Agenda Day 1


Power & Electricity World Vietnam 2019 Day One


Organiser's welcome remarks


Solar project development update: Current status and overcoming implementation difficulties

Panel discussion

Panel Discussion: Diversifying Vietnam’s energy future

  • What does Vietnam’s future energy mix look like?
  • Driving substantial renewable energy growth: How to level the playing field and ensure they can compete with thermal power generation
  • How are new energy technologies creating opportunities for renewable energy?
  • The role of foreign direct investment: Making Vietnam attractive
  • Learning from overseas: Who is getting it right, and what are the lessons for Vietnam?
  • Rural electrification plans
Can Ogutcu, Secretary General's Office, Energy Secretary Secretariat
Tam Tien Nguyen

Solar and wind development: Trung Nam Group Vision


Exhibition visit & networking refreshments


Chair's welcome remarks

Panel discussion

Developer Perspectives Panel: What role will utility scale solar play in Vietnam in the next decade?

  • FiT for purpose? Updates on new and changing incentives: Can tenders & auctions can make Vietnam’s solar market in Vietnam more efficient?
  • DPPA framework pilot: Providing security for long-term projects
  • How are new technologies increasing output and reducing costs? Exploring solar efficiency, sun tracing and efficient power conversion
  • Overcoming project bottlenecks
Thanh Nguyen, Deputy Director, EVNCPC Central Power Corporation
Warren Lee

Driving Solar Development in Vietnam: The Jinko Solar Vision


Case Study


Exhibition visit & networking lunch

Panel discussion

Panel Discussion: Making Vietnam renewable energy project bankable

  • Understanding the risk profile for renewable energy projects across the value chain
  • Which financial instruments are preferred? Do local investors and overseas investors think the same way?
  • The role of multilateral investors
  • As a relatively new market to foreign energy investors, how important are pre-existing relationships?
  • What government support do investors want to see? Is it just about the FiT and the PPA?
Pablo Otin, Vice President, Emerging Markets, 8Minutenergy Renewables
Panel discussion

Panel Discussion: Structuring the deal: Energy project financing in Vietnam

  • Risk, cash flow & value across the entire development cycle
  • Pricing risk premiums: Dealing with political, currency & construction risks
  • Is there a role for public-private partnerships, and how do they sit with investors?
  • Accessing local financing options for renewable energy
  • Debt or equity? What’s the best way of getting your project funded?
  • Funding large scale vs. small scale projects
Hanh Le

Innovative renewable energy financing trends & their implications for Vietnam

  • Real alternatives to bank financing: What are they and who is using them?
  • Overview of green finance actors (banks, ESCOs and YieldCos) and instruments (green bond, EFT and green insurance) in the region
Minh Tuan Pham

Driving solar development in Vietnam: Perspective from BCG Energy

Minh Tuan Pham, Chief Operating Officer, Bamboo Capital

Exhibition visit & networking refreshments

Panel discussion

Panel Discussion: Meeting Vietnam’s wind potential

  • Supporting wind deployment: What new incentives do we need to drive Vietnam’s wind energy generation forward?
  • Making policy clear
  • How much offshore wind potential is there in Vietnam, and are costs prohibitive?
  • Scaling up: How can we speed up wind deployment in Vietnam?
Panel discussion

Developer Perspectives Panel: Making wind work: Insights from successful wind developers

  • Overview of successful wind projects in Vietnam
  • Overcoming project bottlenecks: What do you need to be aware of?
  • Let’s talk money: What’s the investor appetite for wind projects in Vietnam?
  • Technology selection: Choosing and evaluating your turbines
  • How does the project landscape in Vietnam compare with other surrounding countries?
  • Successful market entry: How do you do it?
last published: 02/Apr/19 01:05 GMT





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