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Mark Copley, CEO, EFET – European Federation of Energy Traders
• The Fit for 55 package and the role of trading in decarbonising economies.
• Trading challenges for the UK market
Marc Merrill, President & CEO, Uniper North America
Nicki Dalgaard, CEO, Disruptive Biotrading
Andrew Singleton, Partner & Expert in Energy & Commodities Business & Technology Transformation, Baringa
Catherine Newman, CEO, Limejump
• What are the impacts and developments in the UK and Europe post-Brexit and Covid?
• The future view for energy trading
• Exploring wider areas and regions of interest for traders
• Ongoing Covid limitations and incorporation into the trading floor; expansion of virtual markets
Eddie Tofpik, Head of Technical Analysis & Senior Markets Analyst, ADM Investor Services International Ltd.
Latif Faiyaz, Head of Energy Trading & Strategy, Northern Gas and Power
Paul Monk, UK Power Specialist, Catalyst Commodities
Nick Speechley, Strategic Projects Manager, Octopus Energy Generation
Jeremy Plester, Commercial Manager, MetDesk
• 21/22 winter outlook and market impact scenarios
• Predicting the unpredictable: impact on renewables
• Optimising your forecasting solutions and strategies
• AI’s future role within forecasting
Trevor Neil, Managing Director, BETA Financial Limited
Clive Lambert, Chief Technical Analyst, FuturesTechs
Nicole Elliott, Technical Analyst & Private Investor
• With the increased use of Algo trading, is technical analysis still relevant?
• Is liquidity too low in energy and commodity markets for technical analysis to be efficient? Does it work enough so that it MUST be used?
• Top technical analysts comment on your markets – The panellists want your suggestions
Mark Randall, Trader Performance Coach / MD & Co-Founder, The AlphaMind Project
Steven Goldstein, Trader Performance Coach / MD & Co-Founder, The AlphaMind Project
Mark Meyrick, Head of Smart Grids & PPAs, Ecotricity
• From soft skill to edge builder: Mindset optimisation tactics and techniques for traders
• Mental gymnastics to upgrade your trading performance
• Deep dive into trading psychology
• A holistic approach to mindset focus and mental, emotional and behavioural challenges
Robert Carver, Systematic futures trader and author, Independent
• Algorithmic trading trends across multiple commodities and markets
• A deeper look into technology applications
• The different ways Algo has been used in trades and how it delivers benefit, value and profit
• AI/Algo – what are the benefits and risks in a man vs machine environment? Where should the machine end and man start?
Chris Sass, Founder & Host, Insider's Guide to Energy
Kelly Vaughan, Director of Digital Strategy, Mercuria
• Technology chasing a business case? Or the next technological revolution for energy trading?
• Use cases in trade analytics
• Applying AI to automation – from RPA to algo trading
• Mitigating risk and supporting compliance via AI
Peter Styles, Executive Vice Chair of the Board, EFET
Harry Huang, Managing Director Gas Trading, Uniper Global Commodities
Alejandro Navarro, General Counsel, Energopole
• ESG Investment trends: how is it impacting trading firms?
• What are the key ESG linked trading opportunities?
• Market structural effects to pick up on environmental exposure of risky commodities
• New product markets and how do you participate in these new markets (green/blue gas, voluntary carbon markets, etc.)
• Existing markets (oil and heavy products) will still exist, how does the energy market expect to accommodate and still meet ESG exposure mitigation targets?
• What is the future impact of hydrogen on the markets?
Value Creed is a unique team of energy experts with deep expertise in every stage of the commodity value chain as well as CTRM platform ownership from process design & software selection through run/operate maturity. Specializing in both complex projects and day-to-day CTRM managed services, we support thousands of CTRM users/ energy market participants 24/7/365.
As an ISO 9001 certified company and member of Inc. 5000’s list of America’s fastest- growing private companies, we adhere to the best quality management practices and you can rely on us to maintain our quality and stability in all advisory & CTRM services.
We are your partner as you contemplate business process improvement, platform implementations & upgrades, seek innovative ways to find solutions to complex problems, or look to take advantage of cloud hosting and CTRM automation solutions.
We are advancing the world’s energy system to become more sustainable, flexible and secure whilst balancing social, environmental and economic value. Customers rely upon our solutions to plan, build, operate, optimize and maintain their power infrastructure, whilst increasing overall flexibility and resilience.
Our Grid Automation hardware, software and services portfolio unites deep domain knowledge and innovative technologies that enable customers across the globe to optimize the critical systems that power, move and connect us. Our digitalization solutions are cost effective, agile and innovative, delivering control, visibility and stability for increasingly complex systems.
Through digitalization we can improve reliability and resiliency, and enable a wide range of sustainable choices.
MCKINSEY & COMPANY
McKinsey & Company is a global management consulting firm. We are the trusted advisor to the world’s leading businesses, governments, and institutions. We are passionate about taking on immense challenges that matter to our clients and, often, to the world. In the energy sector we serve traditional utilities, oil majors, renewables players, new entrants including start-ups, developers or water utilities.
Fuelled by digital technologies, we guide companies through lasting transformations to create the change that matters. As our industry experiences once in a century transition, we build and share knowledge and experience promoting the triple aim of sustainable, reliable, affordable energy for all.
Predictive layer is a leading software company focused on the use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) to forecast time series.
The company has developed a unique solution to produce automatically the most accurate short-term forecasts for almost any signal.
The Predictive Layer solution is already connected to thousands of public data sources to which additional proprietary data and business knowledge can easily be added in a secure manner. The Predictive Layer solution can be hosted in a client’s own data center or in a secure private cloud to build predictive signals automatically, without requiring any specific AI expertise.
The solution is being used successfully today in several financial areas including pricing, trading in commodities, stocks, bonds and maritime freight.
Through its professional services team, Predictive Layer also leverages its AI platform to develop specific custom forecasts or trading strategies for clients, depending on their own unique needs.
Orchestrade provides one integrated, cross-product platform to manage the full lifecycle of your physical and financial energy trading.
Energy producers and asset optimisers, utilities and traders are challenged by increased volatility, diminishing margins, inability to hedge and manage risk in real-time and demands for new products and ways of operating to support decarbonisation. Teams across the front, middle and back office are running up against hurdles in managing the full trade lifecycle effectively as trade volumes increase and high levels of automation are required to support business as usual.
These are the challenges that Orchestrade’s ETRM solution solves.
With Orchestrade our clients can embrace disruptive technology that can keep pace with their business requirements, delivering value to their customers and shareholders. Our clients can rapidly launch new products, including the most complex energy derivatives and structured products, whilst improving end-to-end STP processing and risk management. The Orchestrade solution is cloud based, event-driven, offering real-time calculations and a modern, open architecture to enable our clients to quickly evolve with market, business and technology needs.
Orchestrade delivers comprehensive energy product coverage and functionality out-of-the-box, covering physical and financial power and natural gas, renewable power purchase agreements and certificates (EUA, GoO, Energy Savings) as well as weather, coal, crude and refined products, and freight financial instruments, FX, interest rates and fixed income
emsys VPP is a pioneer in the development of Virtual Power Plants and ranks as a leading international provider. Our sophisticated technology is offered as a Software-as-a-Service solution and digitally connects decentralized power generators, storage facilities and controllable consumers via a common control room. It is used by numerous energy suppliers and aggregators to monitor, remotely control, and profitably market aggregated electricity production.
ENERGY & METEO SYSTEMS
With its precise wind and solar power forecasts and comprehensive consulting services, energy & meteo systems is one of the major international providers of forward-looking services and IT products for the market and grid integration of renewable energies. Power traders, aggregators, grid operators as well as solar and wind farm operators on all continents rely on our digital solutions and sound expertise to manage the energy transition.
Luxoft is the analytics and engineering arm of DXC Technology, providing bespoke, end-to-end technology solutions for mission critical systems. As experts in Banking and Capital Markets technology and solutions, we are a trusted provider of change, modernization and run services. We partner with leading technology firms to offer an ecosystem of innovative products, technology and talent, that empowers our clients to lead the industry. We are fluent in financial services, with decades of experience enabling clients to advance in challenging environments.
Baringa Partners is an independent business and technology consultancy. We help businesses run more effectively, navigate industry shifts and reach new markets. We use our industry insights, ideas and pragmatism to help each client improve their business. Collaboration is central to our strategy and culture, ensuring we attract the brightest and the best. And it’s why clients love working with us.
