Session 5 - Connection & storage considerations
09:00Welcoming words
09:15Predicting Curtailment
  • • Lessons learnt thus far with the interconnection process
  • • Quantifying the impact of grid congestion and curtailment
  • • Curtailment mitigation strategies
09:45Coupling Battery Storage
  • • Revenue stacking: business model considerations for storage monetisation
  • • The Australian call for storage: a case study
  • • O&M implications of storage
10:30 AM COFFEE BREAK
Session 6 - The energy buyer’s perspective
11:15Leveraging (corporate) PPAs
  • • What options are available in the market?
  • • Structuring corporate PPAs
  • • Mitigating counterparty risk and securing long-term cash flow
11:50The case for merchant solar
  • • Forecast of market prices and certificate prices
  • • Adjusting Asset Management strategies to merchant scenarios
  • • Hedging risk by determining the optimal ratio of merchant/PPA
12:30 LUNCH & NETWORKING BREAK
Session 7 - Long-term performance management
14:00De-risking operating assets
  • • Risk management: what it is, and why it matters to investors, sponsors and asset managers
  • • Risk sources during operations: assessment and mitigation (O&M)
  • • Common ways to mitigate risks: insurance coverage and protection strategies
14:40Utilising Performance Engineering
  • • Understanding performance engineering work and its benefits
  • • Moving from reactive to predictive maintenance
  • • Challenges in translating data to actionable information
15:00 PM NETWORKING BREAK
Session 8 - Solar Asset Management outlook
15:45SAM strategies for future growth
  • • Business and technological innovations driving the market
  • • Key issues to solve in O&M of solar plants
  • • Priorities for growth and how to leverage market developments
16:30 CLOSING WORDS & NETWORKING DRINKS
Please note: This programme is under construction and serves as a first indication of the conference set-up. No rights can be derived from this information.