Power & Electricity World Asia 2016 - Conference Day 2



Organiser’s opening remarks


Chairman’s opening remarks

Mr. Allard Nooy

Keynote: Stimulating greater private sector infrastructure investment in developing countries

  • Developing  sustainable, socially responsible and commercially viable infrastructure projects that contribute to economic growth and social development in developing countries in South East Asia
  • Funding early stage, high-risk development activities, attracting private sector investment to these projects to achieve financial close
  • Navigating the regulatory framework and working with government and other stakeholders to address bottlenecks
  • Key issues on development, acquisition, financing, construction and operation of energy projects across Southeast Asia
Mr. Allard Nooy, CEO, Infraco Asia
Panel discussion

Panel: Driving greater foreign and private investment in Indonesia’s energy sector

  • Investment climate and market overview: Appetite of Indonesia energy projects amongst investors, benchmarking against other Southeast Asian nations
  • How can Indonesia position itself towards attracting more private and overseas investments to grow its energy sector? 
  • Trends and opportunities: where are the big returns likely to come from for foreign-based investors?
  • What signals are foreign investors looking for and what appropriate measures must be taken in response?
  • Strategic, procurement, legal, commercial and risk issues relating to public-private partnership projects
Moderator: Mr. Allard Nooy, CEO, Infraco Asia
Ms Hilda Savitri, Managing Director & Chief Investment Officer, Indonesia Infrastructure Finance
Mr Alejandro Perez, Senior Investment Officer, Infrastructure and Natural Resources, International Finance Corporation
Mr Yanis Boudjouher, Chief Executive Officer, ReEx Capital Asia
Mr Laurent Margoloff, Director Project Finance Asia - Pacific, B.N.P. Paribas Singapore

Morning refreshments

Panel discussion

Panel: Renewable energy financing: Innovations in putting capital to work

  • Innovative financing structures and funding solutions to support the massive renewable energy development in Asia
  • Common characteristics of bankable solutions – what are investors looking for and nest practices in structuring financial agreements for renewable energy projects
  • Why financing fails? New strategies to overcome common issues, risks and pitfalls
  • What renewable energy project owners should do to tap on infrastructure funds? 
Moderator: Mr Matthew Hooker, Managing Director & Regional Head, Natural Resources – Asia, Willis Towers Watson
Mr Michael Lutz, Head of Trade & Export Finance Asia Pacific, DZ Bank
Mr Brian O'Hanlon, Director of Business Development, Renewable Energy and Sustainable Development, OPIC
Mr Carlos Jose Periquet Gatmaitan, President & Chief Executive Officer, PNOC Renewables Corporation (PNOC-RC)

Interactive Roundtables


Networking luncheon




Panel: Should natural gas be a bridge to a clean energy future?

  • Can natural gas can be considered a lower-carbon "bridge" fuel or is it simply a continuation of our dependence on fossil fuels? Where does natural gas stand in comparison with coal and renewable energy?
  • Exploiting Southeast Asia’s deep reserves of natural gas; Fuel supply – where are the main sources of natural gas? Seeking sources, suppliers and partners
  • Managing price volatilities and profitability
  • What are the important investments required to enhance natural gas adoption?
Dr Ather Sajid, Non-Executive Chairman, EOil and Gas Co. Inc.
Mr Mark Leslie, Chief Executive Officer, Alternative Energy Corp
Mr Edward McCartin III, Senior Vice President, Synova Llc
Mr Teguh Setiawan, Managing Director, P.T. Bekasi Power

Solar PV in SEA - How Indonesia can and will benefit from recent developments

  • Experiences from SEA markets
  • Update on Conergy's deployment of Solar PV in Indonesia
  • Business case diesel displacement
Mr Hendrik Bohne, Director of Sales – South East Asia & the Middle East, Conergy Asia & Me Pte Ltd

High efficiency and durable solar modules

  • PERC Module
  • BOS savings
Mr Cheong Boon Lim, Product Manager, Trina Solar

Panel: Structuring solar projects for bankability

  • Decision criteria in financing solar projects – What are investors looking for?
  • Obstacles inhibiting securing of finance for new solar projects
  • Accessing and structuring new financing structures to attract more financiers, manage risks & optimise financing opportunities
  • Risks and counterparty credit-worthiness
  • Financing projects without a FIT
Mr William Hsu, Managing Partner, Sustainergy Capital
Mr Yanis Boudjouher, Chief Executive Officer, ReEx Capital Asia
Mr Edgare Kerkwijk, Managing Director, Asia Green Capital
Mr Florian Bennhold, Managing Director, Symbior Energy
Dr Mitabu Rusydi, Executive Director, Brisbane Capital Investment

Upscaling gas for mid-merit and peaking power generation

  • Opportunity costs for gas-fired power projects
  • Sustainability in mid-merit gas-fired power generation
  • Declining fuel price in making new-build CCGT mid-merit operations marginally more competitive
  • Efficiencies in gas-fired power projects to reduce electricity production costs and reliability of electricity supply during peak loads
Mr Teguh Setiawan, Managing Director, P.T. Bekasi Power

Balancing gas co-generation against grid power: What will be the business case going forward

  • Economic and environmental benefits and considerations of gas co-generation vs buying off the grid
  • Energy-efficient supply of low-carbon heat and electricity
  • Financing gas co-generation power projects

Chairman’s closing remarks


Afternoon refreshments and close of conference

last published: 29/Mar/16 07:05 GMT