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SPEAKERS

Jason Gifford

Jason Gifford

Chairperson, South African Biogas Industry Association

Felix Colmorgen

Felix Colmorgen

Project Manager, WIP Renewable Energies

Tasneem Mayet

Tasneem Mayet

Senior Policy Manager, World Biogas Association

Yaseen Salie

Yaseen Salie

Bioenergy Analyst, GreenCape

Day 2

Raldo Kruger

Raldo Kruger

Senior Water Sector Analyst, GreenCape

Dominik Rutz

Dominik Rutz

Head of the Bioenergy & Bioeconomy Unit, WIP Renewable Energies

Bernhard WIcek

Bernhard WIcek

Project Lead, Austrian Energy Agency (AEA)

Jack Radmore

Jack Radmore

Energy and Green Finance Programme Manager, GreenCape

PROGRAMME

Day 1: Wednesday, 28 July 2021

Time

Topic

Speaker / Facilitator, Affiliation

14:00-14:05

Welcome

Jack Radmore (GreenCape)

14:05-14:15

SABIA intro/ market position paper

Jason Gifford (SABIA)

14:15-14:40

Global trends in green finance and their potential impact on the South African biogas sector

Tasneem Mayet (WBA)

14:40-15:00

“Biogas and Finance 101”

Yaseen Salie (GreenCape)

15:00-15:10

Break

15:10-15:25

DiBiCoo – Market uptake and Capacity building activities

Felix Colmorgen

(WIP Renewable Energies)

15:25-15:50

The risk mitigation approach to biogas projects

Yaseen Salie (GreenCape)

15:50-16:10

Interactive session – Working examples for large scale biogas projects

GreenCape

16:10-16:30

Feedback/Discussion and close out

GreenCape

16:30-18:00

Networking sessions / one-on-one sessions

All stakeholders

Day 2: Thursday, 29 July 2021

Time

Topic

Speaker / Facilitator, Affiliation

14:00-14:05

Welcome

Raldo Kruger (GreenCape)

14:05-14:10

Summary of previous day 

Raldo Kruger (GreenCape)

14:10-14:35

De-risking biogas project investments – European perspective

Dominik Rutz (WIP Renewable Energies)

14:35-15:00

Demo case and technical & financial model consideration and process

Bernhard WIcek (Austrian Energy Agency)

15:00-15:05

Break

15:05-15:30

Financing needs and gaps in bioenergy markets / projects

TBC

15:30-15:50

The South African Climate Finance Landscape 2020/21

Jack Radmore (GreenCape) 

15:50-16:10

Panel discussion with previous speakers

Raldo Kruger (GreenCape) – Moderator

Panelist:

Dominik Rutz (WIP Renewable Energies)

Jack Radmore (GreenCape)

TBC

16:10-16:30

Q&A for Panel

Raldo Kruger (GreenCape) – Moderator

16:30-16:40

Next steps and close out

Yaseen Salie (GreenCape)

16:40-18:00

Networking sessions / one-on-one sessions

All stakeholders

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