Agenda

Forum on Renewable energies

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September 9th Business event

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Opening session

  • Hamburg Chamber of commerce.
  • Lateinamerika Verein.
  • Cristina Lobillo Borrero, Director, Energy Policy, DG ENER, EU Commission.
  • Jorge Rivera Staff, Energy Secretary, Panama.
  • Michael Westhagemann, Senator for Economic Affairs in Hamburg.

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The EU-Central America Association Agreement as a solid framework to develop trade and FDI between both regions

  • Massimo de Luca, Head of Trade, EU Delegation to Costa Rica.
  • Benedikt Wiedenhofer, Policy Adviser, Central America, Business Europe

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Opportunities in the renewable energy sector in Central America

Panel moderator: 

Massimo de Luca 

EUCA Trade, study on renewable energy in Central America

Carolina Palma, Team Leader EUCA Trade Programme.

Marcela Peláez, Director, Electric Energy Nacional Commission, Guatemala.

Marco Acuña, President, Costa Rica Electricity Institute.

Jorge Rivera Staff, Energy Secretary, Panama.

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Coffee break

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Development of the Central America Regional Electrical Market

Panel moderator:

Christian Schauer, Director, AHK Costa Rica.

Carlos Raul Morales, ONYX Group.

Grupo TERRA.

Jorge Blanco, President Renewable Energy Working group, EU Chambers of Commerce in Central America.

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Innovative solutions in renewable energy development

Panel moderator:

GiZ

Alejandro Preinfalk, CEO, SIEMENS Central America, Mexico and the Caribbean.

Bruno Riga, Director, Mexico and Central America, ENEL Global Power Generation.

Franklin Chang, CEO, ProNova Energy Costa Rica.

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Closing remarks and challenges ahead

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Networking cocktail – Wine tasting

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September 8th Side visits

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Hamburg Green Hydrogen Hub https://www.hghh.eu/en.

Integrated Heat Transition in Wilhelmsburg https://www.iw3-hamburg.de/.

Port of Hamburg https://www.hafen-hamburg.de/en/