Jenny Yang

S&P Global

Senior Director, Greater China Gas, Power, and Energy Future

Jenny Yang is the research manager of S&P Global Greater China Gas, Power, and Energy Future and a member of the research and consulting team in Asia. Based in Singapore, Ms. Yang focuses on China’s gas market fundamentals and policy analysis. Her recent research includes Chinese energy market reforms, gas demand potential from the transport and power generation sectors, Chinese companies’ LNG procurement strategies, and the impacts of Chinese gas demand and related policies on the global gas and LNG market. She also has extensive knowledge of electricity load forecast and peak demand management, pricing and structuring of electricity products, power retail operations, and electricity market deregulation. Prior to joining S&P Global, Ms. Yang was Vice President of Pricing, Products, and Markets at Constellation NewEnergy in Houston, Texas. Earlier she was a Quantitative Analyst at Williams Companies, where she produced forward-looking price and volatility curves for energy-related trading commodities. Fluent in Mandarin Chinese, Ms. Yang holds a BA and a MBA from the University of Oklahoma.

Sessions With Jenny Yang

Wednesday, 9 March

  • 07:30am - 08:35am (CST) / 09/mar/2022 01:30 pm - 09/mar/2022 02:35 pm

    Asia Gas Market Liberalization: Speed versus stability

    Panel Gas & LNG
    Asian gas markets are at different stages of the liberalization process, with the aims of improving market efficiency, increasing competition, and therefore putting downward pressure on prices. However, policymakers are also grappling with the challenges of energy supply security, cost escalation, and growing decarbonization commitments. How will the energy supply crunch and price volatility impact the progress of market reform? How will policymakers balance the growing momentum in decarbonization commitments with market liberalization? How can incumbents and new entrants adjust their strategies to navigate these changes? 

Thursday, 10 March

  • 08:45am - 09:10am (CST) / 10/mar/2022 02:45 pm - 10/mar/2022 03:10 pm

    Electric Power: Shock to systems in transition

    Panel Geopolitics/Policy/Regulatory

    With oil, gas, and coal markets in upheaval, power markets around the world are feeling the impact. Despite the rapid deployment of renewables the past decade, fossil fuel generation continues to account for 60% of global power. How will the electric power sector in Europe, North America, and Asia respond to extreme volatilities in fuel markets? Will there be an acceleration of renewable investment, particularly in Europe? How will governments balance between meeting immediate fuel needs and long-term energy transition objectives?