3 - 4 September 2019
MITEC, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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POWERGEN Asia Programme Highlights

The 3-day POWERGEN Asia programme focuses on optimising power plants and large scale renewable power programs. POWERGEN Asia focuses on helping ASEAN utilities to boost their power generation capacity and operational efficiency. It covers power plant machinery, plant maintenance, fuel sources, renewable plants, energy security strategies, and finance.  

It also covers fossil and renewable based generation strategies including Coal, Natural Gas, Oil, Hydro, Bio Fuels, Waste, Geothermal, Wind and Solar. PGA will bring together key stakeholders from governments, industry and international organisations to discuss how ASEAN can strengthen its engagement with global energy players and develop energy solutions for the region. Click on any topic for further information.

POWERGEN ASIA SUMMIT CONFERENCE PROGRAMME (PAY-TO-ATTEND)

FINANCE & STRATEGIC MARKET ISSUES


 

Comparing Asset Owners' Energy Transition Pathways

Topics include:

  • The Energy Transition and pathways towards Utility 3.0
  • How the Energy Transition is Forging New Business Models for Asian Utilities and Partners
  • Reviewing the Prospects and Challenges of Energy Transition in Vietnam

Powering Ahead to Solve Southeast Asia's Energy Challenges

Topics include:

  • Comparing the Financial Health of ASEAN Utilities and How They Are Positioned for the Energy Transition
  • Mapping the Progress of the Clean Energy Transition in Bangladesh 
  • Energy Security in Cambodia and the Steps Towards Energy Transition

Opportunities to Accelerate National Energy Transitions
 

Topics include:

  • Investment Policies and Financing Options for Clean Energy in Myanmar

PANEL: Hot Market Trends in ASEAN

Here, we explore the most-important trends shaping one of, if not the world's fastest-growing regional power market

Growing Appeal of Gas to Power

As interest in gas to power from countries across the APAC is growing, we explore what is fuelling this interest and find out whether it is a sustainable diversification strategy in the long term

Market Focus: Malaysia

With a concerted drive towards a lower-carbon generation mix and indications of further market liberalisation much change is in the air in Malaysia, one of the most advanced markets in ASEAN and the wider APAC

Market Focus: Indonesia

Power generation in ASEAN's biggest economy remains largely coal-based as it continues its efforts to bring affordable electricity to all its citizens. However, are there now genuine signs of a drive to diversify to lower-carbon options?

Market Focus: Myanmar & Vietnam

Although often deemed "frontier markets", and therefore not without their challenges, interest is high in these two important ASEAN nations as both  offer exciting and new business opportunities

Market Focus: Philippines

Philippines is said to be at a pivotal moment in determining its future energy mix, with energy security taking centre stage. What are the opportunities and challenges this presents for one of ASEAN's most economically-strong countries?

ASEAN'S GREEN REVOLUTION


 

PANEL: Major Drivers of Renewables in ASEAN

As capacity additions of renewables are outstripping any other form of generation in Southeast Asia, we do a deep-dive into the key drivers behind this phenomenal growth.

Importance of Robust Project Planning

Renewable-based projects can present several unique challenges, so well-in-advance, good planning is key to mitigating them. Examples are showcased.

Innovation in Managing Financial Risk

The risk profile of renewables projects differs from conventional fuel-based ones, so here new and original thinking on how to effectively manage those risks are shared.

Tech. Innovations - Emerging Opportunities

Here, we highlight a selection of the most-promising renewable energy technology developments for APAC market.

Future of Offshore Wind in APAC

APAC is beginning to tap into the benefits that offshore wind offers. Here, we present some of the most-important project development currently taking place across the region.

WTE: An Under-Exploited Resource

Waste-to-Energy (WTE) has a role to play in a wider sustainable energy future for Southeast Asia. Here, operators of WTE plants share their experience, together with a showcase of exciting technology advances in this field.

Topics include:

  • Towards a Circular Economy with Resource-Efficient Solutions for Waste-to-Energy

PANEL: Is Gas the Best Bridging Solution for APAC?

It is widely accepted across the globe that natural gas is the bridging fuel required as we move towards a renewable-dominated future, but is it the best bridging option in APAC? Here, a panel of experts will seek to answer that question.

Bioenergy & its Importance to ASEAN

Here, we explore why bioenergy, in its many forms, if it is done in a sustainable manner has a vital role to play in ASEAN's securing a low-carbon future.

PANEL: What's Next for Renewables in APAC?

In this panel session, experts in the renewable energy field indulge in blue-sky thinking and discuss the "next big things" in renewables from a technology, application and new-thinking perspective over the next 5-10 years

OPTIMIZING POWER PLANT PERFORMANCE


 

PANEL: Growing Importance of Optimisation

In a rapidly changing environment where part load is becoming the norm, owners, operators and technologists share their insight into the central role optimising plant operations now possesses.

New Thinking in O&M Strategies

The latest strategies in plant operations and maintenance (O&M) are explored and illustrated by several real-life examples.

Topics include:

  • Smart Early Warning System and Preventive Maintenance of Power Plants

Effective Outage Management
 

Various approaches to effectively manage both planned and unplanned plant outages are presented, along with in-the-field examples.