Baringa launched in 2000 and now has over 900 members of staff and 92 partners across our practice areas Energy & Resources, Financial Services, Products & Services, and Government & Public Sector. These practices are supported by cross-sector teams focused on Customer & Digital; Finance, Risk & Compliance; People Excellence; Supply Chain & Procurement; Data, Analytics & AI; Intelligent Automation & Operations Excellence; and Technology Transformation. We operate globally and have offices in the UK, Europe, Australia, US and Asia.
Baringa Partners have been voted as the leading management consulting firm in the Financial Times’ UK Leading Management Consultants 2021 in the categories Energy, Utilities & the Environment, and Oil & Gas. We have been in the Top 10 for the last 14 years in the small, medium, as well as large category in the UK Best Workplaces™ list by Great Place to Work®. We are a Top 50 for Women employer, and are recognised by Best Employers for Race.
Baringa. Brighter Together.
OpenGamma is a derivatives analytics firm with expertise in over-the-counter and exchange-traded derivatives margin methodologies, backed by CME, JSCC, Accel and Dawn. They are trusted by the world’s large and most sophisticated global banks, trading firms and fund managers, with thousands of users depending on its analytics.
SynMax is a satellite data analytics company which specializes in the use of commercial satellite images to find and monitor oil and gas assets. SynMax Hyperion is the world’s only near real-time frac crew monitor which makes daily observations of frac activity in every major oil and gas play in the US. Hyperion has used this proprietary satellite data to build a first of its kind short term oil and gas production model which can predict near-term changes in oil and gas production.
SynMax is also developing a first of its kind coal pile monitor which once complete will give clients regular updates of coal inventories at each coal power plant in the US.
Cognite is a global industrial SaaS company that was established with one clear vision: to rapidly empower industrial companies with contextualized, trustworthy, and accessible data to help drive the full-scale digital transformation of asset-heavy industries around the world. Our core Industrial DataOps platform, Cognite DataFusion®️, enables industrial data and domain users to collaborate quickly and safely to develop, operationalize, and scale industrial AI solutions and applications to deliver both profitability and sustainability. Visit us at www.cognite.com and follow us on Twitter @CogniteData or LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/cognitedata
WOMEN IN ENERGY
Women in Energy, WONY is a non-profit association, which has been founded in Budapest in 2017. Our aim is to increase the proportion of women leaders in the energy sector, not only in Hungary, but also in the CEE Countries. Our objective is to support the growing professional community of women in energy field, enable women to reach top decision-making positions and bring women board mandates to a visible level. We strongly believe that the unlimited power of women can inspire and provide a wealth of success to the industry especially in the current very fast changing new energy world. Diversity on boards leads to competitiveness and can contribute to improvements. A board has to be innovative which is the key to efficiency. Energy revolution cannot happen without women. This revolution has a huge impact to our whole future. It would be a big mistake not to use the women power in this particular situation. The women power can bring more efficiency, more competitiveness and more human sensibility to our common business.
Relativity Trace is a communication surveillance platform that detects insider trading, collusion, and other non-compliant behaviour in real-time. The solution increases the efficiency of compliance teams performing communication surveillance by seamlessly pulling communications from every enterprise system, leveraging a suite of innovative AI capabilities to reduce false positive alerting, and providing an endlessly flexible platform to support any organization’s workflows. Use it to automatically surface the riskiest content so your teams can spend more time focusing on what matters most to you.
Founded in 2015, cQuant.io is an industry leader in analytic solutions for energy and commodity companies. Specializing in Total Portfolio Analysis, cQuant’s cloud-native SaaS platform simulates all risk factors, optimizes portfolio decisions, and includes dynamic reports and dashboards for better decision making. cQuant’s customers have greater insight into their financial forecasts and the drivers of value and risk in their business.
cQuant.io is a team of senior quantitative model developers, experienced energy analysts, software developers and cloud infrastructure experts. Leveraging decades of energy experience, cQuant.io is committed to serving the present and future analytic landscape with the most accurate models and highest performance in the industry. The field of analytics is changing rapidly and cQuant.io is dedicated to offering the latest advantages to their customers.
Hitachi Energy serves customers in the utility, industry and infrastructure sectors with innovative solutions and services across the value chain. Together with customers and partners, we pioneer technologies and enable the digital transformation required to accelerate the energy transition towards a carbon-neutral future.
Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association
WISTA Switzerland is a key global shipping and trading hub, with regional clusters in the Geneva Lake area, Zug/Zurich and Locarno. The shipping and trading activity in Switzerland provides over 35’000 jobs and represents 3.8% of the Swiss GDP. Switzerland, and Geneva in particular, is also home to international organisations such as the World Trade Organization (WTO) and the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD).
WISTA Switzerland was founded in Geneva in 2009 and incorporated according to the WISTA International statute in January 2010. The Association is active in both Geneva and Zug/Zurich chapters with the Board and Members meeting monthly to discuss topics of interest, exchange ideas and experiences. We also meet for networking events, conferences and member exclusive coaching sessions.Every year, several conferences are organized by Wista Switzerland on latest developments in the industry in both areas Geneva and Zug/Zurich.
Fusion CTRM is an analytics-driven, end-to-end commodity management platform that enables Metals trading companies to efficiently and profitably meet the challenges of complex and volatile commodity markets.
Designed to meet the complex requirements of Metals and Metal Concentrates, Ags and Energy trading businesses Fusion provides greater levels of automation and task management than ever before, allowing for the digitisation of previously manual business processes.
Fusion manages; Trade Entry, Pricing, Contract Management, Market Data Integration, Electronic Exchange Integration, Enterprise Risk, Logistics, Freight, INTTRA Container management, Bulk Handling, Blending, Processing, Assay Exchanges, Decision Support, Automated Task Management, Forecasting, and Reporting. The solution supports the functional trading and risk management requirements of metals trading businesses, mining companies, processors, producers and manufacturers.
COMMODITY TRADING ASSOCIATION
The CTA Commodity Trading Association is the leading international Network of Commodity Trading, Shipping and Financing professionals.
Brady Technologies (‘Brady’) provides trading, risk management and logistics software solutions to energy markets. We help energy trading participants to profit in new ways from the green transition and support ESG requirements.
Our heritage in European energy spans over 30 years. Our customers comprise some of the most renowned energy organisations in Europe, engaged in financial and physical trading on major exchanges including Nord Pool, EPEX, CME, Nasdaq and ICE, as well as OTC.
Brady solutions cater for utilities, independent power producers, asset developers, asset optimisers, energy traders, oil & gas companies, commercial aggregators and hedge funds, helping to optimise trading performance, drive greater visibility and cost control across the trade life cycle. Our portfolio comprises:
PowerDesk – SaaS solution designed by traders for intraday and day-ahead power trading. Provides a flexible framework to launch algorithmic trading strategies.
Igloo – Cloud ETRM (energy trading & risk management) solution offering a state-of-the-art user experience and unrivalled connectivity to all the major European markets.
CRisk – Cloud solution for counterparty and liquidity risk management, empowering energy and commodity trading entities to retain profits and mitigate risk.
Energy Data Manager – A market leading Nordic power trading operations platform.
PowerDesk Scheduler – Helps traders to deliver power through the majority of TSOs across Europe adhering to country specific communications protocol and deadlines.
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AG2 was founded to accelerate innovations in global weather and environmental insights for risk management. AG2 Trader (formerly WSI Trader) is the world’s leading weather decision support platform for energy trading. We intend to accelerate investment to continue delivering unique, market-leading insights to customers around the world.
HR Maritime, founded in 2008 by Richard Watts, is a Geneva based company providing services to the International Trading, Shipping and Trade Finance Industries. With a client base both within Switzerland and around the globe we offer guidance and implement tailored solutions to the range of problems besetting a company involved in the Trading, Shipping or Financing of commodities. We work with Commodity Traders, Importers and Exporters, Ship Owners and Managers, P&I Clubs, Insurance Underwriters, Trade Financiers, Lawyers and a number of associated service providers. With our broad knowledge and experience across many areas of business, geographical regions and various commodities, we are able to approach nearly any problem or situation with a practical, pragmatic and innovative solution. We are equally at home working on enhancing efficiency within the largest trading companies as with small exporters or importers looking to break into the international markets. Our services focus on Consultancy, Outsourcing and bespoke Training.
