25 - 28 November 2019 | 11:00 - 19:00 Daily

DUBAI WORLD TRADE CENTRE, ZA'ABEEL HALL 6

PART OF

UNDER THE PATRONAGE OF

  • #Big5Solar

Solar Talks

Don't forget to collect your free CPD certified certificate at the end of the workshop session. You will only receive the certificate if you attended the first 30 minutes of the workshop session.

If you have any questions relating to the workshops, please contact: ManmitKaur@dmgevents.com

 

12:00 - 12:45
  • The goals set by IPCC for 2050 would mean generation of 42,700TWh per year, but the challenge with renewable energy sources such as the sun is that the sun doesn’t shine at night. In this session, find out the answers to how can we achieve the goal of a round-the-clock clean energy based power system?
  • Storage solutions unlock new business value across the energy value chain, from conventional power generation, transmission & distribution, and renewable power,
  •  XNRGI's Five Key Values for Battery Storage Success,  Cost, Life Span, Duration, Energy Density and Scale

Location: Za'abeel Hall 6, Dubai World Trade Centre

Speakers:

PAUL SIDLO
PAUL SIDLO CO-PRESIDENT, CHIEF STRATEGY OFFICER XNRGI.COM
13:00 - 13:45
  • Technology overview
  • Matching performance to requirement
  • Manufacturing choices
  • The next generation

Location: Za'abeel Hall 6, Dubai World Trade Centre

Speakers:

DR. GEOFF J NESBITT
DR. GEOFF J NESBITT CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER VERDITEK
15:00 - 15:45
  • Overview of solar desalination projects and status of technology
  • Challenges facing the technology
  • Solar Desalination: can it help reduce the energy cost and make the desalination process sustainable?

Location: Za'abeel Hall 6, Dubai World Trade Centre

Speakers:

IMTEYAZ AHMAD
IMTEYAZ AHMAD HEAD OF DESALINATION WSP
16:00 - 16:45
  •          Current trends in public and private landscapes
  •          The use of solar parks with high intensity agricultural production
  •          Financial models for solar energy in the landscape

Location: Za'abeel Hall 6, Dubai World Trade Centre

Speakers:

PETER SCOTT
PETER SCOTT PRESIDENT/ CEO PDSI GROUP LLC
17:00 - 17:45
  • Cities are the key: 65% of all energy is consumed in the cities
  • Disruptions drive energy transitions - Solar energy replaces traditional energy systems
  • Optimisation of urban energy systems for €, CO2, primary energy

 


Location: Za'abeel Hall 6, Dubai World Trade Centre

Speakers:

JYRI NIEMINEN
JYRI NIEMINEN CHIEF SUSTAINABILITY OFFICER SWECO FINLAND LTD.
12:00 - 12:45
  • DEWA Shams initiative
  • Stakeholder roles & perceptions of risks
  • Illustrative case study

Location: Za'abeel Hall 6, Dubai World Trade Centre

Speakers:

ROHAIL MAJID
ROHAIL MAJID SENIOR BUSINESS DEVELOPER SIRAJ POWER
13:00 - 13:45
  •          Designing factors, which need to be considered for the Solar Power System.
  •          The simple and easy way to size the major components - PV/Inverter/Storage devices.
  •          Available software solutions to optimize to the best possible level.
  •          Case studies - Few critical ones and +ve/-ve implications to the end user.
  •          Techniques and tips, must be implemented at site to harvest more power.
  •          Ways to install and maintain the Solar Power System for getting more power per watt.    

Location: Za'abeel Hall 6, Dubai World Trade Centre

Speakers:

VINOD TIWARI
VINOD TIWARI DIRECTOR RPS
15:00 - 15:45
  • Incentives: Rebates, RECs, FiT, and NEM
  • Business Operations: Efficiency vs. Offsetting Energy
  • Competing Technologies: LCoE and Employment benefits of solar

Location: Za'abeel Hall 6, Dubai World Trade Centre

Speakers:

ARA KRIKORIAN
ARA KRIKORIAN VP OF COMMERCIAL DEVELOPMENT SOLAR OPTIMUM, INC.
16:00 - 16:45
  • Solar is the only renewable energy to be used from Watt to MW scale
  • Solar can be deployed on earth, water and space
  • In one hour Sun provides energy for the world full year electricity requirement

Location: Za'abeel Hall 6, Dubai World Trade Centre

Speakers:

ANUJ NIGAM
ANUJ NIGAM DIRECTOR STARTLING SOLAR PVT. LTD
17:00 - 17:45
  • How Cryptocurrencies would be used in the Energy Markets
  • Energy Trading Platforms using Blockchain
  • New Models with Block chain i.e. Peer to Peer Model and how it will change the way energy is being sold and traded

Location: Za'abeel Hall 6, Dubai World Trade Centre

Speakers:

