Philippine International

Micro Grid Exhibition

and Conference 2018 

October 24-26, 2018

Waterfront Hotel & Casino Cebu

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About PIMEC

Philippine International Micro Grid Exhibition and Conference (PIMEC) aims to provide a venue for government, academe, and industry stakeholders to discuss, collaborate on how to bring power to remote, developing areas where access to reliable, clean and affordable energy is highly needed. 

 

Happening on Oct. 24-26, 2018 at the Waterfront Cebu City Hotel, Specifically, the event will focus on Micro Grid applications, case studies, and advances. 

 

Organized by Lux Illumina Verde Energy Solutions (LIVES) in cooperation with the Centre for Research in Energy Systems and Technologies (CREST) of the University of San Carlos, this event is co-located with the Sustainable Energy Ecosystems International Conference (SEECON) happening on the same dates and venue. 

Event Schedule 

Oct 24

Arctic Room 1


07:00 – 08:30 

Registration


08:00 – 08:30

Opening/National Anthem/Invocation

Mr. James Philip Lao

 

Opening Remarks

Dr. Michael Lochinvar Sim Abundo

Engr. Wilfredo Canizares 


08:30 – 09:30

Policies And Regulations To Support

Mini-Grids: International Experiences

Mr. Jesse Todoc

 Researcher and Consultant, Sustainable Energy, 

CSi Energy Solutions International


09:30 – 10:30

Remote Microgrids: CSR Challenges And 

Business Opportunities

Mr. Sebastian Quiniones Jr

Chairman, Energy Committee, Management Association of the PhilippinesChairman, Mindoro Biodiversity Conservation Foundation Inc.


10:30 – 11:45

Current Programs And Policies Of The National Government On Distributed Generation And Microgrids And The Challenges

Atty. Jose Layug Jr

Senior Partner, Puno Law Office


LUNCH 11:45 – 13:15


13:15 – 14:15

Renewable Portfolio Standards

And Implications 

To Off Grid Areas

Engr. Urbano Mendiola Jr

Vice President, Corporate Affairs Group, 

National Power Corporation


14:15 – 15:15

Challenges And Opportunities For Microgrids In Remote Island (Island Case 1)

Engr. Eugene Araullo

 Chief Technology Adviser, MSpectrum Inc


BREAK


15:30 – 16:30

The Battle Between Conventional Diesel Power Plant And Distributed Re Power Plant

Engr. Noel Fernandez

Vice President, Aboitiz Power Corporation 

President, Institute of Integrated Electrical Engineers of the Philippines Inc.

Oct 24

Arctic Room 2 


 

 


 

 

  

 

 

 


 

 08:30 – 9:30 TBA

 


09:30 – 10:30

Ocean Renewable Technology / Project Economics in off-grid areas

Dr. Michael Lochinvar Sim Abundo

 Director, OceanPixel Pte. Ltd.


11:15 – 12:00

Financing Options And Requirements 

For Re/Microgrid/Sustainable

Energy Projects 

Ms. Jo Anne Eala 

 VP and Head, Sustainable Energy Financing and Specialized Lending, 

Bank of the Philippine Islands


LUNCH


13:15 – 14:15

Hybrid Re Diesel 

Case Study 

Buskowitz Group

 


 

 

14:15 – 15:15 TBA 

 


BREAK


15:30 – 16:30

Microgrid Experiences In Remote Island

Of Palawan ( Case 4 )

Engr. Silver Navarro Jr

 Renewable Energy Consultant, Asian Development Bank

Renewable Energy Consultant, Bank of the Philippine Islands

Oct 24

Mediterranean Room


08:00 – 09:00 Registration

 

9:00 – 9:05

Invocation and Philippine National Anthem


Welcome Address

Fr. Dionisio M. Miranda, SVD 

University President, 

University of San Carlos

 

9:15 – 9:20

Rationale and Setting the Tone

Prof. Evelyn B. Taboada, Ph.D. 

Dean, School of Engineering, 

University of San Carlos

 

9:20 – 9:50

Keynote Speech

Prof. AbuBakr S. Bahaj

Head of Division, Energy and Climate Change,

SERG, University of Southampton

 

9:50 – 10:20

Keynote Speech

Department of Energy, Philippines

 

10:35 – 11:05

Keynote Speech

Sustainable Energy Research Group

University of Southampton

 

11:05 – 11:35

Keynote Speech

Climate Change Commission, Philippines

 

11:35 – 12:00

Keynote Speech 

Dr. Michael Lochinvar S. Abundo 

Director, OceanPixel Pte Ltd 


13:15 – 14:15

Policy and Guidelines in Implementing Total 

Electrification Program (STEP) 

Engr. Ferdiand Villareal

 Director, Engineering Department, National Electrification Administration


14:15 – 15:15

Re Mix For Long Term Embedded Capacity

Solutions In Distribution System 

Engr. Adelino Garcia

Chaiman & President, 

AV Garcia Power Systems Inc.


