SOLAR PAKISTAN 2020 | PV Briefing and Networking Forum Pakistan


Event Details


It is with great pleasure that we announce the 9th SOLAR PAKISTAN, International Renewable Energy Exhibition and Conference from March 19 to 21, 2020 at Lahore Expo Centre Pakistan! SOLAR PAKISTAN is the only trade fair in Pakistan dedicated entirely to solar energy. Building on the great success of previous years, the 2020 edition will also feature two dedicated conferences on the emerging markets of Pakistan and Afghanistan and includes the JF4S Joint Booth for international companies.

Participate in the full-day PV Briefing & Networking Forum Pakistan and find out how solar energy can lead Pakistan out of the energy crisis into a sustainable future. High-level speakers from political institutions, local and international industry share their insights and outlooks. Find the full agenda here below!

Session 1: Setting the Scene for Solar Energy in Pakistan – Essentials to Create a Leading & Sustainable Renewable Energy Sector

10:00am-10:15am

Conference Opening and Welcome Remarks

 

Marus A.W.Hoehner, CEO, Joint Forces for Solar

  • Latest updates on regulatory frameworks that are currently in place
  • What are the legal challenges for local and foreign companies in Pakistan?
  • Guidelines on how to structure renewable energy projects

10:15am-10:45am

Keynote | Assessing the Viability of Solar Energy in Pakistan: Short-term benefits and Future Energy Scenarios

• A review of the electricity market, renewable energy market and related organizations
• Renewable energy targets in Pakistan
• The role of Solar Energy in Pakistan’s energy mix 2030

10:45am-11:15am

Keynote | Renewable Energy Policies and the Regulatory Framework

  • Latest updates on regulatory frameworks that are currently in place
  • What are the legal challenges for local and foreign companies in Pakistan?
  • Guidelines on how to structure renewable energy projects

11:15am-11:30am

Networking Break

Session 2: Real Life Examples and Best Practices for Successful Solar Energy Development

11:30am- 12:00pm

The Local Perspective: Key Issues to Successfully Initiate Solar Power Plants

Umer Farooq, Vice President Investments, Yellow Door Energy

12:00pm-12:20pm

The International Perspective: Best Practices and Lessons Learned from Global Markets

  • International best practice case studies from a market leader
  • Global experiences in institutional and private financing of renewables
  • Key issues: Regional specifics, logistical challenges and maintenance

12:20pm-1:30pm

Executive Roundtable Discussion: Synchronizing Domestic & International Efforts to Facilitate Market Growth in Pakistan

  • Smooth market take-off: Lessons Pakistan can learn from other renewable energy programs
  • Successful strategies to promote solar energy in Pakistan – Highlighting the local and international view
  • How to enter the solar market in Pakistan? Basics of a successful market entry for international players
  • What can European and Pakistani companies offer in a Joint Venture?

1:30pm- 2:30pm

Networking Break

Session 3: Understanding the Fundamentals for Successful Solar Market Take-off in Pakistan – Available Technologies, Financing Mechanisms and Local Value Creation

2:30pm-3:00pm

Technology Focus: Which Solar Energy System PV, CSP, SPV or Hybrid is Best Suited for Pakistan and Why?

  

Aamir Hussain, CEO, Tesla-PV

  • Review of technologies available in the marketplace incl. solar modules, inverters, mounting systems, trackers and balance of system components
  • Critical success factors in optimizing solar plants to receive higher returns
  • Maximum energy yield by combining high efficiency technologies with a module design adapted to desert and sunbelt regions
  • The role of energy storage systems in the renewable energy segment – Long-term perspectivee

 

3:00pm-3:20pm

Core Elements of Financing a Solar Project in Pakistan

 

Omar M. Malik, Director Business Development, Shams Power

  • Financing mechanisms to stimulate funding of the local value chain
  • Global experiences in institutional and private financing of renewables
  • What makes a product/project bankable? The equity providers’ perspective
  • Managing expectations while attracting investors in the early development stage

3:20pm- 3:40pm

Networking Break

3:40pm- 4:00pm

Opportunities and Risks for Industrial Solar Manufacturing in Pakistan

  • Increasing the depth of integration and value creation
  • Localization requirements and likely impact on project pricing and bankability
  • Converting global experience into local excellence: The vision of a leading solar technology hub in the GCC

4:00pm-4:30pm

Interactive Q&A Session: 360° Review of Solar Market Requirements to Create a Vibrant Industry in Pakistan

  • Conference delegates will get the chance to reflect new findings and ask questions to the speakers

4:30pm


 

Contact:

Joint Forces for Solar
+49(0)228-429 66-47
Xenia Zoller :
zoller@jointforces4solar.com

SOLAR PAKISTAN Secretariat
FAKT Exhibitions (Pvt.) Ltd.
Phone: +92 21 3581 0637 – 9
Email: communication@fakt.com.pk,
enquiry@solarfairpakistan.com