Sessions | WindEurope Electric City 2021


Financing the expansion of offshore wind

High-level & Plenaries

When: Wednesday, 27 November 2019, 9:00 - 10:15
Where: A15

Session description

We will need sustained levels of investments to achieve 450 GW of installed – and connected - offshore wind capacity by 2050. This session will look at the outlook and conditions to get the financials right, both for financing offshore wind projects and for building the offshore grid.

  • Are the trends at work today taking us in the right direction?
  • Will we need new business and financial models?
  • What are the main challenges today
  • Session chair

    Christina Sørensen

    Senior Partner, CIP


    Setting the scene: insights from the IEA's World Energy Outlook

    Brent Wanner

    Lead, Power Generation Analysis, International Energy Agency

    Panel Discussion

    Stéphane Dubos

    Executive Director, Power & Renewables Infrastructure Industry Group, Natixis

    Mary Quaney

    CFO, Mainstream Renewables

    Ed Northam

    Head of GIG Europe, Green Investment Group

    Alessandro Izzo

    Head of Project Finance and Regulated Assets, Division Western Europe, European Investment Bank

    Alfred Hoffmann

    Head of Portfolio and Business Development - Business Area Wind, Vattenfall

    Liv Lønnum

    Secretary of State, Ministry of Petroleum and Energy, Norway

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