PROGRAM 2018 OUTLINE

PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOP

  • • Mexico’s Renewable Energy Roadmap - Ministry
  • • Regulating a changing energy market
  • • The grid and renewables: addressing the elephant in the room

  • • After the Energy Reform
  • • Local financiers round table: Managing Financial Risks (workshop and discussion)
  • • Framing the scope of Asset Management

JOINT NETWORKING DINNER & PRE-CONFERENCE DINNER

Please note: the workshop will be lectured in English

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PROGRAM - DAY 1

  • • Global trends and processes shaping the PV market
  • • Market developments in the AM and O&M space
  • • The energy auctions: past rounds and what follows

OPERATIONS TRACK

  • • OPEX modelling
  • • Methods and tools for plant inspection: identifying underperformance
  • • Tailoring the ideal O&M contract
  • • Soiling and cleaning solutions

DEVELOPMENT & FINANCE TRACK

  • • A developers’ tale: making PV projects work in a competitive market
  • • Fireside chat: a PV market with abundant opportunities?
  • • Getting projects financed, cases to guide the market
  • • Foreign capital sources, investors’ and financiers’ panel

  • • Off takers’ perspective: the case for corporate PPAs

Simultaneous translation offered throughout the conference

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PROGRAM - DAY 2

  • • DG policy framework in Mexico
  • • The Mexican grid: current status and transmission developments

OPERATIONS TRACK

  • • Data analytics for performance optimization
  • • Operational risk assessment and mitigation
  • • Grid reliability and ancillary services

DEVELOPMENT & FINANCE TRACK

  • • Distributed generation
  • • Marketparity; a holy grail in solar energy
  • • Challenges for financing in a nascent electricity market

  • • PV+storage: a perfect marriage?

Simultaneous translation offered throughout the conference