and Martha Broad of MIT Energy Initiative walk us through their personal career achievements, the challenges they faced as women in the clean energy sector and the work their organizations have been doing to encourage women to consider a career in the clean energy sector. Sustainable Development…


The Clean Energy Business Council (CEBC) is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting clean energy and clean technologies and solutions for the environmental sector in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). CEBC provides a platform to further dialogue between the public and private sectors to develop much needed policy and regulation to help drive the implementation of clean energy across the MENA region. Learn more about the CEBC:

Since its inception in late 2006, the MIT Energy Initiative (MITEI) has become MIT’s hub for energy research, education, and outreach. Through these three pillars, MITEI plays a catalytic role in accelerating responses to the many challenges facing our global energy system. MITEI’s mission is to develop low- and no-carbon solutions to efficiently, affordably, and sustainably meet global energy needs while minimizing environmental impacts, dramatically reducing greenhouse gas emissions, and mitigating climate change. Learn more about MITEI:


Author: Michael Carroll