Solarplaza Summit | Iberia

Wednesday 5 June 2024

Program


08:30

Welcome Coffee

45 min.

Session Topics:

Session 1

Solar Strategies: Portugal-Spain Alliance & Hybrid Innovations

09:15

Conference Kick-Off

presentation

15 min.

Official opening of the conference, setting the agenda and expectations

Edwin Koot

Solarplaza

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09:30

United or Divided? The Future of the Iberian Solar Alliance

presentation

20 min.

Are Portugal and Spain ready to lead Europe's solar revolution? Uncover the strategic alliances fueling the next big leap in solar energy dominance.

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09:50

Hybrid Horizons: Is This the End of Conventional Solar?

panel

30 min.

Discover the disruptive hybrid technologies reshaping the energy landscape. Are you prepared for the transition that's setting the stage for a new era in renewable energy? The energy frontier is witnessing a significant shift with the integration of wind and solar hybrid systems.

Catalina Bauza Llinas

ISEMAREN

Marco Alves

MTX Solar

Javier Gala

Mercados Aries Internacional

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10:20

From Plans to Power: Are Your Solar Projects at Risk?

panel

40 min.

Unveil the pivotal factors that make or break solar developments. Is your project ready to navigate the complexities of the solar industry's evolving terrain?

Carolina Álvarez Alaez

ISEMAREN

Inés Monroy

Mediación Verde

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11:00

Morning Networking Break

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Session 2A

Navigating the Challenges and Capitalizing on Iberian Solar Opportunities

11:50

The Curtailment Crisis: Is Your Solar Investment Safe?

presentation

20 min.

Face the hidden threats lurking in the grid's shadows. How can you safeguard your solar investments from the growing peril of grid curtailment?

Kim Keats

K4K Training & Advisory

Lucía Garín

URBENER

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12:10

Mastering Policies: Are You Missing Out on Solar's Financial Goldmine?

panel

40 min.

Decode the complex world of solar policies and incentives. Are you leveraging these tools to their fullest potential or are you leaving money on the table?

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Session 2B

Hybrid Innovations & Project Lifecycle Management

11:50

Solar Asset Lifecycle Management: Is Your Solar Tech Ready for Tomorrow?

panel

40 min.

Discover the breakthrough technologies redefining solar efficiency and reliability. Are your systems equipped to thrive in the future's high-tech solar arena?

Marta Valien

Foresight Group

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12:30

Market Dynamics: Navigating Through Solar's Economic Storm

presentation

20 min.

Decode the volatile solar market trends. Are you strategically positioned to capitalize on market shifts or will you be swept away by the economic turbulence?

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12:50

Networking Lunch Break

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Session 3A

Steering Solar Growth with Policies & ESG Principles

14:20

Financing the Future: Is The Banking System Your Key to Solar Success?

presentation

15 min.

Examine the critical role of the investment and Financing in your solar journey. Are you harnessing the full potential of the banking system’s financial support?

Tomás García

JLL

Lucía González

Ontier

Roger Font Garcia

Banco Sabadell

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14:35

ESG in the Spotlight: Is Your Solar Venture Truly Sustainable?

presentation

20 min.

Confront the pressing demands of ESG integration in solar projects. Are you leading the charge towards sustainability or is your project at risk of falling short? Spain's Green Dilemma: Harmonizing Renewable Progress with Rural Preservation.

Peter Plug

AFRY

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14:55

Regulatory Maze: Are You Prepared for Solar's Next Big Shift?

panel

40 min.

Navigate the complex regulatory landscape of solar energy. Are your projects aligned with the latest policies or will you be left behind?

Alejandro Labanda

beBartlet

Maria Trinidad Navarro

ErasmoPower2X

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Session 3B

Mitigating Risks & Harnessing Tech in Solar Assets

14:20

Grid Evolution: Are You in Tune with the Energy Symphony?

presentation

15 min.

Explore the transformative trends shaping tomorrow's energy grids. Is your solar infrastructure harmonized with the evolving symphony of grid advancements?

Session Topics:
  • Smart Grid Compatibility: Integrating solar assets with IoT-enabled devices for efficient energy distribution.
  • Disaster-Resilient Systems: Implementing solar-plus-storage solutions to withstand peak demand periods and grid failures.

14:35

PV Pioneers: Will You Lead or Follow in the Solar Revolution?

20 min.

Embark on the journey of pioneering solar projects. Are you at the forefront of innovation setting trends in PV integration or trailing behind the revolution?

Session Topics:
  • Cutting-Edge PV Tech Deployment: Utilizing bifacial solar panels for increased energy yield
  • Eco-friendly Material Use: Embracing recyclable or bio-based materials for panel manufacturing
  • Trendsetting Market Impact: Influencing policy changes and consumer trends

14:55

Data Analytics in Solar Asset Optimization: Mastering the Game of Solar Economics

panel

40 min.

Dive into the world of innovative solar solutions. Are your practices pioneering the industry or are they on the brink of becoming obsolete?

Carmen Izquierdo

NTEASER

Santiago Estrada

QBI Solutions

Session Topics:
  • AI-driven Predictive Upkeep: Employing machine learning algorithms for anticipatory maintenance and downtime reduction
  • Real-time Performance Tuning: Using advanced monitoring systems to dynamically adjust operational parameters for peak efficiency
  • Strategic Market Foresight: Applying predictive models to forecast energy market trends and inform investment decisions, similar to how Spain's renewable energy auctions shape market dynamics

15:35

Afternoon Networking Break

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Session 4

Scaling New Heights: 40GW Solar Ambitions & Innovative Financing

16:25

Shaping Solar Futures: Is Spain's PPA Revolution Your Untapped Goldmine?

panel

40 min.

The intricate interplay of supply chain constraints, power price surges, and sustainability commitments shapes the trajectory of Spain's PPA prices and market attractiveness, emerging PPA formats like bundled PPAs are gaining ground, blending operational efficiency with financial flexibility, yet prompting discussions on transparency and supplier diversity.

Antonio Delgado Riga

AleaSoft Energy Forecasting

Oriol Saltó i Bauzà

AleaGreen

Javier Revuelta

AFRY

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17:05

Navigating the Path to 40GW - Realistic or Impossible?

panel

40 min.

Step into the future of Iberias renewable energy landscape with us! The journey to harness 40GW of solar power, you'll explore the fine line between what's realistic and what might seem impossible. Dive deep into the complexities of financing, construction, and operation, all while navigating evolving regulations. Discover how grid integration plays a pivotal role in ensuring the viability of this ambitious milestone.

Alfonso Campllonch

Shell Group

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17:45

Conference Wrap up

presentation

15 min.

Wrapping up the conference and discussing key takeaways and future directions

Edwin Koot

Solarplaza

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18:00

Networking Drinks

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Anna Hryhoriak
Project Manager

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Sid Eshuis
Manager Business Development

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Project Coordinator

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