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From Prototype to Market: Development of marine renewable energy policies

From June 23, 2014 until June 24, 2014
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A PECC International Project: Energy Transition 2013-2014

(Seminar 2) From Prototype to Market: Development of marine renewable energy policies and regional cooperation

June 24-25, 2014 | Santiago, Chile

Co-organized by FPTPEC and CHILPEC

PROGRAM AGENDA

(Venue: Ritz Carlton Hotel, Las Condes, Santiago)

 

  DAY ONE | 24 June 2014

0900-0920

Welcome remarks

   

0920-0940

The European Union policy in favor of renewable energies to facilitate energy transition

 

 

Session 1: Renewable energies to meet industrial demand and needs of isolated locations

Chair: René Muga, Chair, Trade Association of Energy Producers, Chile

0940-1000

Operation in the electricity market for regulated clients

   

1000-1020

Coffee break

   

1020-1040

MRE to provide energy for coastal cities and isolated industrial/mining operations; Connecting marine renewable energies to the ground network;
Do we need specific networks to manage and deliver the energy produced?

   

1040-1100

Finding solutions to meet the demand for electricity

   

1100-1120

The Salvador Project (Total Sun Power Corporation, Etrion, Solventus Energias Renovables), the largest commercial solar program, Atacama, Chile

   

1120-1200

Open discussion

   

1200-1330

Lunch break

   

Session 2: The development of marine and renewable energies and promoting early acceptance

Chair: Sylvain de Mullenheim, Director of Development, DCNS Group

 

1330-1350

Phasing out of fossil fuels emissions by 2050: Is it feasible?

   

1350-1410

Timeframe for MRE to become competitive vis-à-vis fossil fuels
Energy and water in the world, opportunities for renewable and carbon-free energies, the cost of renewable energy today

   

1410-1430

An overview of the best suitable locations for marine renewable energy (MRE) development in the PECC economies given local constraints and opportunities: ‘The best locations worldwide’

   

1430-1450

Coffee break

   
 1450-1510

 Integration of renewable energies to the power grids in Chile

   
1510-1530

 Challenges of up-scaling to a grid-connected array

   

1530-1550

Acceptance from public at large: environmental impact, impact on the energy bill; how best to satisfy demand for energy at a local level

   

1550-1630

Open discussion

   

1930

Cena Anual de la Energía Eléctrica 2014

 

  DAY TWO | 25 June 2014

Session 3: Setting appropriate policies to develop renewable energies

Chair: Manfred Wilhelmy, Chair, CHILPEC

 

0900-0920

Decentralized cooperation between France and Latin America

   

0920-0940

Energy policy in Chile

   

0940-1000

Japan perspective for development of and support to MRE

   

1000-1020

Coffee break

   

1020-1040

What policy measures are needed and work best: regulations, mandates, incentives; what are the best practices to promote cooperation? What kind of policy, technical, financial support is needed to develop MRE? Benchmark France, UK, and Northern Europe; Policies set by PECC member economies

   

1040-1100

Financing energy projects, an operator point-of-view

   

1100-1140

Open discussion

   

1200-1330

Lunch break

   

Session 4: Developing cooperation between stakeholders to promote energy transition

Chair: Martin Rocher, Total Sun Power

 

1330-1350

Marine renewable energy in a crowded ocean: Collaboration with other ocean industries

   

1350-1410

Help governments and the private sector evaluate and identify the best, viable technologies for energy transition: a business point-of-view

   

1410-1430

Develop cooperation and partnership; exchange of best practices between stakeholders:   Integrating renewable energies into electricity networks and boosting cooperation between stakeholders

   

1430-1450

Coffee break

   

1450-1600

Concluding session

Chair: Jean Luc Le Bideau, Vice-Chair, FPTPEC

Roundtable discussions among session chairs and speakers. Preparation of recommendations for governments, business, public-at-large, and for APEC

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