Clean Power Asia, part of Asian Utility Week 2014

Published: Mon 10 Mar 2014
A blog entry by Isobel Chillman

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Isobel Chillman
Programme Delivery Manager

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Clean Power Asia will be co-located with Asian Utility Week this year, bringing together all significant market forces and 1500+ stakeholders in the Asian utility landscape under one roof.
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Conference programme update
More than 100 presentations, panels, workshops and roundtables spread over 5 streams and 36 conference sessions will keep you busy during the two day conference programme.
Innovative global financiers, utilities and project developers will present case studies of their latest projects and approaches, including:
Update on the first ever biogas installation in Lao
Pajon Sriboonruang, Chief Operating Officer, Thai Biogas Energy Company Limited, Thailand
Solar Roof-Top leasing and financing options outside the FIT schemes
Tor Pramoj, Finance Director, Annex Power, Thailand
Renewable energy regulation: lessons learned from Spain
Alvaro Portellano, Iberdrola Renovables, Spain
And many more...
Have a look at the early stage confirmed speakers line up and stay tuned for the full conference programme to come on line in the next few days. 
New this year: Roundtables - World Cafe
Participants take over the proceedings…

Following feedback from our past participants, we have decided to make the event even more interactive with the inclusion of World Café sessions. 

During these 90 minutes sessions, participants will be able to interact in small groups (max 10-15 participants) with industry experts and dive deep into specific issues related to the main conference themes (Clean Power Policy, Financing & Regulation; Renewables Integration and Storage; Metering; Revenue Assurance; Customer Engagement; Transmission & Distribution Grid Asset Management; Communications Infrastructures; Data Management). 
Wish to get involved? Have an idea for a roundtable discussion topic? Get in touch with us.
Industry news
Who’s going to give India $500m for world’s largest solar project? The Indian government is hoping to secure a loan worth $500 million from the World Bank to kick off construction of what would be the largest solar power plant in the world near Sambhar lake in Rajasthan.
Gone are the days of cheap coal and gas. If you haven’t heard about it yet, the World Bank is advising you to divest your fossil fuel stocks.
Clean Power Asia + Asian Utility Week = Your platform to a smart and clean energy world!
Alongside the traditional policy, regulation, financing and project development sessions, this year Clean Power Asia will have a greater focus on renewables integration and storage. 
With several renewable energy projects coming on-line across Asia, utilities are faced with the challenge of integrating (intermittent) renewables into ageing grids. It was thus clear that a platform was needed for T&D utilities to meet generators and discuss these and other important issues of common interest.
For more information about the co-location of Clean Power Asia with Asian Utility Week, have a look at
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Interested in open access electricity markets and market-led smart meter roll-outs?  Download Ramy Soussou, Deputy CEO at Energy Retailers Association of Australia’s presentation from our 2013 event.
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