Feasibility of Solar Rooftop PV Projects in the Middle East "Cash Flow Analysis and Profitability'

Abstract

The top 3 key points that I would like to discuss in my presentation:
1. Review of the Solar Rooftop Net-Metering Regulations for different countries in the Middle East, including the Electricity Tariffs and their types.
2. Demonstrating the Technical Parameters of Solar PV systems that affect the Financials of the project.
3. Financial Assessment of Solar PV Projects with practical examples for different tariff types in different countries.

Presented By

Eng. Fadi Marji, R.E.P., C.E.M., C.E.A., C.M.V.P.
General Manager Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency
Izzat Marji Group

Fadi Marji is a Jordanian expert in renewable energy and energy efficiency. He holds a Master’s Degree in Renewable Energy “MBA Renewables” from Beuth University of Applied Sciences in Berlin Germany. Additionally, he holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Jordan.

Fadi has 25 years of technical and management experience in Izzat Marji Group, which is considered as a leading provider of Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency solutions in Jordan and the Middle East. Fadi is currently the General Manager Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency in Izzat Marji Group located in Jordan, and the General Manager of IMG Solar Company located in Dubai, and also the General Manager of WAMEST Solar Company located in Saudi Arabia.

Fadi is certified from the US Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) as Renewable Energy Professional (REP®), Certified Energy Manager (CEM®) and Certified Energy Auditor (CEA®), as well as Certified Measurement & Verification Professional (CMVP®) issued by AEE and EVO (Efficiency Valuation Organization). Fadi is also certified as Official Instructor for REP®, CEA®, and CMVP® programs.

Fadi is currently the President of the “National Sector Skills Council”, which has the roles of assessing, monitoring, advocating and ensuring the matching between supply and demand of skills and qualifications in the labor market in Jordan.

Fadi has won the “Middle East Energy Professional Development Award” in September 2017 during the 40th World Energy Engineering Congress in Atlanta, Georgia.

Fadi has been very active in the local and regional renewable energy and energy efficiency communities, and has contributed in conducting many successful seminars, workshops and presentations in these fields. Fadi is also a member of the Boards of Directors of: The Jordanian-German Center of Excellence for Solar Energy (CoE), The Vocational Training Corporation (VTC), the Renewable Energy Establishments Society (REES), and EDAMA (Energy, Water & Environment) Association.