RE congress 2020

3rd RENEWABLE ENERGY CONGRESS & EXHIBIT – 1st iCREATE
RE-BUILDING BETTER
Strengthening the Role of Renewable Energy in Recovery and Development
18 December 2020 | ONLINE

The Renewable Energy Congress 2020 (RE Congress 2020) is the first virtual event that envisions to, once again, bring together renewable energy advocates, developers, producers, researchers, experts, students, and end-users or “prosumers” with the goal of exchanging knowledge and practices, and strengthening collaboration – to attain viable viable energy solutions, particularly renewable energy, in addressing the impacts of pandemic, climate change, and economic crises. Speakers from the government, energy industry, academe, and people's organizations will tackle policies, practices and challenges to make energy sufficient, affordable, sustainable, resilient/adaptive, inclusive, and generally responsive to the call of the times.

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ABOUT THE CENTRE

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PROGRAM SCHEDULE

Below is the Program Overview for RE Congress & iCREATE 2020, EXHIBIT AND LINKED EVENTS
RE Congress & iCREATE 2020

1.00 PM

Opening and Welcome Remarks

Session 1 | 1.10-2.00 PM
RE Situation in the Philippines

Keynote Talk on the Renewable Energy Situation in the Philippines

This session will discuss on the key policy issues and developments related to RE deployment in the Philippines. As the RE share declines in the past years, we will hear also from the keynote speakers how can the Philippines get back on track in meeting the RE goals especially with key RE programs will take in place such as Renewable Portfolio Standard, Green Energy Option Program and RE Market.

Session 2 | 2.05-2.50 PM

RE for COVID, Disasters and Economic Recovery

As the country faced with pressing and unprecedented challenges brought by the COVID-19 pandemic and frequent natural disasters, this session will show how RE can help in empowering local government units in their recovery and providing jobs to the people.

Session 3 | 3.00-4.05 PM

Getting theRE: Adaptive and inclusive RE technologies and programs

Inclusiveness of policies and programs being implemented is important, especially amid health, economic and climate crises. Are the energy policies and programs addressing the concerns of women and other vulnerable communities? What energy technologies and systems are appropriate to the times and location, especially with climate change? This session attempts to address these concerns.

Session 4 | 4.10-4.55 PM

Investing in RE for people’s lives and the environment

Transitioning to renewable energy sources of power requires investment opportunities. This session will discuss the available investment practices and opportunities offered by financial institutions, Start-up opportunities that will boost RE, and the initiative of CentRE to launch the RE Academy to encourage people to invest in knowledge regarding RE, its related policies and technologies.

4.55-5.00 PM

Closing Remarks

DEEP DIVE SESSIONS
Discussion of ongoing and emerging renewable energy initiatives in marginalized and off-grid areas. These are RE projects towards recovery, climate adaptation and resilience, and access to affordable, clean and sustainable energy.

December 11 | 1.00-4.00 PM

RE-energizing the Marginalized: Inclusive Recovery with Renewable Energy

This session will present how renewable energy plays a role in making energy accessible for all, regardless of status quo. It will also look into how RE empowers the communities, especially the disadvantaged or vulnerable ones, while enabling recovery, sustainable development, and growth. The iCREATE will also present four research papers about technological advancements in RE, particularly on batteries, solar and biomass.

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December 14 | 1.00-4.00 PM

RE projects in poor, typhoon-belt, and off-grid areas

  • Distributed energy generation in Sorsogon
  • REvolutionizing Romblon (RE-electrification of homes and transportation)
  • This session will discuss how distributed energy resources are utilized in Romblon and being developed in Sorsogon. Ongoing renewable energy initiatives in these two areas, most hit by recent typhoons, and emerging RE projects for transportation and livelihood shall be presented – how they lead to maximizing renewable energy resources’ potential to increase energy access and could stimulate economic recovery and growth. The iCREATE will also present four research papers about technological advancements on renewable energy particularly on tidal, ocean thermal, hydrogen fuel, and solar PV charging facility.

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    EXHIBIT
    The RE Exhibit shall showcase RE solutions of some RE developers and organizations, as well as opportunity for networking during the RE Congress and linked events. Short videos of RE products, services and initiatives will be shown before, in-between, and after the session programs on December 11, 14, and 18.

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