2019 Wood Mackenzie Tokyo Power & Renewables Briefing

  • Shangri-La Hotel, Tokyo
  • Tokyo, Japan
Wood Mackenzie will be holding the 2019 Wood Mackenzie Tokyo Power & Renewables Briefing on Monday, 13 May at Shangri-La Hotel, Tokyo, Japan. Asia Pacific region is defined as one of the key regions with the most potential for future renewables energy. Offshore wind, solar and storage market is gaining the great momentum in recent years supported by favorable policy environment, open business environment and advanced technologies. What is the investment landscape in the markets? Who are the major players leading the way? What are the future trends in renewables development? Join us in Tokyo Power & Renewables Briefing and find out more with our analysts.


  • 13 May 2019

    • Registration

    • Welcome Remarks

    • Solar Market Opportunities in the APAC Region

      • APAC will continue to account for around half of global annual installs averaging 114 GW through 2023. Which market provides the most attractive opportunities?
      • As the APAC region transitions away from a subsidy, how will the solar market evolve?
      • What is the potential for Corporate PPAs in the solar sector in the APAC region?


      • Rishab is a research analyst at Wood Mackenzie focusing on downstream PV markets in the Asia Pacific region. Rishab has experience researching both downstream and upstream industries within the solar sector. Prior to joining GTM Research / Wood Mackenzie, Rishab worked as a Solar Market Analyst at MAKE. He has experience working with cleantech start-ups and earned his master’s degree in MSc. Sustainable Energy Futures program at Imperial College London, UK.

    • How APAC will be an important region for global offshore wind power development

      • 121GW of new global offshore wind capacity will be added from 2019-2028

    • APAC will become a key region for offshore wind development and comprise 49% of new added global offshore wind capacity adding 59.5GW of new capacity
    • Japan will be one of the primary markets in APAC and is expected to attract JPY 1.5 trillion of investments in the offshore sector
    • Speakers

      • Robert has over 10 years of analyst experience, having worked in research functions in New Zealand, Thailand, China, and Singapore. He has expertise in market intelligence, strategy planning, analysis, and forecasting in the wind power sector in Asia Pacific. He is responsible for regional Asia Pacific reports, offshore wind, emerging markets, and has completed numerous projects for supply chain companies, private equity, and IPP/utilities with a focus on Asia Pacific markets. His opinions have been quoted by leading newspapers and trade publications – Bloomberg, Financial Times, Nikkei Asian Review, The Economic Times, Recharge, Windpower Monthly, etc. Robert has a master’s degree in public policy from Tsinghua University specializing in renewable energy. He has spent over 35 years in Asia Pacific living in Taiwan, Singapore, New Zealand, Thailand, and China where he has spent the last eight years working at MAKE, a leading Danish wind consultancy before merging with Wood Mackenzie. Robert works out of our office in Singapore.

    • Coffee break

    • APAC Energy Storage Markets and Supply Trends

      • APAC emerged as the fastest growing region for energy storage in the world in 2018. Will APAC continue to accelerate in 2019 and beyond?
      • All major APAC countries have energy storage policies in place, from ancillary services market rules in China, to National Battery Mission in India, and renewable firming incentives in Hokkaido, Japan.What are the key policy barriers for storage adoption in APAC today?
      • How will the supply chain evolve to serve the rapidly growing energy storage and electric vehicles markets?


      • Ravi is the Director of Energy Storage at Wood Mackenzie Power and Renewables, where he focuses on global energy storage markets and value chain analysis. As an industry expert, Ravi has been quoted in various publications including New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Forbes, Bloomberg, Christian Science Monitor, Wired, and Verge. Ravi has over 10 years of experience in energy storage as a consultant, analyst and engineer. Ravi holds a Master of International Business degree from the Fletcher School at Tufts University, a Master of Science in Chemical Engineering degree from University of Washington, Seattle and a Bachelor of Chemical Engineering degree from Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai, India.

    • Networking