Organizer



About the summit

Energy Development Council, the only umbrella organization that represents the overall energy sector of Nepal that includes both the private and government sector, has once again set forward to organize Nepal Power Investment Summit scheduled to take place from 27th - 29th January 2018 at Soaltee Crowne Plaza, Kathmandu. With our successful experience in holding the first Nepal Power Investment Summit in 2016 (in collaboration with Ministry of Energy and Investment Board of Nepal) that was inaugurated by Rt. Honorable Prime Minister of Nepal and attended by more than 300 international participants from over thirty countries, we plan to build on that Summit’s success.

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Assemble Electric in Nepal - Teaser 尼泊尔电力装配预热简介
Invest in Nepal’s Hydropower - Teaser 尼泊尔水电项目投资简介
Invest in Nepal’s Solarpower - Teaser尼泊尔太阳能项目投资简介
                

Main Conference Day 1

  • Plenary Keynote Session Overview of Nepal Power Market

  • 0845 - 0945

    Registration & Tea

  • 0945 - 1015

    Master of Ceremony

  • 1015 - 1020

    Arrival of Rt. Honorable President of Nepal

  • 1020 - 1025

    Opening Address by Chairperson of Energy Development Council

  • 1020 - 1025

    Opening Address by Chairperson of Energy Development Council

  • 1025 - 1030

    Lamp Lighting by Rt. Honorable President of Nepal

  • 1030 - 1035

    Special Remarks by Ms. Bhawani Rana, President, Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce Industry

  • 1035 - 1040

    Special Remarks by Honorable Secretary General of SAARC Secretariat, Nepal

  • 1140 - 1150

    Keynote Address by His Excellency Mr. Manjeev Singh Puri, Ambassador of India to Nepal

  • 1045 - 1050

    Launching of a Handbook "How To Develop a Hydro Power Project in Nepal"

  • 1050 - 1055

    Inaugural Remarks by Rt. Honorable President of Nepal

  • 1055 - 1100

    Thank You Note from the Organiser

  • 1100 - 1105

    Photo Session & Farewell to Rt. Honorable President of Nepal

  • Session I: Power Investment Opportunities in Nepal

  • 1500 - 1520 Afternoon Refreshment and Network

  • Chair of the Session

    H.E. Ms. Mashfee Binte Shams, Ambassador of People’s Republic of Bangladesh to Nepal

  • 1520 - 1600

    Panel Discussion: Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical & Economic Corporation (BIMSTEC) Roundtable | Moderator: TBD | Panelist: Honorable Secretary General, Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical & Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC)

  • 1600 - 1620

    Sponsor Presentation

  • 1620 - 1640

    Sponsor Presentation: Dragon Capital | Mr. Joseph J. Hoess, Director, Dragon Capital

  • 1640 - 1700

    Nepal - India Transmission Line | Representative, NTPC Vidyut Vyapur Nigam Limited/ International Leasing & Financial Services India

  • 1700 - 1750

    Panel Discussion: South Asian Energy, Crisis & Emerging Responses & Scenarios Roundtable | Moderator: TBD | Panelist: Mr. Ali Haider Altaf, Director ETS, SAARC Secretariat, Nepal

  • 1800

    Cocktail Dinner for all the participants

Main Conference Day 2

  • Investment Opportunities of Hydropower in Nepal

  • 0850 - 0900

    Opening Address

  • 0900 - 0910

    Inauguration of Energy Mart by Rt. Honorable Vice-President of Nepal

  • 0910 - 0920

    Investment Opportunities in Hydropower Sector of Nepal from Private Sector Perspective | Ms. Bhawani Rana, President, Federation of Nepalese Chamber of Commerce & Industry

  • 0920 - 0930

    Key Note Speech by Ms. Vandana Gombar, Editor-Global Policy, Bloombery New Energy Finance

