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Event Preview: Iberian Energy Day 2022

Edited by: 

Simon White
Content Manager

November 15th, 2022

As winter comes into sharper focus for energy markets with reducing temperatures and concerns around gas flows, Montel's European Energy Day roadshow moves onto Madrid this November 24. Read this blog post to learn more about the expert panel of speakers delivering this year's seminar and exactly which topics are top of mind.

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Iberian Energy Day 2022 - Full Program


Gas supply in the face of the energy crisis in Europe

Álvaro Baillo Moreno, Axpo

15:00 - 15:30

Our Iberian Energy Day opens this year with a presentation from Álvaro Baillo Moreno, Deputy Head of Gas at Axpo, assessing how Spanish energy markets have been affected by the energy crisis. With conflict at the other end of the European continent continuing to raise gas prices, what is the outlook for continuing supply to Spain this winter?


Intervention of the energy markets in Spain and Europe

Pedro Linares, Comillas, ICAI

15:30 - 16:00

Professor at Comillas Pontifical University, Pedro Linares leads session two with a look into how governments across Iberia and beyond have responded to the increasing cost of energy. Have real steps been made to help people and businesses cope with the costs, or have sticking plaster solutions been proposed for political gain?


Round table: Has the Iberian cap on gas worked? 
What can you expect from Europe?

Jesus Reyes, Vitol (pictured)

Ignacio Soneira, Axpo Iberia

16:00 - 16:30

Our first round table of the day involves Jesus Reyes, Head Gas & Power Iberia at Vitol and Ignacio Soneira, Director General of Axpo Iberia- who will be discussing the impacts of the Iberian gas price cap. With countries across the continent looking for economic policies to protect energy consumers from increased costs, are there things to be learned from the Spanish approach?


The industry facing the challenge of the energy crisis

Blanca Losada Martin, Fortia Energia

17:00 - 17:30

President of Fortia Energia, Blanca Losada Martin picks things up again after the coffee break with a new perspective on the energy crisis. With so many column inches dedicated to the end consumer, what is actually happening within the energy industry to those businesses also dealing with rising prices? How are they mitigating the impacts?


Forecast for electricity in 2023. Will the winter of 2023/2024
see an even bigger crisis?

Ana Barillas, Aurora Energy Research

17:30 - 18:00

Whilst the immediate impacts of the energy crisis are still being both felt and dealt with by everyone, it is unclear if the worst is now behind us. Join Ana Barillas, Head of Iberia for Aurora Energy Research to see what will be the key market drivers for prices in winter 2023/2024.


Renewables and PPAs in turbulent times

Erik Landström, Pexapark

18:00 - 18:25

Our final individual session of the day is presented by PPA Transaction Manager at Pexapark, Erik Landström. Join him to find out how the energy crisis and the regulatory uncertainty it created has affected the PPA market and how to navigate the new market reality moving forward.


Round table; PPAs

Pablo Villaplana, OMIClear (pictured)
Erik Landstrom, PPA Transaction Manager, Pexapark

18:25 - 18:40

In the day's final round-table, Erik will be joined by Pablo Villaplana, Director of Operations at OMIClear. They will be discussing the upcoming challenges for those looking to secure Power Purchase Agreements and where opportunities may lie in the Spanish energy markets.