Aurora
Spring Forum

The Aurora Spring Forum

Wednesday 29 September, 2021
University of Oxford

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Building back:
strategising the energy sector’s role in the global economic recovery

Key topics will include:

  • Global Net Zero by 2050 – feasibility and financial implications
  • The role of the utilities in achieving Net Zero and the policies needed in this parliament
  • The role of hydrogen in Net Zero as one of the most promising decarbonisation options
  • Financial implications of Coronavirus on energy companies
  • Net Zero technologies: the role of nuclear and Government support for the next wave of emerging technologies
  • Renewables investment – strategies in an increasingly competitive sector
  • The role of the company board during the transition
  • The European Green Deal and what it means for the power sector

The Aurora Spring Forum is the leading annual gathering of the European energy industry, focussing on the decarbonisation of the energy system. We welcome energy leaders for a full day of intellectual engagement, thought-provoking analysis, premium debate and networking.

The topic for 2021 focusses on ‘Building back: Strategising the energy sector’s role in the global economic recovery’. One of the key subjects on the agenda will be the need for international cooperation to accelerate the energy transition, especially in these challenging times.

More information about the Aurora Spring Forum 2021 will be released soon.

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2020 Highlights
The Aurora Spring Forum

Capitalising on Net Zero:
strategies to thrive in a deeply decarbonised energy sector

With a series of 14 recorded sessions which were shared with our delegates on a daily basis, the Virtual Spring Forum hosted highly insightful discussions and panel debates with leading industry figures, together with original analysis and insights from the Aurora team.

Key topics included:

  • Global Net Zero by 2050 – feasibility and financial implications
  • The role of utilities in achieving Net Zero and the policies needed in this parliament
  • The role of hydrogen in Net Zero as one of the most promising decarbonisation options
  • Financial implications of Coronavirus on energy companies
  • Net Zero technologies: the role of nuclear, and Government support for the next wave of emerging technologies
  • Renewables investment – strategies in an increasingly competitive sector
  • The role of the company board during the transition
  • The European Green Deal and what it means for the power sector

Speaker Highlights

Kwasi Kwarteng, speaker at the Aurora Spring Forum

Rt Hon Kwasi Kwarteng

Minister of State for Business Energy and Clean Growth

Baroness Brown, speaker at the Aurora Spring Forum

Baroness Brown

Vice Chair, Committee on Climate Change

Jean Bernard Levy, speaker at the Aurora Spring Forum

Jean-Bernard Levy

Chief Executive Officer, EDF

Francesco Starace, speaker at the Aurora Spring Forum

Francesco Starace

Chief Executive Officer, Enel

Judith Hartmann, speaker at the Aurora Spring Forum

Judith Hartmann

Chief Financial Officer, ENGIE

Antonio Mexia, speaker at the Aurora Spring Forum

Antonio Mexia

Chief Executive Officer, EDP

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Previous Years

To download materials and view the agenda and speakers from previous Spring Forum events, please browse our event archive.