Virtual Event

Energy Transition Summit

Hosted by Climate Action

Date: May 25-27, 2021


Oliver Wyman is proud to be the headline partner at this exceptional event. The global net-zero transition depends on the energy sectors ability to support the rapidly increasing demands for electricity, the deployment of smart infrastructure to manage energy more effectively and the approach we take to emerging markets clean energy transitions.

The Energy Transition Summit provides key market insights, trends and opportunities over the next decade as the energy sector prepares to support a global green economy.

Webinar Replay

Opening Keynote Address: Francois Austin

Fast-forward to these key sections:

0:50 - The current emissions trajectory of European companies

1:50 - Population growth and increasing energy demand

3:45 - How the financial sector can work with hard to abate sectors

5:30 - The role of technology in the reduction of global carbon emissions

7:13 - The importance of partnerships and collaboration

Virtual Panel: How to solve the investment puzzle of clean energy transitions in the emerging and developing markets

Fast-forward to these key sections:

3:00 - How recent events have changed the context of climate discussions

8:20 - The impact of renewables in the developing world, post-Covid-19

11:20 - Changing the mindset of the investment community

18:20 - What needs to be overcome to move the energy transition forward

25:23 - The significance of country and market risk for investment in emerging markets

27:45 - The role of civil servants in the climate transition

36:38 - The bankability of new energy projects

42:52 - Lightning Round: Where will we be in 5 years?

Climate Leaders Live: Oliver Wyman & Royal Dutch Shell

Fast-forward to these key sections:

0:35 - Reaction to Netherlands verdict that Royal Dutch Shell must reduce their carbon footprint by 45% by 2030

7:25 - The imperative to transition smoothly

9:38 - Working towards a just, people-centric transition

15:20 - The importance of global cooperation to share innovative ideas and technologies

21:05 - Scaling new energy innovations

25:18 - The shifting consumer preferences


Opening Keynote Address: Francois Austin, Oliver Wyman

Tuesday, May 25, 2021 10:05 AM to 10:15 AM BST

Climate Leaders Live: Fireside Chat

Thursday, May 27, 2021 2:10 PM to 2:30 PM BST

Join David Knipe and Ed Daniels for a discussion on how to support economies that are traditionally dependent on fossil fuel-based industries in their transition towards cleaner energy sectors and scale new energy innovations.

Virtual Panel: How to solve the investment puzzle of clean energy transitions in the emerging and developing markets?

Thursday, May 27, 2021 5:30 AM to 6:10 AM

A future clean energy system relies on an integrated, global clean energy market – How do we ensure the energy transition in global, setting all regions on a path for clean energy? Can global cooperation help finance energy transition in emerging markets? What barriers exist and how can they be overcome? What is the role of energy off takers in emerging markets? Can developer and investors drive greater green finance for clean energy projects in developing economies? What must COP26 mean for the energy transition in developing regions and emerging markets?

This session is moderated by Nik Gowing, Founder of Thinking the Unthinkable, and the panelists include: 

  • Kingsmill Bond, Energy Strategist, Carbon Tracker
  • Tony Clamp, Director A.I. (Private Sector Facility), Green Climate Fund
  • Elizabeth Press, Director of Planning and Programme Support, International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)

See the full agenda here