The Propeller Club – Port of Geneva is a professional association providing opportunities for Shipping and Trading professionals to network and develop their knowledge.
Founded in 1983, the Club has been actively involved in the local and international Shipping and Trading community and presently is proud to have about 160 members including individuals working as shipowners, traders, charterers, logistics providers, agents, banks, insurers and lawyers as well as a large number of companies active in the market.
Geneva is a global hub for Shipping and Trading and in an industry where network is key to one’s individual and to the industry’s success, the Propeller Club serves a vital role.
The Propeller Club organises a range of events which are open to the Shipping and Trading community both in Geneva and those visiting for work or pleasure. These events include monthly evening events focused on specific topics combining learning and networking opportunities. On a more social level, the Club organises networking events such as our annual events to celebrate Escalade, an annual outing on the Neptune on Lake Geneva and a summer lunch. The Club also organises drinks events to promote networking in the larger community.
The Propeller Club is in close contact with Propeller Clubs in ports and cities throughout Europe and further afield to coordinate our activities and to create value for the broader network.
Amphora is the proven software solution provider for commodity trading, logistics and risk management in the global oil, refined products, LPG, bunkering, biofuels, coal, ore, LNG, metals, concentrates and freight marketplace. Founded in 1997 with headquarters in London, Amphora provides enterprise software solutions designed and developed for commodity trading organisations. Our team includes some of the most experienced software designers, developers and business analysts in the commodities industry today.Since our inception, our goal has been to provide the trading community with the most robust, user-friendly, easy to implement and enterprise-wide software package available.Amphora continues to launch new products that address customers’ needs and adjust to dynamic market demands.
– 100+ employees with direct hands-on experience with commodity trading systems
– Development Centres in London, Dubai, Hyderabad, Zug
– Service Centres in London, Dubai, Houston, Zug, Hyderabad, Mexico City and Singapore Trade Commodities? Need a fresh look at your risk management? We got you!
Kellen, the world’s leading partners to associations, offers full-service management as well as support services including advocacy and government affairs, education and certification programs, marketing and communications, meeting and expo production, strategic development, and technology services. Kellen’s managed portfolio includes more than 130 of the world’s most impactful trade associations and professional societies representing and supporting more than 10,000 companies and 100,000 professionals worldwide. Kellen is headquartered in Atlanta, with additional offices in Beijing, Brussels, Chicago, Kansas City, New York City and Washington, D.C. For more information, visit kellencompany.com.
Combining the world’s best cloud-centric managed services with a uniquely collaborative way of working, Kerv helps businesses get ahead – and stay there. As part of Kerv, the Kerv Collaborate practice simplifies business communications through bespoke voice, mobile, data, and communications compliance solutions.
At Kerv Collaborate, we understand financial markets and other regulated industries. We support organisations with fully end-to-end solutions that allow them to adapt to ever-evolving communications requirements, whilst meeting compliance recording and monitoring obligations under FCA, MiFID II and other regulatory standards.
But why us? As well as being experts in communications compliance, our service wrap also covers telephony, IT, networking, contact centre and digital transformation. We look forward to meeting you at Energy Trading Week ’22.
AIGET: Associazione Italiana di Grossisti di Energia e Trader / The Italian Association of Energy Traders & Suppliers (www.aiget.org) Created in 2000, with the beginning of the liberalization of the Italian energy markets, AIGET represents and promotes the interests of the Italian and foreign entrants in the supply, trading & shipping of electricity, natural gas and related services & certificates. The main targets of the Association are the promotion of competition, transparency and liquidity in the Italian energy markets & supporting the development and standardization of tradable energy products and contracts, including energy & weather derivatives.
CubeLogic was founded by industry veterans in 2009, with a clear vision to provide out of the box risk and reporting solutions using the latest Business Intelligence platforms and concepts. Through rapid, global growth, we now serve major tier one organisations within the energy, commodities and financial services sectors. We continue to provide value to our clients with offices in the UK, USA, Germany, Singapore and Bangalore.
As the world pivots for energy transition, upstream and downstream producers and consumers of energy are evolving rapidly to meet and exceed global climate goals.
Eleven are deeply involved in the energy transition across trading, investment, development, optimisation and analytics including factors affecting these decisions and advice, such as meteorology and geopolitics, collaborating and sharing advice and insight.
And, as such, over the last 23 years, Eleven has evolved from operating in a traditional downstream supply and trading industry into a partner of choice for energy and commodities, renewable, chemical and alternative technologies. During this diversification, our operations in traditional geographies have evolved into emerging markets whilst supporting our existing clients within the European energy trading sector including but not limited to Gas, Power, LNG and Carbon. We’ve worked in these markets since the early days of deregulation, placing our first power broker in 1999. Our client portfolio includes trading companies, private equity and institutional backed companies, banks, utilities, emerging technologies and retailers.
Financial IT is a digital platform for multimedia and editorial content, rankings and overviews of major industry events. Financial IT magazine is published throughout the year in digital form. Financial IT magazine is available in print form at major trade events through our media partnerships.
We believe that our competitive edge comes from our established relationships with financial IT companies and institutions, the breadth of the solutions described and the quality of content. Financial IT provides a detailed map of the everchanging space where the IT provider sector meets the broadly defined financial services sector.
Fidectus’ Global Energy Network (GEN) delivers fully automated management of your entire over the counter (OTC) post-trade lifecycle; including regulatory reporting, electronic Confirmation Matching, electronic Settlement Matching, bilateral netting, multilateral netting, financing, and payment for energy and commodities markets.
GEN enables you to reduce your counterparty risk, increase your operational efficiency and scale. It also helps you to increase the speed of counterparty onboarding, improve your PnL and better manage your liquidity. We provide you tools to better manage your working capital.
GEN supports multiple standards as ISDA, EFET electronic Confirmation Matching (eCM), EFET electronic Settlement Matching (eSM) etc. Furthermore, you can connect easily and quickly to GEN via multiple channels as Restful API, SFTP, Email, SharePoint, cognitive OCR etc.) and formats (e.g. xml, json, csv etc.). That means you can handle and control all your inbound and outbound post trade workflows in one solution.
FIS is a leading provider of technology solutions for merchants, banks and capital markets firms globally. Our more than 55,000 people are dedicated to advancing the way the world pays, banks and invests by applying our scale, deep expertise and data-driven insights. We help our clients use technology in innovative ways to solve business-critical challenges and deliver superior experiences for their customers. Headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida, FIS is a Fortune 500® company and is a member of Standard & Poor’s 500® Index.
MARKET DATA ANALYZER – ENERGY EDITION
FIS® Market Data Analyzer – Energy Edition (formerly MarketMap Energy) provides validated, aggregated market information in a flexible framework. It improves forecasting, reduces operational costs and increases efficiency in data management, storage and access, leveraging our robust data warehouse featuring over 1,000 high-quality feeds offering comprehensive coverage of global asset
classes. At the core of our solution is Forecasting, Analysis and Modelling Environment (FAME), an analytic database management system (ADBMS). FAME is optimized for the storage and dissemination of time series. The platform is further extended with a series of application programming interfaces, toolkits, web services, connecting this big data time series container to downstream applications and desktop statistical packages. Our Clients Energy and commodity companies as well as utilities with a significant interest in energy benefit from Market Data Analyzer – Energy Edition solution. This empowers them to reduce data costs, reduce operational risk and modernize the data landscape.
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At eRENEWABLE our comprehensive approach combines energy efficiency and price transparency while reducing your RFP time by more than 50 percent to help you discover real time market value while getting the best price and terms for your PPA/VPPA.
With our proprietary auction platform, it allows you to bring buyers or sellers to an online marketplace competing for your business while also providing last-look technology that ensures you get the best market price possible.
In addition to facilitating PPA’s and VPPA’s through our network of clean energy professionals, we can also reduce your carbon footprint utilizing Responsibly Sourced Gas via our partnership with a leading global energy provider – and our RSG contains 90% less methane on average than the standard U.S. natural gas.
Looking for Green Energy Credits? Whether you utilize verified RSG certificates or unbundled RECs, your path to NetZero and Decarbonization is one step closer with eRENEWABLE.
If it’s reliable off-grid Energy that you need, we’ll keep you powered-up onsite with our solar array, battery storage, and budget-conscious Microgrid solutions.
