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London | Power & Renewables Briefing 2023

The drive to net zero

Energy policy is evolving in response to market dynamics in a range of areas including short-term emergency response, fundamental power market reform, support for renewable supply chain and broader policy support to drive progress towards net zero targets. So, what conditions are critical for the deployment of key technologies in the drive to net zero? Join our experts as they dive into the opportunities and challenges that lie ahead.

During the in-person briefing, Wood Mackenzie will discuss:

  • The European power markets through crisis and reform
  • Potential implications of the introduction of nodal pricing in Europe/UK
  • PPA market dynamics
  • EU response to The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), flagship legislation focused on accelerating decarbonisation in the US
  • Offshore Wind Supply Chain Trends
  • Hydrogen in Europe: from here, there and everywhere?


  • Dan Eager, Research Director, European Power & Renewables
  • Chris Seiple, Vice Chair, Power & Renewables
  • Daniel Tipping, Research Analyst, European Solar
  • Daniel Liu, Head of Commercial Performance, Power and Renewables Assets
  • Finlay Clark, Research Analyst, Offshore Wind
  • Murray Douglas, Head of Hydrogen Research





Registration and refreshments 


Welcome and opening presentation with Q&A

Europe Power Markets Through Crisis and Reform 

  • Winter 2022/23: energy crisis, what energy crisis? 
  • Emergency measures and enduring reforms, where does one end and the other begin?
  • Market outlook: rising to the challenge 
  • Critial enables of the transition in power



Second presentation with Q&A

Potential implications of the introduction of nodal pricing in Europe/UK



Third presentation with Q&A 

PPA market dynamics 

  • PPAs in 2022  
  • Emerging Contracting Trends
  • PPA market outlook - where will we see growth in PPA volume



Networking break with refreshments



Fourth presentation with Q&A

EU response to IRA

  • Manufacturing capacity situation vs imported equipment
  • What will EU's response to IRA mean for renewables supply chain in Europe?
  • Expected cost stack of EU manufacturing vs. typical cost of import
  • Who are the potential winners from an EU "IRA deal"?
  • Deployment challenges



Fifth presentation with Q&A

Offshore Wind Supply Chain Trends



Final presentation and closing remarks

Hydrogen in Europe: from here, there and everywhere? 

  • Policies in and beyond Europe shaping the hydrogen landscape 
  • The hydrogen trilemma – balancing security, sustainability and affordability 
  • Delivering the project pipeline – the shift towards project execution 






End of event


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