8-9 MAY 2018 /// BUENOS AIRES
8-9 MAY 2018 /// BUENOS AIRES
A total of 1732.4 MW PV capacity has been awarded in Argentina's auction program so far. It underlines the country's progress to become the Renewable Energy powerhouse of the region, a status that only fits its potential.
During El Futuro Solar III we continue on the path to PV success. With over 260 participants in the second edition, the event is the leading or sole PV focused conference for the local industry and international organizations working on Argentina's Solar Future.
The White Paper on Argentina is the third edition of this comprehensive market overview.
Background of the DG law, legislative roadmap taken and implementation planning (basically covering where it comes from)
Specifics of Argentinean energy market and the potential of Distributed Generation market (how many consumers do we look at and what is their demand, that could be switching to RE)
|IGNACIO ROMERO /// DIRECTOR OF DISTRIBUTED GENERATION - MINEM|
|Ignacio Romero is the Director of Distributed Generation at the Undersecretariat of Renewable Energy of the Argentinian Ministry of Energy and Mining. He oversees the development and implementation of the Distributed Generation and Solar-Thermal Energy Programs at the Federal level.
He has international engineering and management experience across different project and operational phases in the Renewable Energy industry: Business Development, Engineering Design, Manufacturing, EPC Project Management and Operational Efficiency for different technologies. Ignacio has previously worked for ICSA, IMPSA and Enel Green Power North America based in Boston, Massachusetts.
Ignacio Romero is a Fulbright scholar, Electronics and Telecommunications Engineer (Universidad de Mendoza, Argentina) with a Master of Science degree in Engineering Management (Northeastern University, Boston) as well as graduate degrees in Project Management, Engineering Leadership and Macroeconomics (MIT Sloan).
DIRECTOR OF DISTRIBUTED GENERATION /// MINEM
|Status quo in global PV market|
|The progress of Argentina’s electricity market|
|NETWORKING COFFEE BREAK|
|A Developer’s Tale: Argentina’s surge to GW market|
|Distributed generation, matching PV with its potential|
|NETWORKING LUNCH BREAK|
|Global market leader's insight: turning the potential of an emerging market into a success story|
|Putting the bits and pieces together for a PV project under RenovAr|
|NETWORKING TEA BREAK|
|The grid and renewables: addressing the elephant in the room|
|Corporate PPAs an off takers perspective|
|COCKTAIL RECEPTION AND NETWORKING DRINKS|
|Inspiration for Growth: heading for a GW market|
|The disruptive power of storage|
|Blockchain, the new kid on the (energy) block|
|Financing forum on the PV industry in Argentina|
|Provincial outlook on Argentina’s renewable energy developments|
|BUSINESS NETWORKING LUNCH &|
ONE-ON-ONE NETWORKING TIME AND MATCHMAKING
|DORIS CAPURRO /// FOUNDER & CEO - LUFT ENERGÍA|
|Founder, CEO and President of LUFT Energía S.A., an Argentine renewable energy and investment company created at the beginning of 2016.
LUFT is associated with an international investment fund, based in the United States, which manages more than 13 billion dollars in assets (LUFT LATAM).
Together with the leading electricity company in Argentina, Pampa Energía, it builds a wind project (100 MW) in the province of Buenos Aires, awarded in Renovar1. Also, LUFT has a solid portfolio of solar projects.
Former Vice-President of YPF (oil and gas) Argentina’s largest company, where she led (2012-2015), public affairs, institutional relations, corporate social responsibility, labour relationships, marketing and communications. Doris also was in charge of the YPF Foundation focused on education, social and environmental sustainability.
Prior to this, she founded in 2001 two consulting firms -CAP Comunicación S.A. and Ibarómetro S.A- following the sale in 2000 of the leading national advertising agency she founded in 1983 (Capurro y Asociados) to the French multinational Publicis.
In 2017 she was the lead spokesperson for Argentina´s renewable energy process at the CERAWeek by Markit in Houston and also at AIREC in Buenos Aires.
Doris has earned during the length of her career numerous national and international awards for creativity, strategy and management. In 2015 she was chosen by the US magazine Advertising Age as one of their Women to Watch, and Citibank named her as one of the most innovative and creative women in Argentina.
