On the 30th of August, EuroCham will hold a new breakfast talk in its Green Biz series with a visiting guest speaker from Bloomberg New Energy Finance, a globally renowned provider of primary research on clean energy, advanced transport, digital industry, innovative materials, and commodities.
Come and gain an exclusive insight from the 2018 New Energy Outlook with both global and local perspective through a panel discussion with Cambodia based energy experts.
WHY COME TO THIS EVENT
Bloomberg New Energy Finance will present the 2018 New Energy Outlook- a long term economic analysis of the worlds power system out to 2050. Our experienced experts will share their insights on a variety of topics, including:
- The current costs and future trends for solar and storage and how this compares with traditional power plants
- The impact of the lower renewable energy costs on conventional plants and how technology will support integration of variable renewable energy
- Electricity demand, electric vehicles, air-conditioning and the growing role of consumers, drawing on regional examples.
- The status of renewables in Cambodia today and how the changing economics of new technologies may shape electricity investments in the future.
There will also be plenty of time to question our experts during a Q&A session, so make sure to register today!
WHO IS THIS TALK FOR
If you are interested in how new energy demand from air-conditioning and electric vehicles and technologies such as battery storage will shape investment opportunities or if you’ve ever wondered how low cost solar power will change the future of the global electricity system and what it would mean for the future of coal and gas – then this talk is for you.
- Venue: Raffles Hotel Le Royal
- Date: Thursday 30, August, 2018
- Registration and Breakfast: 7:30am - 8:00am
- Presentation and Networking: 8:00am - 10:00am
- Member price: $15
- Non-member price: $25
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- Colleen Regan, Bloomberg New Energy Finance
Colleen Regan is Senior Analyst and Head of Utilities and Market Reform, North America at Bloomberg NEF. In this role, Colleen directs the team’s cross-sectoral power research, including utility strategy, power plant economics, and carbon and renewable electricity certificate markets. In addition to this role, Colleen collaborates closely with the authors of the New Energy Outlook and the ClimateScope project. She is visiting Asia and Cambodia to analyse emerging markets attractiveness for clean energy. Prior to joining BNEF, Colleen researched climate-related finance for developing countries at the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development. She also worked at Credit Suisse AG, where she assisted hedge fund clients with capital raising. Colleen has a BSc in International Political Economy from the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University and an MA in International Economics and Energy Policy from Johns Hopkins University.
- Nodira Akhmedkhodjaeva – Programs Director, Nexus Development
Nodira is a sustainability professional with focus renewable energy technologies and climate change mitigation. In her current role as Programs Director at Nexus, Nodira oversees the work of Climate Finance Revolving Funds that provide upfront financing for carbon project development to clean cookstove and ceramic water filter enterprises in Asia and Africa. Nexus also manages emerging impact investment funds such as the Pioneer Facility and Clean Energy Revolving Fund. These funds contribute to the development of specialized green finance products in the region. Nodira also sits in the Green Business Committee hosted at the European Chamber of Commerce in Cambodia. Nodira’s educational background is in International Development and Environmental Economics and she has several years’ of experience in managing environment and household energy programs in Southeast Asia (Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR and Myanmar).
- Morten Kvammen, Finance Consultant, 3i
Morten Kvammen is Finance Adviser to Palladium / Investing In Infrastructure (3i), a program which seeks to stimulate and support investments into infrastructure in Cambodia with a focus on water, electricity and renewable energy sectors. Morten has more than 20 years experience in corporate finance and private equity investments and has been focused on SE Asia for the past 10 years. He was a founding partner of Cambodia Capital, one of the first financial firms licensed by the Securities and Exchange Commission of Cambodia, and Probus Mekong Fund, a $44 million fund investing in listed equities in the greater Mekong region. He has a BSc in Finance from The Wharton School and an MBA from INSEAD.
- Rogier Van Mansvelt, Renewable Energy Engineer, Comin Asia
Rogier has a Master degree in Environmental Science, and has worked in Cambodia for over 12 years on renewable energy projects. Rogier has worked with a range of institutions and investment companies, including (UNDP, World Bank, IFC and ADB). Currently he is working for Comin Khmere leading the solar energy revolution.
- Bridget McIntosh, Director at EnergyLab
Bridget McIntosh is the Country Director of EnergyLab, an organisation established to facilitate the growth of the clean energy market in Cambodia, with a particular focus on startups, innovation and entrepreneurship. Bridget has over 20 years’ experience working in Australia, Asia and the Pacific facilitating clean energy projects. She has highly diverse experience – having worked for large energy utility, a small start-up, government agencies, international multilateral organisations, engineering consulting. In Asia, Bridget established a business to catalyse and support clean energy projects access the carbon finance market – she had the privilege to work alongside wind, solar, hydro and biomass project developers in Cambodia, Vietnam, Thailand, Laos and PNG. Prior to this Bridget worked with the Cambodian Climate Change Office of the Ministry of Environment. Before arriving back in Cambodia, Bridget worked at the University of Technology Sydney for the Institute for Sustainable Futures. Bridget led ISF’s contribution towards supporting clean energy entrepreneurship and startups, as well as coordinating events to profile clean energy. She was also involved with research projects relating to innovation in electricity retail and networks. Bridget has an honours degree in Environmental Engineering, and an MBA Graduate Certificate.