Agenda: Wednesday 28th November | Financing Forum Sessions
Pre-Conference Project Financing Forum
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Exhibition opens at 12:00  |  Conference sessions commence at 13:15
EU Conventional and RES Power & Energy Project Financing: Short to
Medium Term Prospects & Risks / Return Profile
  • Future of financing for power: syndicate profiles and requirements
  • Falling cost of solar & renewables vs Low of hydrocarbon prices: Impact on renewable vs
    conventional power investments
  • Renewables & auction processes for subsidies Vs  feed-in tariffs or contract for differences
    at fixed levels
  • Effect on power projects given the record number of sovereign down-grades
  • Requirements of the new energy investor: Profile of equity infrastructure funds seeking

Inv. Speakers / Contributors:
Nandita Parshad, Managing Director, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development*
Philip Roberts, Co-head of structured finance for EMEA, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group*
John-Patrick Sweny, Counsel, Latham & Watkins*
Michael Salcher, Global Sector Head of Power and Utilities, National Sector Leader of Energy &
Natural Resources,
KPMG (Germany) & Chair (Europe, Middle East, Africa), Global Energy Institute*
Daniel Kockisch, Director Structured Syndicate, HypoVereinsbank - UniCredit Bank AG*
18:00 | Pre - Conference Forum Sessions Close
20:00 | Official Power Europe Welcome Dinner for Attendees
Power Project Finance Structuring for Energy Utilities & Investors
  • Allocating risks between investors | forging equitable agreements
  • How to size debt for the projects
  • Rating criteria for infrastructure and project finance
  • Practical case studies in the infrastructure, power (renewables and thermal)
  • Return on experience and what can go wrong in a project.

     Speaker: Jean-Bruno Dufour, Project Finance Director,
                                                              Crédit Industriel et Commercial*
                      Jean-Bruno is responsible for selecting, screening, and enhancing project
                       finance transactions with suitable risk/return for approval by credit committees in
the power and oil & gas sectors,. He actively manages an existing portfolio of Project Finance
assets totalling €500m and advises and designs group structures to facilitate and promote the
financing of projects (with a special focus on renewables). Previously as Vice President at
Credit Lyonnais Energy & Infrastructure team Jean-Bruno was responsible for arranging
mandates in Europe and Asia
Pre-Conference Power Project Financing Forum
28th November
New Power
Technologies &
Financing Forum
+ Extended DERMS
"The event gives a great
overview of the challenges
being faced by the utilities
industry today together
with a snapshot of the
technical solutions
currently available and
under development."
Kenneth Engblom
Marketing Director, Wärtsilä

"An exceptional summit.
Very good speakers that
completely satisfied what I
wanted to hear about.
Excellent job by the EPG
management team."
Dr. George Papaioannou,
ADMIE S.A (Greek T.S.O)

"Extremely informative and
insightful regarding the
most recent power market
developments and
preparing for the
challenges ahead - All
excellent speakers and
presentations, thank you!"
Dragana Popovic,
Production Planning

"Attending Power Europe I
get important additional
insights regarding the
future developments
occurring in the European
Energy Market."
Sabrina van de Kerk,
Structured Finance - Power &
. ING Bank NV

"Extremely useful to be
informed of the current
situation in European
energy markets, the return
on capital investments,
electricity pricing structure
and market design."
Alexey Gruber, Head of
Financial Planning,
NP Market Council

"Great presentations,
excellent programme,
interesting attendees and
perfect organisation - a
networking MUST! "
Andreas Frömmel, VP -
Commercial & Business
Energy Solutions
Enabling Clean Energy Solutions and Systems to Thrive Within
the EU Power Market | Commission Initiatives and Future Plans
Speaker: Gerassimos Thomas, Deputy Director General, Directorate General
, European Commission*

Gerassimos Thomas is Deputy Director General in the Directorate-General for
Energy at the European Commission. He is also Chairman of the Steering
Board of the European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI) and member of
the EIB Board of Directors.
29th November
Main Conference
| Day 1
& Round Table
30th November
Main Conference
Agenda |
Day 2
MEA & India
Power Systems Forum
European Power Strategy & Systems Summit
& Power Project Financing and New Technologies Forum
28-30 November 2018 | Radisson Blu Amsterdam | Netherlands
Embracing the Low-Carbon Energy Future for South East Europe -
Perspective of an Investor in the Bulgarian Power Market
Speaker: Olivier Marquette, President, AES Bulgaria and Head of Business
Development Eurasia,

As of June 2017, Olivier Marquette assumed the position of Head of Business
Development Eurasia & AES Bulgaria President. Together with his new
engagements, he continues to serve as President of AES and Bulgaria.
Prior to joining AES Bulgaria in 2015, he was a VP Business Development in
AES Dominican Republic. Previously Olivier worked at EDF)  for 9 years.