Opening Session

Opening Session

Opening Session and Moderation by Ekaterina Solovova, Head of Albania – EBRD


FIRESIDE CHAT (Online Intervention)

Gilles Kittel, DG REGIO, European Commission

SESSION IV

Security of Investment’s Stability
moderated by Spiro Brumbulli, Secretary General, Albanian Association of Banks
This session will focus on the perspectives and role of Consulting and Financing on Investment in Renewables and Power Sectors.


Sokol Elmazaj, Partner, Boga & Associates
Anes Jusic, Associate Director, Energy Europe, EBRD
Laura Qorlazja, Country Officer, International Finance Corporation Albania
Alessandro Grillo, Head of Corporate & SME Division, Intesa Sanpaolo Bank Albania

SESSION III / PART 2

Power Market Model, Operators and Players

Sokol Dishnica, Chief Executive Officer, Albanian Power Exchange (ALPEX)
Anita Shushku,Chair, Albanian Renewable Energy Association (AREA)
Nagip Krasniqi, Chief Executive Officer, Kosovo Energy Corporation - KEK JSC
Orhan Murtezani, Chief Executive Officer, AD Mepso Skopje
Evetar Zeqiri, Chief Executive Officer, KOSTT

OPENING REMARKS

Greeting Remarks from Belinda Balluku, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Infrastructure and Energy of Albania

Greeting Remarks from Ilir Beqaj, General Director /NIPAC State Agency for Strategic Programming and Aid Coordination (SASPAC)

Greeting Remarks from Alessandro D’Oria, President of Foreign Investors Association of Albania

SESSION I


Policy Making Perspectives for Investment Conditions
This session will treat topics related to Measures on Diversification of Energy Generation Mix and Customer Approach; Energy Transition and Sustainability driven by Climate Change; European Green Deal.


Enea Karakaçi, General Director for Energy and Industry, Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure of Albania
Arben Kllokoqi, Director for Electricity Market Design, European Federation of Energy Traders (EFET)
Maria De Melo, Principal, Energy Policy, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
Vasiliki Manavi, DG ENER Expert, European Commission
Gazmend Daci, Senior Energy Specialist, The World Bank Albania

SESSION II

Industry Challenges and Contributions from Business
moderated by Ante Frens, Chairman, Shell Companies in Albania
This session will address the different perspectives of the Investors in hydro, wind, solar and gas.


Dietmar Reiner, Managing Director, VERBUND Green Power Austria
Dr. Constantin von Alvensleben, Country Manager, VOLTALIA Albanie
Simen Braein, Senior Vice President, Europe, STATKRAFT
Konstantinos Mavros, CEO, PPC Renewables
Ante Frens, Chairman, Shell Companies in Albania

SESSION III / PART 1

Regional Market Prospect on Response for Energy Security and Sustainability
(Role of Energy Market Exchange Functioning (ALPEX) in the Region’s Energy Security and sustainability).
moderated by Faruk Serdarevic , Regional Team Lead, USAID's Connect for Growth Project (C4G)

Skerdi Drenova, Chief Executive Officer, Transmission System Operator (OST sh.a)
Hüseyin Özen, Supply Director, KESCO ENERGY
Elton Radheshi,  Secretary General, Energy Regulatory Entity (ERE)
Ergys Verdho, Administrator, Albanian Energy Corporation (KESH Sh.a)
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