31 January - 1 February 2024 | Novotel London West, Hammersmith, London UK    #SFIEurope


Joern Hackbarth

Head of Project Execution & Operation
Private Energy Partners
Joern Hackbarth - Headshot - Colour

Joern has over 20 years’ experience in project execution and operations, working around the world from Europe to the Middle East and Africa as well as North America. He is a leader and qualified coach, problem solver and active networker which has allowed him to successfully lead teams of 60+ people across 8 countries. He holds a B.Sc. Hons. in Electrical & Electronics Engineering from Milwaukee School of Engineering as well as an M.Sc. in Project Management from the University of Aberdeen. Joern’s positions prior to Private Equity Partners (PEP) include Fichtner Consulting Engineers, Statkraft (utility), Phoennix Solar (Solar EPC), Scatec Solar (IPP) and Sonnedix (IPP).

 - 10:00
Panel Discussion
Sustainable Partnerships to Accelerate the Solar Value Chain

The PV industry is scaling up at breakneck speed, while political decisions can change our context overnight. Where does that leave us for large-scale solar developments which on one hand feature an extensive lead time, and on the other hand need long-term planning certainty to secure return on investment?

  • Long-term strategic partnerships
  • Priorities in ESG
  • Sustainable goals and carbon reporting
  • 2023-2024 outlook

Moderated By

, Investment Fund Manager and UK Country Manager - Utilities
, Trina Solar
, Managing Director, UK
, NextEnergy Capital
, Head of Project Execution & Operation
, Private Energy Partners
, Director of Operations and Asset Management
, Low Carbon
 - 15:15
Roundtables: How Can Developers Better Manage Supply Chains?
  • What tactics are developers using to ensure supply?
  • Are ESG requirements having an impact on projects?
  • How much local supply needs to be built to secure a European supply chain?
  • Will production in other regions such as expand?
  • How to achieve more sustainable supply with solar projects?

Moderated By

, Head of Event Content
, Solar Media
, Founding Partner
, Everwood Capital
, Head of Project Execution & Operation
, Private Energy Partners
, Procurement Director E&I EMEA
, Aquila Capital

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