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As one of the premier podcasts in the Renewable Energy sector, The Green Insider, powered by eRENEWABLE is telling the story of The Energy Transition with the best minds, leaders, and disruptors in the industry. With 120+ episodes since it launched in August 2020, The Green Insider covers the latest in hydrogen, battery storage, wind, solar and grid resiliency. In addition to being the official podcast of several conference networking events and forging partnerships with industry leading trade organizations like NAEMA and a collaboration with the University of Houston, The Green Insider has established itself as appointment podcast listening.
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KWA Analytics is a Global Advisory firm specializing in delivering Trading & Risk Management business and technology solutions for clients in the Energy, Commodity, Treasury and Capital Markets.
We bring together, under one roof, the industry’s leading experts with the complete TRM and related skillsets providing unrivaled business and technical consulting services. We understand your needs and the business and technical services necessary to plan, design, develop, implement, and support your organization.
Since our founding KWA Analytics has an established set of credentials as a trusted advisor and partner. We are pleased to have been recognized again as the #1 consultancy in the Energy Risk 2022 Technology Advisory Awards.
For further information about KWA and ways we can work with you, please visit us at kwa-analytics.com
NATURAL GAS INTEL
Believing that transparent markets empower businesses, economies, and communities, Natural Gas Intelligence (NGI) provides natural gas price transparency and key news, insights, and data for the North American energy markets.
Through its offering of Subscription Services, NGI provides daily, weekly, and monthly (Bidweek) price indexes for more than 170 locations throughout the United States, Mexico, and Canada. Since 2008, NGI has greatly enhanced the liquidity of its indexes through a perpetual partnership with the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), providing for the inclusion of ICE trade data in its proprietary price index determination process. NGI also produces natural gas forward curves out 10 years, as well as Mexico, U.S. shale, and indicative LNG Netback pricing as part of its larger LNG Data Suite.
In addition to these key market price transparency data offerings, NGI provides a suite of news and information services in English and Spanish that help businesses across the global value chain understand news and events that affect their business decisions.
VERIDAPT is an award-winning IoT and fintech company that delivers a digital verification platform providing world leading, real-time monitoring of bulk commodity supply chains to mitigate theft and fraud.
VERIDAPT is trusted to monitor and control billions in commodities around the world and helps companies meet their ESG goals by measuring carbon emissions.
We provide certainty through real-time data, and our accurate reporting allows our customers to know their total emissions and offset this as part of offering net-zero product.
Our solutions allow stakeholders across supply chains in banking, mining and industry to deal with certainty. Backed by Macquarie Group, VERIDAPT’s mining customers include BHP, Rio Tinto, Yancoal, Glencore and Vale.
Our products include, AdaptSCF, a platform solution designed to mitigate operational risk, by providing;
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Contour is a leading digital trade finance network that is building the global standard for trade by bringing together the world’s banks, corporates and ecosystem partners, onto a common, digital, and trusted network. Powered by innovation, trust and collaboration, Contour uses decentralised technology to offer seamless integration with market-leading digital document systems and other digital networks, enabling the instant flow of trusted data across the world’s trade routes and current fragmented ecosystems.
DycoTrade delivers high-end commodity ERP software solutions for commodity and trade companies all over the world.
Gen10 focuses on making the day-to-day tasks of commodity trading faster and simpler through automation and collaboration. Our technology empowers clients to Work Better. Together – completing the feedback loop between trading and finance to support smarter, safer trading decisions.
The cloud apps provide complete commodity management, with enhanced operational risk controls and powerful workflow and pricing engines that automate many of the manual, time-intensive commodity processes. Workflows facilitate enhanced collaboration whilst improving control and governance, driving safe efficiencies and visibility across your business for confident data-driven decision-making.
Gen10’s CTRM platform, Commodity ManagerTM includes end–to–end transaction processing and analytics, covering everything from fast trade capture, origination, PnL, and sample management through export, trading, import, distribution, to final settlement and risk management.
Gen10 believes in making innovative, high value and flexible commodity management solutions. The UK-based development and support teams work in collaboration with clients to build up a real understanding of the challenges they face; delivering technology that drives value from their massive data flows and transforms their operations.
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capSpire is a global consulting and solutions company that creates, customizes, and implements value-driving technology for commodity-focused organizations. Fueled by direct industry experience in commodities trading, risk management and analytics, they offer expertise in business process advisory, managed services and operations consulting.
Energy One is a global supplier of software products and services to wholesale energy, environmental and carbon trading markets.
Listed on the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX:EOL) since 2007, but with more than 15 years of market experience, the Energy One Group of companies has a successful track record of providing sophisticated, practical solutions and services to Australasian and European companies operating in the fast-paced 24/7 wholesale energy marketplace.
The Energy One Group is the largest supplier of 24/7 operational energy services in Australia and the second largest in Europe. Combining software with a premium service offering gives Energy One an enviable position in facilitating the entry of distributed renewable energy into national markets around the globe.
Energy One’s suite of software products includes ETRM, process automation, automated bidding/nominations and algorithmic trading. In addition to software, Energy One provides services to operate their software and manage the operation of renewable assets on behalf of customers.
Energy One’s clients include energy retailers, generators, users, customers and traders ranging from start–ups to multi-national organisations. Its suite of products and services offer proven market solutions for European, UK and Asia-Pacific energy participants, enabling the management of their entire wholesale energy portfolio.
Energy One’s market operations services provide a 24/7 ‘follow-the-sun’ approach, where experienced and dedicated teams work together and act on behalf of customers across the world in scheduling and nominations for day–ahead and intra-day markets. Energy One’s team of industry experts specialise in each of the relevant technical areas and its network of local offices means that it can provide local support to its customers.
Over the last five years, several companies have joined the Energy One Group. These include Contigo Software Limited in the UK, eZ-nergy in France, EGSSIS in Belgium and CQ Energy in Australia. All businesses within the group will operate under the Energy One brand.
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At EnAppSys, we help our customers to make the best strategic decisions based on energy data from 32 European countries.
On our Market Data Platform we process, calculate, forecast and visualise market data, all delivered through a fast, reliable and intuitive platform providing customisable dashboards with API integration, giving you the insight needed.
Our Market Access Services for the GB market offers a worry-free and quick solution for CVA qualification and interfacing with Elexon CVA flows. Thanks to our solution for National Grid’s Wider Access, entering the Balancing Market with your assets was never easier
The platform with our market knowledge provides the backbone for our Consultancy Services that deliver actionable, and bankable projections.
EnAppSys’ dedicated and knowledgeable team supports a wide variety of happy customers. Don’t take our word for it! Read some of our customer recommendations.
Volue is one of Europe’s largest enterprise software companies and has pioneered green technology for five decades.
Volue is the result of the fusion of four companies: Powel, Markedskraft, Scanmatic and Wattsight. The companies were rebranded in January 2021. Two additional companies have been added to Volue since: Likron and ProCom GmbH.
Volue delivers software, insight and services for energy production, trading and distribution. It was created to fast track the green transition while securing the availability of the core services society relies on – energy, power grid, water and infrastructure.
Volue enables new and existing players to prepare for the future of energy, water supply and infrastructure building. It is a reliable partner for anyone committed to sustainably managing the challenges of the climate crisis.
In Europe, more than 350 TWh of annual power generation is planned and optimized using Volue solutions. Getting the most out of existing power plants is a serious contribution to sustainability.
KYOS Commodity Risk Solutions understands the needs of commodity market players. We have worked for decades in commodity and energy trading. Especially if you are dealing with multiple commodities such as raw materials, ingredients, packaging, energy for production – with all of these: we support you with excellent trading and risk management software and services, incorporating best-in-class financial modelling techniques.
Our software helps to streamline processes, improves financial performance and reduces risks. Our automatic reports give you and your stakeholders consistent and up-to-date information to make
Whether you are in the food, packaging, energy or metals markets – KYOS has the tools and expertise to help you manage your commodity price exposures. Our analytics – your advantage.
Horváth is an international, independent management consultancy firm with over 1,000 employees in locations in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Hungary, Romania, Italy, the USA, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates. We represent in-depth knowledge across different industries and top-level subject matter expertise in all company functions – with a focus on performance management and transformation. We carry out projects for our international customers around the world. In this context, we provide precise knowledge of, and take into account, the local conditions thanks to the cooperation with our partners of “Cordence Worldwide”, a global network of truly connected consultancy firms with the ability to think and deliver together.
