1-2 February 2023 | Leonardo Royal Hotel Tower Bridge, London UK    #SFIEurope


Michele Appendino

Chairman & CEO
Solar Ventures

Graduated from Polytechnic of Turin in Italy with an Electronics Engineering degree; MBA from INSEAD Business School (Fontainebleau, France).

Worked with Andersen Consulting in Spain and with FMC in California (US). Michele was then a Senior Engagement Manager with McKinsey & Company, in the Milan office (92-96). During this period he was part of the media, retail and fashion practice. Michele co-founded Net Partners Ventures in 1997, the first European venture capitalist exclusively focused on internet start ups. In 2005, he founded A.M.E. Ventures, an investment holding focused on start ups on internet and renewable energy. AME Ventures controls Solar Ventures.

Michele in 2002 was a Global Leader of Tomorrow at the World Economic Forum, and is a member of the Aspen Institute in Italy and of the Young Presidents’ Organization, a worldwide network of entrepreneurs. Michele is well known in the solar sector and a frequent speaker at key international conferences. Strong commitment in the renewables revolution is also demonstrated through the initiative Behind Energy.com, Telling the Truth about Energy.

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Panel Discussion
The Fall Then Rise Of CAPEX – How Are The Economics Being Re-Modelled To Account For Increased Costs?
  • CAPEX and power prices went up in 2022, what does this mean for project economics moving forward?
  • How might power prices pan out across Europe - what has winter 2022 shown us?
  • Where can asset owners spend to boost yield and what's not worth it?
  • How have current economics affected projects planned under different scenarios?
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, Chairman & CEO
, Solar Ventures

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