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El-Moshir Tantawy Axis, Cairo, 31 August 2020 - 1 September 2020

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Aug 3110:10
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Keynote address: Official address from HE Aziz Rabbah, Minister of Energy and Mines, Morocco

Keynotes
Aziz Rabbah, Minister, Morocco Ministry Of Energy And MinesMorocco
Aug 3110:30
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Keynote: Developing a sustainable region: explaining the socio-economic opportunities available for MENA with renewable energy

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Mohamed Mostafa El Khayat, Executive Chairman, NREA New and Renewable Energy AuthorityEgypt
Aug 3110:50
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Keynote Panel: Strategic Power: cross-examining some of the current strategies for renewable energy in the region in light of the Paris Agreement and future outlook

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Rachid Bayed, Operations Director, Member of the Executive Committee, Moroccan Agency For Solar EnergyMorocco
Aug 3111:20
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Aug 3113:00
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PANEL Driving renewable investment: energy project financing in the Middle East

SOLAR STRATEGY AND LEADERSHIP SUMMIT By invitation only
Ahmed Badr, Executive Director, Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy EfficiencyEgypt
Rasmi Hamzeh, Chief Executive Officer, Jordan Renewable Energy And energy Efficiency FundJordan
Ehab Ismail Amin, Vice Chairman, NREA New and Renewable Energy AuthorityEgypt
Aug 3113:00
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PANEL Encouraging healthy competition with regulation: opportunities for IPPs

WIND STRATEGY & CLEAN TECH THEATRE
Moderator: Khaldoun Habahbeh, Regulatory Affairs Expert, Independent ConsultantJordan
Chafik Akachouche, Senior Electric Power Systems Expert, Electricity and Gas Regulation Commission (CREG)Belgium
Chikwerem Obi, Head Policy And Strategy, Renewable Energy, Research And Development, Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC)Nigeria
Aug 3113:00
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PANEL Benefitting from Benban: what you need to know when connecting to the grid

PROJECT UPDATES
Moderator: Emad Hassan, Former Energy Adviser To Minister Of Tourism, Independent Consultant
Essam El-Sayed, Head Of Solar Energy Department, New and Renewable Energy Authority (N.R.E.A.)Egypt
Eman Rashad Saeed, Head Sector For Renewable Private Power Projects, Egyptian Electricity Transmission CompanyEgypt
Aug 3113:30
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A good FIT: reviewing the benefits of the FIT scheme for attracting investment and next steps

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Lamya Youssef Abdel Hakim, Head Of Studies And Design Sectors, Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company EETCEgypt
Aug 3114:10
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Aug 3114:20
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Adding green bonds to the funding mix: challenges and opportunities

SOLAR STRATEGY AND LEADERSHIP SUMMIT By invitation only
Aug 3114:20
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Improving solar cell efficiency: conversion techniques, light trapping and management techniques

WIND STRATEGY & CLEAN TECH THEATRE
Aaesha Alnuaimi, Head Of Solar Research, Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA)United Arab Emirates
Aug 3114:30
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Panel Building the new Egypt: constructing crucial renewable projects

PROJECT UPDATES
Reserved for Nextracker
Aug 3114:40
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Meeting the funding requirements from initial stage to commercial close: raising equity and arranging debt for solar projects

SOLAR STRATEGY AND LEADERSHIP SUMMIT By invitation only
Reserved for sponsor
Aug 3114:40
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Assessing future perspectives for PV: international technology roadmap

WIND STRATEGY & CLEAN TECH THEATRE
Badr Ikken, Director General, IRESENMorocco
Aug 3115:30
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PANEL Creating a cohesive investment environment for international and local players

WIND STRATEGY & CLEAN TECH THEATRE
Mehdi Tanani, Senior Program Officer For Energy, French Development AgencyUnited Arab Emirates
Omar Sadder, Business Development Manager, Yellow Door EnergyUnited Arab Emirates
Aug 3115:30
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PANEL An update on current projects and future possibilities for renewable energy in Morocco

PROJECT UPDATES
Moderator: Sergio Casanova Planes, Head of Business Development, L&T ConstructionUnited Arab Emirates
Loubna Farabi, Project Manager, Office National De L'Electricite Et De L'Eau PotableMorocco
Tarik Hamane, Development Director, Member of the Executive Committee, MasenMorocco
Aug 3116:00
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PANEL Advancing solar technology: the ground-breaking innovations needed to meet demand in MENA

SOLAR STRATEGY AND LEADERSHIP SUMMIT By invitation only
Aug 3116:00
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Mapping out key considerations for PPAs: bankability, finance and market conditions

