Laurent Segalen is a franco-british banker specialised in Renewable Energy transactions. He is the founder of Megawatt-X, the London-based world's largest platform for investing in Wind and Solar assets, which he currently heads. Megawatt-X has listed more than 14GW of Wind and Solar transactions over the past 8 years. He is also Board Member of the PPA digital platform Zeigo.
His carrier spans over 25 years, from Director at PWC, Fund Manager at Natixis/Mirova to Managing Director Clean Commodities at Lehman Brothers then Nomura. He was awarded Environmental Deal of the Year 2006 by Environmental Finance.
Laurent Segalen co-hosts the REDEFINING ENERGY podcast, ranked by player.fm among the best renewable energy Podcasts.
This joint session will look at recent capture prices and discuss the impact that global lockdowns have had on power prices and ask how much further these could be expected to go. Attendees will hear from different market analysts tracking prices and ask what’s next for power prices and how asset owners will shift their strategies for the new normal.
Presentation: TRACKING PPAS: COVID-19’S IMPACT ON PRICING AND DEAL FLOW IN EUROPE
Presentation: TRENDS IN SUCCESSFUL PPAS FOR UNSUBSIDISED PROJECTS IN EUROPE
This second session will look at the current European landscape from the point of view of Our New Energy, the leading European PPA advisor having closed +2.5 GW of long term PPAs for unsubsidised assets across Europe. Their Partner Mikkel Kring will outline 3 key strategic topics that they currently see for successful investors/developers across Europe. As markets move successively, significant learnings from first mover markets can be utilities to ensure smooth transitions and efficient deployment of capital.
Presentation: IN THE BATTLE FOR MARKET SHARE IN THE POWER MIX: SOLAR HAS WON. WHAT NEXT?
This session will explore some of the macro and longer term issues which are impacting power prices, asset values and the wider industry. We will look at which trends are short term impacts as a result of covid19 but also pick up on the way it has magnified existing challenges in the sector and discuss how the industry can evolve.