2018 World Energy Engineering Congress: AEE Tunisia chapter awarded

Through its International Awards Program, the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) shed light on the important work carried out by individuals, organizations, agencies, and corporations.

By identifying those who persevere in their fields, energy professionals are awarded so as the industry of energy engineering is advanced. The program aims to recognize excellence by the professionals in the energy industry.

The 2018 International Awards was presented Wednesday, October 17th at the AEE International Awards Banquet, being held at the Charlotte Convention Center in Charlotte, NC in partnership with the 41st World Energy Engineering Congress (WEEC) held in Charlotte, North Carolina, the United States of America from October 17-19, 2018.

The AEE recognizes on yearly-basis individuals and companies that have demonstrated a notable contribution to the energy profession on the national and international levels.

The AEE Tunisia chapter was awarded the best international newsletter in energy with the result of the work of the IT committee of The AEE Tunisia Chapter.  

The best international conference was also granted to AEE Tunisia Chapter, after the lecture of Ayoub Baba president of AEE Tunisia Chapter, for being the first Tunisian speaker who talked about the change of the behaviour of energy in the transport sector.

Sitex of Mounir Zaag was selected as the best regional Middle East corporate member with an interesting annual saving.

Besides, Tunisian Nasreddine Guerfala was awarded the best regional energy manager in Toronto Canada,


The WEEC is the largest energy conference and technology expo hosted by the United States meant particularly for business, industrial, and institutional energy users.

The event gathers experts in all areas energy engineering in such a manner as to help set a clear, optimum path to energy efficiency, facility optimization, and sustainability.

This year’s WEEC event included a Better Plants Track to provide partners with an opportunity to network, recognize program achievements, and share and learn about the latest energy development in matters efficiency innovations and solutions.

Additionally, the WEEC is the comprehensive event where energy engineers can thoroughly assess the place of energy engineering and take stock of the economic and market forces, new technologies, regulatory developments and industry trends all merge to shape critical decisions.

The WEEC also provides the opportunity to define what specific steps are needed to achieve optimum energy efficiency and performance within the engineers’ organization.

The WEEC conference program is a comprehensive 14 track training program with over 300 speakers.

President of the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) Tunisia Chapter Ayoub Baba, said in a statement to TunisianMonitorOnline, that the AEE Tunisia Chapter attended the WEEC. 

Being the representative of the AEE Tunisia Chapter, He said that he contributed to this world conference as a speaker and a chapter representative of Tunisia among more than 100 countries all over the world.

He revealed that the AEE Tunisia Chapter was awarded as one of the best international chapters.

“The event was a precious occasion for the AEE Tunisia Chapter to meet energy experts, and legends and “conclude several partnership programs for our local energy community to upgrade and build a Leading Community of energy Professionals, engineers and students from the commercial, industrial, institutional, governmental, energy services and utility sectors in Tunisia in order to ensure a smooth and efficient energy transition”, he noted.

The Association of Energy Engineers Tunisia Chapter was created in June 2017.

Being as the first of its kind in North Africa, the AEE Tunisia chapter is an international chapter of the parent association AEE, based in Atlanta, USA, (Atlanta, GA) (www.Aeecenter.org), with 98 international chapters around the world and more than 20,000 members. It is a professional, non-profit organization that brings together energy professionals, engineers and architects as well as students from engineering schools.

The AEE Tunisia Chapter aims mainly to promote the professional, scientific and educational interests of those engaged in the energy industry.

It also aims to cooperate with other industries, associations and organizations, and in particular with parent association’s international chapters and to promote the skills and know-how of its members as well as stakeholders on energy industry by organizing training courses, forums, seminars and workshops.

TunisianMonitorOnline (MNHN)




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