Meriem Bellizim

Business Development Senior Manager, ACWA Power

Meriem Bellizim

Business Development Senior Manager, ACWA Power


Meriem has been involved in energy business since 2008 with focus on renewable technologies, with involvement from early stage of development to execution, developing a 360° view on major renewable projects, including landmark solar IPPs as ‘Project Manager’. She has gained significant experience from achieving world records such as the world’s largest renewable project investment of USD 4.3 billion  at the the lowest tariff (Noor Energy 1 Hybrid CSP/PV project 950MW with 700MW CSP & 250MW PV), and the first IPP framework in Dubai as the largest single PV plant and lowest PV tariff in 2014 (DEWA Phase II 200MW PV) as part of Dubai and UAE target in generating electricity from clean energy.

Moreover, Meriem has managed and supported the development of many other renewable projects developed by ACWA Power in MENA region of different technologies (Wind, PV, CSP, ISCC).

On the project implementation side, Meriem was involved in the execution of one of the firsts ISCC projects Hassi R’Mel ISCC (Algeria), Solaben CSP Projects (Spain) and Baja California IV (Mexico) where she gained a lot of experience in power plants execution.

Meriem has been awarded the Women in renewables of the Year 2019 Award by the Global Solar & Energy Storage and WIRA. In addition to that she is currently a member of the 100 Future Energy Leaders (FEL 100) Program hosted by the World Energy Council.

All sessions by Meriem Bellizim

Panel: Breaking Barriers for a Seat at the Table and Overcoming Gender Inequality

19 Nov 2019
3:00 pm - 3:50 pm
Dubai World Trade Centre, Hall H