Event Organizers:

EuPD Research Inster Solar SASIA Solar GCC Alliance Emirates Solar AHK

April 17th – SASIA Solar Business Breakfast – 8:30–1:00 Hilton Garden Inn, Olaya, Riyadh
Presentation and discussion — What’s next for solar energy in the KSA? — Update and discussion
Topic : Competitive Solar Energy & Finance Solutions for Saudi Arabia

Event agenda:

8.00 – 8.30 AM             Registration & Networking Breakfast

8.30 – 8.45 AM             What’s next for solar energy in the KSA?

  • Browning Rockwell, Executive Director, Saudi Arabia Solar Industry Association (SASIA)
  • Andreas Hergenroether, Delegate of German Industry & Commerce for Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Yemen, AHK Saudi Arabia

8.45 – 9.15 AM             Gazing Into the Crystal Ball: What to Expect for Saudi Arabia in 2014/15?

  • Dr. Ibrahim Babelli, Chief Strategist, King Abdullah City for Atomic & Renewable Energy (K●A●CARE)

9.15 – 9.45 AM             Solar Diesel Hybrid Solutions and Competitive Solar Energy Models

  • First Solar, Matt Merfert
  • Aaron Morrow, Managing Partner, Global Energy Analytics 
  • David Lloyd, Ernst & Young

9.45 – 10.15 AM           Networking Coffee Break

10.15 – 10.45 AM          Energy Storage: The Holy Grail for Energy Security?

Economics of energy storage systems – Where are the returns?

Evaluation of main technologies and application segments for energy storage systems

Functionalities and operating conditions of storage systems

  • Markus A.W. Hoehner, CEO & Founder, EuPD Research | IBESA – International Battery & Energy Storage Alliance

10.45 – 12.15 PM          Executive Roundtable Discussion: Financing Strategies for Solar Energy in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Solar business models for the GCC?

Access the latest intelligence on the current environment for putting together solar power project deals from the leading market players

Get valuable insights into the latest developments driving the solar project finance and investment market

  • Dolan Hinch, Director, Deutsche Bank
  • Aaron Morrow, Managing Partner, Global Energy Analytics
  • Alberto Pisanti, Managing Partner & CEO, Absolute Energy Capital LLP
  • Keith Bullen, Associate, Baker Botts LLP

12.15 – 1.30 PM           Networking Lunch

From 1.30 PM              Business Matchmaking Session: Face-to-face Meetings (local authorities and sponsors only!)

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