INTERSOLAR & ESM CONFERENCE


11:00 - 12:00

Official Opening Ceremony of Middle East Electricity

 


12:00 - 13:30 - Opening Session: Middle East and Solar: Status Quo


12:00 - 12:05

Welcome Note from the Organizer 

Dr. Florian Wessendorf, Managing Director, Solar Promotion International GmbH, Germany


12:05 - 12:10  

Welcome and Introduction 

Hisham Wyne, Chief Content Creator, HWM, UAE 


12:10 - 12:30

H.E. Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer (invited), CEO & Managing Director, Dubai Electricity & Water Authority (DEWA), UAE 


12:30 - 12:50

Paddy Padmanathan, CEO & President, ACWA Power, Saudi Arabia


12:50 - 13:10

Yousif Al Ali, Director - Business Growth, MASDAR, UAE


13:10 pm - 13:30

Are Solar Markets in the Middle East Finally Ready to Take Off?

Benhamin Attia, Research Analyst, Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables US


13:30 pm - 13:50

Q&A Round 

Hisham Wyne, Chief Content Creator, HWM, UAE 


13:50 

Break


PV Power Plants in the Middle East Region - Technology, Components, O&M 


15:00 - 15:05

Welcome and Introduction 

Cornelius Matthes, CEO, Kuwekeza Holdings, UAE 


15:05 - 15:25

Fawaz Al Muharrami, MASDAR, UAE


15:25 - 15:45

Module Selection for Utility Solar 

Kevin Ying, Vice President of Emerging Region, Talesun Solar Technologies Co., Ltd., China


15:45 - 16:05

Paving the Way to an Ideal Operation Phase - Construction Supervision and Commissioning 

Ingo Rehmann, Managing Director & Founder, greentech GmbH & Cie. KG, Germany 


16:05 - 16:25

Constantinos Peonides, Director, Alectris, Greece


16:25 - 16:50

Q&A Round 

Cornelius Matthes, CEO, Kuwekeza Holdings, UAE 


 

N.B - Agenda subject to change


Storage Technology - Global Development and Usage in the Middle East Region 


10:30 - 10:35

Welcome and introduction 

Hisham Wyne, Chief Content Creator, HWM, UAE  


10:35 - 10:55

Assessing the energy storage landscape: Market overview, value streams & successful business strategies 

Markus Hoehner, CEO, International Battery & Energy Storage Alliance (IBESA), Germany   


10:55 - 11:15

How does energy storage help to ensure high quality power supply for unstable networks and remote areas? 

Marc Guirguirian, Solar Sales Manager, Socomec, France 


11:15 - 11:35

Case Study: 650MWh of NAS Batteries Already Installed in the Emirates 

Gauthier Dupont, Director Power Business Batteries, NGK Europe GmbH, Germany 


11:35 - 11:55

Taking it into Practice - Batwind: A Smart Energy Storage System Pilot

Florian Hemmer, Expert, Technology, Masdar Clean Energy, UAE


11:55 - 12:20

Q&A Round 

Hisham Wyne, Chief Content Creator, HWM, UAE  


12:20

Break


Impact of PV & Storage on Integrated Energy Solutions 


13:30 - 13:35

Welcome and Introduction 

Hisham Wyne, Chief Content Creator, HWM, UAE 


13:35 - 13:55 

Renewables 2.0 – Has the era of renewables-plus-storage plants finally begun? 

Florian Mayr, Partner, Apricum GmbH, Germany


13:55 - 14:15

Technological Innovation in Solar PV Project: EPC Perspective logical Innovation in Solar PV Project

Vikas Bansal, Head of Business Development, Sterling & Wilson Solar Private Limited, UAE 


14:15 - 14:35 

Noor Midelt

Abderrahim Jamrani, Engineering Director, MASEN, Morocco


14:35 - 15:00

Q&A Round 

Hisham Wyne, Chief Content Creator, HWM, UAE


15:00

Break


15:30 - 18:00 - Renewable Energies and Digitisation - The Basis of a New Energy World? 


15:30 - 15:35

Welcome and Introduction 

Hisham Wyne, Chief Content Creator, HWM, UAE

15:35

Scaling C&I Solar PV with Data

Jeremy Crane, CEO and Co-Founder, Yellow Door Energy, United Arab Emirates 


15:40

Smart grids, Storage, and  Digitization for higher integration of Renewable Energy

Dr. Mustapha Taoumi (invited), KeyTechnology Expert in the EU GCC Clean Energy Technology Network


15:45

Customer-Centric Digitization at the Grid Edge

Benjamin Attia, Research Analyst, Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables, USA


15:50

Panel Discussion

Jeremy Crane, CEO and Co-Founder, Yellow Door Energy, UAE

Dr. Mustapha Taoumi, Clean Energy Technology Key Expert, EU-GCC Clean Energy Technology Network, UAE

Benjamin Attia, Research Analyst, Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables, USA


 

N.B - Agenda subject to change