Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Tania Jarjur, General Counsel of Yellow Door Energy, has been named Woman in Solar of the Year by the Middle East Energy Industry Association (MESIA) at the World Future Energy Summit (WFES) in Abu Dhabi, UAE.
The MESIA Solar Awards, now in its tenth edition, is one of the energy industry’s longest standing and most trusted awards ceremonies in the region. It recognizes and celebrates exceptional talent and achievements in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) solar market. The awards are open to all, and the winners are selected by nine independent renewable energy experts from around the world.
Tania Jarjur, General Counsel of Yellow Door Energy, said: “Thank you MESIA and the judges for the Woman in Solar of the Year award. I am honored and humbled by the recognition. In January 2017, I joined Yellow Door Energy as its first in-house counsel, driven by a passion for a cleaner, more sustainable world. As a legal professional, I am cognizant of the challenges our industry faces to address climate change and gender diversity. I am also excited about the opportunities ahead and firmly believe that together, we can advance the sustainable energy transition.”
The judges were impressed by Jarjur’s considerable contributions to the solar industry, namely negotiations of $150 million in funding and over 100 megawatts in contracts to bring solar to businesses in the region. Additional contributions included the development of a world-class legal department and continued efforts to mentor and empower women in the workplace.
Tania Jarjur grew up in Abu Dhabi and moved to the U.S. for her higher education and start of her legal career. She is admitted to the Washington, D.C. bar and holds a Juris Doctor of Law from Lewis & Clark Law School in Portland, Oregon as well as a Business Administration degree from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
ABOUT YELLOW DOOR ENERGY:
Yellow Door Energy is the leading sustainable energy partner for businesses, serving commercial and industrial customers in the Middle East and South Asia. The company’s solar and energy efficiency solutions enable businesses to reduce energy costs, improve power reliability and lower carbon emissions. Yellow Door Energy’s shareholders include the International Finance Corporation (IFC), Mitsui & Co., Ltd., Equinor, and APICORP. www.yellowdoorenergy.com
Phone: +971 4 454 3033
© Press Release 2022
Disclaimer: The contents of this press release was provided from an external third party provider. This website is not responsible for, and does not control, such external content. This content is provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis and has not been edited in any way. Neither this website nor our affiliates guarantee the accuracy of or endorse the views or opinions expressed in this press release.
The press release is provided for informational purposes only. The content does not provide tax, legal or investment advice or opinion regarding the suitability, value or profitability of any particular security, portfolio or investment strategy. Neither this website nor our affiliates shall be liable for any errors or inaccuracies in the content, or for any actions taken by you in reliance thereon. You expressly agree that your use of the information within this article is at your sole risk.
To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, this website, its parent company, its subsidiaries, its affiliates and the respective shareholders, directors, officers, employees, agents, advertisers, content providers and licensors will not be liable (jointly or severally) to you for any direct, indirect, consequential, special, incidental, punitive or exemplary damages, including without limitation, lost profits, lost savings and lost revenues, whether in negligence, tort, contract or any other theory of liability, even if the parties have been advised of the possibility or could have foreseen any such damages.