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PROGRAM

08:30 – 09:00. Participant registration

09:00 – 09:45. Podium interview of Anatoly Chubais, Chairman of the Management Board of Management Company RUSNANO, by Ekaterina Derbilova, Editorial Director of Vedomosti

09:45 – 10:00. Questions from the audience

10:00 – 10:30. Coffee break

10:30 – 12:30. Session 1. Development of Renewable Energy Sources in Russia. What should investors expect?

Moderator
Vasily Zubakin, Head of the Department for Coordination of Energy Sales and Operational Activity at LUKOIL.

Topics for discussion

  • Investors' attitude to the current mechanism. Have all the barriers been lifted?
  • What awaits the sector after the end of the CSA program. What support measures will be offered to the market participants?
  • What scenario allows Russian RES equipment to compete in foreign markets?
  • Should we expect new foreign investors?

Discussion participants
Oleg Barkin, Deputy Chairman of the Board, NP Market Council Association
Vadim Dormidontov, Vice President for Energy and Housing, Gazprombank
Alisher Kalanov, Head of Unit for Development of Prospective Projects in the Fuel and Energy Complex, Management Company RUSNANO
Alexander Korchagin, General Director, NovaWind
Vitaly Korolev, Deputy Head, Federal Antimonopoly Service of Russia
Vyacheslav Kravchenko, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Energy of the Russian Federation
Mikhail Lisyansky, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Solar Systems
Mikhail Livshitz, Director for High-Tech Assets Development, Renova Group
Denis Pasler, Chairman of the Board, Acting General Director, T Plus
Alexander Starchenko, Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Energy Consumers Association
Carlo Palasciano Villamagna, General Director, Enel Russia

12:30 – 13:00. Coffee break

13:00 – 15:00. Session 2. Localization of Equipment Production for Generating Objects of RES: Current Trends

Moderator
Andrey Kulakov, General Director, Association of RES Market Participants

Speakers at the session

• Projects MC RUSNANO in the field of localization of production of renewable energy facilities’ equipment.
Alisher Kalanov, Head of Unit for Development of Prospective Projects in the Fuel and Energy Complex, Management Company RUSNANO

• Localization of wind turbines in Russia
David Rowen, Chief Operating Officer for Global Business Development, Vestas Wind Systems A/S

• Localization of production of wind turbines in Russia.
Emin Nariman oglu Askerov, General Director, Red Wind

• Requirements for successful localization. Experience of other markets.
Victor Garbev, Sales Director for Eastern Europe, Siemens Gamesa

• The Experience of Successful wind farm Operation by LUKOIL.
Evgeny Shadrin, Chairman of the Governing Council, S.C. LAND POWER S.A.

• Issues of Extension of the RES support program in Russia in terms of providing localization of equipment production.
Anatoly Kopylov, General Director, Acta Consult

Discussion participants
Mikhail Molchanov, General Director, Solar Systems
Dmitry Ryabov, Chairman of the Board of Directors, DARS Group of Companies
and session speakers

15:00 – 16:00. Lunch

16:00 – 17:30. Session 3. Prospects for the Development of Retail and Microgeneration Based on RES

Moderator
Alexey Zhikharev, Power Engineering Director, VYGON Consulting

In 2015, the mechanism of support for RES for the retail market was adopted. It was supposed to open additional investment opportunities and at the same time, ensure an increase of the RES share in the country's energy balance that exceeds the volumes for the wholesale market. However, this segment is developing much slower. What scares investors and how to change the situation?

Speakers at the session

• Roof Generation: How to Launch the «Second Wave» of Investment in Solar Energy in Russia.
Sergey Rozhenko, Head of Arup Energy Consulting Practice

• The Role of Microgeneration from RES in the Development of Distributed Energy in Russia.
Alexey Khokhlov, Head of the Electrical Power Industry Department, Energy Center of the Skolkovo Moscow School of Management

• Prospects and challenges of retail market generation of renewable energy. Practice of the first projects.
Mikhail Chuchkevich, Managing Partner, Bright Capital

• Prospects for the Development of Retail Generation of Renewable Energy Sources in Landfill Gas/Biogas.
Alexey Yuschuk, General Director, Vireo Energy in Russia

Discussion participants
Mikhail Molchanov, General Director, Solar Systems
Eugeny Nikora, Deputy Governor of the Murmansk region, Murmansk Regional Government
Alexey Vinogradov, General Director, Nord Hydro-White Threshold
and session speakers

17:30 – 19:00. Cocktail reception