BREAK


15:30 – 16:30

Camiguin Island: Solar Technology Off Grid 

Prof. Dr. Elmer Steurer 

 Dean, Business and Economics, Hochschule NEU-ULM University of Applied Sciences


Oct 25

Arctic Room 1


08:30 – 09:30

Constructing Microgrid – The Regulatory Requirements In The Philippine

Construction Industry 

Engr. Arthur Escalante

Board Member, Philippine Construction

Accreditation Board


09:30 – 10:30

Lessons And Best Practices

In Project Management

For Phil Energy Sector

Engr. Ray Lamdagan

President, Project Management

Institute – Philippines Chapter


 10:30 – 10:45 BREAK 


10:45 – 11:45

Renewable Energy (Re) Integration

To The Distribution System

Engr. Froilan Savet

Chairperson, Rules Review Subcommittee

Distribution Management Committee


11:45 – 13:15 LUNCH


13:15 – 14:15

Transmission Challenges In

Off Grid Areas

Engr. Arthur Lopez Jr

General Manager, EAGLEngineering

Solutions Inc.


14:15 – 15:15

Biomass Application in Off 

Grid Area (Case 6)

Engr. Kenneth Uy

Icon Solutions


15:30 – 16:30 TBA

Oct 25

Arctic Room 2


08:30 – 09:30

Microgrid Power Plants in Security

Challenged Areas (Case 5) 

Engr. Mario Jeffrey Olleras

Department Manager, Operations Planning and

Performance Assessment Department, 

SPUGNational Power Corporation


09:30 – 10:30

Re Project Development Challenges in

the Philippines 

Engr. Eugene Araullo

Chief Technology Adviser, MSpectrum Inc


 10:30 – 10:45 – BREAK 


10:45 – 11:45

Impact of Distributed Generation 

on Traditional Engineering Design

Engr. Fortunato Leynes Jr.

Faculty, Department of Electrical Engineering, 

University of Sto. Tomas


11:45 – 13:45 LUNCH


13:15 – 14:30

Re Regulatory Compliance: Long Term

Embedded Capacity Solutions in

Distribution Systems

Engr. Adelino V. Garcia

Chairman & President, AV 

Garcia Power Systems Inc.


14:45 – 15:45

Microgrid Solutions in NPC-SPUG

Areas (Case 3)

Engr. Godofredo Magpoc Jr.

Manager, Mechanical Engineering Division Head, 

Renewable Energy Development Team 

National Power Corporation.

Oct 25

Mediterranean Room


13:15 – 14:30

The Economics of Hybrid and

Microgrid Systems in Different Applications 

Dr. Peter Lilienthal

CEO, HOMER Energy LLC


14:30 – 15:30

Caterpillar Re Projects in the

Philippines (Case Study) 

Mr. Benjie Alingasa

Consultant, Monark/Caterpillar Hybrid

Microgrid Power Solutions


15:30 – 16:30

Wartsila Hybrid Power Solutions

(Case Study) 

Ms. Malin Ostman

Manager, Project Development, Wartsila

Oct 26

Arctic Room 1


08:30 – 09:30

Array Effects On Tidal Power Generation And

Project Costs In Microgrid Installation 

Dr. Martin Koh

 Energy Systems Engineer, OceanPixel Pte. Ltd.


09:30 – 10:30

SCADA Solutions For Off-Grid

Electrical Systems

Engr. Ray Lamdagan

 President & CEO,

Jedd Technology Corporation


 10:30 – 10:45 BREAK 


10:45 – 11:45

Viability And Sustainability Of Diesel

Powered Plant In Off Grid Areas

Engr. Melburgo Chiu Jr

Senior Technical Adviser,

Tamoin Industrial Services Corporation


11:45 – 13:15 LUNCH 


13:15 – 14:15

Microgrid Sustainability In

Remote Island (Island Case 2)

Engr. Rene Fajilagutan

 General Manager, Romblon

 Electric Cooperative


 

Oct 26

Arctic Room 2


08:30 – 09:30

Marine Operations In Support Of Re

And Wind Power For Microgrids

Mr. Ryan Nicoll

 Co-founder and CTO, Dynamic

System Analysis Ltd.


 09:30 – 10:30

Sustainable Practices In Marine Operations: 

Synergies With Marine Re In Off Grid Areas

Capt. David Thomson

CEO, Orcades Marine Management


 10:30 – 10:45 BREAK 


 10:45 – 11:45

Resource Assessments For

Techno-Economics Of Marine

Re Powered Microgrids

Engr. Alex Ng

Programme Manager, OceanPixel Pte. Ltd.


11:45 – 13:15 LUNCH 


 13:15 – 14:15 TBA

 

Oct 26

Mediterranean Room


08:30 – 09:30 TBA 


 9:30 – 10:30

Energy Economics of Wave

Energy and Floating Solar Microgrids

Mr. David Campbell

Commercial Director, Albatern Energy


 10:30 – 10:45 BREAK 


11:45 – 13:15 LUNCH 


13:45 – 14:15 Exhibit Viewing 


14:45 – 15:15 

Awarding and Closing Ceremony


 14:45 – 15:15

Moving Forward

Dr. Michael Lochinvar S. Abundo

Programme Manager, OceanPixel Pte. Ltd.

 15:15 – 15:30

Closing Remarks

Fr. Aleksander Gaut, SVD

Vice President for Academic Affairs,

University of San Carlos

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