Agenda for Energy Risk Global

Energy Risk Global 2021

All times in BST (sessions available on-demand)


Chairman’s opening remarks - Day 1

13:30 - 13:35


Looking at 2050: barriers, challenges and financial risks and opportunities

13:35 - 14:20

  • What are the greatest challenges that investors are facing with the 2050 time frame in mind?

  • Are the markets up to speed with the Net-Zero requirements?

  • Is portfolio diversification the way to go?

  • What is the impact of investors' decisions in reshaping company policies and business models and the global approach to energy transition?


Storytelling Session 1.0
The impact of Brexit on the energy sector

15:15 - 15:30


The new kids on the block

15:45 - 16:15

  • CCS (Carbon Capture and Storage)

  • According to Bank of America, hydrogen power could generate trillions of dollars for the economy: How can green and blue hydrogen be a reality and how soon are we going to see results?

  • Newest storage options, offshore farms


Fireside chat: Energy transition and its geopolitics

16:45 - 17:30

In our 2020 edition, we discuss the new power dynamics and strategies, the impact of increased geopolitical tensions and political risks, and new policies at the emerging energy markets.

This year, with the biggest disruption in our lifetimes hopefully passing, what are the next big things on the global stage?

  • Should build back better be ‘build back greener’?

  • What are our governments actually doing? What regulations, policies, and forecasts will re-shape the energy sector in the next years?

  • EU, US & UK: The Green Deal approach

  • The big dilemma: Cheap energy to accelerate economic growth in emerging countries while climate emissions are put aside vs society making an additional effort to decarbonise to avoid a future climate and energy crisis. Where is the common ground?

  • Is leading the global energy transition and renewables already another soft power in international relations?

  • How is the new US administration, investing $2 trillion in clean energy, approach to decarbonisation and energy transition going to affect the rest of the global markets?


Chairman’s closing remarks - Day 1

17:30 - 17:40

All times in BST (sessions available on-demand)


Chairman’s opening remarks - Day 2

13:30 - 13:35


The next energy trading

13:35 - 14:20

  • Automated trading

  • Futures and forwards

  • Algorithmic trading

  • Looking at protecting future positions


Pricing as the ultimate risk factor

14:30 - 15:15

  • CTRM software systems

  • The EC’s 2021 market reform

  • COVID pricing asymmetric  response: COVID  fossils fuels vs renewable energies

  • Power purchase agreements (PPAs): Risk managing renewables

  • Power price formation


Storytelling Session 2.0

15:30 - 16:00


Green trading

16:00 - 16:45

The Taskforce on Scaling Voluntary Carbon Markets (TSVCM, estimates that demand for carbon credits could increase by a factor of 15 or more by 2030 and by a factor of up to 100 by 2050. The market for carbon credits could be worth upwards of $50 billion in 2030.

  • How can the carbon markets become more efficient, transparent, and robust?

  • The EU hydrogen strategy will push for a “liquid and well-functioning” hydrogen market. Developing a trading model that works

  • Is trading and bidding technology the solution to make the markets maximise revenue streams? Are the new energies a factor that is making trading more complex?


FIreside chat: US-EU energy risk talks

17:00 - 17:45


Chairman’s closing remarks - Day 2

17:45 - 17:55

All times in BST (sessions available on-demand)


Chairman’s opening remarks - Day 3

13:25 - 13:30


Transformation, disruption and innovation for a more efficient, smarter and greener grid

13:30 - 14:15

  • How can we integrate clean generation and transportation on the road to net-zero?

  • The global and smart grid. Is it getting closer?

  • Cyber resilience

  • Distributed Energy Grids (DERs) and virtual power plants (VPPs)


Using technologies and innovation to transform and reshape the global energy system

14:30 - 15:15

  • Future Energy technology and how it is helping business transformation through innovative solutions.


Storytelling Session 3.0

15:30 - 16:00


Bringing technology, innovation and new models to market analysis and trading strategies

16:00 - 16:45

  • Development of ML, AI, IoT, M2M, and other tools

  • Automated trading

  • P2P

  • Distributed ledger and blockchain


Closing Keynote

17:00 - 17:35


Chairman’s closing remarks - Day 3

17:35 - 17:45