Gas Modernisation Projects: Part 1

Operators showcase projects where their gas-fired plant's performance has been improved by building in operational flexibility, increasing output by repowering or directly reducing emissions.

Gas Modernisation Projects: Part 2

Operators showcase projects where their gas-fired plant's performance has been improved by building in operational flexibility, increasing output by repowering or directly reducing emissions.

Coal Modernisation Projects: Part 1

Operators showcase projects where their coal-fired plant's performance has been improved by building in operational flexibility, increasing output by repowering or directly reducing emissions.

Coal Modernisation Projects: Part 2

Operators showcase projects where their coal-fired plant's performance has been improved by building in operational flexibility, increasing output by repowering or directly reducing emissions.

State-of-the-Art Monitoring, Diagnostics & Analytics

Here we present case studies highlighting the latest advances in monitoring, diagnostics and analytics for generation assets.

 

Advanced Control Tech & Systems

Here, the latest technology and systems that are providing state-of-the-art plant control in the field are presented, highlighting both opportunities and challenges.

Topics include:

  • Lifetime Extension & Challenges Associated with Control System

 

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CONVENTIONAL POWER 4.0


 

PANEL: Future-Proofing Conventional Power

An expert panel discusses how conventional power can remain part of the generation mix in the medium term as we shift towards a greener, lower-carbon future

Next-Gen Tech Supporting Conventional Power

Showcasing innovative technologies that are supporting conventional generation assets, enabling them to continue to have a role well into the 21st century

Pioneers of Gas-Based Power

Here we highlight the latest thinking, tech. solutions and projects that are helping to advance gas-based power generation

Topics include:

  • How Small-Scale LNG Can Beat Coal in Flexible Power Generating Markets in Booming Asia

Pioneers of Coal-Based Power

Here we showcase the latest thinking, tech. solutions and projects that are focused on reducing coal-based generation's environmental footprint

Topics include:

  • Progress of Novel Oxygen-blown IGCC with CO2 Capture Demonstration

PANEL: Decentralisation of Generation

An expert panel discusses the growing trend of the decentralisation of generation, focusing on how conventional power asset owners need to respond and why it's a particularly important trend in APAC

Innovative C&I Projects

High-energy and reliability requirements of some areas of the commercial and industrial (C&I) sector is encouraging conventional-based self-generation. Here, we present some interesting case studies  

Advanced Engine Tech Update

Here we showcase key developments in engine technology, as well as highlight these innovations in actions

Small to Medium-Sized GT Tech Update

Here we showcase key developments in small to medium-sized gas turbine technology, as well as highlight these innovations in action

Heavy-Duty GT: Ongoing Innovation

The heavy-duty gas turbine (GT) is a mainstay asset across much of ASEAN and the wider APAC. Here, leading OEMs showcase their latest innovations that improve their efficiency and operational flexibility

Focus on Fuel Flexibility

As demand for gas turbines and engines to utilize a variety of different fuels continues to strengthen from operators, we find out how OEMs are responding

PANEL: Converting Coal Assets to Gas

Many Southeast Asian nations remain largely dependent on coal to generate power, but interest in converting existing coal-fired plants to run on natural gas appears to be on the rise. Here, an expert panel conducts a reality check on the opportunities and challenges this option presents to asset owners

THE POWER OF THE DIGITAL PLANT


 

PANEL: Plant Digitalisation - How to Avoid Being Left Behind

Digital transformation of the generation sector is happening, so here we find out everything you need to know to ensure you have the right digital strategy in place

Experience of Digital Twinning

End users share their 'digital twin' experiences and explain how it is enabling them to improve the operations of their power plants

Digitalisation Product Showcase: Part 1

Here we highlight a selection of the currently-available digital plant technologies, software and platforms.

Digitalisation Product Showcase - Part 2
 

Here we highlight a selection of the currently-available digital plant technologies, software and platforms.

Digitalisation Success Stories

Here we showcase some of best digitalisation implementation projects in the generation sector

Topics include:

  • The Case of IoT Technology Application of the Private-LTE Platform-based in Yeongheung Power Plant Division

PANEL: AI & Blockchain in the Generation Sector

Exploring the role of these digital innovations and how they are and can benefit the generation sector.

PANEL: Intelligent Data Management

Data generation is at an all-time high level, so the challenge is how can a plant owner and operator effectively handle and manage it. Here, an expert panel explores the benefits and pitfalls.

PANEL: What's Next in the Digitalisation of Generation?

As the digital transformation of the power generation sector takes hold, an expert panel speculates on what'll be the major digital trends going forward

PANEL: Cybersecurity: What You Need to Know & Do

Nowadays it is essential to have a robust cybersecurity strategy to protect your assets. Here, you can find out everything you need to know to have one in place

Cybersecurity Solutions Showcase

Highlighting cybersecurity solutions that are currently keeping generating assets safe from attack.

Emerging Digital Tech. Showcase

Showcasing some of the most exciting and innovative digital technologies and initiatives on the horizon from start-ups, research institutions and universities

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