ANOOP SRIVASTAVA
ANOOP SRIVASTAVA SENIOR DIRECTOR, ENERGY AND NATURAL RESOURCES SAP MENA LLC.
12:00 - 12:45
  • Why solar energy is integral, but not excusive, to a sustainable net-zero energy future
  • What trade-offs and synergies need to be considered to integrate solar energy with comfort, health, and wellbeing of occupants
  • How the sustainability, wellbeing and solar integrate towards convenient, efficient, and popular spaces

Location: Za'abeel Hall 6, Dubai World Trade Centre

Speakers:

NANDAN TAVKAR
NANDAN TAVKAR SR. ENGINEER - SUSTAINABILITY BUROHAPPOLD ENGINEERING | SUSTAINABILITY | COMMISSIONING
13:00 - 13:45
  •          Architecture and solar energy: shaping the future
  •          Solar technology merging into architectural elements
  •          Solar Energy: Can function work for art 

Location: Za'abeel Hall 6, Dubai World Trade Centre

Speakers:

IMAD KAYYALI
IMAD KAYYALI HEAD OF ARCHITECTURE DEPARTMENT MIMAR EMIRATES CONSULTANT
15:00 - 15:45
    • What is a bifacial solar cell and how it works?
    • How much more energy do bifacial modules generate?
    • Challenges and outlook for the Bifacial modules
    • Considerations for investors

Location: Za'abeel Hall 6, Dubai World Trade Centre

Speakers:

KEVIN ROBINSON
KEVIN ROBINSON TECHNICAL SERVICES MANAGER-MIDDLE EAST AND AFRICA, JINKOSOLAR AND FOUNDING MEMBER SOUTH AFRICAN PHOTOVOLTAIC INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION (SAPVIA)
16:00 - 16:45
  •          Almost all the energy sources barring nuclear and geothermal are attributed to the sun
  •          Thermodynamics perspective of various forms of energy and potential utilization
  •          Exploring applications to get more for less 

Location: Za'abeel Hall 6, Dubai World Trade Centre

Speakers:

17:00 - 17:45
  • Discuss when distributed energy technologies (particularly solar PV and battery storage) will make the utilities' core retail  business model unsustainable
  • Results of EY’s study which calculates three critical energy tipping points for various regions across the globe:
    • when self-generation of power becomes affordable for all
    • when EVs become mainstream mobility options
    • when delivering power via the grid costs more than it does for consumers to produce it themselves
  • Discuss how utilities could respond to the tipping points

Location: Za'abeel Hall 6, Dubai World Trade Centre

Speakers:

FAZIL ABDUL RAHIMAN
FAZIL ABDUL RAHIMAN MANAGER CLIMATE CHANGE & SUSTAINABILITY SERVICES MENA ERNST & YOUNG
12:00 - 12:45
  • Materiality and multi-functional benefits of conventional, custom and advanced BIPV
  • Development and Three-stage Evaluation of a BIPV customization design tool for architects, product designers and manufacturers
  • International potentials and future opportunities for BIPV application towards a sustainable global future

Location: Za'abeel Hall 6, Dubai World Trade Centre

Speakers:

DANIEL ATTOYE
DANIEL ATTOYE RESEARCHER AND EDUCATION PROFESSIONAL UNITED ARAB EMIRATES UNIVERSITY (UAEU)
13:00 - 13:45
  • Making residential solar viable in the UAE
  • Leading by example through government projects 
  • Solar for businesses 

Location: Za'abeel Hall 6, Dubai World Trade Centre

Speakers:

THOMAS BOSSE
THOMAS BOSSE HEAD OF PROGRAMMES DUBAI CARBON
15:00 - 15:45
  • QHSE Integrated Management System requirements to ensure safe production
  • Driving organisational QHSE culture to achieve productivity, efficiency and safety
  • Develop and implement successful Operational QHSE Risk Management strategies
  • Using QHSE Culture Maturity Development Tools to improve behavior-based safety

Location: Za'abeel Hall 6, Dubai World Trade Centre

Speakers:

MARCELL GREEFF
MARCELL GREEFF DEPUTY SENIOR MANAGER: OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH & SAFETY DUBAI ELECTRICITY & WATER AUTHORITY
16:00 - 16:45
  • Project development process and selection criteria
  • KPIs of an EPC contractor: providing a high quality solar system and effective O&M 
  • Competition in C&I market: price driven proposals and quality standards

Location: Za'abeel Hall 6, Dubai World Trade Centre

Speakers:

MASSIMILIANO VERNALEONE
MASSIMILIANO VERNALEONE GCC AREA MANAGER PARTNER ENERRAY
17:00 - 17:45
  • Feature of Graphene and how applied to PV modules as glass coating, this Nano material gives the self-cleaning property to the modules
  • Benefits of using graphene coated self-clean PV modules particularly in UAE
  • Optimizing technology: when SELF CLEAN is used with thin DOUBLE GLASS PV MODULES

Location: Za'abeel Hall 6, Dubai World Trade Centre

Speakers:

RICCARDO HOSRI
RICCARDO HOSRI CEO - SACOTEL ZSHINE SOLAR MIDDLE EAST REPRESENTATIVE OFFICE
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