Tuesday 6 September 2016
ePRNews.com – Under the patronage of the New and Renewable Energy Authority, Advanced Conferences & Meetings has successfully launched Solar Projects Egypt in its 2nd consecutive edition. Held at the Fairmont Heliopolis & Towers, Cairo, this event addresses the progress updates on the successful financing, designing and construction of solar plants under Egypt’s Solar round one FIT scheme.
Supported by the Egyptian Electricity Utility and Consumer Protection Regulatory Agency (ERA), this event was attended by the Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company, Scatec, the Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency, Acwa Power, Infinity Solar, and World Bank.
A large number of exciting presentations were delivered today among which we can mention: “Outlining the regulatory requirements for Egypt’s solar” by Eng. Hatem Waheed from Egypt ERA, “Overview on the current investment climate in Egypt” by Dr. Sherif Oteifa from the Ministry of Investment, “Opportunities and challenges of grid connected megawatt photovoltaic power plants” by Eng. Ahmed Zakaria from Enerparc, in addition to a panel discussion on the future of solar energy in Egypt, and an Egyptian case study.
The response to this event was hugely positive. Delegates and sponsors enjoyed the high quality of the speaker panel and the networking opportunities with the industry’s key decision makers. “Very good summary and debriefing of the market status in Egypt from the point of view of all stakeholders” stated the Country Director of ACWA Power, “Best conference on renewable energy taking place in Egypt over the past couple of years” said the Managing Associate of Shahid Law Firm.
Solar Projects Egypt – Day 2 will host speakers from the Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE), Egypt ERA, ACWA Power, the Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company (EETC), UN ESCWA, Infinity Solar, FAS Energy, Minia University, and many more, and will include a developers panel discussion on the technical requirements for the construction of solar plants across Egypt.