Agenda

2020 Conference Schedule

Main Conference Agenda

Conference Day One Tuesday, 15 Sep 2020

Conference Day Two Wednesday, 16 Sep 2020

AM

Sustainability

Development

08:30

Registration & Coffee/Tea

09:00

Chairperson’s Opening Speech

09:15

Renewable Energy

Funding

09:45

Climate Change & Environment

Investment Facilitation

10:30

Networking & Refreshment Break

11:00

Energy Transition

Energy Access

11:30

Energy Efficiency

Public Private Partnerships (PPPs)

12:00

Panel Discussion: Africa’s Energy Mix

Panel Discussion: Private Sector Participation

12:30

Lunch Break

PM

Governance

Innovation

14:00

Policies & Regulations

Technology

14:30

Tariffs

Solar

15:00

Capacity Development

Off Grid

15:30

Networking & Refreshment Break

15:50

Supply & Demand

Energy Storage

16:20

Panel Discussion: Affordability of Power

Digitalisation

17:00

Close of Conference Day One

Close of Conference Day Two

5 Intensive Workshops Agenda

POWER WEEK AFRICA is one of the region’s largest gathering of power & electricity professionals. Its thought leadership has made the summit the ideal platform for the best learning, networking and inspiration.

We have increased the number of workshops in our optional education programmes, giving you more choice between 6 workshops / masterclasses led by an unrivalled faculty of facilitators to ensure you remain at your best.

Post-Conference Workshop B

Energy Regulation & Policies

Thursday 17 Sep 2020

08:30

Registration & coffee/tea

09:00

Introduction

09:15

Powers Sector Restructuring and Liberalisation

10:15

Policy Drivers

11:00

Networking & Refreshment Break

11:30

Legal / Regulatory Framework Required to Achieve the Policy Objectives

12:30

Lunch Break

13:45

Renewable Energy Sources (RES) Support Schemes

14:45

Conflict between Decarbonisation and Liberalisation

15:45

Networking & Refreshment Break

16:00

“There Are Bold Pioneers Leading the Way?”

17:00

End of Workshop

Post-Conference Workshop C

Energy Storage

Friday 18 Sep 2020

08:30

Registration & coffee/tea

09:00

Introduction

09:15

Technology Update & Current Trends

10:30

Ways to Monitise Flexibility & Performance of Storage

11:30

Networking & Refreshment Break

11:45

Regulatory Status Quo of Energy Storage
(Alternatively Storage Topics for EV / E-Mobility / Residential Storage)

12:45

Lunch Break

13:45

Renewables & Storage in Front of the Meter

14:45

Renewables & Storage Behind the Meter for Commercial & Industrial

15:45

Networking & Refreshment Break

16:00

Principles and Challenges of Revenue Stacking

17:00

End of Workshop

Pre-Conference Masterclass D

Power Project Finance

7 – 11 Sep 2020

Day 1

Power Project Commercial Structure

Attributes of a Bankable Project

Project Risk Identification and Evaluation
Case Study Exercise: Preparation of a Risk Matrix

Day 2

Risk Mitigation
Case Study: Examples of Risk Mitigation in the Power Sector

Introduction to the Financial Model

Financial Plan for the Project

Day 3

Debt Structuring and Debt Sizing
Case Study Exercise: Debt Sizing and Repayment Profiling

Project Opportunity Triage
Case Study Exercise: Opportunity Triage

Day 4

Principal Commercial Project Contract – Key Features

PPP Contract Structures

Finance Documentation
Case Study Exercise: Debt Term Sheet – Bid Preparation

Day 5

Running the Due Diligence Process
Case Studies: Lessons Learned

Restructuring and Refinancing

Debt Raising – How to Take Your Project to Market
Case Studies Exercise: Presenting to the investment committee – bringing together the learning from the course

Post-Conference Masterclass E

Power Contracts & Negotiation

21 – 23 Sep 2020

Day 1

Context of the Power Project within the Electricity Market
Group Discussion: Philippine Power Sector Reform
Group Exercise: Revision of due diligence checklist on country level

Implementation Agreement & Government Support
Group Exercise: Revision of a public tender process and key elements of the implementation agreement

Shareholder Agreement
Group Work: Understanding of the key areas to agree upon

Loan Term Sheet Agreement
Case Study: Introduction into a facility agreement and lenders requirements to all other agreements
Group Exercise: Development of a stakeholder matrix of a power project

Day 2

Power Purchase Agreement
Case Study: Understanding the structure of a real PPA and their key elements

Engineering, Construction and Procurement Contract
Group Work: Revision of key provision of an FIDIC EPC turn-key contract
Case Study: Causes for delays and cost overruns in power projects

Fuel Supply Agreement
Case Study: Periodic LNG delivery and minimum dispatch requirements for a power plant

Operation & Maintenance Agreement
Group Exercise: Due diligence check list reviewing an O&M contract

Day 3

Risk Identification & Allocation
Group Work: Creating your own risk assessment matrix

Cross-Contractual Legal Provisions and Triggers
Group Work: Comparison of the various project contracts and back-toback issues

Importance of Negotiation Law and Documentation

Negotiation Role Play