9-10 October 2016
InterContinental Citystars Cairo, Cairo, Egypt


08:30 - 09:00 Registration, refreshments and networking

09:00 - 09:15 Opening remarks by Chairman

09:15 - 09:45 Discussing regulations for wind power projects in Egypt and outlining the licensing requirements for project developers

Salma Hussein Osman - License Dept. Manager, New and Renewable Energy Authority (NREA) Egypt
Providing updates on the feed-in tariff regulations and facilities provided by the government to qualified developers. Highlighting the compliance requirements for project owners and operators and the steps to be followed in order to expedite the process of gaining the ERA license prior to construction and conducting commercial operations.

Salma Hussein Osman

License Dept. Manager
New and Renewable Energy Authority (NREA) Egypt

09:45 - 10:30 Panel Discussion: Lessons learnt for financing wind projects under the FiT programme

Faisal Eissa - Chief Operations Officer, SolarShams Co for New and Renewable Energies

Faisal Eissa

Chief Operations Officer
SolarShams Co for New and Renewable Energies

10:30 - 11:00 Scaling up public private partnerships in Egypt’s to secure funding for renewable energy wind sector

Malak Draz - Investment Officer, PPP Transactions, IFC
Showcasing options for private sector participation in the renewable energy wind sector. Highlighting the role of IFC in assisting governments or investing in SPVs. Discussing PPP opportunities in the sector and encouraging financing of wind power projects in the country.

Malak Draz

Investment Officer, PPP Transactions

11:00 - 11:30 Morning networking break

Morning networking break

11:30 - 12:00 Financing wind projects in Egypt: how to gain investment

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12:00 - 12:30 Overcoming challenges associated with intermittency of wind power for energy production

Dr. Nesreen Rady - Director – New and Renewable Energy, Egypt Electricity Holding Company
Discussing the grid integration practices and lessons learnt from other countries and Zafarana wind farm to highlight the best practices that can be applied in Egypt to ensure stable electricity connection. Understanding how to minimise the affect of wind intermittency on the grid to ensure that the grid remains balanced

Dr. Nesreen Rady

Director – New and Renewable Energy
Egypt Electricity Holding Company

12:30 - 13:00 Discussing how to manage wind power storage to improve reliability of energy connecting to the grid

Mohamed Selim - Managing Director for Performance Development, Egyptian Electricity Holding Company
Improving and increasing energy storage capacity thus stabilising the flow of electricity. Reviewing advanced ways of connecting wind energy to the grid whilst minimising electricity wastage.

Mohamed Selim

Managing Director for Performance Development
Egyptian Electricity Holding Company

13:00 - 13:15 Chairman’s closing remarks

13:15 - 14:15 Networking lunch

14:15 - 23:59 End of Conference