Solar O&M and Asset Management MENA

October 17 & 18, 2016 - Amman, Jordan

Solar O&M and Asset Management MENA

Solar O&M and Asset Management MENA will provide the key industry platform to discuss and share best practice O&M and Asset Management strategies for MENA’s developing solar projects. The conference will gather key developers, EPC contractors, O&M providers and investors to discuss O&M strategies for long-term energy savings, increased energy yield and optimized asset performance.

With 300MW of utility solar projects nearing completion in Jordan, the conference will address the key solar O&M requirements for the financial close and the upcoming operational phase. 100+ government representatives, ministries, solar O&M providers, EPC contractors, asset owners and utility providers will gather to discuss best practice solutions to key industry challenges, such as contractual agreements, component failures, the effect of climate on energy yield and the development of maintenance strategies.

Solar O&M and Asset Management MENA will provide the opportunity to hear updates from key industry stakeholders across the MENA region on strategies for meeting the rising demands for solar energy, new projects and timelines as well as providing the ideal platform for networking and knowledge exchange.

Why Attend Solar O&M and Asset Management MENA

Solar O&M and Asset Management MENA is the perfect platform for you to:

  • Expand your network of contacts and potential clients
  • Build brand credibility
  • Generate new leads and build quality new business relationships
  • Position your brand as a thought leader
  • Demonstrate your commitment to the local market
  • Gain a competitive edge
  • Interact with major industry players and engage key decision makers
  • Launch new products and services

Topic Highlights

The programme will address themes including the following:

  • O&M requirements for the financial close
  • Developing cost -effective O&M contracts
  • Developing in-house O&M and asset management capabilities
  • Forecasting and modeling
  • Failure analysis
  • Strategies for developing a predictive and preemptive maintenance strategy
  • On-grid versus off-grid O&M strategies
  • Sourcing O&M capabilities

Agenda Highlights

  • Assessing the key requirements to ensure successful bidding of solar projects
  • Case study: A model to enhance O&M bankability in emerging solar markets
  • Distributed asset management: maximizing solar saving through the full life cycle for sub-utility scale solar
  • Assessing the benefits and limitations of long-term versus short term O&M contracts
  • An overview of operations and maintenance challenges for solar projects in Kuwait
  • CSP operation in Middle East. Shams-1 successful experience
  • Techniques for quantifying risk associated with O&M