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Presentation of Albanian Centre for Energy Regulation and Conservation - ACERC

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Acerc main activities consists in build-up collaboration and support to market players in the market researches such as the release of reports, articles and periodicals. Activity accompanied with the offering of the support in capacity building through national and regional seminars, trainings and conferences. Initiatives aims to enable in advocating in the energy sector promoting a forum called in Albanian School of Regulation.

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Dr Lorenc Gordani, Director of Legal Office at Albanian Renewable Energy Association - AREA, participate at HydroTech Albania 2016, organise by Green World Conferences, 10-11 February 2016 at Tirana Business Park

AEE Updates 2015Posted by Adv. Lorenc Gordani, PhD Wed, January 27, 2016 23:14:29

Agenda:

Day 1: Wednesday, 10 February 2016

08:00 – 08:45 Conference registration and welcoming coffee

09:00 – 09:30 Welcome Address and Business Card Exchange

09:30 – 10:00 Session I – Assessment of the future energy sector in Albania – where will we be in 2020.
Session chair: Mr Derek Michalski, Chief Executive Officer, Green World Conferences

Leading political figures from the local national government, energy agents, utility company representative along with local and international bank experts will open the conference and set the scene for 2030 frameworks. The speakers will share their views on the status and the future of the hydro energy sector in Albania and neighbouring countries.

  • Mr. Z. Damian Gjiknuri, Minister of Energy and Industry, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Energy of Albania – invited

You will also meet other government representatives.

10:30 – 11:30 Session II – Hydro energy market of Albania from the regulatory point of view.
Session chair: Mr Derek Michalski, Chief Executive Officer, Green World Conferences

Discussion on risks and opportunities for hydro energy investors and the importance of the legal aspects related to the development and financing of hydro projects in Albania. Impact of regulatory structure on current and future hydro energy projects financing and the alternative conditions needed to increase the stability over the coming years will also be discussed.

  • Mr Petrit Ahmeti, Chairman, Enti Rregullator i Energjise / Albanian Energy Regulator Authority ERE
  • Dr Lorenc Gordani, Director of Legal Office, Albanian Renewable Energy Association AREAAlbanian RES capacity and energy markets perspectives within EU policies by 2030.

11:30 – 12.00 Networking Coffee Break

12:00 – 12:40 Session III – Learn from the past – case studies on recent development of existing hydro projects in Albania and the Balkans.
Session chair: Mr Derek Michalski, Chief Executive Officer, Green World Conferences

Successful case studies on Albanian hydro projects already in operation will be presented with intention to pin-point the opportunities and obstacles of developing new hydro projects in the country.

  • Mr Wolfgang Kröpfl, MBA Chief Technology Officer, COO Enso Hydro

12:40 – 14:00 Networking Lunch And Meetings

14:00 – 15:00 Session IV – New Projects in Albania I: Case studies and technical aspects of developing new hydro projects in Albania – Excellence in turnkey project delivery.
Session chair: Mr Derek Michalski, Chief Executive Officer, Green World Conferences

Every new projects is different for each hydro power plant. In this session top OEMs will give presentation on specific case studies about new hydro projects as well as it will discuss the latest innovations with developers offering their insight into their experience on ideal products for the Albanian hydro energy market.

  • Mr Dario Gamba, Business Development Manager, ZECO
  • Mr Alessandro Bosio, Business Developer Renwables & Environment, EPF EnergyDeveloping small hydro in Albania.
  • Mr Devis Hasalami, Cheif Executive Officer,“DEKLIADA-ALB” InstituteCurraj Hydro Power Plant 105 MW.

15:00 – 15:30 Networking Coffee Break

15:30 – 16:30 Session V – The environment and hydro-power installations – how to plan, build and work with local communities – experts debate.
Session chair: Mr Derek Michalski, Chief Executive Officer, Green World Conferences

Albania has significant undeveloped hydropower potential, a growing demand for electric power, as well as a favourable geographical position that opens up possibilities for power exports to the bordering countries. This session will discuss various profitable solutions for new hydro projects in Albania.

16:30 – 16:40 Day 1 summary and organiser’s thank you – Mr Derek Michalski, Chief Executive Officer, Green World Conferences

16:40 – Close of the first day of the conference and wine reception

18:00 Networking dinner (requires separate booking, limited places available):

Kompleksit Taiwan, Steak House

Taiwan sh.p.k
Rruga Ibrahim Rugova
Parku Rinia

Website: http://kompleksitaiwan.al/contact/?lang=en

Transportation to and fro not included. Confirmation and inclusions will be received at time of booking.

Day 2: Thursday, 11 February 2016

08:00 – 08:45 Conference registration and welcoming coffee

09:00 – 09:10 Organiser’s welcome address

09:10 – 10:10 Session I – Hydropower resource assessment in Albania: estimating the risk and real costs of projects.
Session chair: Mr Derek Michalski, Chief Executive Officer, Green World Conferences

A hydro project is subject to different factors of risk during their life time, such as planning, construction and operation. Risks can be technical, environmental, social or regulatory. The perception of inadequate understanding of the risk factors can lead to cost overrun or complication in carrying out the project. This session will discover what major risks hydro project can be exposed to in Albania.

  • Mr Mark Gill, Senior Project Manager, Mott MacDonaldBuilding the hydro market in Nepal and application to other developing markets.
  • Mr Romeo Eftimi, Hydro Consultant, HydrogeoCould the thermal energy to be used for the production of the electrical energy in Albania?
  • Mr Fatih Haskılıç, Regional Marketing Manager for Turkey, Albania, Georgia, Voith HydroVoith Hydro & Kössler in Albania.

10:10 – 10:30 Networking Coffee Break

10:30 – 11:30 Session II – Financing hydro energy projects in Albania: understanding the lender approach and requirements to secure your project finance.
Session chair: Mr Derek Michalski, Chief Executive Officer, Green World Conferences

Albania has a very fortunate position for hydro energy production. Yet, the electricity demand in still higher that the current supply can facilitate and the number of hydro power stations in Albania seems to increase very slowly. How to tackle the existing barriers for investments and address issues with regulatory framework? Can local entrepreneurs borrow from local or international banks? What lenders require and who they favour? How long does it take to secure your project finance?

11:30 – 12:00 Networking Coffee Break

12:00 – 13:00 Session III – Protecting the generated power – managing distribution lines to curb power piracy.
Session chair: Mr Derek Michalski, Chief Executive Officer, Green World Conferences

13:00 – 13:30 Networking Coffee Break

13:30 – 14:30 Session IV – Fast-tracking Albania to become renewable energy leader – experts debate.
Session chair: Mr Derek Michalski, Chief Executive Officer, Green World Conferences

  • Mr Sokol Abazaj, Chief Executive Officer, Austria International Business Agency AMERLegality and environment as irrefutable necessity for energy projects.

14:30 End of the conference, organiser’s thank you and farewell lunch.



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