Our specialists support companies and top executives with extensive competence in business models, organizational structures, processes and systems to successfully align their organizations for the future. We combine passion and effective implementation to turn change into success across whole companies, in individual business areas or in functions such as sales, operations, procurement, controlling & finance, HR and IT.
Horváth stands for project results which create sustainable benefits and value. That is why our consultants accompany their customers from the business management concept and anchoring in processes and systems through to change management and training of managers and employees.
Gen10 focuses on making the day-to-day tasks of carbon and commodity trading faster and simpler. Our technology is built on automation and collaboration that empowers clients to Work Better. Together. – completing the feedback loop between trading, operations and finance to support smarter, safer trading and risk management decisions.
NetZero OS, the solution for environmental markets, allows you to easily and safely manage and control your origination, trading, tracking and procurement of carbon credits at scale, across the entire lifecycle. With custom attributes and premiums, you can differentiate and price assets and manage exposure across registries. Automation, portfolio and inventory management, governance and reporting combine to bring control to your exposure to these fragmented, challenging markets.
CommOS, Gen10’s commodity management system, brings this collaboration and control to energy commodities trading. Automate processes, enhance collaborative data flows and improve control and governance, for confident data-driven decision-making. End–to–end transaction processing and analytics cover everything from fast trade capture, origination, PnL, and sample management through export, trading, import, distribution, to final settlement and risk management.
Gen10 believes in making innovative, high value and flexible solutions. The UK-based development and support teams work in collaboration with clients to build up a real understanding of the challenges they face; delivering technology that drives value from their massive data flows and transforms their operations.
Allianz Trade is the trademark used to designate a range of services provided by Euler Hermes. Euler Hermes is the global leader in trade credit insurance and a recognized specialist in the areas of surety, collections, structured trade credit and political risk. Headquartered in Paris, Euler Hermes is present in more than 50 countries with 5,500 employees. In 2020, Euler Hermes global business transactions represented 824 billion Euro in exposure. Euler Hermes is a full member of Allianz Group.
VoxSmart are a global leader in voice and eCommunications surveillance for financial services. Our portfolio of communication capture, speech recognition and surveillance products address many risk management requirements such as, employee and operational supervision, senior management oversight and automated trade reconstruction. Customers include commodity brokers, sell-side and buy-side firms, insurance companies and cryptocurrency exchanges, among other regulated institutions. Our vision is to help firms streamline their surveillance assets, answering key challenges around interoperability and data analysis.
Enverus Trading & Risk connects trade floors to the world of commodity and energy market data with forward curves risk management software for agile workforces, custom and out-of-the-box data management solutions for proprietary data, and highly accurate AI power market forecasting. Connect with our 500+ data and market intelligence channel partners through our flagship MarketView Desktop terminal.
At PwC, our purpose is to build trust in society and solve important problems. We’re a network of firms in 155 countries with more than 284,000 people who are committed to delivering quality in assurance, advisory and tax services. Find out more and tell us what matters to you by visiting us at www.pwc.co.uk
EFET was established in 1999 and we represent around 130 energy traders across Europe. Our mission is to promote competition, transparency, and open access in the European energy sector.
We work to build trust in power, gas and carbons markets across Europe, so that they may underpin a sustainable, efficient and secure energy supply and enable the transition to a carbon neutral economy.
We do this by:
Windward, is the leading maritime AI company, providing an all-in-one platform for all your risk management and maritime domain awareness needs. With real-time insights into ownership structure, cargo, containers, and vessel behaviours, we help our partners make decisions with confidence.
By leveraging maritime domain expertise, augmented by best-in-class artificial intelligence and machine learning, we connect the dots, going beyond data to deliver a customized view of your risk with actionable predictive intelligence and insights, through an easy API integration or as an online tool
We enhance any KYC, due diligence, vetting, or law enforcement processes, from screening and monitoring to deep investigations by providing immediate go / no go recommendations with 4 times fewer false positives, so you can focus on future-forward decisions to grow your business opportunities, secure your operations, and trade with confidence!
Windward partners with leading global banks, insurance, and energy & trade companies, governments, and ship owners to navigate their risk while optimizing operations.
Windward- Power your organization with maritime AI
The Society of Technical Analysts (STA) www.technicalanalysts.com is one the largest not-for-profit Technical Analysis Society in the world. The STA’s main objective is to promote greater use and understanding of Technical Analysis and its role within behavioural finance as the most vital investment tool available. Joining us gains access to meetings, webinars, educational training, research and an international, professional network. Whether you are looking to boost your career or just your capabilities – the STA will be by your side equipping you with the tools and confidence to make better-informed trading and investment decisions in any asset class anywhere in the world. For more details email [email protected] or visit www.technicalanalysts.com
The Environmental Markets Association (EMA) is a as a 501(c)(6) not-for-profit trade association representing the interests of companies that are involved in the trading, legislation and regulation of environmental markets. For twenty-five years, EMA has focused on promoting market-based solutions for environmental challenges through sound public policy, industry best practices, effective education and training, and member networking. EMA represents a diverse membership including large utilities, emissions brokers and traders, exchanges, law firms, project developers, consultants, academics, NGOs and government agencies. EMA is a pro-business and pro-environment industry trade association that advocates for competitive and tradable market-based solutions for solving the world’s most pressing environmental challenges, while simultaneously contributing to economic development.
Cassini Systems is a leading provider of pre- and post-trade margin and collateral analytics for derivatives market participants. Buy-side firms can leverage the platform to monitor, optimize and ensure transparency on their margin, as well as achieve collateral liquidity and efficient utilization, lowering the carry cost of derivatives.
Cassini’s platform provides the only full front-to-back solution covering margin, collateral, and cost analytics for all classes of cleared and uncleared over-the-counter derivatives as well as futures and options. It integrates into post-trade collateral management, treasury, and risk systems – enabling clients to bring post-trade cost analytics into the pre-trade process. Cassini is also integrated into key asset management platforms to facilitate leveraging analytics with little implementation overhead.
Top-tier hedge funds, asset managers and Tier 1 banks rely on Cassini for powerful, flexible, automated tools to manage their portfolios of over-the-counter and exchange-traded derivatives products. For more information, visit www.cassinisystems.com.
enspired is a fully digital power trading-as-a-service company headquartered in Vienna. We drive the energy transition by enabling our clients to bring flexible assets to power spot markets and capture their full value with our augmented trading services. Our platform for augmented trading is the fastest on the market and utilize AI models to leverage vast amounts of data in real-time.
The enspired team consists of leading algorithmic traders, data scientists and technology enthusiasts who firmly believe that the way power is traded will soon change drastically – in our world, there is no room for trading screens and traditional optimization. We are actively trading on German and the UK power markets, supporting customers in several countries in Europe and plan to expand even further.
ETR Advisory provides expert advice, support and training in the application of regulations to the Energy, Commodities and Financial markets. Our detailed knowledge of the rules such as REMIT, MiFID II, EMIR, MAR, SFTR and the relevant parts of Brexit as well as the technology platforms and solutions around them permits us to help our clients navigate and implement the best solutions while being ready for the future. Since being founded in May 2013, ETR has advised over eighty market participants, software houses, trading platforms and repositories. We run the blog at www.energytradingregulation.com, which provides news and thoughts about regulatory developments in one place.
Enuit provides leading enterprise risk management solutions for energy and commodities trading companies worldwide.
We give our customers complete visibility, insights, control and management over their business operations helping them to have peace of mind to make quick and informed decisions that affect the bottom line.
Enuit was founded in 2008 with a single goal in mind: To bring to market affordable, functional trade management software. The core solution Entrade is all of this and more. And, it really works. It can help your company track its transactions through the entire deal life cycle: From done deal through a sent bill.
Trade Finance Global
Trade Finance Global (TFG) is the leading trade finance platform. We assist companies to access trade and receivables finance facilities through our relationships with 270+ banks, funds and alternative finance houses.
TFG’s award winning educational resources serve an audience of 160k+ monthly readers (6.2m+ impressions) in print & digital formats across 187 countries, covering insights, guides, research, magazines, podcasts, tradecasts (webinars) and video.
We are a software and data engineering consultancy that enables technological and organisational transformation for many of the world’s leading organisations. We envisage, design, and deliver software and data engineering solutions that users want, need, and love to use.
