20 - 21 June 2023 | Leonardo Royal London St Paul's Hotel, London, UK

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2022 Agenda

08:30
  -  
09:00
Networking
09:00
  -  
09:10
Presentation

Speakers

Head of Event Content,
Solar Media
09:10
  -  
10:00
Panel Discussion
  • As we continue to decarbonise and move away from centralised power plants, what energy mix do policy-setters need to enable?
  • How will balancing mechanisms and incentives for balancing need to change?
  • As more renewables come online, how will flexibility and storage be rewarded?
  • How might power prices shift in response to these changes?
  • What long-term challenges does the move to net zero pose for the grid?

Moderated By

CEO & Founder,
Alexa Capital

Speakers

Partner | Energy & Infrastructure Corporate Finance,
EY
Chair,
Government's Energy Digitalisation Taskforce
Senior Manager,
National Grid ESO
Head of Europe,
Enel Group
10:00
  -  
10:20
Presentation
  • Managing merchant risk through markets is becoming a necessity. Can it also be an opportunity?  
  • How do electricity markets work?  
  • Short-term portfolio optimisation, long-term investment signals and risk management  
  • Renewable PPAs and guarantees of origin 
  • How are recent policy interventions to deal with the high electricity prices impacting renewable energy producers? 

Speakers

Director, Market Integrity and Renewable Electricity,
European Federation of Energy Traders (EFET)
10:40
  -  
11:10
Networking
11:10
  -  
12:00
Panel Discussion
  • Have we moved beyond the eponymous duck curve (the downward trend we’ve seen in some markets to negative pricing)?
  • How have renewables impacted wholesale markets – are markets ready for intermittency?
  • What’s your power worth? Now and over the long term?

Moderated By

Deputy Editor,
Solar Media

Speakers

Director, Energy Advisory,
Baringa
Managing Director,
Squeaky
Senior Analyst,
Cornwall Insight
Managing Director,
Barclays Investment Bank
Head of Origination and Trading,
ENGIE
12:00
  -  
12:20
Presentation
  • Demand for PPAs is skyrocketing in the EU
  • The PPA market has experienced significant increases during the last 4 quarters, why is this happening?
  • Are we on a seller's or a buyer's market?
  • What PPA price offer are you expecting to see throughout EU and how is this compared to the value of the PPA for the customer?

Speakers

Vice President, Europe,
LevelTen Energy
12:20
  -  
13:10
Panel Discussion
  • Is the corporate offtake market for renewables really booming in Europe as some claim?
  • How do off-takers view power prices changing in the short and medium term?
  • How are PPA structures and tenures changing – are we ready for shorter PPAs?
  • What’s the demand for debt in these new structures or will it all be infra funds?

Moderated By

Managing Partner,
Megawatt-X Ltd

Speakers

Senior Associate,
DLA Piper
Head of Power Sales,
Low Carbon
Managing Director, Head of Structured Finance, SCIB UK,
Santander Corporate & Investment Banking
Head of PPA Origination,
Encavis
Vice President Sales & New Products UK,
Statkraft
13:10
  -  
14:25
Networking
14:25
  -  
15:15
Panel Discussion
  • How has the value of ancillary services been affected by increases in intermittency?
  • How are asset owners with collocated batteries improving margins?
  • Trading energy with a battery

Moderated By

Associate director, Regen & Director,
The Electricity Storage Network

Speakers

Chief Commercial Officer,
Arenko
Flexibility Solutions - Senior Manager,
EDF
Vice President,
Quinbrook Infrastructure Partners
15:15
  -  
15:45
Networking
15:45
  -  
16:45
Panel Discussion

IPPs/renewable asset owners will discuss current issues in the market.

  • Does the volatility of energy trading match institutional investors’ mandates when it comes to owning generation?
  • How are investors viewing unsubsidised projects and merchant risk?
  • The role of batteries in improving outcomes
  • How will curtailment affect generators?
  • How are asset owners mitigating cannibalisation - which technologies and markets are most exposed?
  • How are renewable asset owners preparing for a normalisation of power prices?
  • How can technology improve outcomes for asset owners?

Moderated By

Partner,
CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro

Speakers

Manager,
Brookfield
Commercial Director,
Bluefield Partners LLP
Head of Revenue,
Glennmont
Head of Energy Sales,
NextEnergy Capital
16:45
  -  
18:30
Networking

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