  • Investment Opportunities of Renewable Energy in Nepal

  • Chair of the Session

    H.E. Ms. W.S. Pereira, Ambassador of Sri Lanka to Nepal

  • 0930 - 1010

    Panel Discussion: Micro grids and Energy Storage | Moderator: Mr. Bishal Thapa, Managing Director, Saral Urja Nepal & Vice-Chairman, Energy Development Council | Panelists: Alternative Promotion Centre - Government of Nepal, Asian Development Bank/World Bank, NARI Group Corporation, China Energy Storage Alliance, Gham Power Pvt. Ltd, Community/Cooperative Board

  • 1010 - 1030 Morning Refreshment and Network

  • Chair of the Session

    H.E. Ms. Maria Teresa Mesquita Pessoa, Ambassador of Brazil to Nepal

  • 1050 - 1130

    Panel Discussion: Renewable On-grid | Moderator: Mr. Kushal Gurung, CEO, Wind Power Nepal & Head of Executive Committee, Energy Development Council | Panelists: Nepal Electricity Authority, Ministry of Energy, Solar (TBD), Wind (Gold Wind/Vesta), Waste to Energy, Alliance for Rural Electrification

  • 1130 - 1150

    Open Slots

  • 1150 - 1210

    Topic TBD | Mr. Ram Dhital, Executive Director, Alternative Energy Promotion Centre, Ministry of Population & Environment, Government of Nepal

  • 1210 - 1330 Delegate Lunch

  • 1330 - 1340

    Chair of the Session - Prof. Dr. Jibaraj Pokharel, Vice-Chancellor, Nepal Academy of Science & Technology

  • 1340 - 1420

    Panel Discussion: Accelerating Hydropower Development: Key Challenges | Moderator:Mr. Shailendra Guragin, President, Independent Power Producer Association-Nepal | Panelists: Mr. Uttar Kumar Shrestha, Chief Executive Officer, Butwal Power Company Representative, Nepal Electricity Authority Representative, Ministry of Energy Vice-Chairman, National Planning Commission- Government of Nepal Representative, Investment Board - Government of Nepal

  • 1420 - 1440

    Development of Francis Turbine at Kathmandu University to initiate a new business in Hydropower market under Himalayan Basins | Biraj Singh Thapa from Turbine Testing Lab, Kathmandu University

  • 1440 - 1500

    Open Session

  • 1500 - 1520 Afternoon Refreshment and Network

  • Chair of the Session - Ambassador

  • 1520 - 1600

    Panel Discussion: Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Financing | Moderator: TBD | Panelists: Sinosure, China Construction Bank, Prime Bank, Standard Chartered Bank, Bank of China

  • 1600 - 1620

    Open Slots

  • 1620 - 1640

    Open Slots

  • 1640 - 1720

    Panel Discussion: Equity Financing | Moderator: Mr. Sujeev Shakya | Panelists: Everest Equity, Dolma Impact Fund, European Investment Bank/Global Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy, Business Oxygen, Ministry of Finance, Dragon Capital, Proparco

  • 1720 - 1730

    Vote of Thanks

  • Parallel Session After Lunch

  • 1400 - 1700

    Training on Engineering, Procurement and Financing by Power China Corporation, China Venue: Small Hall 1

  • 1400 - 1700

    Training on Small Hydropower Equipment and Financing Mode by Hangzhou Regional Centre (HRC) Venue: Godawari Hall

  • Parallel Session From Morning

  • 1000 - 1700

    Energy Mart | Showcase of 100 plus Nepali private and government ready for investment energy projects (hydro projects, solar projects, transmission line projects, smart cities, electric vehicles). 30 plus national and international exhibitors will launch and showcase their new technologies, products and capacities. | Venue: Rocks Garden

  • 1800

    Cocktail Reception for speakers only

Main Conference Day 3

  • Parallel Session From Morning

  • 0900 - 1200

    Training on Integration of On-Grid Solar by NARI State Grid China | Venue: Godawari Hall

  • 0900 - 1200

    Training on Financing and Risk Management by International Center for Hydropower (ICH), Norway | Venue: Small Hall 1

