We have entered in an era of significant challenges but also opportunities for the region of South –East Europe when it comes to energy, but what is the future of the region both in the European Union (EU) and globally?
“South –East Europe will play a pivotal role in the energy sphere in the EU, particularly with Greece and its huge discoveries of natural gas reserves in the Eastern Mediterranean. Also the TurkStream gas pipeline will bring Russian supplies to Turkey and the EU. In addition, the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) will bring Caspian gas supplies via Turkey into the European Union” says Dr Mamdouh G. Salameh, International Oil Economist; Visiting Professor of Energy Economics at ESCP in London and Speaker at the 4th HAEE Symposium to take place in Athens on 6-8 May, 2019.
The Greek energy market
Energy companies currently operate in a complex environment, with strong regulatory framework, ever-increasing competition, massive geopolitical influence, and changes in stakeholder expectations. In Greece, opportunities are numerous but so are the challenges.
The country's high dependence on fossil fuels, the structure of its current energy market, the energy and climate targets 2030 that aim to reduce dependence on lignite power and increase the use of renewable energy bring some questions:
- Could Greece attract the investment needed to achieve its energy transition?
- Is the global economy capable of the rapid move away from oil in the next few decades in order to reduce emissions or is it a process that require more time?
- Could Greece be the energy hub in Europe?
“Greece is at the heart of the energy scene in the European Union and the process of energy transition. Therefore, it will play a pivotal role and it will attract all the investment it needs for its own energy transition” said Dr Salameh. We invite you to watch his full interview here.
Meet top industry professionals and ESCP faculty in Athens
ESCP and its Energy Management Centre (EMC) will take part as Knowledge Partners at the 4th HAEE Energy Symposium organised by the Hellenic Association for Energy Economics (HAEE) on 6 - 8 May 2019 in Athens, Greece.
If you are interested in starting a career in the Energy industry or you are an experienced Energy professional looking to obtain hard and soft managerial skills to advance in your career, this exclusive free-to-attend invite gives you the chance to know more about ESCP – UK Business School of the Year- the Energy Management programmes it provides, experience the School's unique teaching style, interact with members of the ESCP community, scholarships and funding opportunities.
Admission to the following sessions are free of charge:
17:00 - 18:30
The LNG Bunkering and the supply of remote regions/ islands with small-scale LNG and CNG applications
Lucie Roux, Senior Writer, Atlantic LNG, Platts & ESCP Alumna
12:15 - 13:00
Hellenic Energy Exchange: The Latest developments and its regional potential
Nick Frydas, Senior Energy Specialist, International Finance Corporation (IFC); Visiting Professor at ESCP
Ashutosh Shastri, BoD Member; Expert, Global Gas Centre - World Energy Council (WEC-GGC) and Visiting Professor at ESCP
15:15 - 16:30
Sustainability and the new financing and corporate business models
Mamadou Abou-Sarr, Senior Vice President, Global Head of Environmental Social and Governance (ESG), Northern Trust Asset Management; ESCP Alumnus & Winner of the GRESB Investor Year Award
09:45 - 11:15
The European energy transition; regulatory matters and new business solutions
Gianfranco Scalabrini, Partner, 3H Partners and Visiting Professor at ESCP
Patrick Gougeon, Emeritus Professor, ESCP
12:00 - 12:45
Geopolitics of energy and energy security for Europe
Mamdouh Salameh, International Oil Economist and Visiting Professor at ESCP
How to register
Please note that registration is compulsory, places are limited and allocated on a selective first-come, first-served basis.
Do not miss the opportunity to attend these engaging, thought provoking discussions!
Register your interest here.
More information about the 4th HAEE Symposium is available here.