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Registration and welcome coffee


Opening Panel: Powering the Future: Unleashing the Potential of Renewable Energy in Texas and the USA

Jeff Marootian, Senior Advisor, U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)
Katie Mehnert, CEO&Founder, Ally Energy

Renewables as the Grid's Shield: Integration Strategies of Energy Companies in Embracing Renewable Energy into their Business

Raiford Smith, Chief Utility Innovation Officer, The AES Corporation
Joaquin Castillo, Chief Executive Officer, Acciona Energy North America
David Salvo, CEO, Power Electronics
David Carroll, Chief Renewables Officer, Senior VP, North America Region, ENGIE North America
Erika Bierschbach, Vice President, Energy Market Operations & Resource Planning, Austin Energy

Moderator: Hector Rocha, Partner Sustainability, Strategy and Energy Transition, EY

Panel of Developers: Unlocking Efficiency in Renewable Energy Development

Kerri Neary, Country Manager USA, X-Elio North America
Alexandra Williams, VP of Origination, Industrial Sun
Dragalina Loghin, Manager, Utility Scale Development, RWE Clean Energy
Sergio Blanco, Renewable Project Finance Director, Partner Engineering & Science
Santiago Estrada, CEO, QBI Solutions
Laura Gomez, Co-founder and COO, Tycho Solutions

Moderator: Caileen Gamache, Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP

Panel of Financing: Exploring the Most Attractive Models for Financing Renewable Energy Projects: Project Finance, PPAs, Green & Climate Funds, Tax Equity

Antonio Memmo, Managing Director, Cantor Fitzgerald
Leo Lara, Head of Development North America, Repsol Renewables
Dan DeSnyder, VP Capital Markets, Sunnova Energy
Michael Park, Director, W3 PARK PARTNERS
Noah Brunell, Director, Project Finance, CIT

Moderator: Zahid Qureshi, Head of Structured Finance - Americas, Caixabank

Panel CAPEX & OPEX: Explore strategies for optimizing both CAPEX and OPEX to achieve maximum plant yield and long-term profitability

Santiago Mussa, Sales Director Americas, Ecoppia
Albie Fong, Sr. Director of Business Development, Erthos
Thomas Pettersen, VP of Asset Management Systems, TGS Prediktor
Hong Zhang Durandal, Senior Manager, Business Development and M&A, EDP Renewables
Sergio Prado, Regional General Manager North America, Soltec

Moderator: Jacob H. Yahiayan, CEO, Urban Logistic Advisory Services, Inc.

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Panel of Technology: Innovation & Collaboration in Solar Technology: How Manufacturers and EPC work together to Hit the best LCOE

Will Cabana, Vice President of Sales, US, PVHardware
Pedro Magalhães, General Manager - EU & NA Markets, Arctech
Dan Girard, Founding Partner & CEO, Alternative Power Generation
Robert Wanless, VP - Business Development, DEPCOM Power
Farid Samara, Senior Engineer, Solar Technology, DNV

Moderator: Carlos St. James, Sales Director Americas, Sinovoltaics



Accelerating Renewable Energy Penetration: Leveraging  Tax Regulations, Exemptions and the Inflation Reduction Act

Michael Parr, Executive Director, Ultra Low-Carbon Solar Alliance
David Murray, Director, Solar Policy, American Clean Power Association (ACP)
Cari Collins, Director of Global Public Affairs, Communications & ESG, Recurrent Energy

Moderator: Manjula Bagli, Independent Consultant

Battery Storage [Project] Development: What are the use cases, market structures, and technical requirements of standalone and hybrid storage projects attracting capital in today’s market?

Jerry Polacek, President, Energy Transition Solutions, Aggreko
Eric Curry, CEO & Managing Principal, FastGrid
Luca Roccia, Vice President - Americas, Nhoa
Casey Keller, Founding Partner, Caerus Commodities

Moderator: Sylvia Leyva Martinez,Principal Analyst, North America Utility-scale Solar, Wood Mackenzie

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Empowering Distributed Generation: Examining Current Regulations and the Collaborative Role of Energy Companies, Manufacturers and Distributors in USA's Development

Rocky Gao, President, Hoymiles Power Electronics Inc.
Vance Nobe, President and CEO, AKARI ENERGY LLC
Dale A. Vander Woude, CIO, Head of Capital Markets, Luminia
Peter Hutchings, Business Development Manager, Ontility

Moderator: Santiago Desentis, General Manager, Solar Energy Consulting Group




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