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Table Topics 2021

30% RE Target for Israel 2030

Chair: Yuval Zohar, Director of Policy Planning and Emergencies, Israeli Electricity Authority & Eitan Parnas, Founder & Director of the Green Energy Association of Israel

Distribution and transmission infrastructure, storage, decentralized energy management, solar roofs on shared buildings, dual-use land and agrivoltaic, regulations, smart grids, microgrids, diversity of production sources, energy-zero buildings and holistic local infrastructure management.

Grid and RE issues on the way to 100% electric mobility

Chair: Noam Ilan, CTO at Electreon Wirless

Readiness of the electrical grid in Israel and around the world for the EV revolution; methods and technologies for reducing the EV load on the electrical grid, use of Renewable Energy for charging electric transportation

Utilizing innovation to foster the Israeli future electricity market

Chair: Elad Shaviv, CEO of Israel's Smart Energy Association and Zviya Baron, Head of Innovation at the Israel Electric Company

Smart management of energy infrastructure, innovative economic models, how to encourage and generate innovation, how to bring innovation to large organizations, cyber and network protection, commercialization of academic IP.

Energy Storage & Resilience in Future Cities

Chair: Jonathan Haran, CEO and Founder of The Sustainable Group and Elad Topel, Project Manager, Eilat Smart City

Different ways for smart management of energy in cities for the purpose of reinforcing urban resilience; Residents as active economic players in the urban energy economy; how climate change affects supply and demand of energy in cities; service reliability and emergency risk management; energy efficiency in urban infrastructure planning.

Hydrogen Economy

Chair: Dr. Gideon Friedmann, Chief Scientist at the Israel Ministry of Energy and Dr. Yael Barash Harman, Israel Ministry of Energy

Hydrogen as an alternative to oil/energy sources; the development of a hydrogen-based economy in Israel; hydrogen technologies; market adaptation; dealing with costs of the energy economy, various solutions and pilots.

The Energy Storage Revolution

Chair: Limor Nakar-Vincent, Deputy Executive Director of Business Development & BIRD Energy for the BIRD Foundation

Storage as a replacement / postponement of transmission infrastructure upgrade; network storage services; decentralization of storage among end consumers; circular economy of storage; innovative technologies.

New Trends in Climate Tech Investments

Chair: Leehe Skuler, Co-Founder & Executive Director at the Global Impact Tech Alliance (GITA)

New trends for clean investment and diversion of investments; Climate-financing gaps and challenges.

From Glasgow to Tel Aviv - The Capital Market Addressing Climate Change's Challenges And Opportunities

Chair: Noga Levtzion Nadan, Managing Partner at Value^2 Responsible Investment Fund and CEO and Founder of Greeneye ESG, responsible investment experts

How to motivate a transition in the economy to clean fuels; a look at IPOs by clean energy companies on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange and around the world; impact of green business indicators on raising capital; key players in the ESG market; business models for Renewable Energy companies in the next decade; the electricity trading market; green bonds; banks as key influencers promoting industries and businesses that champion sustainability and clean energy.

Renewable energy certificates purchasing in Israel

Chair: Jared Braslawsky, Secretary-General of RECS International & Omer Tamir, CEO of EcoTraders

Removing the procedure of tenders and quotas for solar energy, encouraging direct sale of solar electricity to private consumers and corporations in order to achieve zero emissions and consumer right for green electricity wherever they are located.