Dr. Lovato is a seasoned industry expert in the power utility space with focus on Independent Power and Desalination Projects (IWPP), developed, financed constructed and operated through concession or utility outsourcing contract models.
Since 2009 Dr. Lovato has worked on the development of several IPP and IWPP projects in the region and internationally, with special focus in the recent years to renewables (CSP/PV/Wind).
He has secured financial closing of various industry's landmark projects, including the NOORo projects in Morocco and the DEWA projects in Dubai and KSA.
He is leading ACWA Power business unit for Hydrogen.
Dr. Lovato received a Ph.D. in Engineering from the Technical University of Denmark in Copenhagen and has been based in the UAE since 2005.
12:05 pm - 01:30 pm
Panel: Green Hydrogen: What Does it Take to Industrialise?
How is the current status of the implementation? Which actions are required to get green hydrogen to industrial scale? Industry leaders will discuss the economic efficiency of green hydrogen and its significance for the global economy. They share their visions and increasingly the concrete steps towards materialisation, and how the political support will enable the market.
02:55 pm - 03:20 pm
Green Hydrogen: Infrastructure
A hydrogen economy at scale will complement the renewable sector to build a resilient energy system. Is an entire re-built required, or can existing assets contribute to an accelerated transition? What infrastructure exists and what will be further required. Expect real-world answers and a look at upcoming investments