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


Ricardo Folgado

Chief Development Officer, Europe
Brookfield Renewable Power

Ricardo Folgado is the Chief Development officer at Brookfield Renewables Europe, where he is responsible for leading the development of renewable energy projects across Europe, as well as supporting wider origination, commercial structuring and investments. Ricardo is an experienced renewable energy professional, having spent the last 11+ years performing very similar roles at GE Capital and at Lightsource BP, where he developed, structured and closed GWs of renewable energy projects and PPAs across Europe and Emerging Markets, across most technologies. Prior to his energy career, Ricardo was a strategy consultant with Accenture and HSBC, and is an alum of Oxford Brooks University, London Business School and Kings College London. He is Portuguese and British, based in London and with a young family which keeps him fit and grounded.

 - 10:50
Keynote Panel Discussion
The Impact of Inflation, Cost of Debt and Macro Factors on Investor Returns and Investment Strategies
  • Energy market reform how will the uncoupling of gas and power prices affect returns?
  • RTB – COD: increasing construction risk of solar PV due to procurement squeeze, longer lead items and labour issues
  • Interest rates increase: bond yield vs infrastructure projects yield
  • Inflation impact in the short and long term

Moderated By

, Senior Director
, Jones Lang LaSalle
, Structured Finance Director
, Lightsource bp
, Chief Development Officer, Europe
, Brookfield Renewable Power
, Head of Energy EMEA
, ING Bank NV

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