Continental Breakfast & Registration
GTM Research Presentation: The State of the Solar in Mexico

Evaluating the state of Mexican solar market with broader regional trends from Latin America and the U.S.

Manan Parikh, Analyst, Solar, GTM Research

Dissecting Market Transition: The Next Phase of Solar in Mexico

The Ley de Transición Energética is now entering its 4th year of operation. What are changes in the past year that have impacted solar and what will the market hold for PV moving forward?

Raquel Bierzwinsky, Partner, Norton Rose Fullbright
Alejo Lopez, Senior Sales Director, Mexico & Latin America, NEXTracker
Hector Olea, President & CEO, Gauss Energia, ASOLMEX
Hector Rocha, Partner, EY

Moderator: Julian Spector, Staff Writer, Greentech Media

Networking Break
The Shifting Nature of Mexico's Power Market: Presentation - Wood Mackenzie

An in-depth discussion on the competing factors at play within the Mexican power market and how this influences the growth of solar.

Brett Blankenship, Research Director, Wood Mackenzie

Coffee Break
System Cost Trends in Mexico; What is Driving Down Solar Cost & What are Longer-Term Market Implications?

A breakdown of system cost pricing in Mexico and globally. Where are there opportunities to shave costs further and what some areas which could see increases?

Mariana Chorné, Project Development Manager, Latam, Jinko Solar
Raúl Morales, Founder & CEO, Soltec
Jeff Wolfe, Sales Manager, SolarEdge

Moderator: Benjamin Gallagher, Analyst, Solar, GTM Research

Recapping Rounds A1-3: Strategies & Dynamics on How Auctions are Won (& Lost)

The first three CENACE auction rounds are in the books. How has the structure and strategy changed? Given the rock bottom prices, are auctions a realistic way to develop solar in Mexico?

Lionel Bony, Regional Director Mexico, Central America & Caribbean, Neoen
Matt Campbell, Vice President, Americas, SunPower
Francisco Diez Quiralte, Head of Business Development, LATAM, Energy Group, Canadian Solar
Donaji Martinez, Senior Business Development Manager, EDF EN Mexico

Moderator: Manan Parikh, Analyst, Solar, GTM Research

Lunch
The Future of Utility Solar Development: Lessons Learned & Challenges with Developing Large-Scale Projects

Large scale projects in Mexico range from IPPs to Merchant to Auctions. Each project faces locational, permitting and logistical issues. What are the success stories and lessons from developing in the market?

Bob Bellemare, COO, Array Technologies, Inc.
Natalie Flores, Attorney, Cacheaux, Cavazos & Newton, Member, Mujeres en Energía Renovable México
Pablo Otin, Vice President, Emerging Markets, 8minutenergy
Alfonso Tovar, Country Manager Mexico, RINA Consulting

Moderator: MJ Shiao, Global Lead, Renewables & Emerging Tech, GTM Research

Keynote Panel Renewables Integration: Disruptive Technologies Driving Solar Growth in Mexico

PV additions from both a centralized and distributed standpoint are shaping the way in which the Mexican grid operates. Innovation in the form of demand-side resources, microgrid development, storage and other digitally enabled services are increasingly unlocking ways to optimize grid resiliency.

Ismario Gonzalez, Senior Vice President, Business Development, Latin America & Caribbean, Fluence Energy LLC
Mirko Molinari, Global Commercial & Marketing Executive for Energy Storage, GE Power
Arturo Zarate, Mexico General Manager, Sungrow North America

Moderator: Julian Spector, Staff Writer, Greentech Media

Distributed PV's True Market Potential

Rising C&I tariffs and new incentive schemes are unlocking opportunities for PV installers and investors. What is the sweet spot and the challenges facing this exciting segment?

Arturo Gómez, Vice President, Project Finance, Buenavista Renewables
James Holmes, CEO, One Sun
John Lefebvre, CEO, MySOL Energy
Julian Willenbrock, Co-Founder & CEO, Enlight

Moderator: Manan Parikh, Analyst, Solar, GTM Research

Networking Reception

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