We deliver ‘Agility at Greater Velocity’, because we care about creating outstanding outcomes and taking ownership for solving the toughest technical challenges. As a result, we typically deliver high-risk, high-profile, and time-constrained projects in less time than competitors, often significantly so.
Molecule is the world’s most modern ETRM/CTRM. The software is designed for electricity, natural gas, crude, liquids, metals, ags, softs, crypto, and FX options/futures. Molecule captures over 50,000 physical and financial products, across 50 commodities.
Molecule uses the latest technology to make the risk system powerful—but also light, fast, and easy-to-use – a first in the industry. As a result, Molecule lets risk and operations managers at trading companies “go home earlier,” by automating routine tasks and complex calculations. It is next-generation position, P&L, near-time VaR, and risk analytics software for any company that trades commodities. Molecule also offers specialized add-ons for physical power and enterprise cryptocurrency trading.
Using our cloud-native product, customers get more data security and reliability while enjoying a SaaS pricing model and regular product upgrades with no interruption to service. Implementations can be completed in 90 days, and proactive support is provided by the team that does implementations – so that we can alert your team of problems, before you find them.
Based in Houston, Texas, the Molecule team serves IPPs, hedge funds, energy marketers and advisors, and Fortune 100 companies in North America and worldwide.
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CTRMCloud™ is transforming the energy and commodity trading landscape by simplifying once-complex trading and risk management software. By offering CTRM-as-a-Service, CTRMCloud offers a subscription-based model with a cloud-native solution that is quickly and efficiently deployed, equipping organizations with real time decision support and intraday reporting across the entire commodity value-chain.
Cloud-native, customizable and extensible, it offers unmatched computation power at a fraction of the usual cost.
CTRMCloud was established in 2016, with presence in San Francisco, New York, Paris and London.
CTRMCloud™ delivers the benefits of a modern, cloud-native solution including rapid implementations, continuous product enhancements, high performance, scalability, better user experience – all at a significantly lower TCO.
The CTRM-as-a-Service platform utilizes a microservices based architecture to enable modular deployment for point solutions, ready to scale with your business requirements. At the same time, it has the breadth and depth of the functionality and the robustness required to serve as an enterprise-wide, end-to-end E/CTRM solution for large, global companies with complex business problems.
deltaconX regulatory platform is an innovative software service catering for European Financial & Energy Market participants enabling our customers to meet various regulatory requirements all over the globe such as EMIR, REMIT, MiFIR/MiFID II, FMIA, US-Dodd Frank, MAS, HKMA, ASIC, etc.
Through full automation and dynamic error handling, reporting processes are massively simplified, minimising manual workload and human errors.
At deltaconX we harness technology to make regulatory compliance processes fast, easy and cost effective.
MetDesk offers a comprehensive suite of weather forecasting products to the energy industry. Our team brings together a wealth of experience in the energy sphere with expert energy meteorologists, data scientists and experienced client managers combining to bring our products to life. A vast amount of weather-maps, charts, tables and power forecasts are available via the MetDesk trading website, while our state of the art API delivers both historical and live weather data into the heart of our customers operations. In a world where data is king this brings exciting opportunities to expose our weather data to analytical processes. We design our products to take away the complexity in interpreting weather data, and with speed of data delivery sitting at the centre of everything we do, we ensure any changes to the weather models can be picked out in a timely manner. Our newly updated training packages cover all aspects of energy meteorology ensuring our customers fully understand the data they are in receipt of. Supporting our automated products, our panel of expert weather forecasters brief the market with the latest weather developments around the globe – whether it’s a major cold weather outbreak in the far East, hurricanes in the Gulf of Mexico or a heatwave here in Europe, we have it covered. Email us at [email protected] to find out more.
Established in 2006 in London, BrightMile provides specialist recruitment services within financial markets, with a particular focus on fintech & trading roles for commodity markets. We have been sourcing and placing expert professionals, including C-Suite leaders, with leading energy companies, banks, trading houses, financial exchanges & consultancies.
Over the last decade, we have worked with leading organizations internationally, and successfully placed talent across various financial hubs including London, Paris, Dubai, Hong Kong, New York & Singapore.
Our specialist focus, global reach, and the knowledge and professionalism of our teams, enables us to deliver a timely and consistent service of the highest level – which surpasses the expectations of both our clients and candidates!
ETRMServices is a global organization providing trading technology expertise in the energy and commodity trading and risk management domain.
With locations in North America, Europe and India we manage customer needs through an optimized and blended team of on-site, off-site and off-shore resources.
We provide program and project technical services for the E/CTRM system of record, source systems and models such as generation and forecasting as well as target systems for reporting and logistics. Our integration practice covers end-to-end connectivity across the trading stack via our Enterprise-based Interfacing technology as well as up-to-date adapters to external exchanges, grids, confirmation systems.
If it moves markets, we have it covered
The Montel Group brings together seven businesses in pursuit of one aim: being the trusted source on European energy markets. As the global energy transition accelerates, you can count on us for all the news, data, insights and forecasts you need.
The EFET Energy Markets Training Program is a specialised online training course providing a comprehensive insight into the complexities of energy commodity
Through seven detailed modules, covering topics including master agreements,
financial regulation, back-office tasks and risk management, the course provides
participants with both a broad and deep knowledge of energy trading.
Relevant for experienced professionals and those seeking to understand the basics,
the EFET Energy Markets Training Program is a one-stop-shop for market
Benefits of our course
Special offer: sign up before 15 October 2021 to get 15 months for the price of 12!
EFET-members: Euro 1500 per calendar year per company.
Non-EFET members: Euro 2750 per calendar year per company.
To find out more, or become an EFET member, please contact us [email protected]
ClearDox is a cloud-based SaaS platform designed to accelerate the digital transformation of the physical commodities back office. It is an intelligent document data processing (IDP) system that ingests documents and data in any format (even handwritten field tickets), parses the relevant data, then normalizes and reconciles the data before integrating it with downstream systems such as billing, AR/AP, risk, scheduling, and accounting
The software has been developed, tested, and implemented over the last eight years by a team of commodities veterans, who understand all too well the pain caused by paper-based, manual processes.
The use cases for the technology are broad because we can take any document and convert it to actionable data. It has been used in trucking and shipping logistics, airline fuel delivery, inventory reconciliation, brokerage reconciliation, and invoice validation and reconciliation. Commercially, it is the operational backbone of a leading global commodities merchant. Other users include Gulf Oil, and a large U.S. oil refiner.
For enterprises that must manually process large amounts of documentation, ClearDox offers an intuitive, intelligent document processing solution that transforms back-office operations from a cost center to a competitive advantage. ClearDox’ Spectrum IDP™ will handle all your data capture, normalization, reconciliation, and reporting—enabling you to save time, reduce errors and finally get the full picture from your data, so you can focus on more strategic initiatives.
Cassini is the leading provider of pre- and post-trade margin and collateral analytics for derivatives markets.
Buy-side firms can leverage the platform to monitor, optimise and ensure transparency on their margin, as well as achieve collateral liquidity and efficient utilisation, lowering the carry cost of derivatives.
Cassini’s platform provides the only full front-to-back solution covering margin, collateral and cost analytics for all classes of cleared and uncleared over-the-counter derivatives as well as futures and options. It integrates into post-trade collateral management, treasury and risk systems – enabling clients to bring post-trade cost analytics into the pre-trade process. Cassini is also integrated into key asset management platforms to facilitate leveraging analytics with little implementation overhead.
BizPro is a leading transactions monitoring software for the detection of suspicious conducts under MAR and REMIT and several leading companies already rely on it.
BizPro is able to detect the abusive practices defined in MAR and REMIT through a wide range of algorithms for each pattern, constantly improved in effectiveness and efficiency. The tool provides an “end-to-end” automated process from data source to reporting and case management. BizPro includes also extensive data analytics functionalities.
BizPro has been developed since 2015 leveraging on the combination of methodologies, models and algorithms developed by Protiviti and software solutions developed by Bizmatica.
TokWise provides an innovative technology to maximize the return of renewable energy portfolio.
The solution combines big data and advanced analytics, offered as Software-as-a-Service. Leveraging resilient technology and proprietary AI models, TokWise is adding an extra intelligence layer to your trading operations to reflect all market dynamics and maximise profit.
