Renewable Energy Trade Mission Organized by MESIA

  • Date: April 27, 2015
  • End Date: April 28, 2015
  • Location: Cairo, Egypt

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The Renewable Energy Trade Mission in Egypt organized by MESIA (Middle East Solar Industry Association) will present a comprehensive outlook on developments in the Egyptian solar and wind market  and the regulatory framework for developing solar projects in the country.

 

Officials and very senior representatives from the government will give you an overview of the key growth sectors for solar in Egypt; Commercial roof top sector, utility scale power plants, captive power projects (hotels, large consumers), to name a few.

 

Round table discussions will be organized with local officials and industry leaders. The aim of those round table sessions would be to connect international solar companies, manufacturers and investors with local Egyptian industry leaders. This would be done through a round-table format. The target is to facilitate partnership discussions between MESIA members and local companies interested in expanding in the renewable energy sector.

 

 

 

 

 

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About Infinity Solar

Infinity Solar is a local developer, EPC and O&M provider for solar solutions to the Egyptian market. We entered the Egyptian market in April 2013 as Starkon Energy mainly providing back-up solution to the high-end residential clients. We have installed capacities of 120 KW for these projects ranging from 5 KW – 40 KW. In September 2014, we changed the company name to Infinity Solar and were successfully prequalified with NREA and the Ministry of Electricity for the FiT program

  • under 500 KW
  • less than 20 MW
  • 20 MW and above.

Furthermore, we were awarded 3 projects

  • 1 MW Pilot project
  • 3 MW project
  • 50 MW project

Mission:

Our mission is to be the leading solar energy provider in Egypt

Vision:

To help Egypt step into the future of solar energy and to use our most abundant source of energy to compensate the electric energy gap we are facing in the country

Core Values:

Honesty, Transparency and hard work for a better Egypt.

 

About  Bracewell & Giuliani LLP

Bracewell & Giuliani LLP is an international law firm with nearly 500 lawyers across the United States, Dubai and London. The firm has earned a reputation for delivering practical and cost-effective services in the energy sector globally. We serve the world’s leading energy companies as well as major financial institutions, leading private investment funds and governmental entities.

 

Bracewell has a substantial track record assisting clients with renewable energy projects, including solar, wind, biomass, ethanol, geothermal, and hydroelectric. Our renewable energy team advises both sponsors and lenders in almost every aspect of the renewable energy market.

 

The Bracewell team has extensive experience in Egypt having advised a sponsor on the landmark development and financing of the Sidi Krir IPP, Egypt’s first IPP. Beyond Egypt, Bracewell lawyers based in Dubai and London have acted on over twenty I(W)PPs in the region. We have acted for both sponsors and lenders (including export credit and multilateral agencies).

 

We have a significant depth of experience globally in the development and financing of solar power projects from utility scale to distributed solar projects. In the middle east, the Bracewell team is advising a number of developers on their bids to develop solar projects in Jordan’s Direct Proposal Submission Process – viewed as the primary model for Egypt. We also represented both sponsors and lenders in Dubai’s recent 100 MW Phase II solar project and we advised a consortium for a combined solar thermal and PV solar facility in Morocco.

 

About First Solar, Inc.

First Solar is a leading global provider of comprehensive photovoltaic (PV) solar systems which use its advanced thin-film modules. The company’s integrated power plant solutions deliver an economically attractive alternative to fossil-fuel electricity generation today. From raw material sourcing through end-of-life module recycling, First Solar’s renewable energy systems protect and enhance the environment. For more information about First Solar, please visit www.firstsolar.com.

 

About CHADBOURNE

Chadbourne is a leading international law firm with a pre-eminent Middle Eastern renewable energy practice. The firm won MESIA’s “Legal Advisor of the Year 2013” award in recognition of its early and active support of the Middle Eastern solar industry and its role in some of the region’s most important transactions, including the representation of: the winning bidder on the first and second phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park in Dubai; multiple sponsors on the development and financing of six solar photovoltaic projects in the first round of Jordan’s direct proposals process; the Omani government on its first solar IWPP project; and a large international energy company on designing a model to develop a portfolio of grid-connected solar rooftop projects in Dubai. The firm also represented the lenders on the award-winning 117 MW Tafila Wind Farm in Jordan, the Middle East’s first renewable energy project financing.

 

About Sunedison

SunEdison is the world’s largest renewable energy development company and is transforming the way energy is generated, distributed, and owned around the globe. The company manufactures solar technology and develops, finances, installs, owns and operates wind and solar power plants, delivering predictably priced electricity to its residential, commercial, government and utility customers.  SunEdison is one of the world’s largest renewable energy asset managers and provides asset management, operations and maintenance, monitoring and reporting services for its renewable energy customers around the world. Corporate headquarters are in the United States, with additional offices around the world. SunEdison’s common stock is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “SUNE.”  To learn more visit www.sunedison.com.

 

About Huawei

Huawei is a leading global ICT solutions provider, committed to creating maximum value for customers, with products and solutions deployed in over 170 countries, serving more than one third of the world’s population. Combining digital information technology, Internet technology and PV generation technology, Huawei provides a smart, efficient, safe and reliable Smart PV Plant Solution

 

About Eversheds

Eversheds LLP and its associated office, Shahid Law Firm in Cairo are working as one team to help clients in Egypt deliver their projects. We are advising across the full project lifecycle and are engaging closely with the Government bodies and funders to deliver bankable and marketable documents and to standardise and reduce costs.

 

About Corys Environment

Corys Environment is the environmental investment arm owned by Green Coast Enterprises, a Dubai-based private industrial and investment group owned by the Abdul Ghaffar Hussain family. Corys Environment was established with the ambition of providing best in-class and innovative solutions to address the environmental challenges in the region.

Focusing on the three strategic sectors of Water, Power and Waste Management, our business model is based on identifying and securing long-term investment opportunities with stable and secured cash flows. In terms of project execution, we partner with the leading international experts in each of these three fields.

We invest in projects that deliver value, both in terms of sustainability and the financial pay-back they yield. The technical expertise of our best-in-class industry partners, combined with Corys Environment’s understanding of the market dynamics, positioning in the regional market and genuine passion for the sector, bring results to every investment we make. www.corysenvironment.ae

 

About Alfanar

Since 1976, alfanar has been catering to the ever-growing demand within the Energy & Infrastructure sectors in the Middle East. Today, as a Class A Company with a manpower of 18,000 including 2,000 engineers, and turnover in excess of $2 billion in 2014, our vast portfolio covers development and Engineering, procurement and construction, operation and maintenance, investment, trading and manufacturing of power electrical equipment with research and development centers. As a Saudi based company, alfanar is strategically supported by its back offices and branches in UAE, Egypt, Qatar, UK, India, Philippines and Pakistan.

As a regional market leader in power generation and transmission, alfanar has currently more than 30 ongoing mega infrastructure projects exceeding SR 8.5 billion. This is in addition to a further 700 accomplished projects in different sectors in the last four decades. Adhering to the international standards with the full commitment to quality and safety rules, alfanar has acquired client trust and is a reputed brand in the power industry.

Though a recent entrant in the renewable energy sector, alfanar is now a fast growing entity in the field of Integrated Solar combined Cycle plants with different thermal solar technologies and expertise, and more other renewable energy projects; 1,600 MW ISCC, 1*50 MW PV and 1*50 MW Wind project expertise to name a few. Thanks to its experience of financing and developing of the largest private industrial city in Riyadh and further complemented by its EPC and manufacturing businesses, alfanar is committed to explore the opportunities in renewable  throughout the regions.