The Big 5 Solar Talks

A series of boutique and high level free-to-attend workshops bringing together the who’s who in the solar industry to speak on latest industry trends, challenges and solutions empowering a positive change and transformation of the renewable energy sector with a focus on Solar. These high quality speakers will lead knowledge driven sessions through powerful keynotes.

 

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12:00 - 12:45
  • The energy market in the region
  • The growing relevant of EPC type contracts in power related projects
  • Key features of EPC contracts

Speakers:

Khalil Mechantaf
Khalil Mechantaf Senior Associate Kennedys
13:00 - 13:45
  •          The drinking water situation in the MENA region
  •          How does solar help in solving this crisis?
  •          Applications and impact of SOURCE technology in the UAE

Speakers:

15:00 - 15:45
  • The conditions for direct procurement of renewable energy capacity by corporate consumers of energy in Saudi Arabia are becoming ever-more compelling
  • A number of corporate energy consumers in Saudi Arabia have now successfully procured large scale renewable energy projects -- marking the beginning of a trend in a promising and largely untapped market
  • How can renewable energy projects for commercial and industrial consumers of electricity be effectively procured and developed in Saudi Arabia, and where is the market headed? 

Speakers:

Marc Norman
Marc Norman Lawyer Covington & Burling LLP
16:00 - 16:45

• Unique Solar Rooftop Projects and Best Practices during Construction and O&M
• Case Study on Net Zero Building
• Busduct Benefits to Solar Industry – Compact, Customized, Reliable, Low Installation time etc

Speakers:

Raghavendra Mirji
Raghavendra Mirji Vice President & Head - Power Infra & Renewable Energy Godrej & Boyce Mfg. Co. Ltd
Mr. R Saravanan
Mr. R Saravanan Sales Head– Busduct & Panels Business Godrej & Boyce Mfg. Co. Ltd.
17:00 - 17:45
  •          Cell Road Map for higher efficient modules – Mono Perc

o   9BB Half Cut Cell to reach 440W by 2020

o   9BB overlap Cells to reach 480W by 2020

  •          Module Road Map for higher power output

o   Light Double Glass framed

o   Bifacial

  •          Latest innovation Graphene Coating

o   Self clean feature

o   Higher power generation

Speakers:

Joumana Hosri Haji
Joumana Hosri Haji CCO Fernand Hosri Group
13:00 - 13:45
  • Discussion about various approaches in proactive energy consumption monitoring and control for a property portfolio
  • Challenges – What road hazards exist when managing energy consumption for a property portfolio
  • Opportunities – Why do we even bother with all the maze of activities to manage energy consumption for a property portfolio

Speakers:

Imtiaz Ahmad
Imtiaz Ahmad Head of FM Operations Development & Technical Services TECOM Group
12:00 - 12:45

• VSI Solar panels are less than 3 mm thick, less than 3 kg/m2 weight
• VSI Solar reduced installation time, and increases installation safety
• VSI Solar makes renewable energy accessible to surfaces previously thought impossible

Speakers:

Dr Geoff Nesbitt
Dr. Geoff Nesbitt Chief Executive Officer  Verditek
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