Mexico Windpower

March 1, 2017 - March 2, 2017 | Mexico City, Mexico

Mexico Windpower 2017 is in its sixth year and has emerged as the most important international business summit of renewable energies in Mexico.

To date the investment made in wind farms totals over 6 billion USD with more than 1,400 wind turbines operating in the country and it is estimated that there will be investments of more than 12 billion USD between 2015 and 2018.

Meet our team attending Mexico Windpower by emailing

Algeria Renewable Energy & Power Infrastructure Investment Conference

March 1, 2017 - March 1, 2017 | Algiers, Algeria

The Algeria Renewable Energy & Power Infrastructure Investment Conference 2017 will take place in Algiers on 1 March 2017. Algeria has announced its plan to install up to 22 gigawatts of renewable energy capacity by 2030. The country aims to generate 27% of its energy needs from renewables by this time, mainly through the developments of solar and wind technologies. Biomass and geothermal energies will be further addressed as well.  The proposed conference will present an updated outlook on the regulatory framework for the sector and include the following topics.

  • Insight into Algeria green energy plans
  • Algeria clean energy technologies and power generation mix
  • Financing, investment opportunities and partnerships
  • Power infrastructure and electricity transmission.

Our Business Development Manager for Africa, Linda Thompson will attend the event.  To meet with Linda, please email:

Growing Economies Latin America Energy Forum

March 9, 2017 - March 10, 2017 | Washington DC, USA

The Growing Economies: Latin America Energy Forum will bring some of the most exciting Latin American economies to a high level investors gathering in Washington, D.C. from 9-10 March 2017.

The meeting will address trends and opportunities for power development in the national and regional power markets, focusing on countries’ policy and strategy to engage investors, regional energy cooperation, renewable and gas-to-power development, distributed generation, new energy technologies and financing solutions.

With the participation of Ministries of Energy, Regulators, Heads of Utilities, Buyers, Influencers, Technology Providers, Developers, Financiers and Donor Organisations as speakers and participants, the meeting is designed to hasten the pace of power development and anticipate the trends for the region’s energy future.

Mainstream’s Commercial Manager for Chile, Daniel Canales will attend this conference.  To meet with Daniel at the event, email

11th Annual Latin American Energy and Infrastructure Finance Forum

March 13, 2017 - March 14, 2017 | Miami, USA

Connect with developers to finance large scale energy and infrastructure projects.

The 11th Annual Latin American Energy and Infrastructure Finance Forum will bring together the entire project and infrastructure financing value chain to one networking platform.  Key industry experts, including Daniel Canales – Commercial Manager for Mainstream Chile will provide insights following the company’s success where Mainstream was one of the leading beneficiaries in what was the most competitive and biggest electricity tender in the country’s history.  Click here to read more about the event.

Mainstream was one of the leading beneficiaries in what was the most competitive and biggest electricity tender in the country’s history

Daniel will participate in the programme on Tuesday 14 March:

Chile: Financing one of Latin America’s strongest renewables markets

  • PPAs with mining companies as offtakers: What financing is available for these projects and what are the main challenges involved?
  • How comfortable are banks in financing merchant power projects? Is merchant risk still an issue?
  • What alternatives to merchant power can be developed to attract a greater presence of international investors?
  • Are ultra-low spot prices in parts of the country likely to create problems for sponsors looking for financing for new power plants?
  • Key conclusions from Chile’s latest power auction

Should you wish to meet with Daniel at the event, please email:

Global Summit Berlin – Renewable Energy Forum 2017

March 23, 2017 - March 23, 2017 | Berlin, Germany

Join top-level renewable energy infrastructure fund managers and industry strategists to examine the energy landscape and opportunities it provides.  Despite uncertain market conditions and concerns over government policies, deal-making in the renewable energy area is intensifying as the sector evolves. Learn about the deals that are emerging in this maturing sector and hear from these dealmakers as they share their expertise on how they are successful.

