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Aurora Spring Forum 2018

Tuesday 20 March
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“Navigating the Global Energy Transition”

The Aurora Spring Forum is one of the leading gatherings of the European energy industry. It brings together industry leaders in an exclusive and intimate setting at Oxford University to engage on key issues impacting GB, European and global energy markets.  Throughout the day, delegates discussed the policy, technology and finance perspective of the energy transition as well as the competition and interplay between conventional and renewable energy. This year we were delighted that our keynote speakers included: The Rt Hon Claire Perry MP (Minister of State, BEIS), Magnus Hall (President & CEO Vattenfall), Alistair Phillips-Davies (CEO SSE plc) and Rachel Reeves MP (Chair BEIS Select Committee). See speakers’ gallery below.

Panel-led discussions and break-out sessions chaired by Aurora’s leadership team focused on current themes in the industry including:

  • What is the future of oil and gas in a carbon constrained world: Gradual burnout or revival?
  • Next steps for renewables: Thriving in a post-subsidy environment?
  • Disruptive technologies and the future of the energy market
  • Financing the energy transition: Evolving norms, risk conceptions and treatment of market-exposed revenues
  • The return of the state? Energy sector implications of the British industrial strategy
  • The state of the German Energiewende: Industrial competitiveness vs decarbonisation

Click here to view the highlights of the Aurora Spring Forum 2018.

Please visit Aurora’s YouTube channel to hear more from speakers and panellists on the day.

Aurora Spring Forum 2018 speakers

Rt Hon Claire Perry MP - Minister for Energy, BEIS
Magnus Hall - CEO & President, Vattenfall
Alistair Phillips-Davies - CEO, SSE
Dermot Nolan - CEO, Ofgem
Dr. Nina Skorupska CBE - Chief Executive, Renewable Energy Association
Michael Lewis - CEO, E.ON UK
Simone Rossi - CEO, EDF Energy
Keith Anderson - CEO, ScottishPower
Will Gardiner - CEO, Drax Group
Rachel Reeves MP - Chair, BEIS Select Committee
Tim Emrich - CEO & Co-Founder, UKPR
David Gray - Chairman, Ofgem
Joanna Hubbard - COO & Co-Founder, Electron
Alex Voigt - CEO, Lumenion
Tom Glover - UK Country Chair, RWE
Laurie Fitch - Partner, PJT Partners
Spencer Dale - Chief Economist, BP
Christopher Hunt - Partner & MD, Riverstone
Juliet Davenport - CEO, Good Energy
Matt Setchell - Head of Renewable Energy, Octopus Investments
Steven Fries - Chief Economist, Shell
Tatiana Mitrova - Director, Energy Center, SKOLKOVO Business School
Hans Bünting - COO Renewables, Innogy
Dr. Pratima Rangajaran - CEO, OCGI Climate
George Grant - Founder & MD, Stag Energy
Dr. Patrick Graichen - CEO, Agora Energiewende
Heike Heim - CEO, DEW21
Stefan Kapferer - Chairman of the Executive Board, BDEW

Aurora Spring Forum 2018 gallery

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