Government policy crucial for Asia’s clean energy growth
Asia was the largest region for clean energy investments in 2012 and will maintain the lead for the foreseeable future. Government policies are crucial for Asia to stay ahead of the rest of the world. Clean energy policy will be one of the key issues being discussed during the 3rd annual Clean Power Asia Conference in Bangkok, Thailand from 29-30 April 2013.
Clean Power Asia is the premier conference for key renewable energy developments relating to policy, new technology, strategy and finance and is officially endorsed by the Department of Alternative Energy Development and Efficiency (DEDE) of Thailand, and supported by EGAT, PEA and MEA.
“One of the focus areas this year is policy and we have speakers from several Asian governments representing their countries, like Indonesia, Cambodia, Lao and Thailand”, says Sally Tan, Project Director for Clean Power Asia.
“We are very pleased to have Ms Gladys Mak, Director of FiT, Sustainable Energy Development Authority , Malaysia deliver a keynote speech on the subject of ‘Understanding Malaysia’s use of feed-in tariffs as mandated in the Renewable Energy Act to gain energy security and autonomy”, Tan continues.
“She will discuss issues like the considerations when implementing feed-in tariffs, and how to use feed-in tariffs to ensure that sustainable energy plays an important role in the nation’s economic development and environment conservation”.
Speaker Highlights include:
- Zainudin Ibrahim, VP-Generation, Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB), Malaysia
- Direk Lavansiri, Chairman, Energy Regulatory Commission, Thailand
- Anousak Phongsavath, Deputy Director General, Ministry of Energy and Mine, Lao PDR
- Hasril Zahri Nuzadar, Director of Electricity Program Management, Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, Indonesia
- Toch Sovanna, Director – Department of Energy Technique, Ministry of Industry, Mines and Energy, Cambodia
- Twarath Sutabutr, Deputy Director General, Department of Alternatives Development and Efficiency (DEDE), Ministry of Energy, Thailand
- Wang Huijun, Deputy General Manager, China Beijing Environment Exchange
- Vineet Mittal, Managing Director, Welspun Energy
- Udibowo Ciptomulyono, President Commissioner, PLN Geothermal, Indonesia
- Roger Buendia, Executive Vice President and COO, PNOC Renewables Corporation, Philippines
- Ng Meng Poh, Executive Vice President & Head, Singapore and ASEAN (Utilities), Sembcorp Industries Ltd, Singapore
- Nopporn Suppipat, Founder & Chairman, Wind Energy Holdings, Thailand
- Daud Ahmad, Group Chief Executive Officer, Cypark Resources Berhad, Malaysia
Clean Power Asia
Asia’s Premier Conference for key renewable energy developments relating to policy, new technology, strategy and finance. Clean Power Asia provides a platform for public and private power generating utilities/IPPs, government bodies and policy makers, legal and financial advisors and technology solution and service providers interested in renewable energy initiatives, projects and technologies.
Event dates and location
Conference: 29-30 April 2013
Location: Bangkok Convention Centre at CentralWorld, Bangkok, Thailand
Event website: www.cleanpower-asia.com
For more information, interviews and media accreditation -
Marketing Communications: Marj Cuijpers
Clarion Events Pte Ltd
Tel: +65 6590 3970
Fax: +65 6223 9196
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