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Atter Ezzat Hannoura, Director - Ppp Central Unit, Ministry of FinanceEgypt
Aug 3116:20
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FIRESIDE CHAT Improving electricity conservation and diversification with Smart Grids

SOLAR STRATEGY AND LEADERSHIP SUMMIT By invitation only
Ahmed Elguindy, Renewable Energy Advisor, GIZEgypt
Aug 3116:20
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PANEL Encouraging partnerships between utilities and smart cities in the move away from fossil fuels

WIND STRATEGY & CLEAN TECH THEATRE
Aug 3116:40
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PANEL Capitalising on bifacial module technology for manufacturers

SOLAR STRATEGY AND LEADERSHIP SUMMIT By invitation only
Moderator: Ramy Moussa, Assistant Professor, Pharos University In AlexandriaEgypt
Aug 3116:40
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A series of ten minute pitch offs from start-up companies in the region set to revolutionise the renewable industry. The winning start-up will be judged by a panel of experts and will receive a cash p

WIND STRATEGY & CLEAN TECH THEATRE
Reserved for sponsor
Aug 3116:40
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PANEL Implementing and managing solar projects: Ibri II solar project

PROJECT UPDATES
Ali Al Mashrafi, Former Chief Operations Officer, Muscat Electricity Distribution CoOman
Aug 3117:00
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Mono Vs Poly: discussing the best option for MENA’s sunny climate

SOLAR STRATEGY AND LEADERSHIP SUMMIT By invitation only
Reserved for sponsor
Aug 3117:00
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Diversifying energy resources with wind: Wind 2023 Project

PROJECT UPDATES
Aug 3117:20
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Dominating the battery storage market: opportunities available to the MENA region

SOLAR STRATEGY AND LEADERSHIP SUMMIT By invitation only
Aug 3117:20
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Offering higher energy output and reducing costs with solar trackers

PROJECT UPDATES
Reserved for sponsor
Aug 3117:30
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Exhibition visit

Keynotes
Aug 3117:40
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Storing solar power at large scale with molten salt energy storage

SOLAR STRATEGY AND LEADERSHIP SUMMIT By invitation only
Reserved for sponsor
Aug 3118:00
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Exhibition closes

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Sep 110:00
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Keynote: Envisioning the role of utility scale solar in the next decade

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Sep 110:20
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Keynote Panel: Delving into the competitive industry of renewable financing: are PPAs creating a pricing bubble?

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Harry Boyd-Carpenter, Director, Head Of Power And Energy Utilities, EBRDUnited Kingdom
Sidi Ould Tah, Director General, Arab Bank for Economic Development in AfricaSudan
Sep 111:00
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Keynote: Complementing utility scale solar: how rooftop solar can help achieve energy targets quicker than utility scale, lessen financial burden and reduce the load on distribution systems

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Reserved for platinum sponsor and above
Sep 111:20
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Networking break and exhibition visit

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Sep 112:00
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PANEL Assessing the Egyptian fiscal space and interest rates for investors

SOLAR STRATEGY AND LEADERSHIP SUMMIT By invitation only
Elsheikh Mohamad Alaya, Executive Board Member, Arab Renewable Energy CommissionLebanon
Sep 112:00
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PANEL Assessing the environmental and social factors for wind projects in the Gulf of Suez: Active Turbine Management Program

WIND STRATEGY & CLEAN TECH THEATRE
Ali Khazma, Senior Specialist Renewable Energy And Environment, Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy EfficiencyEgypt
Hans Bruins, Construction Director, ENGIEEgypt
Eman Rashad Saeed, Head Sector For Renewable Private Power Projects, Egyptian Electricity Transmission CompanyEgypt
Sep 112:00
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Making the most of the $1.51bn renewable opportunity in Saudi with seven PV projects

PROJECT UPDATES
Abdullah Alsubiae, Renewable Energy Commitee Member, Saudi Arabian General Investment AuthoritySaudi Arabia
Sep 112:40
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Reserved for GEFF

SOLAR STRATEGY AND LEADERSHIP SUMMIT By invitation only
Sep 112:40
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BOO! A guide to achieving success and a glance at current projects, with a focus on the Gulf of Suez Wind Project

WIND STRATEGY & CLEAN TECH THEATRE
Sep 112:40
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Leading sustainability with the IPP model

PROJECT UPDATES
Sep 113:00
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Encouraging renewable energy by removing subsidies: getting Egypt back on track

SOLAR STRATEGY AND LEADERSHIP SUMMIT By invitation only
Mohamed Salah El Sobki, Professor, Cairo UniversityEgypt
Sep 113:00
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Re-powering of existing old wind farms: Opportunities & challenges, including financing options/solutions

