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  • Energy Storage Solutions

  • Financing for Renewable Projects

  • Energy Efficiency

SEE ENERGY Conference Regional energy business event

The two-day conference on renewable energy and the energy sector, SEE ENERGY- Connect & Supply VI, successfully concluded on  October 2 - 3, 2023, at the "Sheraton" hotel in Novi Sad. This regional event served as a platform that brought together leading experts, investors in the energy sector, industry representatives, decision-makers, technology producers, consulting firms, state and financial institutions from the entire region. 

As we reflect on the success of SEE ENERGY 2023, we are thrilled to extend our invitation to SEE ENERGY 2024!

Our next two-day conference will take place on October 7th and 8th, 2024, at the same prestigious venue, the "Sheraton" hotel in Novi Sad. Once again, we will bring together industry leaders, visionaries, and innovators to explore the ever-evolving landscape of sustainable energy.

In the coming year, you have the opportunity to prepare for this exciting journey, adapt to new conditions, and embrace the dynamic changes in the energy sector.

Join us as we continue to shape the future of sustainable energy. Become a part of our story, connect with regional leaders, and contribute to the advancement of the industry.

Secure your spot early, mark your calendar for SEE ENERGY 2024, and be ready to gain fresh insights, forge new partnerships, and actively contribute to the sustainable energy transition. 

 

See you at #SEEENERGY2024!

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Program 2023

 DAY 1

Monday, October 2, 2023

09:30- 10:45

PANEL # 1 - DECARBONIZATION IN INDUSTRY: INNOVATION, CHALLENGES, AND COMPETITIVENESS
Panel Discussion: Decarbonization in the Economy, Innovations, and Challenges

Panel Discussion: Conducting Business in Challenging Times and CBAM

  • How to conduct business responsibly in challenging times and how can companies transform their business towards a sustainable future?
  • How will industries respond to CBAM?
  • Will companies that harm the environment face challenges in obtaining financial support?

Moderator: Danko Kalkan, ESG Manager, Ernst & Young


Panelists:

  • Miloš Đukanović, Financial Director, Henkel Serbia
  • Miloš Vuksanović, Director of Sales for Commercial Industrial Facilities, Schneider Electric
  • Bojan Grujički, CEO, Viessmann
  • Bogdan Gecić, Founder and Partner, Gecić Law
  • Bojan Lalić, Innovation and Technology Advisor, Energy Net

The panel will present the procedures, permits, and licenses necessary for the implementation of decarbonization projects. Highlighting best practices and industry examples that show the way to decarbonization, the panel will explore how the economy can respond to this reality. The focus will be on identifying innovative solutions and procedures that enable the transition to cleaner energy.


What are the best practices and industry examples that pave the way for energy transition?



The goal of the panel is to provide participants with insights into the challenges and opportunities of decarbonization in the economy and to share examples and strategies that help maintain the competitiveness of companies in this global transition to green energy, addressing the new challenges that the economy faces regarding decarbonization.


Target Audience:

Industry representatives, managers, and experts from various industrial sectors such as the energy sector, economy, construction materials industry, transportation, manufacturing, and other sectors, representatives of financial and governmental institutions, insurance companies, consultants.

10:45 - 11:45

PANEL # 2 - DECARBONIZATION IN TRANSPORTATION: INNOVATIONS, INFRASTRUCTURAL SUPPORT, AND SUSTAINABLE BATTERY
Panel Discussion: Decarbonization in Transportation through Innovation, Infrastructure Support, and Sustainable Batteries

Panel Discussion: Decarbonization in Transportation through Innovation, Infrastructure Support and Sustainable Batteries

How do technological innovations in electric vehicles contribute to accelerating decarbonization in transportation and reducing harmful gas emissions?

How to develop infrastructure solutions that will support the widespread use of electric vehicles, including charging networks and fast-charging technology?

How to improve the energy efficiency of battery systems and extend the lifespan of batteries?


Moderator: Filip Mitrović, Electromobility Specialist, 360 Mobility


Panelists:


  • Dejan Dešić, Transportation & Infrastructure Segment Manager, ABB Serbia
  • Darko Zeljković, eMobility Offer Manager, Schneider Electric
  • Dejan Milovanović, Senior Sales Manager at Business Unit Distribution Systems, Operating Company Smart Infrastructure , Siemens doo Beograd
  • Ministry of Construction, Transport, and Infrastructure
  • Miloš Kostić, Director, Charge & GO

The aim of the panel is to stimulate interactive discussion on key challenges and opportunities in the decarbonization of transportation. Panelists will share their expertise and experiences, analyze past innovations, and explore perspectives for sustainable mobility in the future. The panel will examine the latest trends in electric mobility, discuss the challenges arising from the development of electromobility infrastructure, and analyze sustainable battery technologies that will support environmentally sustainable transport.


