Publicado 07/04/2021 17:43CET

Industry leaders to speak at Wood Mackenzie's inaugural European Power & Renewables Conference

- Join executives from Lightsource BP, Vattenfall, BEIS, the European Commission, Ocean Winds as new event assesses impact of European Green Deal and COP 26

LONDON, April 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- 2021 will be pivotal for Europe's energy sector. As the UK prepares to host COP 26 in Glasgow, the EU is mobilising its EUR1 trillion European Green Deal. And the industry itself is striving to meet ambitious emissions reduction targets and decarbonise the energy system. []

As European and national energy regulators, utilities, solar and wind developers and institutional and private investors lay the foundations of an unprecedented effort to decarbonise the continent's energy matrix, Wood Mackenzie will gather European energy industry leaders at its inaugural European Power & Renewables Conference [] on April 27-28.

The digital conference brings together CEOs, policy-makers, entrepreneurs, investors, thought leaders and regulators to weigh up the implications of the European Green Deal and how the region can ensure decarbonisation while balancing the demands of managing the Covid-19 pandemic and reviving the regional economy.

As well as exclusive presentations from Wood Mackenzie experts, and a top-tier speaker line-up, including representatives from Lightsource BP, BEIS, Ocean Winds, the European Commission, Vattenfall and BayWa r.e., the European Power & Renewables Conference offers the opportunity to connect with leading renewable developers and utilities. Delegates will also connect with transmission operators, national and European energy regulatory bodies, investment entities, and technology providers.

Each day will include a breakout session enabling delegates to connect directly with other attendees, Wood Mackenzie analysts, and exhibitors.

Key themes on the agenda include:

-- How the European Green Deal Will Reshape the Energy Mix, How Will It Be Financed and What It Means for the Power Sector Across Europe; -- Defining Renewable Development Across Europe Over the Next Decade: How the EU's Revised 2030 Decarbonisation Targets Will Affect Large-Scale Solar, Onshore Wind and Offshore Wind; -- Building Grid Flexibility: Incentivising Long-Duration Energy Storage and Capacity Markets, and Other Flexibility Mechanisms; -- Assessing the UK's ICE Phaseout by 2030: How the EV Revolution Will Impact the Power Sector; -- Redefining European Energy Market Designs in High Penetration Scenarios for Solar and Onshore and Offshore Wind to Mitigate Price Cannibalisation; -- The Role of Green Hydrogen in Europe's 2030 50-55% Emission Reduction by 2030: Forecasted Plant Development, Investment and Use Cases; -- Next-Generation Technologies for Solar and Wind Technology: What Is the Next Phase in LCOE Reduction; -- Towards a Single Energy Market: Furthering Renewable Integration Across Europe Through Enhanced Transnational Interconnection Infrastructure.

The European Power & Renewables Conference will hear from leading experts from across the industry including:

-- Catrin Jung, Head of Offshore Wind, Vattenfall; -- Dan Monzani, Director for Energy Security, Networks and Markets, the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS); -- Grzegorz Gorski, Chief Operating Officer, Ocean Winds; -- David Díaz, Chief Financial Officer, X-Elio; -- Chris Buckland, Technical Director, Lightsource BP -- Hans Bergman, Head of Unit for ETS Policy Development, European Commission; -- Christiane Kuti, Senior Director, Global Infrastructure & Project Finance, Fitch Ratings -- Hugh Brennan, Managing Director, Hive Energy; -- Dr Annegret Groebel, Director of International Relations, BNetzA; -- Graham Cooley, Chief Executive Officer, ITM Power; -- Ricardo Rocha, Technical Director, Offshore Wind, BayWa r.e.; -- Massimo Resta, Partner, Zouk Capital

To reserve your place at Wood Mackenzie's inaugural European Power & Renewables Conference, or for further information, please click on this link [].

For further speaking and programme enquiries, please contact Wood Mackenzie's Events team:

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