Renewable Energy Future Iran

Building the business case for Renewable Energy


WEDNESDAY 19 OCTOBER - CONFERENCE /// DAY 4

08:30 /// Registration and Coffee

09:15 /// Welcome and Opening Remarks

RIK TEEUWEN
PROJECT MANAGER /// SOLARPLAZA
 

09:30 /// Keynote on Iran’s Renewable Energy Future

HOSSEIN AMIRI
VICE DIRECTOR /// PARLIAMENT COMMITTEE ON ENERGY
 
DR. FIROUZI
DEPUTY OF COUNCIL /// REIC

09:50 /// Comprehensive Market Overview

  • Updates on key developments 
  • Electricity pricing and dynamics
  • Forecasting market growth

 

10:25 /// Networking Break

11:10 /// Iran; from MW’s to GW’s (Panel Discussion)

  • Lessons learned in the evolution of the FiT scheme
  • Competitiveness of and roadmap for RE development
MOHAMMAD NEJAD
DEPUTY OF PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT /// SUNA
PARASTOO NARIMISSA
DIRECTOR GEN. OF GENERATION PLANNING OFFICE /// TAVANIR
 

11:50 /// Market Opportunities and Outlook; Developer’s Perspective  

  • Country-specific lessons learned developing RE projects
  • Most commonly encountered challenges
  • Examples of strategies that have worked and others that haven’t
  • Identifying current and potential opportunities by market and segment
STEFANO FALCONIO
HEAD OF FOREIGN DEVELOPMENT /// CARLO MARESCA

12:20 /// Networking Lunch

FILIPPO RICCI
BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT /// ENERRAY

14:00 /// Technical and Contractual Risk and Mitigation 

  • Key risk categories for investments in RE assets specific to the region
  • Technical and contractual risk mitigation strategies
  • Business cases - lessons learned 

 

PARASTOO NARIMISSA
DIRECTOR GEN. OF GENERATION PLANNING OFFICE /// TAVANIR

14:30 /// Iranian grid

  • Overview of current capacity and infrastructure
  • Planned infrastructure projects
  • Considerations for development assets
  • Who pays for interconnection and upgrades?

 

15:10 /// Networking Break

15:50 /// Key Bankability Challenges and Solutions (Panel Discussion)

  • Identifying key risk categories; financial, political, legal, insurance, technical, grid connection etc.
  • How to scale the flow of RE deals
  • Mitigation strategies 
PARVIZ AGHILI
MANAGING DIRECTOR /// KHAVARMINEH (MIDDLE EAST) BANK, TEHRAN, IRAN
PASCHAL PHELAN
CHAIRMAN /// PHELAN ENERGY GROUP
ANDREAS SCHWEITZER
PARTNER & CO-FOUNDER /// ARJAN CAPITAL

16:40 /// View on the future: Opportunities and challenges for RE in Iran (Panel Discussion)

  • Discussing way forward
  • What challenges might lie ahead?
  • Views on opportunities for coming years 
  • Will targets be met and will internal market grow (embedded generation, residential)?
DAVID MARTÍNEZ ORTEGA
IBD MANAGER /// GAMESA
AKBAR ADIBFAR
MANAGING DIRECTOR /// MAPNA RENEWABLE ENERGIES
KAVEH KHODAME
RENEWABLE ENERGY COMMITTEE /// IEIS

17:20 /// Closing remarks

17:30 /// Networking Drinks and Reception

19:00 /// Business Networking Dinner (Registration Required)