  • 1200 - 1400 Lunch for Trainee Participants Only

  • Parallel Session From Afternoon

  • 1400 - 1700

    Training on Sustainable Energy Development with Hydropower as an Enabler by International Center for Hydropower (ICH), Norway | Venue: Small Hall 2

  • 1400 - 1700

    Capacity Building Training by Alliance for Rural Electrification (ARE), Belgium | Venue: Main Hall

  • Parallel Session From Morning

  • 1000 - 1700

    Energy Mart | Showcase of 100 plus Nepali private and government ready for investment energy projects (hydro projects, solar projects, transmission line projects, smart cities, electric vehicles). 30 plus national and international exhibitors will launch and showcase their new technologies, products and capacities. | Venue: Rocks Garden

Our Speakers


Headline Sponsors


Day 1

  1. A Showcase on ARUN-3 HEP

    Mr. S. K. Sharma, CEO, Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam Limited Arun-3 Power Development Company Pvt. Ltd. (SAPDC)

  2. An Overview of Energy Scenario in South Asia Region & Various Initiatives by Member States

    Mr. Ali Haider Altaf, Director, Energy, Transport, Science & Technology, SAARC Secretariat

  3. Assemble Electricals in Special Economic Zone of Nepal

    Dr. Chandika Prasad Bhatta, Executive Director, Special Economic Zone Authority, MOI, GON

  4. Financing Energy Projects

    Mr. Kiran Jethwa, Founder & Managing Partner, Fumase

  5. Hydropower Investment Experiences of Nepal

    Mr. Deepak Rauniar, CEO, Employees Provident Fund (EPF)

  6. Introduction to Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

    Mr. Rajat Misra, Principal Private Sector Operations Specialist, Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

  7. Low Head Hydropower Solutions

    Mr. Alexander Bihlmayer, Managing Director, ANDRITZ, Myanmar

  8. National Power Planning in Nepal

    Mr. Joseph J. Hoess, Director, Dragon Capital

  9. One Belt & Road Towards Win-Win Cooperation

    Mr. Tan Ding, MD of Overseas Branch, Hunan Construction Engineering Group Co. Ltd.

  10. Potential of ASEAN Energy Market Integration & Its Progress

    Prof. Suthiphand Chirathivat, Executive Director, ASEAN Studies Centre & Chairman, Chula Global Network

  11. Riding the Electric Mobility Wave

    Mr. Sohinder Gill, CEO, Hero Electric

Day 2

  1. Atmospheric Water Generation: The Next Resource Revolution

    Mr. Brian Sheng, Founding Partner, Fresh VC & Lead Investor, FND

  2. Development of Francis Turbine at Kathmandu University to Initiate a New Business in Hydropower Market Under Himalayan Basins

    Dr. Biraj Singh Thapa, Turbine Testing Lab, Kathmandu University

  3. Enabling Long Term Finance in Local Currency

    Mr. Nishant Kumar, Executive Director, GuarantCo

  4. Endless power Without Fossil Fuel & Self-Charging EV Technology

    Mr. Guganesan Rangaswamy, Founder & CEO, CleanEnergy Logan Innovations Pte. Ltd.

  5. Energy Scenarios and Development of Renewable Energy

    Prof. Dr. Amrit Nakarmi, Professor, Center for Energy Studies, Institute of Engineering

  6. Introduction to Tokyo Electric Power Company

    TEPCO

  7. NRNs as nodal points in energizing power sector

    Mr. Bhaban Bhatta, President, Non-Resident Nepali Association

  8. Prospects of Renewable Based Distributed Generation in Nepal

    Mr. Ram Prasad Dhital, Executive Director, Alternative Energy Promotion Centre, Ministry of Population & Environment, Government of Nepal

  9. The Three Revolutions

    Ms. Vandana Gombar, Editor-Global Policy, Bloomberg New Energy Finance

  10. Two-Wheeler E-Mobility Trends in Nepal (Tootle)

    Mr. Shikshit Bhatta, Founder, Tootle, Nepal

  11. World Energy Issues Monitor

    Ms. Juhi Rajput, FEL Board, World Energy Council