Target Audience:

The panel is intended for professionals in the fields of transportation, energy, engineering, regulatory bodies, academia, representatives of the automotive industry, electric vehicle and battery manufacturers, energy companies, non-governmental organizations, as well as all interested individuals who wish to gain a deeper understanding of the role of technological innovations in electric vehicles and battery production in achieving sustainable mobility and decarbonization in transportation.

12:10 - 12:30

Presentation Viessmann - SEE ENERGY Gold Sponsor

12:30 - 13:45

PANEL # 3 - DECARBONIZATION IN ENERGY AND OIL INDUSTRY: BIOFUELS, SOLAR, AND GREEN HYDROGEN
Decarbonization in the Oil Industry and Energy Sector

Panel on Sustainable Technologies in the Oil Industry and Energy Sector

What innovative technologies and practices can oil companies adopt for the production of electrical and thermal energy from natural gas?

The role of thermal energy storage in the efficient use of renewable energy sources and decarbonization of the energy sector.

How do solar energy projects accelerate the energy transition?

Innovative technologies and practices for the production of electrical and thermal energy from natural gas in the oil industry.

Investments and efforts to increase the production and use of green hydrogen.

Development of the regulatory framework in Serbia to support renewable fuels and improvement plans.


Moderator: Dušan Macura, Head of the Heat Production and Distribution Sector, Novi Sad Heating Plant


Panelists:


  • Rastislav Kragić, Energy Expert , NIS
  • Nebojša Lapčević, energy and renewable expert
  • Miljan Radunović, CEO, Stark Energy
  • José Mauro da Fonseca Costa Couto, The Ambassador of Brazil in Serbia

The panel will explore the role of oil companies in decarbonizing the energy sector through the analysis of strategies, discussion of challenges, and innovative technologies. It will focus on biofuel production, the use of solar energy and green hydrogen, and will explore technologies and partnerships for transitioning to clean energy. Thermal energy storage as a means to balance renewable energy will also be discussed.


Target Audience: Experts in the energy sector, technology manufacturers, representatives of oil companies, energy companies, industry, regulatory bodies, the academic community, civil society, government, and financial institutions.


14:30 - 15:30

PANEL # 4 - GRID CONNECTION AND ENERGY STORAGE: KEY PILLAR OF SUSTAINABLE ENERGY TRANSITION
Grid Connection and Energy Storage Batteries

Grid Connection and Energy Storage Batteries

Moderator: Tamara Zejak, Senior Lawyer, Petrikić & Partners LLC

Panelists:


  • Predrag Matić, Director of Planning and Investments Directorate, Elektrodistribucija Srbije
  • Mr. Dušan Vukotić, Senior Business Process Analyst for DEES Management, Elektrodistribucija Srbije
  • Marko Janković, Director of the Electricity Market Sector, CWP Global
  • Wasim Sarwar Dilov, Director of RIMAC Energy
  • Mirjana Žegarac Škokljev, Sales Manager, Energy Segment, ABB
  • Vladimir Ćajič, Technical Director of Services, ENEL PS

Competitive and deregulated markets, along with the expansion of the transmission system and energy storage batteries, will play a crucial role in the decarbonization process of the region.

What are the key obstacles and challenges in connecting RES projects to the power grid, and how can they be overcome?

What role do energy storage systems play in sustainable energy transition and how can they help balance supply and demand?

What are the latest trends and innovations in battery energy storage, and how can they contribute to the efficiency and reliability of energy systems?

What legislative and regulatory changes are necessary to support energy storage and the integration of RES into the power grid?


The panel will focus on connecting RES projects to the power grid in light of the requirements for installing energy storage. The discussion will cover topics such as battery energy storage, legislative frameworks, and new technologies for storing generated energy. The panel will explore the latest innovations and practices in this field, aiming to enhance sustainable energy transition and support grid connection.


Target Audience: Representatives of power companies, investors, energy storage technology development companies, regulatory bodies, the financial sector, insurance, lawyers, and consultants.

