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Programme & Proceedings
          Bangkok, 24-25 October 2002
               Programme & Proceedings

ASEM Green IPP Network
First Regional Workshop
"Renewable energy sources in SEA�current stage, market conditions, and outlook"
24-25 October 2002, Sofitel Silom Bangkok (Thailand)


Day 1

Opening Session

  • 8:00 - 8:15 
    Welcome remarks and presentation of the project 
    Mr. Dominik M�st
    Institute of Industrial Production (IIP), University of Karlsruhe, Germany

  • 8:15 - 8:30
    Opening remarks on behalf of the European Commission (EC)
    H.E. Mr. Andreas List
    First Counsellor, Charge d'Affaires, Delegation of the European Commission,
    European Union    

  • 8:30 - 8:45
    Opening remarks on behalf of the Foundation for International Human Resource Development (FIHRD)
    Dr. Chira Hongladarom
    Secretary-General, Foundation for International Human Resource Development (FIHRD)   

  • 8:45 - 9:00
    Launching of project website and newsletter
    Prof. Thierry Lefevre  
    Director, Centre for Energy Environment Resources Development, Foundation for International Human Resource Development (CEERD-FIHRD), Thailand


Keynote Presentations
Moderator:Prof. Thierry Lefevre, CEERD

  • 9:00- 9:30
    Latest developments in renewable energy policy and programs in the context of the 2001 Bali Declaration
    Mr. Pranesh C. Saha
    Chief, Energy Resources Section, Environment and Sustainable Development Division

  • 9:30 - 10:00
    Implications of power sector restructuring on Green IPPs
    Mr. Niclas Svenningsen
    Environmental Affairs Officer, Division of Technology, Industry and Economics, UNEP

Coffee break (10:00 - 10:30)

Panel Session 1: Focus on Biomass
Moderators:Mr. Norbert Enzensberger, IIP
Rapporteurs: Ms. Marites Cabrera, CEERD

  • 10:30 - 10:50
    Presentation on European policy instruments
    Ms. Annemarije van Dijk
    Energy Research Centre of the Netherlands (ECN), Netherlands

  • 10:50 - 11:10
    Presentation on market conditions, barriers and outlook for biomass in Southeast Asia (SEA)
    Dr. Ludovic Lacrosse
    Coordinator, EC ASEAN Cogen Programme (Cogen 3)

  • 11:00 - 11:30
    SPPs and Encon Fund of Thailand
    Dr. Viraphol Jirapraditkul
    Director, Energy Conservation and Renewable Energy Division, National Energy Policy Office (NEPO), Thailand

  • 11:30 - 11:50
    Case study on project structures and financing
    Dr. Siwanan Na Nakorn
    Senior Executive Vice-President, New Business Ventures, Electricity Generating Public Co., Ltd. (EGCO), Thailand


Panel Discussion (12:30 - 1:30)

Lunch (12:30 - 1:30)

Panel Session 1 (continued): Focus on Biomass

  • 1:30 - 1:50
    Case study on policy instruments (focus on biomass): Small Renewable Power (SREP) Programme of Malaysia
    Dr. Hassan Ibrahim
    Executive Director, Malaysia Energy Centre (PTM), Malaysia

  • 1:50 - 2:10
    Country presentation (focus on biomass)
    Dr. Sat Samy
    Director, Technical Energy Department, Ministry of Industry, Mines and Energy (MIME), Cambodia   

  • 2:10 - 2:30
    Biomass energy potentials and utilization in Indonesia
    Prof. Dr. Kamarudin Abdullah
    Chairman of Indonesian Renewable Energy Society (IRES) and Professor, Bogor Agricultural Institute, Indonesia

Panel Discussion (2:30 - 3:00)

Coffee break (3:00 - 3:30)

Panel Session 2: Focus on Wind
Moderator:Ms. Annemarije van Dijk, ECN
Rapporteurs: Pierre Cazelles, CEERD

  • 3:30 - 3:50
    Structures of wind energy projects in Europe
    Dominik M�st,
    IIP, University of Karlsruhe, Germany

  • 3:50 - 4:10
    Presentation on market conditions, barriers and outlook for wind in SEA
    Mr. Thelmo Cunanan
    President and CEO, Philippine National Oil Company (PNOC), Philippines     

  • 4:10 - 4:30
    Country presentation (focus on wind)
    Prof. Rowaldo del Mundo
    Energy program Coordinator and Head of Solar laboratory, University of the Philippines,

  • 4:30 - 4:50
    Utilization of wind energy in Thailand
    Mr. Boonkerd Chookijroongrojn
    Senior Scientist and Chief, Investigation and Potential Assessment of Energy Resources section, Department of Energy development and promotion (DEDP), Thailand


