Solarplaza Summit Asset Management Europe 2022

Tuesday 4 October 2022

Conference Program Day 1


09:30
Opening by Chairman and Guest of Honor
Session Topics:
Session I

Europe’s Solar Future

09:45
Analyst Insight: State of the Market
Sam Wilkinson S&P Global
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10:15
German Developments: Thriving in an Increasingly Competitive Solar Market
Session Topics:
  • How are projects in Germany being developed?
  • Finding the right development approach and partners for greenfield development
  • Biggest challenges in developing new projects
11:00
AM Networking Break
Session Topics:
Session II A

O&M: Industry Updates

11:45
O&M Scope for the Modern Power Plant
Session Topics:
  • How are market dynamics affecting O&M?
  • New metrics and KPIs
  • Understanding the relationship changes between asset manager and O&M service provider
12:30
Digital Tools for Operational Success
Inés Monroy SENS (STEAG Solar Energy Solutions)
Session Topics:
Session II B

Asset Management Fundamentals

11:45
The Evolution of the Role of an Asset Manager
Carolina Nester Sonnedix
Session Topics:
  • New tasks that asset managers need to be aware of
  • The role of digitalization in asset management 
  • Training and retaining asset managers for a constantly evolving role
12:30
Onboarding New Assets to Your Portfolio
Session Topics:
  • Normalizing a portfolio with different assets of differing ages
13:15
Lunch Networking Break
Session Topics:
Session III A

O&M: Practical Examples of Operational Success

14:30
Identifying Challenges in the O&M Space
Session Topics:
15:15
Digital O&M Improvements: Case Studies

This session consists of 3 separate 15-minute sessions.

Pierre-Marie Inizan S4E
Alexandre Volpato Apex Energies
Session Topics:
Session III B

Insurance and Testing

14:30
Benchmarking New Component Selection Best Practices
Session Topics:
  • Quality control and performance benchmarking
  • Finding the right components for your plant needs
15:15
Insurance Updates for the Solar Industry
Session Topics:
Workshop

Energy Trading and Its Operational Implications

14:30
Energy Trading and Its Operational Implications
Session Topics:
  • The evolution of IPPS in the merchant market
  • Alligning operational strategies to cope with merchant possibilities
  • Unlocking new revenue streams and secure financing
16:00
PM Networking Break
Session Topics:
Session IV

Mergers and Acquisitions

16:30
M&A Updates, Facts, and Figures
Session Topics:
16:45
Mergers & Acquisitions: Navigating the European Field
Isabel Rodriguez Glennmont Partners
Gianluca Boccanera NextEnergy Capital
Session Topics:
  • Acquiring projects that fit your portfolio
  • M&A pitfalls and challenges
  • Lessons learned from successful project acquisition
17:25
Networking Drinks
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18:30
Networking Dinner
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Wednesday 5 October 2022

Conference Program Day 2


09:30
Opening by Conference Chairman
Session Topics:
Session V

Changes in Risk Percepetion in a Maturing Industry

09:45
Analyst Insight: Trends to watch
Session Topics:
10:15
Changes in Investor Risk Perception in a Maturing Industry
Filinto Martins NextEnergy Capital
Luca Matrone Intesa Sanpaolo
Session Topics:
  • How is revenue hedging changing investor perception? 
  •  How is CAPEX volatility and supply chain constraints affecting funding?
  •  Technological diversification and its implications on sustainable investing
11:00
AM Networking Break
Session Topics:
Session VI A

O&M: Future Proofing Operations

11:45
Repowering
Adam Loucks Sonnedix
Session Topics:
  • Practical examples of successful repowering cases
  • Understanding the right criteria for repowering
  • Underaddressed challenges in repowering
12:30
EPC Considerations for Long Term Plant Success
Massimiliano Pili Encavis
Stanislas van der Vaeren Sitemark
Session Topics:
  • Approaching plant building holistically
  • EPC pitfalls that will affect operations in the future
  • Digitization of the EPC phase
Session VI B

Securing Revenue Streams

11:45
PPA Sourcing in the Current Power Market
Session Topics:
  • New trends in PPA contracting
  • Changes in operations due to changes in PPA trends
12:30
Asset Management’s Role in ESG Compliance
Session Topics:
Workshop

Storage Asset Management

11:45
Storage Asset Management
Session Topics:
  • Aligning the expectations of manufacturers, asset owners, and investors
  • Storage Maintenance: Charging and Discharging best practices
  • Taking O&M into account: Is storage its own asset class?
  • Case Study Review: Successful storage operations
13:15
Lunch Break
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Session VII

Closing Session

14:45
The Future Role of the European Solar Industry
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15:45
End of Conference
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16:00
Closing and Networking Drinks
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