WEBINAR RECORDINGS /// Update on European Solar Asset Management Landscape

Thursday July 6, 14:00-15:00 CEST


To get an overview of the current status of the European Solar Asset Management landscape, we zoomed in on Italy, one of the most prolific solar markets on the continent. During this 1-hour, complimentary webinar, our moderator Eelco Hoogduin, along with two high-level experts from leading firms NextEnergy Capital and Armon Capital dived into topics such as:

  • Latest market developments

  • Activities on the Secondary Market

  • Refinancing of plants and portfolio

  • GSE inspections

  • Foreseeable future: revamping, storage, ancillary services and market parity

GIANLUCA BOCCANERA /// MANAGING DIRECTOR ITALY - NEXTENERGY CAPITAL
Gianluca has over 7 years of experience in the renewable energy sector, spread across different areas, from the development to the financing, construction and then technical, administrative, financial, accounting and fiscal management of energy production assets and their respective investment vehicles setup in different countries. Since joining WiseEnergy, Gianluca has contributed to the setup and growth of the business and the corporate structure, gaining progressively external exposure and internal responsibilities. Gianluca has also been involved in the provision of asset management services to both lenders and sponsors and actively participated to lobbying activities carried-out by key Italian sector associations such as Assilea. Previously, Gianluca worked in the investment banking industry for 6 years, across different financial institutions (Calyon, Mediobanca, Dresdner Kleinwort and lastly Morgan Stanley) and countries (Italy and UK), gaining an extensive experience in the energy and infrastructure sector, having worked on several landmark M&A and capital market transactions closed both in Italy and abroad. Gianluca is graduated cum laude in Business Administration with a major in Corporate Finance at the Bocconi University (Italy).
GIANLUCA BOCCANERA
MANAGING DIRECTOR ITALY /// NEXTENERGY CAPITAL
ALESSANDRO COHEN /// PARTNER & SENIOR ADVISOR RENEWABLE ENERGY - ARMON CAPITAL
Alessandro Cohen is currently a partner of Armon Capital. He was previously director of renewable energy at Prothea Group. Previously he was in charge of the Israel desk at Pioneer Investments and in sales at Integrated Financial Products Ltd and at Lehman Bros. he graduated in Business Administration at University of Jerusalem, MSc. in Finance.
ALESSANDRO COHEN
PARTNER & SENIOR ADVISOR RENEWABLE ENERGY /// ARMON CAPITAL
EELCO HOOGDUIN /// PROJECT MANAGER SOLAR ASSET MANAGEMENT - SOLARPLAZA
A short bio will follow soon...
EELCO HOOGDUIN
PROJECT MANAGER SOLAR ASSET MANAGEMENT /// SOLARPLAZA

WEBINAR RECORDINGS /// The Holy Grail of data intelligence in Solar Asset Management

Tuesday October 11th 17.00 CEST


Managing over 3500 renewable renewable plants with a total capacity of 1.5GW, data intelligence is one of the most important value propositions of QOS Energy. Product Manager Gilles Estivalet and Data Scientist Guillaume Saupin explained the challenges to achieve data intelligence in solar O&M.

For a good overview and summary of the webinar, be sure to also read our article:

Asset performance data management and its value to solar PV plants


Introduction

  • The importance & value of data in the solar O&M decision making

The data acquisition challenge

  • Heterogeneous, plants, systems and sensors (irradiation, temperature…)
  • Data acquisition efficiency and methods

The data management challenge

  • How to deal with large datasets
  • Managing and sorting data

 The data quality challenge:

  • Data quality assessment / cleaning process
  • Data science techniques to ensure data consistency

The data intelligence challenge

  • How to use the data for forecasting, predictive power applications, availability calculation etc.
  • Harness synergies between operation & maintenance data
GILLES ESTIVALET
PRODUCT MANAGER /// QOS ENERGY
GILLAUME SAUPIN
DATA SCIENTIST /// QOS ENERGY