15:30 - 16:45

PANEL # 5 - ELECTRICITY MARKET: CORPORATE PPA AGREEMENTS, PRICES, AND ACCESS TO CREDIT LINES
Electricity Market and PPA Contracts, Prices, and Credit Line Availability

Electricity Market and PPA Contracts, Prices, and Credit Line Availability

Moderator: Aleksandar Savić, Director of AskUs LLC


Panelists:


  • Miloš Mladenović, General Director of SEEPEX Exchange
  • Davor Pupovac, Director of the Market Analysis and Risk Management Sector, Electric Power Industry of Serbia, EPS
  • Bojan Milovanović, Business Development Manager, Marsh Insurance
  • Jelena Simić Jarić, Head of large Corporates Serbia, Erste Bank
  • Aleksandar Stefanović, Director, Green Balancing Group (GBG)

How can producers and owners of RES power plants sell electricity to companies?

What are the different financing models for renewable energy projects, such as solar and wind farms, and which ones are the most effective in attracting investors?

What are the key factors influencing the sustainability and profitability of renewable energy projects in the free electricity market?

How are contractual arrangements for selling electricity from RES projects to buyers implemented in practice, and how are the interests of both parties protected?


The panel will explore key aspects of financing renewable energy projects and selling electricity in the free market. The focus will be on finding ways for investors to secure funding for projects like solar power plants, considering various financing models and contractual arrangements.



It will also consider innovative approaches to project financing and electricity trading, and how these factors contribute to the further development of renewable energy. This panel will provide insights into the practical aspects of financing and electricity trading to ensure the sustainability and growth of the renewable energy sector.


Target Audience: Investors interested in investing in renewable energy projects such as solar power plants, wind farms, biogas plants. Experts from banks, investment funds, financial institutions, and other financial organizations that provide financial support and services to investors in renewable energy projects. Electricity buyers - representatives of companies, industries, public institutions, or local authorities who want to purchase electricity from renewable sources.


The target audience includes all stakeholders interested in gaining a deeper understanding of the financial aspects of renewable energy projects and electricity trading, as well as opportunities for investment, collaboration, and achieving a sustainable future.

 DAY 2

Tuesday, October 3, 2023

09:00 - 15:00

HEAT PUMP DAY -Powered by the The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
HEAT PUMP DAY

Dedicated to the GIZ project "Promotion of Renewable Energy Sources and Energy Efficiency in Serbia," implemented with the support of the Ministry of Mining and Energy, the conference is intended for the general public, residential communities, local governments, and anyone interested in gaining more information about energy-saving technologies, best practice examples, as well as financial options for their implementation.


Through panel discussions, incentives, benefits, implementation, legal, technical, and financial aspects of introducing heat pumps into residential communities will be presented, along with technologies, equipment, and installation conditions.


The panel's goal is to provide conference participants with knowledge on this topic and encourage further adoption of sustainable solutions for heating and cooling residential buildings.

09:30 - 10:50

PANEL # 1 - STRATEGIC AND LEGISLATIVE DEVELOPMENT OF HEAT PUMPS
PANEL I - STRATEGIC AND LEGAL FRAMEWORK FOR HEAT PUMP DEVELOPMENT

Strategic and Legal Framework for Heat Pump Development

Moderator: Prof. Dr. Bojan Lalić, Advisor for Innovation and Technology, Energy Net


  • Ministry of Mining and Energy, Republic of Serbia
  • Ministry of Construction, Transport, and Infrastructure
  • Dejan Stojanović, Director, Business Association "Heating Plants of Serbia"

10:50 - 11:05

Education and Skill Development in the Heat Pump Sector, Dr. Goran D. Vučković, Thermotechnics, Thermal Power Engineering, and Process Engineering, University of Niš

11:30 - 11:45

Best Practice Examples from EU - EU Experience in Heat Pump Implementation – Online Presentation, Dan Stefanica, Head of EU Projects, European Heat Pump Association (EHPA)

11:45 - 13:15

PANEL # 2 - HEAT PUMP TECHNOLOGIES AND FINANCING
Technologies, Financing, and Best Practices in Using Heat Pumps in Serbia

Technologies and Financing of Heat Pumps in Serbia

The implementation of heat pumps for heating residential buildings is becoming increasingly common in Serbia. These systems not only reduce heating costs but also CO2 emissions, providing residents with an economical and environmentally sustainable solution.


  • How much does the installation of a heat pump for my home cost?
  • How do heat pumps affect my monthly energy bill?
  • What is the difference between heat pumps and traditional heating systems?
  • How long does the average warranty on heat pumps last?

  • Moderator: Aleksandar Savić, director of AskUs doo


    Panelists:


    • Miloš Đukanović, financial director, Henkel
    • Jelena Ilić, Regional Sales Manager, Viessmann
    • Dragan Šrbić, product range director, Energy Net
    • Luka Naglić, Technical expert for Serbia and Montenegro, EBRD GEFF
    • Erste bank

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