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5th annual Czech Solar & Storage Conference 2020

MAY 25 | 2021 | 9:00 – 17:00 | Hotel Occidental (Barceló) PRAGUE

The 5th annual solar energy and storage conference 2020

The biggest and most prestigious event of the year dedicated to solar energy and storage.

The 5th edition of our prestigious conference will be the biggest event  dedicated to solar energy and storage. The year 2020 will be a crucial crossroads for the future of renewable energy with important legal changes expected on national and European level. We will also focus on trends such as auctions, energy storage, digitization and e-mobility.

The conference is chaired and debate moderated by

Jan Fousek

Jan Fousek

Chairman of the Supervisory Board Solar Association

Nikita Poljakov

Nikita Poljakov

Moderator of the conference, Deputy Editor-in-Chief at Hospodarske noviny, Economia

Speaking at the conference and answering your questions will be

Karel Havlíček

Karel Havlíček

Vice-prime Minister, Minister of Industry and Trade

Richard Brabec

Richard Brabec

Minister of the Environment

Martin Durčák

Martin Durčák

Chairman of the Supervisory Board, ČEPS, a.s.

Stanislav Trávníček

Stanislav Trávníček

předseda Rady ERÚ

René Neděla

René Neděla

náměstek Sekce energetiky, MPO ČR

Jan Kalina

Jan Kalina

Chief Executive Officer, ČEZ Obnovitelné zdroje, s.r.o.

Radek Špicar

Radek Špicar

viceprezident, Confederation of Industry of the Czech Republic

Lenka Kovačovská

Lenka Kovačovská

Executive director, Czech Gas Association

Antonín Fejfar

Antonín Fejfar

předseda Vědecké rady AV ČR

Pavel Farkač

Pavel Farkač

CEO Assistant, Sev.en Energy, AG

Blahoslav Němeček

Blahoslav Němeček

EY Executive Director in Power & Utilities

Pavel Zámyslický

Pavel Zámyslický

Director of the Department of Climate Change, Ministry of the Environment

Jan Tůma

Jan Tůma

Head of Emissions Trading Department, Energy and Climate Protection Department, Ministry of the Environment of the Czech Republic

Veronika Šilhová

Veronika Šilhová

Executive director, Solar Association

Marc Müller

Marc Müller

Partner, bpv BRAUN PARTNERS

Martin Sedlák

Martin Sedlák

Program Director, Union of Modern Energy

Jan Krčmář

Jan Krčmář

Chairman of the Board, Solar Association

Aleš Laciok

Aleš Laciok

Technology Platform “Sustainable Energy for the Czech Republic” (TPUE)

Ondřej Žídek

Ondřej Žídek

Fund Manager, Redside investiční společnost, a. s.

Jan Jašek

Jan Jašek

Head of Industy Expertise Center, UniCredit Bank Czech Republic and Slovakia, a.s.

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Program

The following topics will be discussed:

  • Impacts of the amendment to the Energy Act and the Act on Supported Energy Sources on the modern energy sector
  • How are the inspections of  the support for solar power plants performed
  • What share of solar energy does the newly prepared climate-energy plan envisage
  • Does the Ministry of Industry count on solar energy in the new auction mechanism after 2021
  • Experience with auctions of renewable energy sources from abroad
  • How successful are the subsidy schemes for photovoltaic power plants and energy storage and the upcoming news
  • What will the Modernization Fund and the Innovation Fund bring
  • Experience with the development of solar energy in neighbouring countries
  • Main impacts of the new European Directive on Renewable Energy Sources on the Czech Republic
  • Global and European trends in the development of solar technologies and energy storage
  • What are the current conditions for financing renewable energy sources
  • Legislative and technical solutions for energy storage and battery storage

 

The selection of speakers is currently underway; the content of the presentations will be adjusted according to the current situation. Change of programme is reserved.

Program

9:00 - 10:05
Block 1
Introductory Presentation


Richard Brabec, minister, Ministry of the Environment of the Czech Republic


Stanislav Trávníček, Chairman of the Board, Energy Regulatory Office

Martin Ďurčák, Chairman of the Board of Directors, ČEPS

Radek Špicar, Vice President for Economic Policy and Export Confederation of Industry of Czech Republic

Jan Kalina, General Director, ČEZ Obnovitelné zdroje, s.r.o (CEZ Renewable Energy Sources)

10:10 – 11:35

Block 2

The debate on photovoltaics in Central Europe - an overview of European modern energy

Ján Karaba, SAPI SK

Jan Knaack, BSW, Bundesverband Solarwirtschaft e.V.

Jan Krčmář, Solární asociace

… and other representatives, for example from Austria or Poland

12:00 – 13:30

Block 3

Financing and innovative projects

Jan Tůma, Head of the Emissions Trading Department, Department of Energy and Climate Protection, Ministry of the Environment of the Czech Republic

Jan Pavlík, Sales Director and Director of the Environment Division, Enviros

Jan Jašek, Head of Industy Expertise Center, UniCredit Bank Czech Republic and Slovakia, a.s.

Miroslav Calda, CEO, Atlantis Management

Petr Lenc, Professional Consultant, 7en

Ondřej Žídek, Fund Manager, Redside investiční společnost, a. s. (Redside Investment Company)

… and others

14:30 – 16:00

Block 4

The role and potential of RES until 2050

Lenka Kovačovská, Executive Director, Czech Gas Association

Martin Sedlák, Programme Director of the Association of Modern Energy

Aleš Laciok, Technology Platform “Sustainable Energy for the Czech Republic”. (TPUE)

Antonín Fejfar, předseda Vědecké rady AV ČR

… and others

16:25 – 17:25

Block 5

Impacts of the amendment to the Energy Act and Act on Supported Energy Sources on the solar sector

Marc Müller, Partner, bpv BRAUN PARTNERS

Petr Kusý, Member of the Board, Energy Regulatory Office

Blahoslav Němeček, Partner of the Team of Consultants for Clients from the Energy Sector in the Region of Central and South-eastern Europe, EY Czech Republic

Petr Petržílek, partner, AK Petržílek

… and others

Pricing

6200,-CZK
REGISTRATION FEE
2900,-CZK
REGISTRATION FEE FOR GOVERNMENT

Conference partners

General partners

Main conference partner

reside

Conference partners

Conference organisers

Expert partners

Expert partners

Expert partners

Important information

Venue

Venue

Hotel Occidental (Barceló), Na Strži 32, 140 00 Praha

Transport

MHD – Metro line C – Pankrác station

Parking

Parking is available on the Occidental Hotel parking. The price for conference participants is CZK 350/day.

Safe Conference

Above-standard safety measures will be in place throughout the event. Disinfectant, face masks and distancing are a matter of course.

Contact

Mgr. Petra Písková

Mgr. Petra Písková

Conference manager

M: +420 774 695 620

petra.piskova@solarniasociace.cz

www.solarniasociace.cz  

Soňa Miňovská

Soňa Miňovská

Conference manager

M: +420 774 457 267

minovska@semkon.cz

www.semkon.cz