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PROGRAM /// DAY 2
24 October 2018

Session 5 | Day 2 Opening

09:00 Opening by conference Chairman


09:15 Status of the European PV secondary market


10:40 AM BREAK

Session 6A | Breakout

11:10 PV Plant Performance - Analytics to Action
11:55 Quantifying the impact of aerial Inspections

Session 7B | Breakout

11:10 Corporate PPA mechanisms
11:55 PPA case studies

Session 7C | Breakout

11:15 Strategic M&A activities
  • • How real are geographic and operational synergies when adding projects, or portfolios, to existing AM portfolios?
  • • How important is balance sheet, and what risks are AM players taking on to acquire new project sites?
  • • Looking back: what are the significant changes in the way risk is now allocated in M&A deals, and what drives it?
11:55 Deciding to refinance or selling a solar PV Assets?

12:40 LUNCH BREAK

Session 7A | Breakout

14:00 TBC
14:45 TBC

Session 7B | Breakout

14:00 Finding the right balance between CAPEX and OPEX
14:45 The future of Energy Trading: New market scenarios

Session 7C | Breakout

14:00 Asset Management considerations for adding storage into projects
  • • Value of solar plants: can they provide more than just energy?
  • • What does having more dispatchable solar mean for the Operations side of O&M
  • • Considerations for the different warrantied life for solar (20+ years) vs. batteries (10 years)
  • • Battery manufacturers and software providers – who is bankable?
14:45 PV and Grid Bottlenecks
  • • Engaging the market stakeholders
15:30 PM BREAK

Session 8 | Closing Plenary

16:00 Closing Panel Discussion

16:45 END OF CONFERENCE & NETWORKING DRINKS
PROGRAM /// DAY 2
24 October 2018

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