Solarplaza Summit | Romania

Wednesday 26 April 2023


Pre-Conference Networking Event

The Networking Event will take place in Linea / Closer to the moon

Thursday 27 April 2023



Registration & Welcome Coffee

30 min.

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Welcome Remarks by Solarplaza

15 min.

Nicola Kopij Zanin


Teodora Tompea


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Session 1

Market Update - Challenges, Trends, and Outlook


Mapping the State of Solar in Romania: Key Opportunities and Challenges


30 min.

Cristina Irene Mihai

Romanian Photovoltaic Industry Association (RPIA)

Session Topics:
  • Overview of the current status of solar PV in Romania
  • The dynamics Romania faces within the EU and on the global stage
  • The growth path of solar in Romania
  • The opportunities, challenges within the short and long term


The Legislative Landscape for Solar Development in Romania: A Practical Overview


35 min.

Oana Ijdelea

Ijdelea & Associates

Session Topics:
  • How Ordinance 119/2022 is shaping the solar industry in Romania
  • Exploring the impact of recent land law amendments on greenfield PV plant permitting
  • Getting a clear picture of the latest rules and solar incentives
  • PV permitting roadmap and timeline
  • Amendments to Land Law No. 18/1991: speeding up the process of PV development on agricultural land below 50 hectares in size


Morning Coffee Break

Last year, 88% Of attendees said they made a valuable business connection during the conference. Now's the time to start making those connections!

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Session 2

Regulatory Framework and Policy Outlook


Long-term Governmental Outlook and Roadmap


30 min.


Teodora Tompea


George-Sergiu Niculescu

Romanian Ministry of Energy

Session Topics:
  • Policy prospects to ensure that Romania achieves projected national and EU solar targets
  • What's needed to reach the country’s urgent national climate goals?
  • Proposals to deal with the issue of lack of contracts with the NRRP grant scheme
  • Major upcoming opportunities for international stakeholders to enter the Romanian market
  • How the Romanian government intends to support local and international PV projects


The Upcoming Renewable Auction Scheme in Romania


30 min.

Session Topics:
  • Main market opportunities related to the first CfD round - expected in 2H 2023
  • Rules, bidding procedures, open dates and mechanisms of the auction scheme


Networking Lunch Break

Mingle with the mixed crowd of local and international stakeholders, developers, service providers, investors, and more!

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Session 3

Investments and Bankability


Solar Financing: Successfully ensuring Project Bankability


30 min.

Solar Financing will be explored through two presentations presenting the perspectives of a Social Investment Bank and a Commercial Bank

Mihaela Mihailescu

EBRD - European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

Sebastian Mihai Staicu

Banca Comercială Română

Session Topics:
  • Main financing structures for large-scale projects
  • How a bank adapts to the changing legal environment and rising interest rates
  • How to meet a bank's expectations and successfully secure long-term financing


Strategies for the Development of Large-scale Projects in Romania


60 min.

Filip Sypko

Green Genius

Ciprian Glodeanu

Glodeanu & Partners

László Szabó

Electron Holding

Florian Kneidinger


Favi Stelian

Nofar Energy

Pawel Czaus

Nomad Electric

Session Topics:
  • Tips & red flags for international developers in the Romanian market
  • Critical issues related to project development
  • Comparing auction strategies to PPA models from the perspective of different stakeholders - pros & cons
  • Mitigating supply chain disruptions and price volatility
  • Dealing with hyperinflation


Afternoon Coffee Break

Another opportunity to expand your network. Why not use our bespoke networking app to schedule a 1-on-1 to meet exactly who you came here to meet?

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Session 4

Best Practices for Tech & Solutions for Innovation


Best Practices for Module Technologies and Applications


20 min.

Vitor Rodrigues


Session Topics:
  • Where are we now: the state of PV-technology in the Romania
  • Technology roadmap for the coming years, what to expect in terms of efficiency and future yields


The Development & Power of Storage Solutions in Romania


20 min.

Bogdan Stan


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


Scaling Solar Projects in Romania with the Right Technology Applications


35 min.

Evangelos Makrygiannis

Jinko Solar

Session Topics:
  • How can new assets be optimized in terms of new applications to improve efficiency?
  • Analyzing the choice of components aimed at increasing installed capacity and annual production
  • Overview and price comparison of the latest technologies on the market available for asset managers


Networking Drinks

Grab a soft drink, glass of wine, or a nice cold beer, and discuss the shining solar ambitions for the coming year!

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Need any help?

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Dee Yon Chng
Project Manager

For questions about the program and content of the event:

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Rosita Valuckyte
Business Developer

For questions regarding partnership opportunities:

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Domenica Rodà
Project Coordinator

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