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Unlocking Solar Capital: Asia & Financial Summit


31 October 2019 /// Singapore

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Unlocking Solar Capital: Asia & Financial Summit


31 October 2019 /// Singapore

Asia's key solar event: Connect with 1000+ executives and develop bankable solar PV projects

Solar energy in Asia has been developing faster than anywhere else in the world, however, the challenge to obtain access to capital remains. By joining forces with the Asia Clean Energy Summit, we aim to bring together all investors, financiers, solar developers, IPPs, EPCs and other solar stakeholders to discuss bankable PV projects in the region.

For the Unlocking Solar Capital & Financial Summit, there will be 200+ solar energy delegates present in our sessions, however, there will be the opportunity to network with 1000+ solar and clean energy executives in Asia during the networking sessions. In addition to the conference held on October 31st this fall, there will be the opportunity to attend the clean energy exposition held from October 30th - November 1st which will add an additional 3000+ visitors to network with. All together making a total of 4000+ solar & clean energy professionals present under one enormous roof.

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1000+ international finance and project development executives

Effective matchmaking and networking solutions, guaranteeing time well-spent on valuable meetings

A mix of inspiring keynotes and insightful deep dives

Regional focused approach: Covering all countries from Southeast Asia to Central Asia

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Registration


Registration


Regular

€895

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Registration
Unlocking Solar Capital Asia

Get full access to the Asian Clean Energy Summit
30 October - 1 November /// Singapore

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Speakers


Speakers


GAVIN ADDA /// CEO COMMERCIAL & INDUSTRIAL SOLAR - TOTAL
Gavin Adda is a serial entrepreneur in technology and energy. He has been Total’s CEO for Commercial & Industrial Solar (Asia) since 2017.

Previously, he founded Cleantech Solar, a Singapore-based solar developer which was acquired by Shell. At REC Solar, he was Vice President in charge of Business Development, Corporate Communications and Investor Relations – where he sold the company to ChemChina for USD 640m.

From 2007 to 2013, he had various roles in Samsung Group including launching a solar JV which developed 500 MW of projects across the USA.

With an MBA from INSEAD and an MA from Cambridge University, Gavin Adda initially had a 10-year career in technology across Europe.
GAVIN ADDA
CEO COMMERCIAL & INDUSTRIAL SOLAR /// TOTAL
ALLARD M NOOY /// CEO - INFRACO ASIA
Allard joined InfraCo Asia in 2013 and has overall accountability for the company’s infrastructure developments and investments in 12 Asian countries.
InfraCo Asia is part of the Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG) and a commercially managed, publicly financed infrastructure development and investment company, headquartered in Singapore.
InfraCo Asia funds early stage, high-risk infrastructure development activities by taking an equity stake in commercially viable infrastructure projects that contribute to economic growth and social development.
Allard has over 25 years of strategic executive leadership experience in the energy and infrastructure sector in emerging markets in Asia.
Allard’s previous roles include CEO of Jindal Aquasource and Jindal Ecopolis in New Delhi, India; President Asia Pacific at Covanta Energy Corporation in Shanghai, China; Regional Director, Greater China at Thames Water International in Hong Kong SAR; and Country Manager of Vermeer – Ballast Nedam, while based in Vietnam.
He holds a BSc (Eng) in engineering management and an MBA in international business.
ALLARD M NOOY
CEO /// INFRACO ASIA
GEERT FIJNAUT /// HEAD ASIA ENERGY DEPARTMENT - FMO
Geert is Head of the Asia team at the Energy Department of FMO, the Dutch Development Bank. We support sustainable private sector growth in developing and emerging markets by investing in ambitious entrepreneurs. We believe a strong private sector leads to economic and social development, empowering people to employ their skills and improve their quality of life. At FMO, Geert manages a team of investment professionals responsible for the acquisition, structuring and monitoring of mezzanine and debt transactions in the energy sector in Asia. Main focus is on renewable energy transactions. Geert joined FMO in 2016. Prior to that he worked for several commercial banks. Geert holds a law degree and has studied in the United States.
GEERT FIJNAUT
HEAD ASIA ENERGY DEPARTMENT /// FMO
JAY MARIYAPPAN /// HEAD OF NEW ENERGY - PETRONAS
Dr. Jay Mariyappan joined Petronas in Oct, 2018 as Head of New Energy, a new business unit that has been set up within the PETRONAS Group to focus on clean energy. He has 20+ years working experience in the power industry and financial services with a focus on clean energy. His previous experiences varied from utility planning, project development, investments, operations, trading and business development in Europe, USA, Asia and Africa.
He spent 10 years at a Singapore based Renewable Energy developer where he was a Managing Director responsible for delivery, sales and trading of environmental products in Asia, and business development in South East Asia. Prior to that he was a Vice President, based in London, at a Global financial services firm where he focused on Clean Energy in India and other parts of Asia. Other roles include utility planning at a major utility power company and as an energy specialist at a renewable engineering company, where he was also seconded to the UK Government to advise on climate change mitigation projects and policy.

