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ESB International at WETEX and Dubai Solar Show 2021

ESB International at WETEX and Dubai Solar Show 2021 

ESB International will be exhibiting at WETEX (Water, Energy, Technology, and Environment Exhibition) and Dubai Solar Show. The exhibition will take place from the 5th to the 7th of October, and the ESB International stand will be part of the Enterprise Ireland organised Irish Pavilion. 

The exhibition aims to achieve integration between all sectors of the energy industry and bring together trade and technical sectors whilst facilitating the creation of new trade opportunities, enhancing an exchange of ideas and experiences and showcasing the latest innovations.  

Find Us at WETEX 

North Hall NM4 

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Our Team at WETEX


Mr Brendan Stafford, Bahrain Country Manager for the Kingdom of Bahrain

Mr Brendan Stafford has been based in Bahrain for more than 12 years, with over 22 years of experience with ESB International. Brendan has managed many multi-million Dollar contracts for electricity supply to large Government Authorities, Heavy Industry and Private Developers. 

Brendan's background is in electricity transmission & distribution and with his dedication and passion for the power business, he forms a strong bond of understanding and loyalty with clients. 

 Brendan believes that ESB Internationals expertise as the engineering consultancy of the Irish energy utility ESB, which is undertaking its own low carbon journey in Ireland, lends itself perfectly to further collaboration and knowledge sharing in the region. 


Dr John Rafferty, Oman Country Manager 

Dr John Rafferty is a Clean Energy Technology and Energy Efficiency Consultant with extensive experience in the energy industry, including roles in international consultancy, project delivery, R&D and strategic policy development for ESB Group, Ireland's largest electricity utility.   

Much like Ireland, Oman and the GCC members are seeking to move further towards the utilisation of clean energy solutions. Before his current role, John provided specialist energy services to enable both the Commercial and Industrial business area and the wider ESB Group to realise opportunities in areas such as: delivering increased renewable generation, improving energy efficiency and supporting decarbonisation. 

About Us

ESB International are a leading global energy engineering consultancy established in 1975. For over 45 years, from our Dublin Headquarters, we have delivered international capital and transformational projects in over 120 countries around the world. 

We also have a 45-year legacy in transmission and distribution in the Middle East with 100 people based in our Bahrain hub which is in operation since 1976. We have been involved in a long list of network and distribution projects in the country and are still heavily involved in many major energy projects in the Kingdom. 

In Oman we are working with policymakers and leaders in the country who implement independent power producers (IPPs), de-centralisation and a spot price market. We are currently embedded in the fabric of this diversification on a range of consultancy services ranging from technical advisory to strategic advisory across the full energy value chain from generation to transmission. 

ESB International has particular experience in the following areas: 

  • Renewable business of scale: Wind, solar, biomass and tidal 
  • Transmission & Distribution: Networks up to 400 kV 
  • Smart Energy networks including grids and metering 
  • Hydro: Pumped Storage 
  • Gas Turbine: CCGT and OCGT technologies and asset management 


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