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Clean Power Investment Workshop

Date: Thursday, June 23, 2022
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. eastern time
Venue: Webex

About the workshop

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) will host a workshop to explore topics related to energy investment for a low-carbon future, focusing on factors that influence decisions about transitioning electric power capacity around the world. The workshop will bring together experts from government entities and investment communities to discuss technical considerations for improving the International Electricity Market Model, the primary model used to provide electricity supply projections for EIA's International Energy Outlook.

10:00 a.m.

Opening Remarks

Dr. Joe DeCarolis, EIA Administrator

10:10 a.m.
Session A: Overview, Importance of Investment in Electricity Transition
Moderator: Ari Kahan, EIA
Focus: The amount of investment required and primary factors that will drive decisions in new power projects for a low-carbon future
  • Manussawee Sukunta, EIA
  • Diala Hawila, International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)
  • Jesse Noffsinger, McKinsey & Company
11:00 a.m.
Session B: Government Priorities and Regional Considerations
Moderator: Chris Namovicz, EIA
Focus: The role of government to incentivize investments for decarbonizing the power sector
  • Dr. Bo Shen, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab)
  • Fei Yu, Asian Development Bank (ADB)
  • Samantha Gross, The Brookings Institution
11:50 a.m. Break
Session C: Project Financing
Moderator: Mark Morey, EIA
Focus: Trends in financing power projects, including public/sovereign financing, blended capital (public-private partnership), and private capital
  • William Pegues, U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC)
  • Justin DeAngelis, Denham Capital
  • Ed Morse, Citi
Additional speakers may be added at a later date. The workshop is open to the public, but registration is required.

Please contact Mark Morey or Manussawee Sukunta if you have any questions regarding this workshop.