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Solar Show MENA 2020 day 1

RENEWABLE ENERGY: THE BIG PICTURE

RENEWABLE ENERGY: THE BIG PICTURE
08:55

Welcoming address: Official address from the Ministry of Electricity and Renewable Energy, Egypt

Welcoming address: Official address from the Ministry of Electricity and Renewable Energy, Egypt
09:00

Keynote: Developing a sustainable region: explaining the socio-economic opportunities available for MENA with renewable energy

Panel discussion
09:20

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

Panel discussion
10:00

Keynote Panel: PV on the global stage: evaluating the state of the MENA power market with broader worldwide trends

Reserved for platinum sponsor and above
10:20

Networking break and exhibition visit

11:00 Streams begin: attendees can visit any of the following sessions below

FINANCE AND INVESTMENT

LICENSING AND REGULATION

EGYPT

INNOVATIVE PV

THE SOLAR SHOW MENA
11:00

PANEL Driving renewable investment: energy project financing in the Middle East

THE WIND SHOW MENA
11:00

PANEL Encouraging healthy competition with regulation: opportunities for IPPs

PROJECT UPDATES
11:00

PANEL Benefitting from Benban: what you need to know when connecting to the grid

TECH THEATRE
11:00

PANEL Accelerating rooftop solar adoption in the GCC with PV technology

THE SOLAR SHOW MENA
11:40

Innovating to attract investment: advice for developers when sourcing capital for renewable projects

THE WIND SHOW MENA
11:40

Reviewing the evolution of wind policy in MENA with lessons learned from international counterparts

PROJECT UPDATES
11:40

Stepping closer to 20% by 2022: Kom Ombo Solar Park & Sharm el Sheikh

TECH THEATRE
11:40

Floating solar in the Middle East: realistic or real waste of time?

THE SOLAR SHOW MENA
12:00

Real alternatives to bank financing: overview of green finance actors in the region

THE WIND SHOW MENA
12:00

Driving MENA’s wind industry forward with effective incentives

PROJECT UPDATES
12:00

Adding capacity with wind projects: Zaafarana, Gabal El Zeit and Ras Gahreb

TECH THEATRE
12:00

Improving solar cell efficiency: conversion techniques, light trapping and management techniques

THE SOLAR SHOW MENA
12:20

Adding green bonds to the funding mix: challenges and opportunities

THE WIND SHOW MENA
12:20

A good FIT: reviewing the benefits of the FIT scheme for attracting investment and next steps

PROJECT UPDATES
12:20

Establishing a project development pathway: goals, assessment and RFP

TECH THEATRE
12:20

Assessing future perspectives for PV: international technology roadmap

THE SOLAR SHOW MENA
12:40

Meeting the funding requirements from initial stage to commercial close: raising equity and arranging debt for solar projects

Reserved for sponsor
THE WIND SHOW MENA
12:40

Evaluating the technical, regulatory and financial feasibility of a wind project

Reserved for sponsor
PROJECT UPDATES
12:40

Building the new Egypt: constructing crucial renewable projects

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TECH THEATRE
12:40

Ensuring maximum efficiency: the strategies and technologies needed for PV operation & maintenance

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13:00

Networking lunch

GAME CHANGING TECHNOLOGY

FINANCE & INVESTMENT

MOROCCO

NEXT GENERATION RENEWABLES

THE SOLAR SHOW MENA
14:20

PANEL Advancing solar technology: the ground-breaking innovations needed to meet demand in MENA

THE WIND SHOW MENA
14:20

PANEL Creating a cohesive investment environment for international and local players

PROJECT UPDATES
14:20

PANEL Moroccan Integrated Wind Program: an update on current projects and future possibilities

TECH THEATRE
14:20

PANEL Encouraging partnerships between utilities and smart cities in the move away from fossil fuels

THE SOLAR SHOW MENA
15:00

Improving electricity conservation and diversification with Smart Grids

THE WIND SHOW MENA
15:00

Managing and avoiding potential financial risks: policy, tenders, regional credit markets and transmission networks

PROJECT UPDATES
15:00

CASE STUDY Handling the risks involved in hybrid planning: Noor Midelt

TECH THEATRE
15:00

Capitalising on bifacial module technology for manufacturers

CLEAN-TECH PITCH OFF

THE SOLAR SHOW MENA
15:20

Boosting renewable potential with AI: manufacturing benefits, monitoring and predicting output

THE WIND SHOW MENA
15:20

Mapping out key considerations for PPAs: bankability, finance and market conditions

PROJECT UPDATES
15:20

Providing stable, scalable and reliable power with CSP: a Noor Case Study

TECH THEATRE
15:20

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

OMAN

THE SOLAR SHOW MENA
15:40

Mono Vs Poly: discussing the best option for MENA’s sunny climate

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THE WIND SHOW MENA
15:40

Saving up to $10bn in infrastructural investment by 2020 by integrating into the electricity delivery system

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PROJECT UPDATES
15:40

Implementing and managing solar projects: Ibri II solar project

SOLAR STORAGE

TECHNOLOGY ADVANCEMENTS

THE SOLAR SHOW MENA
16:00

Dominating the battery storage market: opportunities available to the MENA region

THE WIND SHOW MENA
16:00

Improving profitability of wind turbines in lower speed with effective design

PROJECT UPDATES
16:00

Diversifying energy resources with wind: Wind 2023 Project

THE SOLAR SHOW MENA
16:20

Storing solar power at large scale with molten salt energy storage

Reserved for sponsor
THE WIND SHOW MENA
16:20

Widening renewable options with offshore: larger turbines and floating foundations