We support the growth of renewable energy by providing solid services to manage efficiently the green energy portfolio:
1) Tailor-made Commercial and Forecast(C&F) Optimization Service designed to enhance trading and increase the return of each MWh renewable energy.
2) Software-as-a-Service Portfolio Management Suite connecting assets and markets in one centralized place to easily orchestrate all portfolio management and trading activities.
TokWise services are incorporated in the daily operations of leading European renewable aggregators, large producers and green energy suppliers.
Commodity is an international search boutique that specialises in talent acquisition, retained search, competitive intelligence and advisory across the commodity markets. Our HQ and in-house research is based in the UK. We have offices in Singapore, Houston and Geneva. Regardless of colleague location, we operate as a cohesive unit.
Our client base is made up of a select few partners globally. These relationships are well established and underpinned by trust, delivery, confidentiality, speed, respect for process and value of data. Longevity in search matters. Commodity was born in 1977, hence celebrating its first 40 years in 2017.
About Argus Media
Argus is an independent media organisation with almost 1100 staff. It is headquartered in London and has 26 offices in the world’s principal commodity trading and production centres. Argus produces price assessments and analysis of international energy and other commodity markets, and offers bespoke consulting services and industry-leading conferences. Companies in 140 countries around the world use Argus data to index physical trade and as benchmarks in financial derivative markets as well as for analysis and planning purposes. Argus was founded in 1970 and is a privately held UK-registered company. It is owned by employee shareholders, global growth equity firm General Atlantic and Hg, the specialist software and technology services investor.
Website Link: Argus Media
Worldoils is a company that combines the power of marketing as well as the in-house expertise for the Oil, Gas, Offshore and Maritime industries. Worldoils’ web portal www.worldoils.com has become a truly central platform for visitors who need information regarding oil and gas products and services, research, training, conferences, news and events as well as a popular advertising base for providers of Oil, Gas, Marine and Offshore services. Worldoils has also launched the jobs system and a marketplace. In the recent months, Worldoils has strengthened its position as a fast developing central place for buying and selling of land rigs, offshore rigs, barge rigs and other oilfield and subsea equipment.
WORLD BIOENERGY ASSOCIATION
World Bioenergy Association is an international member organization with a mission to promote the sustainable development of bioenergy on a global level and to support the business environment for bioenergy. With a member base of bioenergy companies, associations, research institutes and individuals from more than 65 countries, WBA represents the voice of the global bioenergy community.
WBA activities include publishing factsheets, statistics reports, market reports and position papers on various aspects of bioenergy including policies, technologies, markets, finance etc. WBA also has organized numerous events in the past including workshops, webinars, conferences, and study trips to discuss and debate issues surrounding bioenergy including land use, biodiversity, carbon neutrality, clean energy etc. Moreover, WBA collaborates with various international organizations working in the renewable energy sector via partnerships including IRENA, IEA, REN21, REN Alliance, CPLC, FAO and others.
OXFORD BUSINESS GROUP
Oxford Business Group (OBG) is a global research and advisory company with a presence in over 30 countries, spanning Africa, the Middle East, Asia, and the Americas. It is recognised internationally as a distinctive and respected provider of on-the-ground intelligence on world’s fastest-growing markets, termed The Yellow Slice, in reference to OBG’s corporate colour.
Through its range of products – Economic News and Views; OBG CEO Surveys; OBG Events and Conferences; Global Platform, which hosts exclusive video interviews; and The Report publications – as well as its Advisory division, OBG offers comprehensive and accurate analysis of macroeconomic and sector-level developments for sound investment opportunities and business decisions.
OBG provides business intelligence to its subscribers through multiple platforms, including its direct 6 million verified subscribers, Dow Jones Factiva subscribers, the Bloomberg Professional Services subscribers, Refinitiv’s (previously Thomson Reuters) Eikon subscribers, and more.
For more information, please contact:
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Director of PR and Video Content, Oxford Business Group
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VoxSmart is a SaaS surveillance technology provider that designs, develops and deploys software to better manage business risk and meet regulatory requirements. Our team includes experts in finance, regulation and business analytics that can help to find and fix the problems encountered by regulated firms in the financial space and beyond.
Our technology captures your employee communications, wherever they are working, and turns the data this generates into useful information about your business conduct and operations. We help connect a firm’s people, processes, and technology to deliver operational efficiencies and enable smarter business decisions.
VoxSmart recently secured a $25M investment from Toscafund to accelerate our vision for an integrated surveillance model to capture and supervise all communications and trade data under one platform.
AEBIG (Asociación Española de Biogás) was founded in 2009.
The main mission is to represent the interests of the sector, promoting renewable gases and raising awareness of its benefits. Collaborates with Public Administration and other institutions, being recognized as the voice of the spanish biogas sector at national and international level
Pursues the development of biomethane injection into the network of natural gas and its use as fuel for transport.
The companies that develop their activities in the biogas sector, agroindustrial, landfills, sewage, gasification, etc., can apply for membership in AEBIG.
AEBIG is founding member of EBA (European Biogas Association)
C/ Rafael Calvo, 18
28010 – Madrid – SPAIN
Mail: [email protected]
Scalefocus is a software development and digital services company helping businesses grow by leveraging cutting-edge technology and employing top talent.
Our team delivers custom software solutions and integrates existing leading products (IBM, AWS, Oracle, Microsoft, SAP, Appian) with proven consultancy and implementation methodologies.
We guide clients through the technology maze of their digital transformation and allow them to make informed decisions based on their own data.
Our key differentiator is the agile development approach with an unwavering focus on long-term results.
About Hitachi ABB Power Grids
Hitachi ABB Power Grids is global technology leader with a combined heritage of almost 250 years, employing around 36,000 people in 90 countries. Headquartered in Switzerland, the business serves utility, industry and infrastructure customers across the value chain, and emerging areas like sustainable mobility, smart cities, energy storage and data centers. With a proven track record, global footprint and unparalleled installed base, Hitachi ABB Power Grids balances social, environmental and economic values. It is committed to powering good for a sustainable energy future, with pioneering and digital technologies, as the partner of choice for enabling a stronger, smarter and greener grid.
The Energy Planning and Trading business unit provides integrated software solutions, energy markets intelligence and strategic advisory services that enable industry professionals to make better economic and strategic decisions, including:
Energy Planning and Trading: https://www.hitachiabb-powergrids.com/offering/product-and-system/energy-planning-trading
Publicis Sapient was born in the digital age, so we’re perfectly placed to modernize and optimize the way companies work, or to change their business model completely. Our work enriches the experience of people who engage with their brand in either a B2B or B2C capacity.
Energy and commodities trading is where we started out, and we’re still going strong. We’ve disrupted a traditional industry, bringing it into the digital age and offering more choice when it comes to E/CTRM. Our digital utilities team ensures that new or existing services are modernized in ways that enrich the life of the business or the end consumer, whether that’s more efficient business processes or smarter interfaces to warm the home.
We’re big enough to lead, but small enough to empathize and take the time to demystify the jargon that creates hesitation around digital. The speed, quality and value of our work is unparalleled, harnessing an agile working method to ensure rapid, measurable and effective progress.
EGSSIS offers operations teams the most proactive energy management platform that supports them in achieving operational excellence.
Active since 2008 we offer innovative Software-as-a-Service platforms for gas and power operations and market communication, as well as dispatching services.
Our team of Butlers & Whizzkids serve 24/7 with a smile and ensure your peace of mind with smart solutions.
Currently we’re supporting 55+ gas and power traders, shippers, and BRPs, across more than 25 European grids to help them keep a grip on their energy portfolio.
Come by our booth during the Energy Trading Week and find out what we can do for you!
GLOBAL RISK COMMUNITY
The Global Risk Community is a thriving community of risk managers and associated service providers. Our purpose is to foster business, networking and educational explorations among members. Our goal is to be the worlds’ premier Risk forum and contribute to a better understanding of the complex world of risk.
ENERGY TRADERS ASSOCIATION
Energy Traders Association (ETD) was founded by leading energy trading companies holding Electricity Wholesale Licenses in 2010 to promote liberal energy trading and development of sustainable, transparent and liquid markets in Turkey. The Istanbul-based Association currently has 54 members.
