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Investor Mission to Quito Ecuador

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INVESTOR MISSION TO QUITO, ECUADOR

In preparation for the Renewable Energy Tender
Wednesday August 28, 2019
Meeting location: Ministerio de Energía y Recursos Naturales No Renovables
Sheraton Hotel Accommodations

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Recently, Ecuador launched its first renewable energy auction on July 30th, 2019, seeking investors for an initial 310 megawatts of wind and solar projects.

On Wednesday, August 28th, 2019, there will be an all-day meeting in Quito, Ecuador, held at the energy ministry where details of the assets, the auction’s structure and risks will be addressed. The event is targeted to developers and investors interested in learning first-hand about details of the auction to help decide interest in participating; it will also include the presence of a number of financial institutions active in Ecuador to discuss lending requirements. Registration to this event will give you access to the August 28 meetings and the ability to meet government, off-taker, regulator as well as fellow investors and lenders.

Co-Organizers

José Antonio Cepeda currently serves as the Advisor to the Minister of Energy and Non-Renewable Natural Resources in Ecuador. Before this position, from 2016-2018 he served as Adviser to the Minister of Hydrocarbons in the former Ministry of Hydrocarbons of the Republic of Ecuador. Mr. Cepeda is the OPEC National Representative since 2017 and is a Member of IEF Executive Board since 2018. He holds a Bachelor’s in Engineering and industrial management from Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) in Germany.

José Antonio Cepeda currently serves as the Advisor to the Minister of Energy and Non-Renewable Natural Resources in Ecuador. Before this position, from 2016-2018 he served as Adviser to the Minister of Hydrocarbons in the former Ministry of Hydrocarbons of the Republic of Ecuador. Mr. Cepeda is the OPEC National Representative since 2017 and is a Member of IEF Executive Board since 2018. He holds a Bachelor’s in Engineering and industrial management from Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) in Germany.

José Antonio Cepeda
Advisor to the Minister of Energy and Non-Renewable Natural Resources
Ecuador

Carlos St. James is Managing Director of Santiago & Sinclair, LLC, a renewable energy consultancy focused on Latin America. Since 2010 he has also been a board member of the Latin American and Caribbean Council on Renewable Energy (LAC-CORE) in Washington, DC, which promotes development of the industry. He also sits on the board of the Texas Renewable Energies Industry Alliance (TREIA), which does the same for Texas. With considerable experience in project finance, technical and non-technical project themes, legal issues as well as energy policy, he is a leading advisor to investors, developers and the public sector.  He is the publisher of the Latin America Energy Review, a very popular blog that promotes debate on the industry's issues, and he holds a master's degree in international relations from the Fletcher School at Tufts University in the United States.

Carlos St. James is Managing Director of Santiago & Sinclair, LLC, a renewable energy consultancy focused on Latin America. Since 2010 he has also been a board member of the Latin American and Caribbean Council on Renewable Energy (LAC-CORE) in Washington, DC, which promotes development of the industry. He also sits on the board of the Texas Renewable Energies Industry Alliance (TREIA), which does the same for Texas. With considerable experience in project finance, technical and non-technical project themes, legal issues as well as energy policy, he is a leading advisor to investors, developers and the public sector.

He is the publisher of the Latin America Energy Review, a very popular blog that promotes debate on the industry's issues, and he holds a master's degree in international relations from the Fletcher School at Tufts University in the United States.

Carlos St. James
Managing Director
Santiago & Sinclair, LLC


AGENDA

9:00

Mission arrives at Ministry from nearby Sheraton hotel
To be received by Verónica Giler, Director of International Affairs, Ministry

9:30

Welcome from Carlos Pérez, Ministro de Energía y Recursos Naturales No Renovables

9:45

Presentation on Ecuador’s Energy situation followed by Q&A
Presenter: Marco Valencia, Subsecretario de Generación y Transmisión de la Energía Eléctrica

10:15

Presentation on the structure of the tender and assets being offered
Presenter: Jose Antonio Cepeda, Advisor to the Minister

10:45

Coffee break

11:15

Presentation by offtaker Corporación Eléctrica de Ecuador (CELEC) followed by Q&A
Presenter: Senior CELEC official, TBD

12:15

Presentation on Ecuador’s regulatory framework ARCONEL followed by Q&A
Presenter: Senior Arconel official, TBD

12:45

Presentation by LAC-CORE/Equitable Origin on non-technical risks in Ecuador
Presenter: Victoria Freyssinier, Equitable Origin

1:15

End of formal presentations with government. Walk to restaurant for lunch.

3:00

Depart for visit to National Distribution Control Center

4:30

Return to Sheraton Hotel

6:00

Private room meeting at Sheraton with bankers and financiers to discuss tender structure
Presentation coordinated by Carlos St. James

8:00

Departure to restaurant with government officials in attendance.

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