Why Emerging Markets?
What you get
Why You Should Visit BGS Solar Summit
- Learn about current business landscape: challenges, risks and pitfalls;
- Arrange a meeting with local governmental officials and utilities in a private room;
- Pick up the right strategy for your future business plans.
- Get step-by-step practical information about project implementation;
- Find an investment partner for your future project;
- Discover the best offers from EPCs and suppliers.
- Meet with developers and investors;
- Find out what it takes to carry out a solar project in a certain country;
- Explore new opportunities for your business.
- Get some fruitful connections using our networking tools;
- Meet with your targeting companies in a VIP-meeting room;
- Learn about new projects, discuss them directly with developers and investors.
“MENA is going to be ‘5GW market’ in 5 years with its solid reliable grids, solar irradiance and attractive tariffs. I will provide 4 tips for successful financial closing of RE Projects and how to make your project more bankable to lenders.”
Vahid Fotuhi , Managing Director, Project Origination at Access Power, Founder at Middle East Solar Industry Association - MESIA
“I will attend BGS Solar Summit to get updates on current investment environment in the various regions as well as political and regulatory environment, network with developers, investors, O&Ms, government representatives and exchange expertise and know-how.”
Armin Sandhövel, CIO Infrastructure Equity at Allianz Global Investors
“I would like to meet mainly multi-lateral and bilateral companies who are willing to go into partnership with African governments e.g. public-private partnership to deploy solar energy. I would like to meet companies that are willing to support in technical preparation and policy formulation for solar resources.”
John Yeboah, Programme Offcer (Renewable Energy and Climate change) at ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE)
“Solar is booming in Africa, offering a number of opportunities. My presentation will include a case study on PV project financing, IPP financing in Africa with some lessons learnt from other technologies.”
Maxime Bergot, Senior PV Financing Specialist at Fieldstone Africa
"Solar Industry in India at cross roads: Utility scale vs large scale roof top projects
HPPPL is an IPP headquartered in Delhi, developing & operating solar, thermal & hydro power projects, presently of $2 billion in India & Europe.
The company has plans to invest overall $5 billion till 2020 for creating 7 GW capacities with 2GW of Solar by the end of 2017."
Harish Ahuja, President of Strategy and Corporate Affairs at Hindustan PowerProjects Private Limited
"The number of utility-scale PV projects in sub-Saharan Africa is significantly growing. I’m going to share some of JCM Power (JCM Capital) experience in actual PV project development from first concept to commercial operation, with a focus on obstacles that developer needs to overcome."
Pascal Brancart, Head of Africa at JCM Capital
“Partly due to good irradiation levels, South Africa will set a precedent where the economics become favorable without subsidy. In my presentation I will give an insight on next generation business model for RE in Africa – Private PPAs in the Commercial and Industrial Sector. Besides, during BGS Solar Summit I’d like to meet with developers looking for funding.”
Dr Richard Alan Doyle, CEO at Mulilo Energy Partners
“I’ve been nominated by Government of Pakistan to give an insight on Tariff mechanisms and incentives for potential investors including fiscal and financial incentives under RE Policy, security package, risk cover and high return offers on equity.”
Muhammad Yousaf, Deputy Director (Tariff) at National Electric Power Regulatory Authority
“I will provide several options for Renewable Energy Financing in India, with several financing structures developer by OPIC that have proven workable, in particular to address both distributed solar rooftop and off-grid solutions. Myself, I hope to meet and network with investors and developers who are undertaking projects in India.”
Lynn Tabernacki , Managing Director; Renewable and Clean Energy at Overseas Private Investment Corporation
“I would like to meet with banks, developers, investors and regulators as a part of networking. During the session, I will share the investors main criteria when deciding to invest in emerging markets and what key aspects the emerging solar country should focus on to attract private foreign investments.”
Giovanni Paolo Di Giovanni, Investment Director at Platina Energy Partners