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The energy track

Energy gathers experts for a thorough examination of the world’s energy dynamics. As we race to limit the devastation of climate change, Energy holds space for conversations that transcend the confines of traditional and renewable sectors and illuminate the new technologies civilization needs.

Fernando Machado
CMO, NotCo

What’s happening?

Get an insider look at the world’s energy dynamics and the future of the energy industry with four curated content streams on Energy. 

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aira Mehta, Student Innovator, The Knowledge Society, on planet:tech Stage
The power of the energy revolution

Explore the world of renewable energy technologies and investigate groundbreaking advancements in wind, hydro, solar and geothermal power. Get ready to dive into technical challenges, possible solutions, and a promising future led by an energy profile dominated by renewables. 

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Energy storage breakthrough

Renewable energy’s secret weapon is energy storage. From advanced battery technologies to pumped hydro storage and beyond, get to know the newest developments in this vital sector. Uncover small-scale residential solutions, marvel at large-scale grid storage systems, and discover why the key to a reliable renewable energy future is storage. 

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Digital energy grid metamorphosis

Digital transformation has hit the energy sector and it’s changing everything. Explore the growth of smart grids, examine the digital revolution in energy management, and uncover the technology – from AI and IoT to cybersecurity – that’s changing how we use and distribute energy. 

Community energy ecosystem redefined

Learn about the business models and capital structures that are powering the rise of renewable energy, and explore how public policy is enabling change. Be among the first to learn about the local solutions that are transforming the global energy industry – and restructuring geopolitics on the way.

Meet our past speakers

Tarun Mehta
Tarun Mehta
Co-founder & CEOAther Energy
Christopher Hopper
Christopher Hopper
Co-founder & CEOAurora Solar
Shelley McCain
Shelley McCain
Global Sustainability Partnerships, Technology SectorShell
Andy Brown
Andy Brown
CEOGalp
Toto Wolff
Toto Wolff
Team Principal & CEOMercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team
Miguel Stilwell d'Andrade
Miguel Stilwell d'Andrade
CEOEDP
Mariana Vasconcelos
Mariana Vasconcelos
Founder & CEOAgrosmart
Andreas Schierenbeck
Andreas Schierenbeck
Co-founder and Board memberHH2E
Brian Walsh
Brian Walsh
HeadWind Ventures
Sebastian Ruales
Sebastian Ruales
Co-founder & CEOBia Energy

Companies that attend

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"The momentum is for clean technology."

– Lidia Pereira, Member, European Parliament

“Electricity and air are the new infrastructures.”

– David Wallerstein, Chief Exploration Officer, Tencent Holdings

“Now with data, robotics, sustainable energy, homes are evolving.”

– Barbara Martin Coppola, Chief Digital Officer, IKEA

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