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Oct 20 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm CEST

Market Disruptions and the Role of Long-Term Renewable Energy Contracts: How to protect your energy budgets and manage your energy risks

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Date & Time:

20 October 2022

9:00 – 15:00 CEST


C/ Padre Damián, 23
28036 Madrid, Spain

Lunch and Networking will be held in the DOME

Join Altenex Energy, Bird & Bird, and industry leaders, and peer companies for a roundtable discussion around current corporate energy procurement matters, including European PPA market trends & drivers, renewable energy market spotlights, legal considerations, and key hedging strategies.


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Please note, this event is limited to energy and sustainability professionals involved with the procurement process within organizations only.



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Belén Gómez Abad, Director, Business Development, Altenex Energy

As Director of Business Development, Belén focuses on creating strong partnerships with commercial, industrial, and institutional organizations operating throughout Europe, specifically in consultation on large-scale renewable energy projects. Her core mission is to engage new prospects and drive relationships to implement an integrated energy and sustainability strategy.

Prior to joining Altenex Energy, Belén served in a similar position in energy procurement services. Her primary goal was to advise industrial clients on ways to purchase energy by applying tailored procurement strategies, energy contracting, risk management, and data management. She also helped facilitate company expansion to the U.S., Europe, and Central and South America, also assisting numerous corporates with their energy needs.

Alfonso Bayona Giménez, Partner, Bird & Bird

Alfonso is a dedicated and sector-focused lawyer with a wide experience in international corporate transactions within the Energy & Utilities and infrastructure sectors.

Alfonso specialises in energy law, natural resources and infrastructure, advising on corporate, contractual and financial matters.  His expertise includes advising on project financing, implementation of corporate restructuring transaction, commercial litigation and drafting and negotiation of contracts within the aforementioned sectors.

Alfonso has been focused in the negotiation of a significant number of power purchase agreements (PPA), either physical PPAs or Virtual PPAs, both from the seller and the buyer side. He has gained a significant experience in the PPA Spanish market and has worked in the world largest sector PPAs, including the largest PPA for the petrochemical industry and the largest PPA in the packaging sector.

Though his professional career, Alfonso has gained a broad experience – both in-house and in private practice – in innovative transactions, helping clients to structure complex deals affecting multiple jurisdictions and stressed financial situations. Such a wide experience, coupled with his understanding of internal company needs, enables him to deliver value-added and sophisticated services to clients.

Additionally, Alfonso is a frequent speaker and teacher in various seminars and training programmes, including energy focused seminars.

Corina Melchor, Clean Energy Advisor, Altenex Energy

As the Clean Energy Advisor for European Energy Advisory, Corina manages client relationships by bringing insights to life across our customer’s decarbonization journey. Her role is to understand the implications and interdependencies (risk, collateral, etc) that lie in a PPA acquisition and ensure that Altenex Energy’s tailored solutions meet their sustainability, financial, and strategic goals.

Prior to joining Altenex Energy, Corina led the Power and Utilities SME team for Boston Consulting Group, where she supported varied client engagements by leveraging data to create high-quality products while delivering pertinent insights. Her role enabled them to engage with our clients on their strategic vision and help shape their thinking. Corina has also held supply roles at innovative power and gas retailers, such as Bounce Energy and Continuum Energy.

She is deeply passionate about energy and sustainability and advancing the agenda of gender balance in Energy.


 Andor Savelkouls, Senior Director, European Energy Advisory, Altenex Energy

As the Senior Director for the Energy Advisory business in Europe, Andor is responsible for developing and delivering energy solutions to clients in the region. He joined in 2020 to build and lead the company’s European practice in support of its international growth strategy and now he focuses on both the business development and operational aspects of the company’s consulting activities.

Andor started his career as a project development engineer at industrial gases supplier Air Products. Between 2008 to 2013, he held a variety of positions as energy manager in several European countries before being appointed regional procurement manager in 2014. As the head of the energy sourcing group for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), Andor had direct responsibility for energy procurement and energy project development in these regions and managed the energy sourcing team in providing cost-effective energy supply schemes to the company’s business units.