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PROJECT UPDATES
16:20

Offering higher energy output and reducing costs with solar trackers

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16:40

Exhibition visit

18:00

Exhibition closes

last published: 04/Sep/19 09:25 GMT

 

Solar Show MENA 2020 day 2

UTILITY SCALE SOLAR

09:00

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

Panel discussion
09:20

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

Panel discussion
09:40

Keynote Panel: Following UAE’s example by adopting net metering policies across MENA: opportunities for increased PV capacity

10:00

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

Reserved for platinum sponsor and above
10:20

Networking break and exhibition visit

11.00 Streams begin: attendees can visit any of the conferences below

DEMAND AND TARIFFS

IMPACTS, ACCEPTANCE & PLANNING

KSA

ENERGY STORAGE

THE SOLAR SHOW MENA
11:00

PANEL Assessing the Egyptian fiscal space and interest rates for investors

THE WIND SHOW MENA
11:00

PANEL Collecting bankable wind data for future wind projects: what is needed?

PROJECT UPDATES
11:00

PANEL Making the most of the $1.51bn renewable opportunity in Saudi with seven PV projects

TECH THEATRE
11:00

PANEL Gaining advantage with battery storage: reducing grid integration challenges, capacity and costs

THE SOLAR SHOW MENA
11:40

Recognising the benefits of BOOT wheeling agreements to meet electricity needs and reduce energy costs

THE WIND SHOW MENA
11:40

BOO! A guide to achieving success and a glance at current projects, with a focus on the Gulf of Suez Wind Project

PROJECT UPDATES
11:40

Diversifying Saudi’s energy sector with the first utility scale wind project: Dumat Al Jandal

TECH THEATRE
11:40

Assessing future market share in MENA: molten salt and battery storage

UAE

THE SOLAR SHOW MENA
12:00

Encouraging renewable energy by removing subsidies: getting Egypt back on track

THE WIND SHOW MENA
12:00

Managing and mitigating the risks in wind power

PROJECT UPDATES
12:00

Leading sustainability with the IPP model: MBR Solar Park & Sweihan Power Project

TECH THEATRE
12:00

Encouraging maximum growth for micro-grids with lithium ion batteries

HYBRID SYSTEMS

THE SOLAR SHOW MENA
12:20

Avoiding volatility on the grid with a mixture of solar and wind to increase reliability

THE WIND SHOW MENA
12:20

Discussing steps involved in project delivery: screening, procurement, commissioning

PROJECT UPDATES
12:20

Getting real with retrofit projects: saving costs and attracting ESCOs

TECH THEATRE
12:20

Achieving desired performance by combining technologies: hybrid energy storage systems (HESS)

THE SOLAR SHOW MENA
12:40

Improving battery life of off-grid projects with hybrid systems

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THE WIND SHOW MENA
12:40

Identifying environmental constraints and reducing impact for developing wind projects

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PROJECT UPDATES
12:40

Staying sand free with anti-soiling PV coatings and robotic cleaners

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TECH THEATRE
12:40

Building bankable utility-scale solar + storage projects

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13:00

Lunch break and exhibition visit

RURAL ELECTRIFICATION

WIND ENERGY STORAGE AND GRID CONNECTION

LEVANT

ELECTRIC VEHICLES

THE SOLAR SHOW MENA
14:20

PANEL Flipping the switch: key factors required for creating suitable rural electrification projects

THE WIND SHOW MENA
14:20

PANEL Increasing the value of wind: long term utility planning with wind storage

PROJECT UPDATES
14:20

PANEL Investing beyond Baynouna: current projects happening in Jordan

TECH THEATRE
14:20

PANEL EVs in Egypt: everything you need to know

THE SOLAR SHOW MENA
15:00

Evaluating market dynamics of micro-grids: drivers, barriers, opportunities and trends

THE WIND SHOW MENA
15:00

Overcoming the technical challenge of integrating renewables onto the grid

PROJECT UPDATES
15:00

Examining the current condition of Lebanon’s solar plus storage tenders: future outlook for 2030

TECH THEATRE
15:00

Building EV charging facilities in Egypt: opportunities ahead

THERMAL TECH

ALGERIA & TUNISIA

THE SOLAR SHOW MENA
15:20

Leveraging off-grid PV technologies for rural electrification

THE WIND SHOW MENA
15:20

Reaching total capacity with specific site selection: what to be aware of

PROJECT UPDATES
15:20

Improving the investment climate in Algeria: policy, partnerships and locally sourced components

TECH THEATRE
15:20

Heating up to cool down: solar air conditioning

LOCAL MANUFACTURING

DIGITAL WIND

THE SOLAR SHOW MENA
15:40

Reducing costs and carbon footprints with private solar plants

THE WIND SHOW MENA
15:40

Saving on O&M costs by investing in disruptive technology

PROJECT UPDATES
15:40

Boosting Tunisia’s energy mix with 500MW solar and 500MW wind: what to expect

TECH THEATRE
15:40

Solar thermal Vs solar PV: conceptualising the best option for the Middle East

IRAQ

THE SOLAR SHOW MENA
16:00

Advancing zero net buildings in MENA with energy efficient technologies

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THE WIND SHOW MENA
16:00

Revolutionising the wind scene with smart batteries for wind turbines

Reserved for sponsor
PROJECT UPDATES
16:00

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

Reserved for sponsor
TECH THEATRE
16:00

Ensuring reliability for lengthy PPAs with effective design features

Reserved for sponsor
16:20

End of conferences day two

18:00

Exhibition closes

last published: 04/Sep/19 09:25 GMT

 

 

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