Investing in the energy transition as the world moves towards net-zero
As the world moves to net-zero, the energy transition is considered one of the biggest investment opportunities of the century.
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Explore the investment themes in the aftermath of COP26, what full on electrification means, what is a ‘fair’ return for renewables and is there further yield compression to go, and much more.
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Energy Transition Forum - Thursday 24th
Introduction from Infrastructure Investor
Welcome from the chair
Navigating the energy transition post COP-26 and looking towards COP-27
- Are the decarbonisation pathways clear enough to avoid a disorderly transition?
- What is the role of gas and nuclear in the energy transition?
- What has the recent energy crisis told us about gas’ future in energy markets?
- How do investors support the broad economy transition while meeting their firm’s portfolio goals for carbon reduction and net zero?
Moderator: John Anderson, Global Head Corporate Finance & Infrastructure, Manulife, Chair, UN
Global Head Corporate Finance & Infrastructure, ManulifeRead bio
Founding Partner and Group CEO, NextEnergy GroupRead bio
Head of Investor Relations, Sizewell CRead bio
Constantin von Wasserschleben
Managing Director, IKAVRead bio
Partner and Head of Infrastructure, CVC Capital Partners Strategic OpportunitiesRead bio
Generating stable returns in volatile energy markets
- How are fund managers putting dry powder to work in such a competitive space?
- Opportunities to support companies’ growth as opposed to buying assets at high prices
- To what extent are investors comfortable with some of the more innovative strategies?
- The challenges of operating in the same markets as large corporates and strategics with different priorities
Moderator: Louisa Yeoman, Founder, Astrid Advisors
Asset allocators views on the latest trends in the energy transition
- How increased focus on ESG is seeing more investors’ money flood into the energy transition
- Investing in asset creation: To what extent are investors comfortable with funds taking on more development risk/buying directly developers?
- How are reporting expectations on the E changing? And is standardisation any closer?
Moderator: Eugene Zhuchenko, Founder, ETORE Advisory
Director and Founder, ETORE AdvisoryRead bio
Head of Investment Management, KENFORead bio
Director - Real Assets, RedingtonRead bio
Member of Investment Committee, GLIL InfrastructureRead bio
Managing Director – Private Markets specialist, Cambridge AssociatesRead bio
Coffee & networking
Electrification and the road to profitability
- Ultrafast vs. home/office charging, how do the business models compare?
- Assessing the EV charging business model for investors
- When does EV charging become a mainstream infra play?
- Taking stock on Government evolving frameworks for EV charging
- Why interoperability needs to be prioritised
Moderator: Maria Carlsson, Partner, Head of Corporate and M&A , Bird & Bird
The opportunity of renewable investing in the US
- How is competition for developers and pricing increasing?
- Expectations for more expansion into the US in the coming years for Repsol and BP entities
- Will there be more focus on development and operational assets in the US?
- What technologies are most exciting in the US and what are the key difficulties?
- How do you approach pipeline expansion across US geographies?
- What returns are investors requiring for operational assets
Moderator: Zak Bentley, Senior Reporter, Infrastructure Investor
Networking lunch with Digital Infrastructure and Infrastructure Debt Forum attendees
Are green hydrogen and green methanol the missing link in the energy transition?
- What is investable in hydrogen today?
- How have the hydrogen and methanol landscapes been evolving?
- Is blue hydrogen a necessary transitional step or is it a distraction from going green?
- How hydrogen can utilise existing gas networks
- Is there any reason to believe that the cost of hydrogen will come down as has happened with solar and wind?
Moderator: Mogens Holm, Associate Director, Climate, BCG
Associate Director, Climate, BCGRead bio
Founder and COO, IkigaiRead bio
Head of Energy Transition, KGAL Investment ManagementRead bio
Co-founder and CEO, FiveT Hydrogen and CEO, Hy24Read bio
Steen Lønberg Jørgensen
Partner, Copenhagen Infrastructure PartnersRead bio
Mobilising investment for clean energy in emerging markets
- Are investors attracted to EM for opportunities?
- How comfortable are investors with the risk/return profile?
- Which EM countries and regions offer the most attractive investment opportunities?
- Differences in business models in EM vs. investing in developed markets: risk levels, currency levels etc
Moderator: Kirsty Hamilton OBE, Seconded Advisor – Investment, COP26 Energy Transition team
Seconded Advisor - Investment, COP26 Energy Transition teamRead bio
Advisor to the board, Harvest WasteRead bio
Co-Managing Director, African Infrastructure Investment Managers ("AIIM")Read bio
Managing Director-Head of Investor Relations, NextEnergy CapitalRead bio
Michel Andre Volle
Global Head of Funding and Investors Relations, MeridiamRead bio
Is now the time for mainstream infra funds to invest in battery storage?
- Why hasn’t the market grown as fast as some predicted in recent years? What is holding investors back?
- The importance of government in stimulating activity
- Battery storage revenue models
Moderator: Laurent Segalen, Managing Partner, Megawatt-X