He holds a PhD from Imperial College, London in decentralized energy systems, a Master’s in Environmental Management from University of Nottingham, UK and an Executive MBA from Kellogg School of Management (Northwestern, USA) and HKUST (Hong Kong).
JAY MARIYAPPAN
HEAD OF NEW ENERGY /// PETRONAS
JEN TAN /// VP GROUP BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT - SEMBCORP INDUSTRIES
Jen Tan has been in the solar industry for the last 10 years. Currently, she is working with Sembcorp leading the Solar Team on business development, project development and execution and operations and maintenance focusing on developing and building Solar projects in Singapore and other Asean countries. Prior to Sembcorp, she was a Vice President , APAC Sales and Energy Solutions in REC Solar Pte Ltd. Before embarking on her career in sales, she has been working with Global Sales Planning and Logistics, as well as Global Market Intelligence. She also has vast operations experience as she was part of the pioneer team in starting and ramping up the REC manufacturing facility in Tuas. She held key positions as the Operations Director in the manufacturing team with solid background in Operations Planning, Industrial engineering and Lean Manufacturing systems. Prior to REC, she was in the Semiconductor Industry for 9 years where she focused primarily on planning functions.
JEN TAN
VP GROUP BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT /// SEMBCORP INDUSTRIES
NISHANT KUMAR /// REGIONAL DIRECTOR SOUTH ASIA - GUARANTCO
Nishant Kumar joined GuarantCo’s Singapore office in November 2016 as Executive Director and has been Regional Director for South Asia since January 2019, where he leads origination and execution of transactions in the region.

Prior to GuarantCo, Nishant worked across functions in Mergers & Acquisitions, Corporate Finance, Investment Banking and in Renewable Energy Private Equity where he led origination and execution of infrastructure, natural resources, agriculture, food & beverages, consumer transactions and investments across Asia-Pacific. Nishant started his financial services career in Hong Kong and subsequently moved to Singapore where he has been living since 2010.

Nishant has an MBA from University of Hong Kong & London Business School programme and a Bachelor of Technology in Mining Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, BHU (Varanasi), India.
NISHANT KUMAR
REGIONAL DIRECTOR SOUTH ASIA /// GUARANTCO
JASPER WONG /// HEAD OF CONSTRUCTION & INFRASTRUCTURE COE - UOB
Mr. Jasper Wong is currently the Head of Centre of Excellence for Construction and Infrastructure, Sector Solutions Group (SSG), a business division within UOB’s Group Wholesale Banking focusing on strategic sector coverage leveraging on industry insights, data analytics and value-chain analyses as well as developing sector-specific solutions.

With over 20 years of extensive project and structured finance experience in the region focusing on power, oil & gas, petrochemical, infrastructure and telecoms financing, Mr Wong joined UOB in 2013 to head the Infrastructure & Project Finance for Asia, under the Corporate Banking Overseas division before taking up the role in SSG.
JASPER WONG
HEAD OF CONSTRUCTION & INFRASTRUCTURE COE /// UOB
JIELING ZHANG /// DIRECTOR OF PROJECT FINANCE & INVESTMENTS - RISEN ENERGY
Ms. Zhang has a BSc in Banking & Finance from LSE, and an MBA from IE Business School. She has over 10 years of working experiences in the renewable energy industry, specializing in Investment Management and Project Finance. Ms. Zhang has established a broad network across EMEA, Asia and LATAM regions, and has done several non-recourse utility-scaled project financing transactions with international financial institutions. She speaks Mandarin, English, German and basic Spanish.
JIELING ZHANG
DIRECTOR OF PROJECT FINANCE & INVESTMENTS /// RISEN ENERGY
ANDREAS CREMER /// DIRECTOR INFRASTRUCTURE / ENERGY - DEG
Andreas Cremer is Director at DEG responsible for the infrastructure / energy operations in Asia, Europe and Middle East, with a loan book of more than US$ 500 million. Andreas has been active in financing for almost 15 years where he has fulfilled positions as financial advisor and project manager in both corporate finance and project finance transactions. Since joining DEG in 2012, Andreas has been involved in various energy and infrastructure engagements focusing on structuring equity and mezzanine transactions. Prior to joining DEG, Andreas worked for Houlihan Lokey and KPMG where he held various positions at the advisory divisions. Andreas holds a Master of Business Administration from West Texas A&M University, USA.
ANDREAS CREMER
DIRECTOR INFRASTRUCTURE / ENERGY /// DEG
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Program Outline


