AGENDA
 

Conclave operates under Chatham House Rules.  The sessions will not be recorded. If you are interested in participating, you must attend live.

 

Each day has a theme. We look forward to seeing you in the plenary, which is a high-level overview of the day’s theme. Breakouts are your opportunity to dive deep into a specific subject, ask more questions, and build your strategy with your peers and industry experts. 

 

After you register for the event, we will send you more information customizing your agenda and selecting your breakouts. Seating is limited so RSVP today. 

PRE-CONFERENCE 

LATE AUGUST 

Renewable
Energy 101

Date and time based on the availability of those who sign up.

Electricity 
Markets 101

Data and time based on the availability of those who sign up.

EARLY SEPTEMBER

Renewable
Energy 101

Date and time based on the avilability of those who sign up.

Electricity 
Markets 101

Date and time based on the avilability of those who sign up.

CONCLAVE WEEK

MONDAY, 14 SEPTEMBER: GLOBAL MARKETS

Plenary: Welcome & Regional Market Overview

1:00 - 2:00 PM

CET

Global renewable energy procurement reached an all-time high in 2019, and is increasingly becoming a key part of the call for a resilient recovery from COVID-19 disruption. Depending on an organization’s unique profile, including factors such as sustainability goals and electricity load, there are a range of global markets offering opportunities for renewables procurement – you just have to know where to look. In this session, Director of International Cleantech, James Lewis, and Manger of European Cleantech Operations, Fatima Sanchez, provide key insights for corporate buyers into global markets. The plenary is followed by a series of small-group workshops where participants can dive deeper into the country markets of their choice.  

Italy, Iberia, and France

2:00 PM CET

The UK, Ireland, and the Nordics

2:00 PM CET

Eastern
Europe

2:00 PM CET

BREAK - 2:45 PM CET

Germany & Benelux

3:00 PM CET

Asia Pacific, Australia, India, SE Asia, Africa

3:00 PM CET

North

America

3:00 PM CET

South

America

3:00 PM CET

MEET ME FOR A DRINK - 3:45 PM CET

TUESDAY, 15 SEPTEMBER: CARBON, SBTs, SCOPE 3

Plenary: Carbon, SBTs, Scope 3

1:00 - 2:00 PM

CET

Companies across industries are increasingly setting science-based targets (SBTs) and accelerating their journeys towards carbon neutrality. But what does it really mean for a company to set an SBT? And what solutions are important to consider when working towards achieving carbon neutrality? In this session, Business Development Manager, Albert Priori guides participants through the ins- and outsintricacies of setting an SBT, embarking on carbon neutrality, and how to think about addressing Scope 3 emissions. The plenary is followed by a series of small-group workshops where participants can dive deeper into Scope 1 and& 3 solutions, SBTs, and carbon neutrality solutions.  

Setting Science-Based Targets

2:00 PM CET

Scope 1
Solutions

2:00 PM CET

BREAK - 2:45 PM CET

EACs and Carbon Neutrality Solutions

3:00 PM CET

Engaging Your Supply Chain

3:00 PM CET

Communicating Your Sustainability Success

3:00 PM CET

MEET ME FOR A DRINK- 3:45 PM CET

8:00 - 8:45

Breakfast 

Incorporating Microgrid Solutions Into Your Resiliency Strategy 

As the energy industry moves toward renewable and cleantech options, microgrids may offer companies and organizations

immense benefits. This session will review the economic advantages, potential for increased efficiency, and additional resiliency in a world were power outage equate to immense revenue loss.

Philip Barton, Senior Director Microgrids

9:45 - 10:15

Using the NEO Network To Accelerate Your Goals

The cleantech industry is rapidly evolving and changing constantly.  It’s important to stay up-to-date on emerging markets,

regulatory changes, and the newest projects.  We’ll dive into the NEO Network to show you where to find the best tools to help you make clean energy decisions.

Mat Loving, NEO Network Development Manager

10:15 - 10:30

Coffee Break

WEDNESDAY, 16 SEPTEMBER: POWER PURCHASE AGREEMENTS

Plenary: Power Purchase Agreements in Europe

1:00 - 1:45 PM

CET

Power purchase agreements (PPAs) have become increasingly popular instruments for companies to address their Scope 2 emissions with renewable energy across the globe. With rising popularity comes increased market innovation, emerging deal structures and new ways to address potential hurdles, such as accounting and financing. In this session, Director of International Cleantech, James Lewis, and Director of Renewables & Cleantech, Simon Gerrard, give an overview of European PPAs, risk mitigation, and how to build a PPA strategy that fits your unique company profile. The plenary is followed by a series of small-group workshops where participants can dive deeper into a variety of aspects of European corporate PPAs.

10:30 - 11:00

Renewable Policy Odyssey

Join us on a policy odyssey to explore new and relevant renewable policy updates shaping the future of renewable procurement.  In this session, we'll cover the stepdown of the ITC/PTC, the effects of MOPR in PJM, and explore status updates on targeted US onsite solar programs. 

Sarah Wolf, Cleantech Specialist

Adam Weber, Cleantech Specialist 

11:00 - 11:30

Closing Remarks

Cross-Border and Pan-European PPAs

2:00 PM CET

PPA Accountancy and Challenges

2:00 PM CET

Integrating PPAs into Procurement

2:00 PM CET

BREAK - 2:45 PM CET

PPA Risk 
Mitigation

3:00 PM CET

Managing PPA Financial Performance

3:00 PM CET

Onsite Solar
Solutions

3:00 PM CET

MEET ME FOR A DRINK- 3:45 PM CET

THURSDAY, 17 SEPTEMBER: LOOKING FORWARD 

Plenary: Looking Forward to 2021

1:00 - 2:00 PM

CET

HAPPY HOUR, TIME TBD

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