Mainstream Renewable Capital‘s Chief Executive Officer, Jim McGinnis will be participating on the panel disucssion ‘Fund, Direct or Platform: What structures are being used to deploy capital’.  Mainstream Renewable Capital is the financing and investment arm of Mainstream Renewable Power.

To meet with Jim or any of the team in Berlin, email:

For more on the event, click here.

The European Renewable Energy Investors Council

April 27, 2017 - April 28, 2017 | St. Andrew's, Scotland

The agenda for this year’s European Renewable Energy Investors Council has been designed to generate substantive, interactive discussion among all participants.

A curated table plan will direct delegates and speakers to circular tables, allowing focused conversations after each presentation and panel.
These conversations will elaborate on the topics addressed on stage and enable all participants to express their views, contributing to the discussions that will shape the industry.

Adam Bruce, Global Head of Corporate Affairs will participate in the programme:

April 28th – Day 2 / Oxford style debate
The motion: This House believes that the current pace and cost of deployment of renewable energy is sufficient to enable us to meet our Paris Agreement obligations The debate will be preceded by a vote to determine the audience’s opinions on this current and divisive motion. Two teams (one for the motion, and one against) will then have the opportunity to argue their case and contest their opposition’s claims. After the audience has had a chance to ask it’s questions, each side will provide their closing remarks before a second vote when the winner of the debate will announced.

If you would like to make contact with Adam Bruce before the event, please email

Chile Energy & Infrastructure Finance Forum 2017

May 3, 2017 - May 3, 2017 | Santiago, Chile

One of the most attractive markets in Latin America, Chile holds enormous potential for investors in the infrastructure and energy space. With significant and growing demand for energy to support economic development and the need for infrastructure build-out in Santiago and across Chile’s regions, the pipeline for projects is promising. Both the current Government and future contenders in next year’s election are placing special focus on these sectors.

In May, the IJGlobal Chilean Infrastructure & Energy Finance Forum will provide a venue for high-level debate on the upcoming pipeline of projects and how they will be funded. Encouraging the development and investment in renewable and alternative energy solutions will be addressed, as well as discussing sophisticated solutions to financing infrastructure development, from roads to social infrastructure. Click here for the conference website.

Bart Doyle, General Manager for Mainstream Chile will participate on the panel:

11.30 Dissecting Chile’s ERNC boom

  • Lessons learned from the previous energy auction. What can be expected from the next auction?
  • How has the composition of the Chilean power market evolved following recent auctions and who are the new players in the market?
  • Perspectives on awarded PPPs and project bankability
  • A look at M&A activity in the Chilean renewables sector
  • Is there a future for merchant and partially merchant solar in Chile?

If you would like to meet with Bart during the conference, please email:


May 8, 2017 - May 12, 2017 | Mexico City, Mexico

Mexico’s largest clean energy marketplace is set to return in 2017, with MIREC WEEK taking place from 8-12 May in Mexico City. After two successful rounds of electricity auctions, a commercial and industrial (C&I) market rapidly moving towards clean energy certificates (CELs) and a potentially exciting residential sector, Mexico’s clean energy future looks brighter than ever.

MIREC WEEK 2017 will feature new potential customers from C&I energy users, international investors and global pension funds.We are also introducing two entirely new streams on grid and storage and investment, as well as a host of new features, including ahuge cocktail party, a new mobile partnering app and the first ever Clean Energy Innovation Challenge.

Our CEO for Mexico, Peter Eschenbach will attend the event.  To meet with Peter at the MIREC WEEK, email:

Africa Energy Forum Denmark

June 7, 2017 - June 9, 2017 | Copenhagen, Denmark

In 2017, Copenhagen will host the 19th annual Africa Energy Forum (AEF). The AEF is the global investment meeting for Africa’s power, energy, infrastructure and industrial sectors bringing together 75% of Africa’s energy ministries, utilities and regulators to meet and do business with power investors from around the world.

Mainstream have confirmed their sponsorship of this key event.

Adam Treki, Commercial Manager, will participate on the Panel Discussion ‘Country Focus: South Africa’ on Wednesday, 07 June.  Schedule to meet our colleauges before the event by emailing

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