Energy has reemerged as a great driving force in finance, unlocking capital for the sector and underpinning rising investment. Energy remains the lifeblood of national economies, and in a newly competitive era, both legacy fossil fuel and new cleantech assets are being funded despite higher interest rates. How this new energy era plays out will be determined by how the “capital transition” unfolds, and the availability of private and public capital for existing and emerging technologies. How does the renewed focus on energy attract capital and shareholders' interest? How do capital markets, companies and governments manage a “capital transition”?
Billions of dollars have poured into the energy sector to spur investment and production of technology to fight climate change through the passing of the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) 18 months ago. Experts weigh in on the successes so far and any challenges and obstacles that have arisen.
This session ventures into the trillion-dollar frontier of addressing climate challenges through innovative business solutions. As climate change continues to escalate, the urgency to develop sustainable strategies has never been more pressing. In this session, we will delve into the dynamic intersection of business, innovation, and climate action, exploring groundbreaking approaches to tackle climate challenges while unlocking unprecedented economic opportunities.