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Source: POWER-GEN Asia
International Power Generation Experts to Meet in Kuala Lumpur for ASEAN Power Week

KUALA LUMPUR, June 9, 2014 - (ACN Newswire) - More than 120 international experts will be present in Kuala Lumpur for the ASEAN Power Week to present and discuss various issues in the power generation industry, focusing on strategic and technical power issues and challenges, the continued growth of the renewable and alternative energy sectors and the financial marketplace within power generation.

ASEAN Power Week, with its three events comprises of the largest and most comprehensive conference and exhibition for the power generation industry within South-East Asia, and is supported among others by the Ministry of Energy, Green Technology and Water (KeTTHA), Sustainable Energy Development Authority of Malaysia (SEDA) and the Malaysian Convention & Exhibition Bureau (MyCEB). The three major events under ASEAN Power Week, coming to Kuala Lumpur on 10-12 September 2014 are POWER-GEN Asia, Renewable Energy World Asia and the newly created POWER-GEN Asia Financial Forum.

As the region's premier conference and exhibition for all aspects of the power generation industry, POWER-GEN Asia, part of the ASEAN Power Week, celebrates its 22nd annual gathering with a comprehensive conference programme for the conventional power generation industry. The co-located events are Renewable Energy World Asia, which once again brings together professionals and industry experts from the renewable energy industry, and the inaugural POWER-GEN Asia Financial Forum, which is designed to provide corporate-level project developers and financiers an exclusive venue to learn, network and do business.

The combined preliminary conference programme includes over 120 international experts across 7 conference tracks, covering strategic and technical topics for the conventional power sector and issues relating to the explosive growth of renewable and alternative energies in the region, as well as focusing on all aspects of financing for all types of power infrastructure development.

This year's Opening Keynote Session, taking place on Wednesday 10 September 2014 at 9am, welcomes high-profile speakers, such as Mr. Hwang-Jik Lee, Executive Vice President & CEO, Boiler Business Group, Doosan Heavy Industries & Constructions Co., Ltd., Korea (South), as well as invited representatives from Tenaga Nasional Berhad and the Ministry of Energy, Green Technology and Water. Further speakers to be confirmed shortly.

On Thursday 11 September 2014 at 14:00 the Plenary Panel Discussion will take place under the topic of "Delivering Asia's Sustainable Power Growth: The Strategic and Technology Challenge". This plenary panel discussion brings together experienced power industry professionals from a variety of disciplines, willing to share their views and speculate on how the electricity sector will meet the challenges ahead and what the industry will look like in 2020. This session will be moderated by Mark Hutchinson, IHS Energy Managing Director, based in Singapore. Panelists include:

- Datuk Ir. Ahmad Fauzi Bin Hasan, Chief Executive Officer, Energy Commission, Malaysia
- Datuk Torstein Dale Sjotveit, Chief Executive Officer, Sarawak Energy Berhad, Malaysia
- Mr. Wouter Van Wersch, Senior Vice President East Asia Pacific & President Alstom Singapore - Alstom International Senior Vice President Asia Pacific - Alstom Power Sales & Marketing

In addition to the Opening Keynote and Plenary Panel Discussion, the Conference Programme for ASEAN Power Week will take place over 3 days and feature 7 tracks in total running concurrently. Track topics include Trends and Planning, Clean and Flexible Operation; Power Plant Technologies; Operation, Optimization & Servicing; Finance and Planning; plus the two Renewable Energy World Asia conference tracks and POWER-GEN Asia Financial Forum track.

Event Director, Dr. Heather Johnstone, said, "Since 2009, we have co-located Renewable Energy World Asia with our highly-respected POWER-GEN Asia event, leading the way in recognizing the growing importance of renewable energies in South-East Asia and their contribution to the region's power mix. This year, we are excited to be evolving our South-East offerings even further with the launch of the POWER-GEN Financial Forum, where financiers and developers will come together to discuss and debate the key financial issues faced when investing in and developing power projects in the region."

In addition to the Conference, the event boasts a large and ever-growing exhibition floor, demonstrating the latest and leading technologies and solutions, with POWER-GEN Asia and Renewable Energy World Asia delivering a quality audience and experience to all who exhibit and attend, enabling high-level networking and business opportunities. Exhibitors currently include:

- Andritz Hydro
- Ansaldo Energia
- Babcock & Wilcox
- BFI Automation
- Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction
- Dresser-Rand
- Durag
- Foster Wheeler
- GE Power & Water
- Hitachi
- Hyundai Heavy Industries
- Kawasaki Gas Turbine Asia
- MAN Diesel & Turbo SE
- Mitsubishi Heavy Industries
- National Electric Coil
- PW Power Systems
- Rolls-Royce
- Sarawak Energy Berhad
- Shin Nippon Machinery
- Siemens AG Energy Sector
- Teknik Janakuasa
- Tenaga Nasional Berhad
- Toshiba Corporation
- TOTAL Oil Asia
- Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies
- Wartsila
- Wood Group GTS

Connecting Asia's Power Professionals

POWER-GEN Asia and Renewable Energy World Asia, now with the addition of the POWER-GEN Asia Financial Forum, is the leading force in delivering a platform for the power industry to meet and share information on the challenges facing the power industry and discuss solutions for advancing Asia's energy future.

Attracting over 7,500 delegates and attendees from over 60 countries from across South-East Asia and around the world, it is the industry's premier regional conference and exhibition dedicated to the power generation, renewable and alternative energy industries.

The ASEAN Power Week conference is a key forum for senior executives, industry leaders and senior engineers to discuss a range of important topics, the latest issues and solutions, in order to meet the challenge of the growing demand for electricity in the region, all under the 2014 conference theme of Connecting Asia's Power Professionals.

As the leading power industry event in Asia, ASEAN Power Week as a whole is proud to receive the support of Malaysia's top industry utilities and government energy organizations for the 2014 event. Supporters currently include the Ministry of Energy, Green Technology and Water, the Ministry of Tourism and Culture Malaysia, Sarawak Energy Berhad, Sabah Electricity, the Sustainable Energy Development Authority Malaysia (SEDA), Sarawak Corridor of Renewable Energy (SCORE) and the Provincial Electricity Authority Thailand (PEA). This is complemented by the support of top industry trade bodies that include the Malaysian Convention & Exhibition Bureau (MyCEB), the Institute of Engineers Malaysia (IEM), the Malaysian Society for Engineering & Technology (MySET), the Malaysian Photovoltaic Industry Association (MPIA), Penjanabebas, Institute of Engineers Singapore (IES), Malaysia Association of Energy Service Companies (MAESCO), The Electrical and Electronics Association of Malaysia (TEEAM), The Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), the Independent Power Producers Forum (IPPF), World Alliance for Thai Decentralized Energy, Centre for Energy Environment Resources Development, Philippine Independent Power Producers Association (PIPPA), the Turbine Inlet Cooling Association (TICA), International Generator Technical Community, the Petroleum Institute of Thailand (PTIT) and the Intergovernmental Renewable Energy Organization (IREO).

For further information please visit any of the following websites:
- www.aseanpowerweek.com
- www.powergenasia.com
- www.renewableenergyworld-asia.com
- www.powergenasiafinance.com

Lee Catania
Senior Marketing Manager
PennWell Corporation
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Source: POWER-GEN Asia

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