Program Outline


SESSION 1
Welcome remarks
Opening Keynote
Market Status Update
Coffee Break
SESSION 2
CEO Fireside chat
Expert Perspective
Panel
Lunch
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SESSION 3
Market Status Update
Case Studies
Inside the Room
Coffee Break
SESSION 4
Panel dicussion
Deep Dive discussion
Closing Keynote
SIEW NETWORKING EVENT
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Sponsors & Partners


Sponsors & Partners


Sponsorship Opportunities

Unlocking Solar Capital: Asia will involve 200+ solar energy decision makers in the room and 1000+ high-level clean energy decision makers from all around the world to network with. It offers a range of opportunities to build and promote your brand to a diverse, yet focused group of high level international and local stakeholders including investors, financiers, project developers, EPC’s, IPP’s and manufacturers.

Options include:

  • Tailor-made branding and networking focused packages

  • Facilitation of 1-on-1 meetings with key stakeholders

  • Visibility through both on and offline international marketing campaign through Solarplaza and the Asia Clean Energy Summit

  • Possibility to have speaking involvement through presentation or panel discussion

  • Possibility to host or moderate a round-table discussion

  • Unparalleled access to unique networking opportunities with a targeted group

For more information, please contact Edoardo Pulvirenti through edoardo@solarplaza.com.

 
ACCOUNT MANAGER

Edoardo Pulvirenti
+31 10 280 9198
edoardo@solarplaza.com

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ORGANIZING PARTNERS
GOLD SPONSORS
NETWORKING SPONSOR
 
LEGAL SPONSOR
 
BRANDING SPONSORS
KNOWLEDGE PARTNER
MEDIA PARTNERS
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Webinar


Webinar


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Past Webinar /// Challenges, risks and opportunities for solar in South East Asia

Tuesday September 24th - 10am CEST / 4pm Singapore time

  • Challenges, risks and opportunities for solar in South East Asia
  • Cost competitiveness of utility-scale solar pv
  • What are the costs today how are they going to evolve,
  • How does it compare with other renewable and conventional generational technologies

RISHAB SHRESTHA /// SOLAR ANALYST - WOOD MACKENZIE POWER & RENEWABLES
Rishab is a solar analyst at Wood Mackenzie focusing on downstream PV markets in the Asia-Pacific region. Rishab has been researching on solar value chain for the past three years.
Before joining Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables, Rishab worked as a solar market analyst at MAKE Consulting where he helped the company kick start it’s solar research product offerings.
He also has experience working with cleantech start-ups in the UK and India. He earned his master’s degree in the Sustainable Energy Futures program at Imperial College London.
RISHAB SHRESTHA
SOLAR ANALYST /// WOOD MACKENZIE POWER & RENEWABLES
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About Solarplaza


About Solarplaza


About Solarplaza

"To positively impact the world by accelerating the sustainable energy transition"

This mission lies at the core of Solarplaza, a private company based in Rotterdam (The Netherlands) that aims to inspire, connect and activate the global solar PV industry.

Solarplaza was founded in 2004 by Edwin Koot, a senior PV expert working in photovoltaic solar energy since 1994. Over the course of thirteen years, Solarplaza has built a network of trusted friends and personal contacts all over the world.

Solarplaza organizes international high-level conferences and exploratory trade missions in both established and emerging markets across the globe. With a track-record spanning 5 continents, 30+ countries, 42 cities and a total of over 100 events, Solarplaza is a pioneering industry inspirer.

The company’s home base, www.solarplaza.com, is an independent platform for knowledge and insights, supported by the (free) daily solar industry newsletter, SUN.

  • ESTABLISHED IN 2004

  • 100+ EVENTS

  • 30+ COUNTRIES

    FROM CHILE TO CHINA

  • 60.000 + 

    PV PROFESSIONALS IN OUR NETWORK

Learn more on www.solarplaza.com

Contact Us

For program matters regarding the event and its content, get in touch with:

PROJECT MANAGER

Tom van Dorp
+31 10 3027 910
t.vandorp@solarplaza.com

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For program matters regarding the event and its content, get in touch with:

PROJECT MANAGER

Nicola Kopij Zanin
+31 10 3027 907
nicola@solarplaza.com

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For questions regarding exhibition and sponsorship opportunities, contact:

ACCOUNT MANAGER

Edoardo Pulvirenti
+31 10 280 9198
edoardo@solarplaza.com

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For inquiries on media partnerships and marketing opportunities, reach out to:

MARKETEER

Olivier Noorduyn
+31 10 302 7915
olivier@solarplaza.com

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General Contact Info

Solarplaza International BV

+31 10 280 9198
info@solarplaza.com
www.solarplaza.com

Conradstraat 38 - (D3-131)
3013AP Rotterdam
The Netherlands

P.O. Box 2299
3000CG Rotterdam
The Netherlands

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