The meeting place for European investors and financiers to find projects

2019 Sponsors:

The business of solar is changing, as the industry scales up, technology, IT and new players to the market will add complexity. This sparks a host of opportunities such as co-location of solar and storage and the rise of unsubsidised solar projects as well as challenges which will question the very business model of European solar asset owners. 

Solar Finance & Investment 2020 is the meeting place for institutional investors, sovereign wealth funds, solar, wind and storage funds and large energy buyers to do business. 

 

Always senior, packed with the very people at the forefront of the energy transition, this is the meeting serious contenders start their year with. 2020 is no exception, come to find out about institutional investors’ plans for the market, new solar markets, solar+storage, post-subsidy projects, large energy buyers’ needs, bifacial panels and trackers, Spain, Italy, Portugal, UK, Turkey, Australia, South East Asia… leave with new business.

Confirmed Speakers

Michael Ebner

Michael Ebner

Managing Director

KGAL Investment Management GmbH

Bruce Huber

Bruce Huber

Chief Executive Officer

ALEXA CAPITAL

Lisa McDermott

Lisa McDermott

Executive Director, Project Finance

ABN AMRO

Carlos Rey Micolau

Carlos Rey Micolau

Director

FORESIGHT GROUP

giovanni-terranova

Giovanni Terranova

Managing Partner

BLUEFIELD LLP

Huawei Sponsored Dinner

Join Huawei and delegates, speakers and other sponsors from the 7th annual Solar Finance & Investment Europe for an evening of great food and great networking. 

Venue and tickets to be released soon.

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2020 Key Themes

Getting Involved

Over 200 delegates from 125 companies and 24 countries joined in 2019. To benefit early from 2020 event marketing, contact Paul Collinson now to enquire about 2020 sponsorship and exhibition opportunities.

What 2019 Participants Had To Say:

It provided the possibility to explore PPAs’ off-takers availability to engage in different countries.

Pierpaolo Mastromarini
BIrd&Bird

Solar Finance: the best conference in the European solar landscape.

Alberto Paturzo
Bluefield

This conference was mainly more useful than others to me because of the diversity of attendees and speakers among investors, project developers and financial institutions.

Silvio Ventura
OCA Global - Consulting & Technical Advisory

I enjoyed and learned most from many of the excellent speakers sharing deep market knowledge at its best.

Pierpaolo Mastromarini
Ayka Projects

Key decision makers from each organization attend the meeting, very effective.

Pierpaolo Mastromarini
Prothea

It was an invaluable experience to better understand about what the industry key players are thinking and to grow business network globally.

Brian Heeseong Kim
Edn Investment Management

Sponsors & Partners

Platinum & Networking Dinner Sponsor

Gold Sponsors

Editorial Partners

News & Blogs

Net zero can be a catalyst for subsidy-free solar, Foresight says

Net zero can be a catalyst for subsidy-free solar, Foresight says

The UK’s net zero law stands to create a “supportive environment” that could act as a catalyst for subsidy-free solar developments, Foresight Solar Fund has said.
NESF raises £100 million to pay down debt, pursue subsidy-free pipeline

NESF raises £100 million to pay down debt, pursue subsidy-free pipeline

NextEnergy Solar Fund has raised around £100 million through a share issue to repay short-term debt and pursue new subsidy-free developments.
Financing and asset sophistication the last hurdles to subsidy-free solar

Financing and asset sophistication the last hurdles to subsidy-free solar

Financing is the last obstacle to more widespread subsidy-free developments throughout Europe as merchant risk remains problematic to debt providers, industry experts have concluded.
Standardisation a ‘long way off’ from solving the ‘gulf’ in corporate PPA understanding

Standardisation a ‘long way off’ from solving the ‘gulf’ in corporate PPA understanding

The corporate power purchase agreement (PPA) market is currently struggling from a “large gulf” in understanding that standardisation could solve, but the industry is still a “long way off” from introducing them.
Pan-European secondary solar market set for ‘exciting times’ as growth, O&G interest set to continue

Pan-European secondary solar market set for ‘exciting times’ as growth, O&G interest set to continue

The continued growth of the secondary solar market on a pan-European scale will result in “exciting times” for the sector, but big utilities are unlikely to stay on the sidelines.