Registration and Executive Breakfast
Sponsor’s Introduction - UL
Uncharted Waters: Key Investment Trends in European Wind
It has been more than a decade since the start of the last global financial crisis. Since then, wind has emerged as a mainstream asset class, but how healthy is Europe’s wind market and how well-placed is it to cope with uncertainties in the global economy, including Brexit?
Networking Coffee Break
One-To-One: Corporate M&A Deals in Europe
Institutional investors and utilities continue to see corporate M&A deals as a way to expand in a challenging market. In this session we talk to LM’s CEO Duncan Berry for his view on the impact of corporate M&A deals in the wind market; the role of consolidation in the future of manufacturers in Europe; and the latest technology innovations.
Global Offshore: Sailing Safely in Choppy Waters
The emergence of new offshore wind markets in Asia, Europe and North America shows that the industry is global – but also that there are still hurdles as they seek to compete for investors’ attention. How much focus should investors put on established and emerging markets? And what are the key trends that will drive investment in each?
One-To-One: The Growth of Floating Wind
Over the last 12 months we’ve seen plenty of progress in the floating wind sector, including activity on new projects in Europe and new developments in emerging markets in Asia and the US. In this session, we will look at the latest changes and developments in the floating wind market as it races to commercial maturity.
Better Together: The Future for Hybrid Projects
Large wind turbine makers have been expanding into storage and solar, which is making hybrid projects far more common. In this session, we will discuss the future for hybrid projects; the most practical storage tech for wind farms; the role of hydrogen; and the impact on returns.
Networking Coffee Break
Europe’s PPA Revolution: From the Nordics to Where
The growth of competitive tenders and the reduction in feed-in tariffs has left more project developers turning to corporate power deals as a way to take projects to financial close. In this session, we look at the growth and obstacles power purchase agreements in Europe.
European Wind Investment Awards (Ticketed Event)
To continue the discussion, join us at the inaugural European Wind Investment Awards.
Last remaining tickets on sale at www.windawards.com.