Financing solar and innovative business models in the post subsidy era

Room to be confirmed

Solar and renewables are becoming the most competitive energy sources worldwide. Solar PV alone has seen a cost reduction of over 90% in the last 10 years, bringing our technology closer than ever to grid parity. In the meantime, new emerging business models (PPAs, participative financing) create new opportunities for solar developers in a post subsidy era.

Input presentation: Jenny Chase, Head of Solar Analysis, Bloomberg NEF

Moderation: Bruce Douglas, Deputy CEO, SolarPower Europe


• Elizabeth Reid, Partner, Bird & Bird

• Ekaterina Kargopoltseva, Director for Raw Materials, Auxiliaries and Utilities in Europe, AB InBev

• Jenny Chase, Head of Solar Analysis, Bloomberg NEF

• Michael Hager*, Head of Cabinet of Vladis Dombroskis, European Commission



Financing strategies