Data Intelligence for Clean Energy

07 Nov

Data Intelligence for Clean Energy

The Augmented Infrastructure Part IV

  • Infrastructure

  • Paris, France

The Imperative of Data-Driven Solutions for a Reliable Clean Energy System

The challenges facing the energy industry in the transition to a cleaner system imply massive technological transformations, in production, demand and networks.

Across multiple panels bringing together experts and leaders from the industry, our conference will explore how data and digitalization can contribute to the optimization of energy resources and networks to reach a sustainable energy system.

Power market design, energy efficiency, portfolio construction and performance optimisation will be among the main topics to be debated with our speakers. The conference will be hosted by Mathias Burghardt, Member of the Executive Committee, in charge of Technology Development and Head of Infrastructure at Ardian.

Join us on Tuesday November 7 at the Opera Bastille in Paris or by live broadcast online, from 8:45 am to 11:30 am CET.

  • Location

    Opera Bastille, Place de la Bastille, Paris, France
  • Date


9:30 - 9:40 am: Introduction by Mathias Burghardt
9:40 - 9:50 am: Presentation of the study by Marco Monaco and Skander Kamoun

9:50 - 10:35 am: "Overcoming intermittency: operations, grids and demand"

  1. Monitoring and optimizing assets
  2. Flexibility/intermittent supply, hydrogen
  3. Decentralized energy


  • Marc Benayoun - Group Senior Executive Vice-President, Customers & Energy Services, EDF
  • Philippe Houins - Group General Manager, GreenYellow
  • Fabien Roques - Executive Vice President, Compass Lexecon
  • Laurent Schmitt - President, Digital4Grids
  • Sylvie Tarnai - Chief Strategy Officer, Energy Pool
  • Simone Tonon - Managing Director - Renewables, Ardian
  • Santiago Varela Ullastres - Chief Executive Officer, AGR-AM

10:35 - 10:40 am: Presentation of OPTA, a central digital platform leveraging the scale of Ardian portfolio and data to optimize operations, go-to-market strategy and portfolio construction.

10:40 - 11:25 am: "Tackling the price volatility challenge: perspectives from consumers and investors”

  1. What reaching a clean energy world means for an investor and how an investor can use digitalization as a tool in that journey
  2. Merchant/contracted revenue and risk
  3. Scarcity (land, efficiency of production)


  • Marion Calcine - Chief Investment Officer Infrastructure & Senior Managing Director, Ardian
  • Alexander Coster - Member of the Executive Commmittee of Global Energy Management & Sales (GEMS), ENGIE
  • Arnaud Dietrich, Director of economic, financial affairs, foresight and innovation of the French Energy Regulatory Commission (CRE) 
  • Stefan Dohler - Chief Executive Officer, EWE Group
  • Olof Hernell - Chief Digital Officer, H2Green Steel
  • Fabien Roques - Executive Vice President, Compass Lexecon
  • Marc Oman - Principal, Energy & Infrastructure, Google

11:25 - 11:30 am: Conclusion by Jonas Corné, Senior Advisor on Digital to Ardian