Spain’s Renewables Sector: “Auctions ‘Democratise’ Energy, But They Must Be ‘Well Conceived’

In his participation in today’s 4th Renewable Energy Congress organized by APPA, Chairman and CEO of Ence, Ignacio Colmenares, said the auctions of renewables will lead to “competition and the price of energy remaining increasingly competitive. Meanwhile, the non-executive president of Capital Energy, Juan Lasala, said the auctions “are a way to give visibility to the market.” But he stressed they must be “well conceived and designed.” The government plans to launch the auctions beore the end of this year.

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The Four “M”s: Why The 21st Century Belongs To Asia

Viswanathan Parameswar (Schroders) | For a look into the future of the global economy, and where the power is shifting, consider technology developments in both China and India. In a mere decade, China’s e-commerce market has grown from less than 1% of global sales, into the world’s largest market in 2016, representing more than 40% of transactions by value. Meanwhile, India’s adoption of mobile technologies is surging at an astonishing rate as Reliance Jio – which became India’s dominant tech firm virtually overnight – brings fast connections to India’s 1.3 billion people.

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“No Company Risk Committee Had Foreseen The Risk Of The Pandemic”

Fernando Rodríguez | “All the risk committees of every company list them exhaustively in their reports, and nobody had foreseen the risk of the pandemic. Everything was done by looking at the past. Of course the concept of risk has changed,” explains William Connelly, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of AEGON, Vice Chairman of Amadeus, Director of Société Générale and Singular Bank. “How do you manage that? There are two parts. One is immediate risk. Then the strategic risk”, he adds.

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“More Analysis of Stocks is Needed if We Want Alternative Sources of Financing to Banks”

Fernando Rodriguez | Daniel Lozano, Director of Investor Relations and Communications at Grenergy, was the winner in the rising star category at the IR Magazine awards – Europe 2020. Lozano began his career as a financial analyst at Abengoa and was part of the teams that helped MasMovil and more recently Genergy, whose team he led, to move from MAB -now BME Growth- to the Continuous Market; so far, the only companies to do so.

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