Krzysztof Ignaciuk

Partner, Head of MENA, Apricum – The Cleantech Advisory

Krzysztof Ignaciuk is partner and head of Apricum's MENA business. He brings over 14 years of experience in investment banking and management consulting in the energy, utilities, manufacturing, and public sectors and will be tasked with driving Apricum’s advisory services business in the MENA region, applying an impressive breadth and depth of expertise in strategy, value creation, transformation and M&A.


Wednesday 31 January 2024

Panel discussion 4 | Linking to storage, hydrogen, CSP

In this session, we will seek to ascertain if the Saudi market can be home to ambitious green hydrogen project or innovative hybrid storage configurations. We will also discuss if the CSP (concentrated solar power) technology has the potential to challenge the primacy of PV or if it may be used in complementarity.

Talking points:

  •  Competition between green and grey/blue hydrogen
  • Costs of hydrogen
  • Revival of CPS and competition or complementarity with PV
  • Large-scale and small-scale batteries; feasibility, prices, and technology
  • Neom 
  • Hybridizing PV with HVAC

Speakers: Dr. Mengyuan Li, Vice President, Product Management Center, LONGi | Waleed AlHallaj, Head of Business Development - MENA, Amarenco | Dr. Raed Bkayrat, Chief Development Officer, Alternative Energy Projects | Mustafa Ahmed Al-Hakeem, Project Manager

Moderators: Emiliano Bellini, News Director, pv magazine | Krzysztof Ignaciuk, Partner, Partner, Head of MENA, Apricum – The Cleantech Advisory