WIND STRATEGY & CLEAN TECH THEATRE
Sep 113:00
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Getting real with retrofit projects: saving costs and attracting ESCOs

PROJECT UPDATES
Henrique Pereira, Senior Manager – Energy Services, Ras Al Khaimah MunicipalityUnited Arab Emirates
Sep 113:20
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Avoiding volatility on the grid with a mixture of solar and wind to increase reliability

SOLAR STRATEGY AND LEADERSHIP SUMMIT By invitation only
Sep 113:20
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Identifying environmental constraints and reducing impact for developing wind projects

WIND STRATEGY & CLEAN TECH THEATRE
Sep 113:20
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Staying sand free with anti-soiling PV coatings and robotic cleaners

PROJECT UPDATES
Reserved for sponsor
Sep 113:40
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Improving battery life of off-grid projects with hybrid systems

SOLAR STRATEGY AND LEADERSHIP SUMMIT By invitation only
Reserved for sponsor
Sep 113:40
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Discussing steps involved in project delivery: screening, procurement, commissioning

WIND STRATEGY & CLEAN TECH THEATRE
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Sep 114:00
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Networking break and exhibition visit

Keynotes
Sep 115:20
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PANEL Increasing the value of wind: long term utility planning with wind storage

WIND STRATEGY & CLEAN TECH THEATRE
Ashour Moussa, Managing Director Of Projects, New & Renewable Energy AuthorityEgypt
Galal Osman, Vice President, World Wind Energy AssociationEgypt
Sep 115:20
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PANEL Investing beyond Baynouna: current projects happening in Jordan

PROJECT UPDATES
Sep 115:40
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Skill development for effective wind farm management: understanding how to plan, maintain and operate turbines in order to impact the Levelised Cost of Energy (LCOE)

WIND STRATEGY & CLEAN TECH THEATRE
Henk Volschenk, Operations Manager, SARETEC - South African Renewable Energy Technology CentreSouth Africa
Sep 115:40
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Examining the current condition of Lebanon’s solar plus storage tenders: future outlook for 2030

PROJECT UPDATES
Reem Irany, Energy Engineer, The Lebanese Center for Energy Conservation
Sep 115:50
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Leveraging off-grid PV technologies for rural electrification

SOLAR STRATEGY AND LEADERSHIP SUMMIT By invitation only
Sep 116:00
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PANEL EVs in Egypt: everything you need to know

WIND STRATEGY & CLEAN TECH THEATRE
Ahmed Elguindy, Renewable Energy Advisor, GIZEgypt
Mohammad El Ghazaly Harb, BMW Senior Marketing & Product Manager, Bavarian Auto Group
Sep 116:10
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PANEL Reducing costs and carbon footprints with energy efficient buildings

SOLAR STRATEGY AND LEADERSHIP SUMMIT By invitation only
Sultan Alshareef, Renewable Energy And Green Buildings Expert, Architectural Lines Engineering OfficeSaudi Arabia
Ashraf Nossier, Deputy Of Electrical Engineering Division, Egyptian Syndicate of EngineersEgypt
Sep 116:20
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Boosting Tunisia’s energy mix with 500MW solar and 500MW wind: what to expect

PROJECT UPDATES
Sep 116:30
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PANEL Agrivoltaic: powering the future of agriculture in MENA with solar

WIND STRATEGY & CLEAN TECH THEATRE

Young Zhuge, Technical Director, Zhejiang Chint Electrics Co LtdChina
Tarek Hussein Ali, Senior Researcher, Agricultural Research CenterEgypt
Sep 116:40
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PANEL Trading in traditional power sources: the companies making the move to renewables

SOLAR STRATEGY AND LEADERSHIP SUMMIT By invitation only

Sep 116:40
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Reviving the electricity sector in Iraq: current partnerships and tenders shaping the future

PROJECT UPDATES
Kassim Al-Ani, Assistant Director General, Ministry of ElectricityIraq
Sep 117:20
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Utiliising AI and big data in smart building design for sun and wind optimisiation

SOLAR STRATEGY AND LEADERSHIP SUMMIT By invitation only

Sep 117:20
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Cost-effective thermodynamic solar: typical use cases in the region

WIND STRATEGY & CLEAN TECH THEATRE

Omar Abdelaziz, Assistant Professor, Zewail City of Science and TechnologyEgypt
Sep 117:40
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Solar desalination: recent developments, challenges and opportunities

WIND STRATEGY & CLEAN TECH THEATRE

Ahmed Aboulmagd, Assistant Professor of Energy and Thermofluids Engineering, Cairo UniversityEgypt
Sep 118:00
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End of conferences day two & Exhibition closes

Keynotes
Sep 118:00
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Exhibition closes

Keynotes
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