Panel Discussion (4:50 - 5:30)

Day 2

Panel Session 3: Focus on Hydropower
Moderators:prof. Rowaldo del Mundo, UPSL
Rapporteurs: jean-Marc Alexandre, CEERD-FIHRD

  • 8:00 - 8:20
    Small-scale hydropower in europe-technology and resources
    Dr. Kaj Jorgensen
    Senior Scientist, Risoe National Laboratory (Risoe), Denmark 

  • 8:20 - 8:40
    Presentation on market conditions, barriers and outlook for small and mini-hydro in SEA
    Dr. Chen Shengshui
    Hangzhou Regional Centre for Small Hydro Power (HRC), P.R. China      

  • 8:40 - 9:00
    Country presentation (focus on hydropower)
    Mr. Nguyen Ba Cuong
    Hydropower Department, Institute of Energy, Vietnam    

  • 9:00 - 9:20
    Case study on project structure and financing: selected mini-hydro project in the Philippines
    Mr. Rene Ronquillo
    Chief Operating Officer (COO), Hydroelectric Development Corporation (HEDCOR), Philippines

Panel Discussion (9:20 - 10:00)

Coffee break (10:00 - 10:30)

Open Forum Sessions (10:30 - 11:30)

Parallel session 1: Project structures and financing approaches
Moderators: Mr. Dominik M�st, IIP
Rapporteurs: Mr. Nobert Enzensberger, IIP; Mr. Jessie Todoc, CEERD-FIHRD


  • Dr. Ludovic Lacrosse, Coordinator, EC ASEAN Cogen (Cogen 3)
  • Mr.Rene Ronquillo, Chief Operating Officer (COO), HEDCOR, Philippines
  • Dr. Sat Samy, Director, Technical Energy Department, MIME, Cambodia
  • Mr. Tony Knowles, Advisor, Small and Medium Enterprises Cambodia
  • Mr. Luc Metivier, Vovan & Associes, Thailand
  • Mr. Stanley Cheng, Marketing Expert, Cogen 3
  • Dr. Rome- Pacudan, Senior Economist, UNEP Risoe, Denmark
  • Mr. Arul Joe Mathias, CDM and Biomass Advisor, Cogen 3

Parallel session 2: Policy instruments and regulation
Moderator: Mr. Tjarinto, ACE
Rapporteurs: Annemarije van Dijk, ECN; Christopher Zamora, ACE; Monaliza Todoc, CEERD-FIHRD


  • Mr. Thelm- Cunanan, President and CEO, PNOC, Philippines
  • Dr. Viraphol Jirapraditkul, Director, Energy Conservation and Renewable Energy Division, NEPO, Thailand
  • Dr. Hassan Ibrahim, Executive Director, PTM, Malaysia
  • Mr. Boonkerd Chookijroongrojn, Senior Scientist, DEDP, Thailand
  • Mr. Masahir- Miyazaki, Chief Representative, NED- (Bangkok)
  • Mr. Niels Beck-Larsen, Chief Consultant Biomass Technology, Cogen 3
  • Prof. Thierry Lefevre, Director, CEERD-FIHRD, Thailand
  • Mr. Thomas Hernoe, Environmental Advisor, Cogen 3
  • Mr. Nguyen Ba Cuong, Institute of Energy, Vietnam

Parallel session 3: Renewable energy technology and resources
Moderator: Dr. Kaj Joergensen, Risoe
Rapporteurs: Prof. Rowald- del Mundo, UPSL; Jean-Marc Alexandre, CEERD-FIHRD


  • Dr. Chen Shengshui, Hangzhou Regional Centre for Small Hydr- Power (HRC), P. R. China
  • Dr. Boonrod Sajjakulnukit, Senior Engineer, DEDP, Thailand
  • Prof. Dr. Kamaruddin Abdullah, Chairman, IRES and Professor, Bogor Agricultural Institute, Indonesia
  • Mr. Pekka Skytta, EC Co-Director, EC-ASEAN Energy Facility (EAEF)
  • Ms. Marites Cabrera, Managing Editor, Asian Energy News, CEERD-FIHRD
  • Mr. Kristian Eriksen, Senior Expert, EAEF
  • Mr. Peter Ude Joergensen, Senior Expert, EAEF
  • Dr. Savitri Garivait, Assistant Professor, King Mongkut's University of Technology-Thonburi (KMUTT), Thailand
  • Dr. Shabbir Gheewala, Lecturer, KMUTT, Thailand
  • Mr. Robert- Villa, Jr., Public Relations Officer, PNOC, Philippines
  • Ms. Lyn Dale, IIR, Singapore

Closing session (11:30 - 12:00)

Moderators-Rapporteurs: CEERD and IIP
Summary and preliminary conclusions

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