ASIA CLEAN ENERGY SUMMIT 2017

Exhibition 24 - 25 October Conference 24 - 26 October Sands Expo and Convention Centre
Marina Bay Sands

Session Synopsis 2017

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Clean Energy Leaders’ Dialogue

24 October 2017 (Tuesday)
10:45 - 11:00
  • Overview of Global Clean Energy Trends 

11:00 - 11:50
  • Global trends in Clean Energy


    The levelized cost of electricity, or LCOE, – clearly achieved the long-awaited goal of grid competitiveness in many countries and even undercut the traditional sources of electricity from coal or gas in some. This low cost of renewable power along with drop in storage prices has made it a viable option attracting investments to the tune of $287.5 billion in 2016. In addition to that growing demand from corporates to go 100% renewable, push from developing economies like India and China, climate goals and more will see a rapid transition of the global energy mix. Our esteemed panellists led by BNEF will debate on all these issues and do some crystal gazing into what will shape the clean energy landscape in 2017. 

11:50 - 12:05
  • Overview of Smart & Multi Energy Systems 

12:05 - 12:55
  • Smart & Multi Energy Systems

     

    Last decade has seen national ambition to build smart cities, buildings & industries. In the energy space, the advancement and availability of technologies related to renewable energy, Hybrid AC/DC Micro Grid, building management systems, energy storage, sensors and communications networks as well as data analytics provides the opportunity to integrate disparate systems onto a systems-on-systems optimizing platform. Such a smart multi energy system is a spring board to transform big data using intelligent algorithms into smart data that will enable complex systems to achieve optimal energy balance with minimal wastage.

    The interoperability and compatibility with legacy systems is mandatory to fully realize the benefits of system-on-system control platforms. This session aims to explore the complexities and benefits of “smart” system-of-system level solutions for the energy sector.

12:55
  • Lunch 


Solarising Singapore and Asia

24 October 2017 (Tuesday)
14:00 - 14:15
  • Overview of Singapore’s Solar landscape and Industry Development Efforts

14:15 - 14:30
  • Solar projects in Singapore

14:30 - 14:45
  • Innovation in business (Success Model)

14:45 - 15.30
  • Solar Landscape of Singapore

     

    This session will focus on solarising Singapore through the lens of solar developers and policy makers in Singapore.

     

    Innovative implementation models that have been successfully applied, supported by advancements in the industry and relevant policies will be shared.

     

    This will be a good opportunity to explore how these Singapore stories can exported to ASEAN as the discussions are carried on to Session 4.

     

    • Key business and financing models to develop the PV market

    • Policies and regulatory environment

    • Getting different building categories to adopt solar energy

    Integration with grid

    • Successful case study of a large scale system adoption

15:30 – 15:45
  • TBC

15:45 – 16:30
  • Exploring Growth Markets in Asia

     

    Continuing from Session 3, this session will bring together clean energy leaders from Singapore and Asia to talk about exploring strategic solar deployment opportunities in growth markets in the region like Thailand, Philippines, Indonesia & Malaysia.

     

    The session will:

    • provide a regulatory overview of the most up-to-date policies and government support for the solar industry in these countries

    • throw light on practical issues like grid access and land leasing

    • highlight the role of off-grid rural electrification in empowering villages and potential  opportunities

    • explore the rooftop boom in Asia

    • identify areas or risk and steps for mitigation for solar development projects in Asia

16:30 onwards
  • Networking Drinks


Financial Summit

25 October 2017 (Wednesday)
9:00 - 10:30
  • Session 1: Finance and business models

    • Key in Asia and their impact on the clean energy market
    • Promising markets and segments for growth
    • Experiences with innovative RE business models and future outlook
    • The financing landscape for solar and wind - current situation and future developments
10:30 - 11:00
  • Coffee Break

11:00 - 12:30
  • Session 2: Bankability and investability of RE projects

    • Lessons learned on bankability and investability from the solar and wind sectors
    • Bankability challenges faced by both wind and solar projects
    • Financial and technical solutions for mitigating risk
    • Best practices for achieving bankability and investability of RE projects
12:30
  • Lunch


Digital Transformation of Energy

25 October 2017 (Wednesday)
14:00 - 15:30
  • Session 3: Distributed energy and storage

    • Power sector trends driving the push towards decentralization
    • Storage as a key solution for decentralization: market potential for storage in Asia
    • Successful international experiences with regulatory frameworks to promote energy storage adoption
    • Promising ventures and business models for integrating RE and storage

    What are the perceived risks from storage projects? How can these be addressed?

