19 – 20 February 2019 | Cairo



Day One  

Tuesday 19th Feb 2019 


Innovative New Tech In Solar

10:00    Lightsource BP Powered by Hassan Allam – Mena Sadek, Managing Director:  The future   of solar hybrid systems
10:30  Yingli – Keming Liu, Product Manager:  The influencing factors of bifacial projects
11:00  Phocos – Youssef Akazdir, Sales Manager:  The potential for off-grid solar energy
11:30  Vortex Bladeless - David Yáñez Villareal, co-founder and CTO:  Combining multiple   sources to deliver non-intermittent electric power (wind, solar, battery,   generator
12:00  Solargis – Ismet Veziroglu, Sales Engineer​:  The importance of accurate and reliable   solar and weather data
12:30  GCLSI – Jacky Cai, Sales Director:  High Efficiency solar products and feasible   solution for the Egyptian market

Next Generation in PV

13:00    GeoSUN Africa – Riaan Meyer, Managing Director:  Significance of bifacial module   technology in solar
13:30  Sungrow – Jason Wang, UAE Country Manager EMEA​:  Choosing the optimal   technology for hot climates to increase the return on PV investment
14:00  Allbro – Chris Galloway, Business Development Manager:  How are the different forms   of solar solutions’ material manufactured?
14:30  Wuxi Suntech Power Co. – Chao Yang, Sales Manager:  How can high power and large   sized panels affect the Egyptian market?
15:00  Canadian Solar – Hassan Halouda, Technical Sales Engineer Inverter & MV Stations,   EMEA:  Findings from rooftop and carport pilot projects in the Middle East using   bifacial PV modules

MENA’s Renewable Energy Transformation​

15:30    Senvion – Dr. Toralf Pohl, Vice President Middle East, Turkey and Africa  LCOE – New approaches for optimization​
16:00   Else Energy – Secil Kirkpinar, Business Development Specialist: Optimization in solar   project design to increase yield and reduce O&M costs in desert environment

Day Two  

Wednesday 20th Feb 2019 


The Shift Towards Renewables

10:00    SolarizEgypt – Mohamed El Sammaa, Commercial Director:  IPPs and corporate PPAs   in MENA
10:30   Intelligent Safety Solutions – Wael Abdel Ghany, CEO:  Environmental and social   challenges when dealing with lenders projects
11:00  First Solar – Mahesh Morjaria, Vice President, PV Systems: Why do CdTe PV thin-film   modules outperform in hot/humid climate?
11:30   Ganges Internationale – Vinay Goyal, CEO:  Increasing generation by robotic   cleaning solution
12:00  Alcazar Energy – Dr. Chadi Younes, Vice President Investment and Management: Urban   Energy Solutions – Solar Energy in the cities

Smart cities: Smart Energy

12:30     Alcazar Energy – Daniel Lancha, Head of Delivery & Operations:  Facilitating better and   more efficient solar O&M
13:00   Masader – Dr. Abdelhamid Beshara, CEO: Environmental and Social risks & impacts   throughout a project lifecycle 
13:30   Saatvik Group – Manik Garg, Director: Paving the way towards more effective   micro-grids​

Energy Storage​

14:00     Aswan Power Electronic Application Research Center – Aswan University, Yousef Badry –   Researcher:  The optimum solar energy storage in Mega-Scale Solar Power Plant   to fulfill the continuity of power flow during 24 daily hour
14:30   Zhejiang Chint Electrics Co., Ltd, Young Zhuge – Technical Director:  High efficiency   deployment of solar PV technology – distributed solar PV plus storage
15:00  Vikram Solar, Dr. Jyotirmoy Roy – Head, Innovation and Strategy, Corporate​: Solar +   storage = a match made in heaven
15:30   Konar Energy – Tolga Murat Özdemir, CEO: Solar integrated microgrid applications   with battery back-up​
16:00   MSolar Research Kft – Mikael Prydz, Managing Director: The benefits of independent   energy, hybrid systems and energy storage to end-users in MENA