Under the patronage of h.h sheikh maktoum bin mohammed bin rashid al maktoum, dubai deputy ruler

POWER GENERATION CONFERENCE TIMETABLE


12:00

Sharjah Electricity and Water Authority

12:45

Saudi Electricity Co. (SEC)

13:30

Digital retrofits for improved power plant efficiencies | Pete Davies | Uniper (UK)

  • Assuring measurable value from digitalization
  • Which elements of a plant to incorporate & when
  • Selling your digital investment to stakeholders

 


14:15 - BREAK


14:45

Value Based Maintenance (VBM) case study | Eng. Yasir Alassafi, Section Head - Gas & Steam Maintenance Power Plant 9 | Saudi Electricity Co. (Saudi Arabia)

  • Lowering cost of production, operation & maintenance
  • Improving plant reliability, availability & efficiency
  • Changing mindsets of SEC employees
  • Revenue, asset values & outage-time results after two years of applying VBM 

15:30

Redefining power plant performance with air-cooled condensers, cloud-based analytics | Frédéric Anthone | ACC360

  • Creating profitability through new levels of reliability

16:15

Reliability Centred Maintenance (RCM) case study at Egypt’s East Delta Electricity Production Co. | Ahmed Ali Mohamed Ali | East Delta Electricity Production Co (Egypt)

  • Transitioning from project phase to operational, commercial phase
  • Achieving zero defects, breakdowns, accidents & waste
  • Operation Environment with standards & systems for efficient workflow
  • Using dashboards and balance score cards for identifying risks & comparing efficiencies


17:00 - END OF DAY PROGRAMME


12:00

Lebanon case study: Forecasting LCOE among technologies used at Lebanon-based power plants | Eng. Nour Wehbe | University of Montpellier (France)

  • Identifying the Levelized Cost of Energy (LCOE) for solar, thermal, other systems
  • How maintenance, fuel costs, & carbon emissions will affect costs until 2030
  • Investments that can alter the LCOE for power generation

12:45

New research on preventive maintenance for internal combustion engines using AI & big data | Clemens Ortgies | Guangxi Yuchai Machinery Co. Europe

  • Data analysis of sound, vibration, exhaust gas & signals from the ECU
  • Roles artificial intelligence can make in preventive maintenance
  • How the research is progressing & with what aim
  • Creating quality data & analysing it effectively

13:30

Ghana case study: Returning a severely damaged 150MVA generator rotor to unrestricted commercial operation | Steve Cooper | Quartzelec

  • Stress analysis required to assess double earth fault repairs, severe arcing and deep forging slot excavation
  • Testing repairs afterward to minimize the risk of further damage to the generator
  • Estimating cost savings and examining O&M lessons learned
  • Other examples of “scrap rotors” returning to service


14:15 - BREAK


13:30

Trends in the diesel generator market in the Middle East in 2018 & forecasts for 2019 | Romain Mocaer | PowerGen Statistics

  • Popular generator styles in the UAE, Saudi Arabia & in neighbouring countries
  • Forecasting demand for diesel generators for 2019 and beyond
  • How Middle East trends compare to other global generator markets 

15:15

Assuring long product life & forecasting long-term operating costs accurately | Steve Lorimer | FG Wilson (UK)

  • Quantifying maintenance costs with associated saved costs
  • Importance of fitting genuine parts
  • How to assess an operation’s long term operating costs

16:00

Retrofitting solar PV to existing onsite power generation using diesel generator sets | Carlos D. Reviero | ComAp a.s. (Czech Republic)

  • Implementing hybrid renewable energy micro grids
  • Improving power generation capacity
  • Integrating energy storage for lower costing energy
  • Capacity improvements inherent with dispatchable power generation
  • Maintaining a hybrid system effectively
  • Reducing CO2 emissions

16:45

Sensor technology, practice & integrated models to safeguard power plant workforces | Mahmoud Zeineddine | Organization for Safety & Sustainability (OSAS) (Lebanon)

  • Principles of future integrated & functional Safety Systems
  • Sensor principles & the design & functions of current and future safety systems
  • Standardization of safety procedures
  • Identifying strategies to minimizing loss of human, physical & fiscal resources due to preventable accidents


17:30 - END OF DAY PROGRAMME