Karim is the Founder and Executive Director of Orisun Invest, a project origination platform in renewable energy he launched in 2020, which has closed so far 365 MW in 7 different countries and with more than 2.4 GW under mandate with leading IPP and investors. He has over 17 years of experience in the energy sector and he is also acting as Director Transaction Advisor in Dii Desert Energy, a leading Think Tank in the MENA region advocating for an acceleration of the energy transition, which he also represents at the IRENA Coalition for Action, an international institutional network supporting the global energy transition.
04:50 pm - 05:05 pm
Utility Scale Solar & Storage and Grid Integration
Utilities are investing heavily in utility-scale energy-storage solutions, putting big batteries next to power plants and transmission lines and in substations to reduce costs and improve reliability. Renewables, combined with storage are becoming a key part of the modern grid and are indispensable for the prevention of bi-directional flows. Let's talk about how solar & storage will add the most value.