15:30 - 16:00
  • Coffee Break

16:00 - 17:30
  • Session 4: Smart grids and digitalization

    • What strategies are utilities adopting in the face of increasingly decentralized energy generation?
    • The key role digital has to play in our future energy supply
    • What are the success factors for the digital transformation?
    • How can interoperability within the smart energy grid be achieved?
17:30
  • Networking Drinks


PV Asia Scientific Conference

24 October 2017 (Tuesday)
14:00 - 17:00
  • Plenary Session - Joint session of PV Asia Scientific Conference & International Floating Solar Symposium

14:00 - 14:30
  • Plenary talk 1: Global trends in PV

    Prof Eicke WEBER, University of California Berkeley (USA) and CREATE-BEARS, Singapore

14:30 - 15:00
  • Plenary talk 2: Silicon solar cells (TBC)

    Dr WANG Qi, Jinko Solar, China

15:00 - 15:30
  • Plenary talk 3: PV modules

15:30 - 16:00
  • Tea break

16:00 - 16:30
  • Plenary talk 4: PV systems (TBC)

16:30 - 17:00
  • Plenary talk 5: Floating PV (TBC)

18:00 - 21:00
  • Networking Reception

25 October 2017 (Wednesday)
09:00 - 11:30
  • Session 1: Silicon Wafer Solar Cells and Modules

09:00 - 09:15
  • Invited talk 1: Heterojunction c-Si solar cells (& modules)

    Speaker: Dr Egbert VETTER, Meyer Burger, Germany

09:15 - 09:30
  • Invited talk 2: Progress with bifacial c-Si modules

    Speaker: Dr WANG Yan, SERIS, NUS, Singapore

09:30 - 09:45
  • Invited talk 3: Progress with texturing of diamond-wire sawn multi-Si wafers

    Speaker: Dr Joel LI, SERIS, NUS, Singapore

09:45 - 10:30
  • Regular oral sessions

10:30 - 10:45
  • Tea break

10:45 - 11:15
  • Regular oral sessions

11:15 - 12:30
  • Session 2: Thin Films (materials, cells, modules) and Novel PV Concepts

11:15 - 11:30
  • Invited talk 1: Perovskite-on-silicon tandem solar cells

    Speaker: Prof Subodh MHAISALKAR, ERI@N, NTU, Singaproe

11:30 - 11:45
  • Invited talk 2: Silicon tandem solar cells and their potential for automobile applications
    Speaker: Prof Masafumi YAMAGUCHI, Toyota Technological Institute, Japan

11:45 - 12:30
  • Regular oral sessions

12:30 - 14:00
  • Lunch

14:00 - 14:30
  • Poster Session (TBC)

14:00 - 14:30
  • Poster viewing (TBC)

14:30 - 17:00
  • Session 3: PV Module Quality Assurance, PV Systems & Smart Grid Technologies

14:30 - 14:45
  • Invited talk 1: PV module quality assurance

    Speaker: TBC

14:45 - 15:00
  • Invited talk 2: PV systems

    Speaker: TBC

15:00 - 15:30
  • Regular oral sessions

15:30 - 15:45
  • Tea break

15:45 - 16:00
  • Invited talk 3: TBC

    Speaker: TBC

16:00 - 17:30
  • Regular oral sessions

17:30 - 18:00
  • Closing Session

    Closing by Conference Chairman and Poster Awards

18:00 - 21:00
  • Networking Reception