The first edition of E&U Market Talk brings you the highlights from our live webinar programme on the impact of Covid-19 on the Middle East and North African region’s energy sector.
We look at the impact of Covid-19 on the procurement of major utilities projects in the region, with a focus on the financing of projects during Covid-19 and the legal implications of the pandemic on contracts and projects.
Rajit Nanda, CIO, Acwa Power
Anand Rohatgi, COO, Synergy Consulting
Robert Harker, Partner, DLA Piper
We take an in-depth look at the impact of the Covid-19 on the development of renewable energy across the Middle East and North Africa, and the prospects for clean energy projects currently underway and future planned programmes and investments.
Suresh Bhaskar, VP Business Development (Mescat), Engie
Pri McNair, Regional Head of Client Coverage MENAT and MD, Commercial Banking, HSBC
Mohammed Atif, Area Manager, Energy, Middle East & Africa
DNV GL - Energy
Brendan Cronin, Head of Middle East, Afry Consulting
Dr Alex Hernandez, Director Renewable Energy Cluster, Industrial Clusters, Saudi Arabia
The third part addresses the increasingly important role that digitalisation is playing in the energy and utilities sectors. Leading experts discuss the ways in which digital technologies are changing the way energy is produced and consumed, and how digitalisation can secure grid stability and security as increasing amounts of renewable energy capacity is installed.
Michael Wilkinson, Global Segment Leader, Energy Digitalization, DNV GL – Energy
Ahmed Fateen, Power Systems VP – Gulf, Schneider Electric
Rui de Sousa, Principal, Industry & Value Advisor – Energy & Natural Resources