DORIS CAPURRO ///
FOUNDER & CEO /// LUFT ENERGÍA
|MAXIMILIANO MORRONE /// NATIONAL DIRECTOR OF RENEWABLE ENERGY PROMOTION - MINEM|
|Maximiliano Morrone graduated as Industrial Engineer from the Catholic University of Argentina, studied at the Polytechnic University of Valencia (Spain), and holds a Master in Renewable Energy from the National Technological University (Argentina). He also studied Strategic Marketing at the IAE Business School (Argentina).
Maximiliano has 14 years of experience in the energy sector and, in recent years, has developed projects in the field of solar energy and energy efficiency.
Currently, he serves as National Director of Renewable Energy Promotion at the Undersecretariat of Renewable Energy of the Ministry of Energy and Mining of Argentina. His main responsibility is to promote the use and incorporation of different renewable energy sources to the national energy matrix. Moreover, he is in charge of defining and managing development programs, scientific and technological research, and technical studies and resource inventory in Argentina.
MAXIMILIANO MORRONE ///
NATIONAL DIRECTOR OF RENEWABLE ENERGY PROMOTION /// MINEM
|FERNANDO SANCHEZ /// VP SALES - SOLTEC|
|A short bio will follow soon...|
FERNANDO SANCHEZ ///
VP SALES /// SOLTEC
|ALEJANDRO DIAZ /// EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR - AMCHAM|
|Alejandro began his activity in Macrosa S.A.(Caterpiler Distributor in Argentina) as Costs and Budget Supervisor.
His professional training led him to work in the 80`s as Experienced Manager of the Auditing Department of Arthur Andersen – Pistrelli, Diaz y Asoc, working in Business and System Consulting Division.
In 1990 he started working for Pepsico Argentina – Beverages Division, where he was responsible for the Finance and Planning Management for South America. Later on he was transferred to Chile where he held the Country Manager position. In 1996 he takes over the Franchising Direction for Chile, Paraguay and the interior of Argentina and then he was promoted as Franchising Vice President for South America and President of PepsiCola Argentina.
Between 2004 and 2006, Alejandro assumed as General Manager of Natura Cosméticos S.A.
In March 2007, Alejandro was appointed as the Executive Director of the American Chamber of Commerce in Argentina.
He is Public Accountant from Universidad de Buenos Aires, UBA (1982). He is married with two children.
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR /// AMCHAM
|MARTIN DUHART /// PRINCIPAL INVESTMENT OFFICER - IDB INVEST|
|Mr. Duhart is a Principal Investment Officer, located in Buenos Aires, Argentina, since April 2017. He works in the Infrastructure and Energy Division at IDB Invest (former Inter-American Investment Corporation - IIC) and currently involved in infrastructure projects in the Southern Cone, including renewable energy projects in Argentina. He has professional experience working in finance and banking for more than 27 years. Among the areas of industry expertise it is worth mentioning oil and gas, energy, and utility sectors.
He joined the Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) at Washington DC in 2003, serving in the Restructuring Unit until 2007. At that time Mr. Duhart was involved in the debt restructuring of four projects in the power and utilities businesses; and, two projects associated with telecommunications.
Mr. Duhart graduated from the University of Buenos Aires (Argentina) with a degree as Certified Public Accountant and in Business Administration; he also obtained a master in Finance from the Centro de Estudios Macro-Económicos de Argentina (CEMA).
PRINCIPAL INVESTMENT OFFICER /// IDB INVEST
|ANA VERENA LIMA /// SOUTH AMERICA LEAD ANALYST - BNEF|
|Ana Verena Lima is the South America lead analyst at Bloomberg New Energy Finance. She focuses on power markets, looking at policy and regulation, clean energy financing, strategies and future trends for Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Peru, Uruguay, among others. Ana Verena previously worked at Itau BBA, looking at project finance for Brazilian power projects. She graduated from Federal University of Bahia (UFBA) with a BS in Industrial Engineering.|
ANA VERENA LIMA
SOUTH AMERICA LEAD ANALYST /// BNEF
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|EL FUTURO SOLAR - 8-9 MAY 2018||EARLY BIRD
Until 13 April
Until 7 May
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