Upscaling Mini Grids for Least Cost and Timely Access to Electricity Services


Mini Grids Roundtable: Upscaling Mini Grids for Least Cost and Timely Access to Electricity Services | May 23-26, 2016 | Nairobi, Kenya

  DAY 1 | MONDAY, MAY 23, 2016

Closed session

Mini Grids Roundtable: Upscaling Mini Grids for Least Cost and Timely Access to Electricity Services | May 23-26, 2016 | Nairobi, Kenya

 DAY 2 | TUESDAY, MAY 25, 2016 (Afternoon only, the morning was a closed    session)

Kenya Overview

  • Mr. Joseph Njoroge, Principal Secretary State Department of Energy, Ministry of Energy and Petroleum, Kenya

Global Facility on Mini Grid: Operationalization

The Market and Some Facts

  • Mr. Steven Hunt, Senior Energy Innovation Advisor, DFID-UK (no presentation)

 GMG Tanzania: Status and Issues

Private Sector Experiences

Financiers

Solutions
Global Experts Inputs

Regulations
Dr. Chris Greacen, Mini Grid and Regulatory Specialist, Thailand

Pricing and Subsidies
Dr. Peter Lilienthal, CEO, HOMER

Pace of Implementation
Mr. Ashish Shrestha, Mini Grid Specialist,  World Bank, Nepal

Interconnection
Mr. Dan Waddle, Sr. VP, NRECA International

Mini Grids Roundtable: Upscaling Mini Grids for Least Cost and Timely Access to Electricity Services | May 23-26, 2016 | Nairobi, Kenya

 

 DAY 3 | WEDNESDAY, MAY 25, 2016


Welcome and Introductions

  • Hon. Charles Keter, Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Energy and Petroleum

  • Mrs. Diarietou Gaye, World Bank Country Director for Kenya

  • Mr. Francesco Catucci, Head of Mini Grid Enel Green Power

Arrival of the Grid
Dr. Chris Graecen, Mini Grid and Regulatory Specialist, Thailand

Pricing and Subsidies
Dr. Peter Lilienthal, CEO, HOME
 

Subsidy Delivery
Dr. Subodh Mathur, Economist
 

Concessions
Dr. Richard Hosier, Sr. Energy Specialist, World Bank
 

Productive Uses
Mr. Tim Young, Program Coordinator, Practical Action

Breakout Sessions Part I (Facilitated)

Pace of Implementation
Mr. Ashish Shrestha, Mini Grids Specialist World Bank, Nepal
 

Interconnection and Technical Specifications

Serge Khalife & Dan Waddle
 

Quality Assurance Framework
Dr. Chris Graecen, Mini Grid Regulatory Specialist, Thailand
 

Community Participation and Training
Mrs. Lakshmi Iyer, Digital Green
 

Access to Financing
Dr. Kapila Subasinghe, DFCC Bank

Breakout Sessions Part II (Facilitated)

  • Pace of Implementation: Mr. Ashish Shrestha

  • Interconnection & Technical Specifications: Serge Khalife & Dan Waddle

  • Quality Assurance Framework: Dr. Chris Graecen

  • Community Participation: Mrs. Lakshmi Iyer

  • Access to Financing: Dr. Kapila Subasinghe

Mini Grids Roundtable: Upscaling Mini Grids for Least Cost and Timely Access to Electricity Services | May 23-26, 2016 | Nairobi, Kenya

 

 DAY 4 | THURSDAY, MAY 26, 2016 | FIELD TRIP TO ENTASOPIA

 

Summary of field trip | Picture gallery

 

Mini Grids Roundtable: Upscaling Mini Grids for Least Cost and Timely Access to Electricity Services | May 23-26, 2016 | Nairobi, Kenya

 

 DAY 5 | FRIDAY, MAY 27, 2016 | PRIVATE SECTOR ROUNDTABLE

Welcome and Introductions

  • Mr.  Mac Cosgrove-Davies,  Global Lead Energy Access, World Bank

  • Mr. Cliff Owiti, Kenya Renewable Energy Associate, KEREA

  • Ryan Fetterly

Private Sector Reflections

  • Francesco Catucci, ENEL

  • Rui Filipe Marques, EDP

  • Kamal Gupta, Schneider Electric

  • Alberto Rodriguez, TTA

  • Sam Slaughter, PowerGen

  • Rik Wuts, Powerhive

  • Trevor DeVris, Canadian Solar

Interventions by Experts

  • Ms. Chandi Mutubuki-Makuyana, Sr. Advisor SNV World

  • Ms. Dana Rysankova, Sr. Energy Specialist, World Bank

  • Ms. Kathrina Pielli, Sr. Policy Advisor, Power Africa

  • Mr. Koen Peters, Executive Director, GOGLA

  • Adedotun Eyinade, Director/Business Development, HuskPower

  • Ms. Syeeda Yeasmeen Meer, Investment Officer, IDCOL

  • Mr. Vijay Modi, Training Center and Capacity Building

  • Ms. Emma Miller, Shell Foundation

  • GVEP

  • Bridge to India

 

Consolidation and Summary
Mr. Steven Hunt, Senior Energy Innovation Advisor, DFID-UK

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