ETD is mandated to facilitate and promote universal rules, regulations and standards enabling a fair trading environment towards a liberal energy market. ETD’s functions include not only the establishment of preliminary infrastructure ensuring transparent and accessible prices and market information for all, but also the introduction of a widely accepted standard contract and defining and establishment of an ethical code. In order to fulfil its objectives, ETD cooperates with many national and international Governmental and Non-Governmental institutions.
In terms of national connections and works, ETD participates in and organizes joint working groups including both members of ETD and Institutions with Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources, Energy Markets Regulation Authority, Competition Board, TEİAŞ (Turkish System Operator), EPİAŞ (Energy Markets Operation Company), Istanbul Exchange etc. Main subjects of this joint work are liberalization and competition, standardization, legal infrastructure of both wholesale and retail trade issues, transparency. We are proud of being very active during process of foundation of EPİAŞ, structuring products transacted in Istanbul Exchange and development of volume and operational enhancement of OTC markets in Turkey.
In terms of international connections, ETD and EFET (European Federation of Energy Traders) organized multiple meetings introducing the EFET Agreement to market participants and created a working group on the adaptation of the EFET Agreement into the Turkish market. Finally, EFET General Agreement Turkey version (EFET TR) was launched on 22 July 2011, which was followed by the execution of the first agreement by two leading companies in Turkey. Our efforts and studies towards introducing demand response management to the Turkish energy market in cooperation with some European companies and institutions came to a visible level in regulatory frameworks. We are one of the energy sector organisations, which is invited to consultation meetings and interviews for various reports on the Turkish energy market, prepared by international organisations such as The World Bank Group and International Energy Agency.
COMMODITY TRADING ADVISORY
CTA ADVISORY is an international group of commodity professionals with expertise dedicated to serving the global trading industry. Leveraging on our experts’ fieldwork experience, our mission is to set up flexible, dynamic, and cost-efficient trading solutions. Our services include outsourcing structures, financing facilities, and professional recruitment.
ION Commodities: The world’s largest portfolio of energy and commodities trading and risk management solutions.
ION Commodities accelerates your success with a data-driven approach and powerful, award-winning energy and commodities (ETRM and CTRM) trading and risk management solutions. Regardless of your industry, our solutions put you in complete control of energy and commodities value chains, from production and processing through to distribution. We provide full support and transparency for procurement, supply and trading, with continuous risk controls throughout the trade lifecycle. That’s why many of the world’s biggest and best-known companies partner with us to sharpen decision-making and boost productivity.
BJSS is the leading technology and engineering consultancy for business. Trusted by our clients, we collaborate to deliver complex, innovative technology, engineering, and industry solutions that millions of people use every day.
Our team is made up of over 1,600 talented people across 15 locations in the UK, Europe, USA, and Australia. We make digital transformation and user engagement a reality. Passionate about design, we engineer world-class technology solutions embracing strategy, software, cloud, data, AI, and Automation. Our teams of talented technologists and consultants use our Enterprise Agile approach to build dynamic technology platforms that scale and accelerate time to value.
With over 20 years of proven experience providing mission-critical technology in some of the most demanding and highly-regulated markets, Nasdaq is the world’s largest capital markets infrastructure technology provider, with its technology powering 1 in 10 of the world’s securities transactions globally.
Nasdaq has 10+ years of experience in regulatory and risk management technology, making the Nasdaq Risk Platform a proven solution enabling firms to monitor and manage their aggregate risk exposure across markets, asset classes, regions, and accounts in real-time through flexible pre-, at-, and post-trade controls.
The solution operates off a centralized hub that provides a single point of awareness and control across all risk silos and various systems monitored by the Nasdaq Risk Platform. Nasdaq Risk Platform provides firms with tools that can provide actionable intelligence through this holistic layer of control across trading activity.
Nasdaq Risk Platform can also help reduce operational risk across the enterprise. Firms can use the Nasdaq Risk Platform to set global limits across all of their systems to proactively manage aggregate exposure, instead of trying to address the problem through disparate or retroactive measures. Nasdaq Risk Platform process over 130 data handlers daily. The sophisticated solution is able to standardize data, enabling firms to gain additional business insight, better manage regulatory compliance and leverage additional business applications.
EUROPEAN ENERGY RETAILERS
The European Energy Retailers (EER) represent the voice of Independent Energy & Solution Providers in EU-wide policy discussions. In order to achieve a well-functioning retail energy market, new suppliers and service providers must be able to enter into and compete in the market on equal terms.
GOLD MEDIA PARTNER
CTRMCenter™ is your source for everything ‘CTRM’. This online portal, managed by leading CTRM analysts – Commodity Technology Advisory LLC (ComTech), features the latest news, opinions, information, and insights on commodity markets technologies delivered by some of the industry’s leading experts and thought leaders. The site is visited by more than 1500 unique visitors per week. CTRMCenter also includes free access to all of ComTech’s research in the form of reports, white papers, interviews, videos, podcasts, blogs, and newsletters.
Morningstar is a trusted source in data management solutions that provide clients with actionable information in the energy, commodities and financial sectors. Our enterprise-level software enables you to access and analyze proprietary and market data to facilitate collaboration and help make better investment decisions. Traders, risk managers, IT, analysts, and executives look to us to power their enterprise and take action with confidence.
ROITI is a Full-Service Consultancy for energy trading companies that demand the best value for money technology advisory across their IT landscape. ROITI stands for providing you with a combination of very sound market know-how and an approach of challenging assumptions and stakeholders in order to achieve a sensible and working solution. We develop experts with solid market know-how and a broad tech skillset. We are always committed to getting to the background of the requirements, defining clear business cases, and looking for a win-win solution that will be easy to use for the end-users and easy to maintain for the support teams. We can offer dedicated technical support and project teams as well as experts in the entire energy value chain, both on-site and off-site
Our headquarters are located at the centre of Europe‘s fastest-growing IT-Hub, with a globally appreciated Talent-Pool.
KWA Analytics is an award-winning global consultancy, delivery business, technology, and support solutions for the energy, commodity, shipping, and treasury markets. At KWA, we believe in delivering the highest quality solutions to our clients, regardless of short-term profits or vested interests. Our commitment to client fulfilment is core to our company values. We provide a range of service offerings to deliver an integrated end to end capability to solve our clients’ most complex and challenging issues.
To achieve this we have, under one roof, the best subject matter experts providing an unparalleled level of market and TRM knowledge.
With offices in the UK, US, Canada, Mexico, India and Singapore we work with clients globally and have implemented and provided bespoke solutions to commodity traders, insurance companies, investment banks, oil and gas majors and utilities.
We provide clients with an integrated end to end capability across our core service offerings:
The European Energy Exchange (EEX) is the leading energy exchange in Europe which develops, operates and connects secure, liquid and transparent markets for energy and related products. As part of EEX Group, a group of companies serving international commodity markets, EEX offers contracts on Power, Natural Gas and Emission Allowances, and Freight and Agricultural Products. EEX also provides registry services as well as auctions for Guarantees of Origin, on behalf of the French State.
Launched in 2014, Catalyst Commodities focus solely on commercial and credible UK power price formation and have become the benchmark for traders and analysts active in UK power wholesale markets. Market participants like our services as we constantly report the results of our model against outturn, replicating a “skin in the game” type outlook. Catalyst collaborates with customers directly, answering questions using our deep commercial knowledge and that which is coded into our model – Centaur – via our analyst team. Our products include emailed subscription reports and a dynamic online portal with API covering the next half hour to the next five years.
Equias is a proven partner that provides innovative, cost-effective solutions and services for the energy trading community. We develop advanced solutions for the automation of energy trading processes, based on open market standards. We focus on optimisation and adding value through technical insights and innovations that are equitable and accessible to all our clients.
At ETW Online you will hear more about Equias eTM, electronic Trade Monitoring and Equias eSM, electronic Settlement Matching.
Moonlight IQ is a highly specialised, global B2B strategic PR and marketing agency delivering results for our clients in the global financial and technology sectors. For over 20 years we’ve played a key role in clients’ growth and dominance of their market sectors, and in becoming stand-out award-winners. Moonlight IQ provides proven messaging, branding, and communication strategies, ensuring that your messages are clearly heard in the market. Our strategy is to establish our clients as market leaders in the industry and to highlight the unique values each brand brings to the market.
We use our expertise in the industry and wide network of relationships to get businesses in front of leading finance and technology publications as well as key industry players, your prospects, and clients.