PROGRAM /// DAY 2
2 November 2018
 
08:00 Registration
09:00 Welcome remarks by the chairperson
SHUSHAN KHACHATRYAN /// TEAM LEADER EMERGING MARKETS & FINANCE - SOLARPLAZA
Shushan Khachatryan is project manager at Solarplaza since 2015. She oversees Asian markets at the Emerging Markets and Finance team. Shushan has over 7 years of experience in managing international projects in the arena of Renewable Energy/Solar PV, Water management, Higher Education and Hospitality Industries and working with international development organizations including the World Bank, Asian Development Bank, EBRD and the European Commission. She received her MBA degree in The Netherlands, studied in Greece, Cyprus and Armenia.
SHUSHAN KHACHATRYAN
TEAM LEADER EMERGING MARKETS & FINANCE /// SOLARPLAZA
SESSION 5
09:15 The future of energy in Asia and the need to innovate

09:45 Innovation & disruption in solar finance: What are the alternative finance instruments for solar PV projects?
  • • Green bonds
  • • Blended finance
  • • Securitization
  • • Crowdfunding
10:30 NETWORKING COFFEE BREAK
SESSION 6
11:00 Financing solar plus storage projects
  • • How to make large scale solar+storage commercially viable?
  • • What does the payment structure look like?
  • • Will early solar plus storage investors win in Asia?
  • • Operational solar+storage business cases
GREGORY LONG /// PRESIDENT DIRECTOR - FLUIDIC ENERGY
Mr. Gregory Long is President Director of PT Fluidic Indonesia, the Indonesian manufacturing subsidiary of Fluidic Energy, USA. Greg brings a wealth of experience in management in Indonesia having been based there for over 20 years. Greg also leads the business development effort focusing both on the telecommunications industry and in electrification of rural communities. He began his career in finance and has had several leadership roles specializing in bringing new advanced technologies to market in Indonesia. Greg combines his experience in Business Development with an entrepreneurial spirit and passion for solving entrenched problems with technology in rural or often remote locations.
GREGORY LONG
PRESIDENT DIRECTOR /// FLUIDIC ENERGY
11:45 Financing hybrid mini-grids and isolated grids in remote islands
  • • What are the different ownership structures of the power plant
  • • Financing costs as a major driver for the levelised cost of electricity (LCOE)
  • • How can hybridization achieve positive returns with private sector financing?
  • • Case studies
12:30 Case study Innovative PV business models (off-grid &on-grid) in Asia
13:15 Closing Remarks
13:30 NETWORKING LUNCH
SESSION 7
14:30 Pre-arranged 1-on-1 meetings
18:00 SIEW NETWORKING
 
PROGRAM /// DAY 2
2 November 2018