SOLAR PAKISTAN 2020 | PV Briefing and Networking Forum Afghanistan

Event Details

In an exclusive half-day session taking place on 21 March, visitors of SOLAR PAKISTAN can look beyond Pakistan into neighboring market Afghanistan and get insight into the regional potential of solar energy.  

Accelerating Solar Energy in Afghanistan – Essentials to Grow a Leading & Sustainable Renewable Energy Sector



Conference Opening and Welcome Remarks


10:15am-10:45am Keynote | Assessing the Viability of Solar Energy in Afghanistan: Short-term Benefits and Future Energy Scenarios

·         A review of the electricity market, renewable energy market and related organizations

·         Renewable energy targets in Afghanistan

·         The role of Solar Energy in Afghanistan’s energy mix 2032

10:45am-11:15am Afghanistan’s Solar Ambitions | Regulatory Framework and Governmental Support

·         Political discourse on energy transition

·         Reasons for and ways to independence of energy imports from neighboring countries

·         Publicly supported ventures


11:15am-11:45am Emerging Solar Technologies | Cutting-edge Systems for Afghanistan

·         Tailor-made solar systems for special geographical conditions

·         Special solar projects implemented in the region

·         Infrastructural basic conditions and concrete steps to modernization


11:45am- 12:15pm Prospects for Investors | Successful Realization of Solar Projects

·         Concrete opportunities and legal challenges for local and foreign companies

·         Guidelines on how to finance and structure solar energy projects

·         Recent best-practice examples