CONFERENCE DAY 1: SUNDAY 9 OCTOBER 2016

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


Dr. Mohammed Salah ElSobki

Executive Chairman
New and Renewable Energy Authority (NREA) Egypt

DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES FOR WIND POWER PROJECTS IN NORTH AFRICA

09:15 AM - 09:45 AM Discussing Egypt’s renewable energy revolution: Current investments and future plans to meet energy targets

Dr. Mohamed Soliman Al Yamany, First Under Secretary of State and Official Spokesperson of, Ministry of Electricity and Renewable Energy Egypt
This presentation will shed light on Egypt’s US$12 billion investment in the renewable energy sector and current state of the market for wind energy development. The presenter will highlight the FiT plan, how the authorities plan to develop 2000 MW worth of wind projects and what this means for all the stakeholder including international developers, investors, technology providers and contractors

Dr. Mohamed Soliman Al Yamany

First Under Secretary of State and Official Spokesperson of
Ministry of Electricity and Renewable Energy Egypt

09:45 AM - 10:15 AM Competitiveness of the Egyptian wind power market within the regional context, showcasing why Egypt is an attractive country to invest in

Maged K. Mahmoud, Technical Director, Senior Renewable Energy Expert Egypt, Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE)
Providing an in depth understanding of the current wind power development schemes in Egypt and comparing them with the rest of North Africa. Discussing how the current BOO, IPP and Feed-in Tariff schemes will work both financially and practically thus offering a good opportunity for investors.
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Maged K. Mahmoud

Technical Director, Senior Renewable Energy Expert Egypt
Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE)

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM Session reserved for Senvion

10:45 AM - 11:15 AM Morning networking break

PROJECT UPDATES: ANALYSING THE FEASIBILITY AND TECHNOLOGICAL REQUIREMENTS OF UPCOMING PROJECTS

11:15 AM - 11:45 AM Discussing the newly adopted advanced turbine management programme (ATMP) and addressing how it minimises the environmental impact of wind projects in Gulf of Suez

Dr. Ahmed Bader, Regional Director, Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE) Egypt

Dr. Ahmed Bader

Regional Director
Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE) Egypt

11:45 AM - 12:15 PM Understanding how operators can evaluate and mitigate the environmental challenges for wind development in Egypt

Alberto Gil García, Senior Manager, Wind Technology, ACWA Power
Find out how to minimise issues relating to tip-height restrictions, wind turbine selection, bird migration impact on wind farm design and sand, dust and high temperature to enhance operations of a wind farm.

Alberto Gil García

Senior Manager, Wind Technology
ACWA Power

CASE STUDY

12:15 PM - 12:45 PM Wind development in Morocco and how the lessons learnt can be applied in Egypt

Samir Nacef, Vice President, South Asia, Middle East and Africa, Engie

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Samir Nacef

Vice President, South Asia, Middle East and Africa
Engie

12:45 PM - 1:15 PM Discussing how the FiT scheme will help achieve Egypt's wind energy targets

  • Analyse how government, local authorities, qualified developers and other stakeholders plan to develop smaller wind projects ranging from 20 MW -50 MW
  • Providing updates on FiT scheme and highlighting the benefits provided by the local authorities
  • Discussing the steps to be taken to gain the necessary licenses prior to construction
  • Highlighting and mitigating the technical and financial challenges in developing small scale wind power projects
  • Discover how new wind projects will be financed

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Dr. Mohammed Salah ElSobki

Executive Chairman
New and Renewable Energy Authority (NREA) Egypt
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Alberto Gil García

Senior Manager, Wind Technology
ACWA Power
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Samir Nacef

Vice President, South Asia, Middle East and Africa
Engie

Faisal Eissa

Chief Operations Officer
SolarShams Co for New and Renewable Energies

1:45 PM - 1:50 PM Chairman’s closing remarks

1:50 PM - 2:45 PM Networking lunch



2:45 PM - 5:30 PM Promising new 200 MW wind project in Gabal el-Zeit (1st project in Gabal el-Zeit wind farm)

Hossam Eldegwi, Chief Engineer of Projects Implementation Department, New and Renewable Energy Authority (NREA) Egypt
This workshop will provide you with a detailed understanding on one of Egypt’s largest wind farm project that is the 200 MW wind project at Gabal el-Zeit. This is an opportunity for attendees to learn about the future plans for this project, current and upcoming technology requirements and analysing the criteria and support required to construct wind farm projects in Egypt
  • Shedding light on the government and private sector’s future plan for Gabal el-Zeit wind farm and providing updates on the upcoming projects at the Gabal el-Zeit site
  • Identifying the wind turbine generator technology and the importance of the SCADA system to enable control and quickly identify operational issues with the turbine
  • Demonstrating the key criteria in successfully developing a wind farm and understanding the support required to construct successful projects

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Hossam Eldegwi

Chief Engineer of Projects Implementation Department
New and Renewable Energy Authority (NREA) Egypt

5:30 PM - 11:59 PM End of conference day one & workshop