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


Ross Grier

Managing Director, UK
NextEnergy Capital

Ross oversees and is a member of the investment committee for the listed fund NextEnergy Solar Fund (NESF) and NextPower UK ESG, a private fund focused on unsubsidised UK solar and storage

Since joining NEC in Nov 2013 Ross has led the M&A team, deploying over £1bn of assets, delivering over 860MW of transactions across more than 90 deals to the listed NESF fund.

Ross has overseen the development of >1 GW of solar and battery storage projects for the UK market

He has developed acquisition, project and operational documents, joint venture and development framework agreements and created innovative/strategic opex and M&A relationships

Ross created and leads the company’s biodiversity programme and its delivery of market leading ESG successes for NESF

Ross began his career working as an analyst at ExxonMobil. He has worked across the business spectrum from SME and start-up businesses, to FTSE 250 and government organizations

Extensive experience in programme process and change management across a variety of subject matters and organisations, from automotive to renewable energy sectors

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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

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