Solarplaza Summit | Baltics

Wednesday 15 March 2023

19:30

Pre-Conference Networking Dinner

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Program


09:00

Welcome by Solarplaza

15 min.

Nicola Kopij Zanin

Solarplaza

Session Topics:

Session 1

Overview of the Baltic PV Market

09:10

Opening keynote: A Look at the Next Solar Decade

presentation

20 min.

Edwin Koot

Solarplaza

Session Topics:

09:30

Baltic Power Market Outlook and Expected Solar Revenues

presentation

30 min.

Alexander Esser

Aurora Energy Research

Session Topics:
  • The evolution of power prices in the Baltics
  • How can wind and solar deployment satisfy the rising demand while replacing the generation of oil shale
  • The wholesale revenues a solar farm can expect and the value of Guarantees of Origin

10:00

Identifying Key Market Opportunities and Challenges

panel

45 min.

Arnis Daugulis

Augstsprieguma Tīkls

Rytis Kėvelaitis

Energy Unlimited

Skirmantė Baležentienė

FETEK

Session Topics:
  • Hybrid power plans: New opportunities arising in Lithuania
  • Sharing self-generated electricity in electricity communities
  • Tackling the remaining hurdles in the solar PV market

10:45

Morning Networking Break

Session Topics:

Session 2

Project Financing & Bankability

11:30

Bankability and Investment Landscape for Solar Projects in the Baltics

panel

60 min.

moderator

Vaidotas Puklevičius

Walless

Jonas Urbonas

Luminor bank

Tomas Milašauskas

Lords LB Asset Management

Giedrius Ruskys

European Investment Bank (EIB)

Arnoldas Gaudiesius

Swedbank

Anneli Ivanov

SEB

Session Topics:
  • Financing schemes and value of investments involved for large scale PV projects
  • How to structure a bankable solar project from the very beginning
  • Investor requirements and required rates of return
  • Critical considerations for foreign investors

12:30

Lunch Break

Session Topics:

Session 3

Project Development: Key Learnings and Best Practices

14:00

The Strategies of Developers Behind the Development of Large-scale Projects in the Baltics

panel

50 min.

moderator

Paulius Zapolskis

TGS Baltic

Ruslan Sklepovič

Green Genius

Jonas Vaišnys

Evecon

Rasa Krutulyte-Ørsted

Ramboll

Session Topics:
  • Tips & red flags for developers moving into the Baltic market
  • The role large-scale solar projects can play in combating the energy crisis
  • Overview of the local regulations & limitations that still need to be tackled

14:50

Afternoon Networking Break

Session Topics:

Session 4

Technological Innovations: How to Stay Ahead of the Curve

15:30

Best Practices for Module Technologies and Applications

presentation

20 min.

Session Topics:
  • Where are we now? The state of PV technology in the Baltic States
  • Technology roadmap for the coming years: what to expect in terms of efficiency and future yields

15:50

The Development & Power of Storage Solutions

presentation

25 min.

Session Topics:
  • How and where storage applications can be deployed
  • The step-by-step process for adding a battery to your solar plant
  • ROI and other key metrics for storage solutions
  • Maximising and stabilizing connection points

16:15

Future-proofing Scaling Solar Projects in the Baltics: The Right Technology Applications

panel

30 min.

moderator

Nicola Kopij Zanin

Solarplaza

Session Topics:
  • Drivers to technological innovation
  • How proper O&M benefits RES investors and asset managers

16:45

Closing Networking Drinks

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Project Manager

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Business Developer

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