Energy & Environment Committee: Renewable Energy Investments in Thailand

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Name: Energy & Environment Committee: Renewable Energy Investments in Thailand
Date: October 17, 2018
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM ICT
Registration: Sorry, public registration for this event has been closed.
Event Description:
Are you interested in learning about opportunities for renewable energy investments in Thailand?

The cost of renewables continues to decline while energy costs are expected to increase. USAID Clean Power Asia works with governments on renewable energy planning and policies, and supports dynamic businesses to understand options for embracing renewable energy, in order to control energy costs and meet sustainability goals. From financial models to standardized contracts, investment guidelines to procurement support, our advisory services help businesses to power up profits with renewables. Energy & Environment Committee cordially invites you to join our discussion on renewable energy opportunities.

About our speakers:
Mr. Joost Siteur is the Investment Mobilization Lead for the USAID Clean Power Asia program. He has 20 years of experience in renewable energy, of which 18 in Southeast Asia, with a focus on investment and finance. His experience covers market analysis, due diligence, asset management, financial structuring, technology review, and business plan development. He has advised and conducted capacity building for developers, investors, and financial institutions on renewable energy investment opportunities, and holds a master?s degree in electrical engineering from the University of Twente, Netherlands.
Mr. Thanawat Keereepart is a Renewable Energy Policy Expert for USAID Clean Power Asia program. He has over 15 years of experience in the energy sector in Southeast Asia. His experience includes business development, portfolio management, policy development and implementation, and technical analysis. He also held various positions with EGAT International Company Limited, including Assistant Vice President ? Portfolio Management Department. Thanawat completed a BS in Electrical Engineering at Johns Hopkins University and a MS in Electrical Engineering at Stanford University.

The USAID Clean Power Asia program collaborates with diverse stakeholders, partners and regional organizations in Lower Mekong countries and shares lessons learned and best practices among additional ASEAN countries. The goal of the program is to accelerate the regional transition to a high performing, low carbon power sector, and is being accomplished through four areas: (1) Improving Power Sector Planning; (2) Fostering Supportive Policy Frameworks (3) Mobilizing Finance and Investment, and (4) Promoting Enhanced Regional Collaboration.

12 noon -  Check-in, lunch, and committee business     
12:30 pm -  Solar PV market update in Thailand (Joost Siteur)
12:45 pm -  Trends of renewable energy auctions in Southeast Asia (Thanawat keereepart)
  1 pm -  Q&A and informal networking
AMCHAM Office, Citi Boardroom (GPF Witthayu, 7th Floor)
Nearest BTS: Ploenchit
Contact Information:
Members:  Free admission. Sandwich lunches may be ordered for 200 THB.
Non-members: 350 Baht, including sandwich lunch (prepaid only).

Coffee, tea, water and soft drinks will be provided free of charge.