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Financing the Energy Transition

Taking E-FWD on the road for the first time, we arrive in Scotland's capital city and green finance hub.

Financing the Energy Transition will turn it's attention to the roadblocks in securing the the finance required to drive energy forward and quickly.

Considering questions such as how to overcome these financial roadblocks, as well as learning from successful case studies, our event in the heart of the city will look to answer your questions and more as we unfurl the #tents and utilise E-FWD workshops with special guests, excellent networking and first-class hospitality. 

Thursday, 19th of September | The Assembly Rooms, 54 George Street, Edinburgh, EH2 2LR

E-FWD welcomes Ed Balls

Keynote speaker, Ed Balls, economist and former Labour Shadow Chancellor, will open the event with a fireside chat, hosted by

E-FWD Editor,  Ed Reed before attendees will be given the opportunity to join their chosen workshop.

Later, workshop reflections and political commentary will give attendees the opportunity to listen to workshop outcomes and put their questions to the panel.

Workshops to be announced. 

Workshop 1

De-risking Innovation

What is the best way to help companies evolve and how can small companies navigate the 'valley of death'? Exploring the limitations of private risk capital, how to find funding and the challenges of new technologies. 

Workshop 2

Industrial Policy

Is the only way forward through government support? How can the UK prevent more delays, cost overruns and improve delivery success? Examining novel government funding approaches.  

Workshop 3

Markets for the Long Term

Is there still a need for public markets to deliver energy investments? Companies needs funds to carry out activities, but perhaps the future lies with private markets rather than public. 


Being part of Financing the Energy Transition means being part of E-FWD

Thank you for your interest in attending #FinancingTheEnergyTransition. This event is available for E-FWD Accelerate members. It will feature targeted workshops, political commentary with special guests, and high-level networking opportunities.

This event is part of our quarterly E-FWD events programme, designed for leaders accelerating the energy transition. 

In addition to events, E-FWD Accelerate members also get priority access to essential energy transition insights.

E-FWD enables you to:

  • Accelerate the energy transition
  • Unlock business-critical insights
  • Influence outcomes via connectivity

Ready to move energy forward? Please contact us via the form. We'll be in touch soon!

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