Topics & Threads

The conference will cover the main issues which are likely to be topical on a world wide basis in 2015. A highlight of possible topics includes:
 
  • Carbon trading and taxation
  • Climate change and energy industry
  • Clean energy technologies
  • Design of energy markets
  • Distributed generation issues
  • Energy prices and uncertainties
  • Energy and sustainable development
  • Energy efficiency challenges
  • Energy and environmental policy
  • Energy demand and economic growth
  • Energy markets and regulation
  • Geopolitics of oil and natural gas
  • Greenhouse gas abatement costs and potentials
  • Integration of intermittent power sources
  • Investment issues in liberalized markets
  • Market power issues
  • Oil and gas transportation and pipelines
  • Oil reserves and production
  • Prospects of CCS technologies
  • Prospects for nuclear power
  • Prospects for alternative transportation fuels
  • Power and gas trade under volatile prices
  • Regulation and regulation uncertainties
  • Renewable energy technologies and markets
  • Risk management issues in the energy sector
  • Security of supply issues
  • Shale fuel reserves, economics and sustainability
  • Technology adoption prospects and policies
  • Vertical integration versus unbundling