2nd Global Ministerial Conference on System Integration of Renewables

ORGANISER Energy Market Authority & International Energy Agency
DATE 27 October 2020
TIME 15:00 – 17:15
VENUE Sands Expo and Convention Centre, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore

Singapore and the International Energy Agency will co-host the 2nd Global Ministerial Conference on System Integration of Renewables at SIEW on 27 October 2020. The theme of the Ministerial Conference is “Investment, Integration and Resilience: A Secure, Clean Energy Future”.

The 2nd Global Ministerial Conference on System Integration of Renewables provides a platform for Ministers, CEOs and thought leaders to explore emerging issues in the acceleration of renewables integration and power system resilience, with a focus on Asia and the ASEAN region. The Ministerial Conference will also feature the launch of the IEA’s Electricity Security Report.

Opening Remarks

15:00 - 15:05 hrs

Speaker
2M-Dr-Tan-See-Leng

Dr Tan See Leng

Minister, Prime Minister’s Office
Second Minister for Trade and Industry
Second Minister for Manpower

Singapore

Opening Address

15:05 - 15:10 hrs

Speaker
fatih-birol

Dr Fatih Birol

Executive Director

International Energy Agency

Keynote Address

15:10 - 15:15 hrs

Speaker
Supattanapong-Punmeechaow

H.E. Supattanapong Punmeechaow

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Energy

Thailand

Launch of the IEA Electricity Security Report

15:15 - 15:25 hrs

Speaker
fatih-birol

Dr Fatih Birol

Executive Director

International Energy Agency

Session 1: Accelerating investment in Renewable Electricity Technology and Infrastructure

15:25 - 16:10 hrs

This session will focus on measures undertaken by governments and the private sector to enhance renewable electricity uptake and integration, against the backdrop of a global economy affected by Covid-19 pandemic. Speakers will discuss policy approaches, investments required in infrastructure and technology, and the role of the private sector in promoting a renewables revolution post-COVID-19.

Discussion Questions:
  1. How can governments continue to promote the uptake of renewable energy against low oil prices and in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic?
  2. What are the investments needed in infrastructure and technology to accelerate and enhance the integration of renewables into the power system?
  3. How can countries work together more effectively on promoting investments on renewable grid integration?
Speakers
2M-Dr-Tan-See-Leng

Dr Tan See Leng

Minister, Prime Minister’s Office
Second Minister for Trade and Industry
Second Minister for Manpower

Singapore

Alfonso Cusi

H.E. Alfonso G. Cusi

Secretary of Energy

Republic of the Philippines

Michał-Kurtyka

H.E. Michał Kurtyka

Minister of Climate and Environment

Poland

Pedro Matos Fernandes

H.E. João Pedro Matos Fernandes

Minister for Environment and Climate Action

Portugal

Lim-Jock-Hoi

H.E. Dato Lim Jock Hoi

Secretary-General of ASEAN

ASEAN

Timo-Tatar

H.E. Timo Tatar

Deputy Secretary General, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Infrastructure

Estonia

Xin-Baoan

Xin Baoan

President

State Grid Corporation of China

piyush-Gusta

Piyush Gupta

Chief Executive Officer and Director

DBS Group

Claudio-Facchin

Claudio Facchin

Chief Executive Officer

Hitachi ABB Power Grids

Sharbini-Suhaili

Dato Haji Sharbini Suhaili

Group Chief Executive Officer

Sarawak Energy

Frank-Phuan

Frank Phuan

Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director

Sunseap Group Pte Ltd


Moderator
Mechthild

Mechthild Wörsdörfer

Director (Sustainability, Technology and Outlooks)

International Energy Agency

Break

16:10 - 16:15 hrs

Session 2: Developing Resilient and Flexible Power Systems

16:15 - 17:00 hrs

This session will discuss the critical role of enhancing resiliency and flexibility in our power systems against physical disruptions, supply shocks and digital threats. Panellists will share experiences and discuss measures to ensure stability of supply while increasing the use of clean energy sources, and the role of digitalisation in the future of smart and clean energy systems.

Discussion Questions:
  1. How do we ensure our electricity grids remain resilient and flexible?
  2. What are some of the lessons learnt from managing the impact of COVID-19 on the energy systems, i.e. supply disruptions?
  3. What is the role of digitalisation in creating a resilient and flexible power system?
Speakers
Kaderjak

H.E. Dr Péter Kaderják

Minister of State, Ministry of Energy and Climate Affairs

Hungary

Kimmo-Tiilikainen

H.E. Kimmo Tiilikainen

State Secretary, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment

Finland

Elisabeth

H.E. Elisabeth Winkelmeier-Becker

Parliamentary State Secretary, Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy

Germany

Yasumasa-Nagasaka

H.E. Yasumasa Nagasaka

State Minister, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry

Japan

Maung win

H.E. U Khin Maung Win

Deputy Minister for Electricity and Energy

Myanmar

tony

H.E. Tony Christian Tiller

State Secretary, Ministry of Petroleum and Energy

Norway

theodore

Theodore J. Garrish

Assistant Secretary for Office of International Affairs, Department of Energy

United States of America

Pujari

Shri P.K. Pujari

Chairman

Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC), India

jiraporn

Dr Jiraporn Sirikum

Deputy Governor – Strategy

Electricity Generation Authority Thailand

Jerome-Pecresse

Jerome Pecresse

Chief Executive Officer

GE Renewables


Moderator
keisuke

Keisuke Sadamori

Director (Energy Markets and Security)

International Energy Agency

Closing Address

17:00 - 17:05 hrs
Arifin-Tasrif

H.E. Arifin Tasrif

Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources

Republic of Indonesia

Closing Remarks

17:05 - 17:15 hrs
2M-Dr-Tan-See-Leng

Dr Tan See Leng

Minister, Prime Minister’s Office
Second Minister for Trade and Industry
Second Minister for Manpower

Singapore

fatih-birol

Dr Fatih Birol

Executive Director

International Energy Agency

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