APRIL 9-10, 2025

Energy Tech Summit 2025
returns to Bilbao!

Sponsorship opportunities

1500+

Attendees

40+

Countries

100+

Speakers

2

Networking days

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Energy Tech Summit 2024 highlights

ABOUT ENERGY TECH SUMMIT

Get ready for the return of Europe’s top climate tech event, Energy Tech Summit 2025, in the vibrant city of Bilbao!

Recognized as the #1 industry conference in Europe, Energy Tech Summit will once again bring together investors, disruptors, and government leaders for an event you won’t want to miss.

Expect a dynamic new format packed with inspiration, connections, and opportunities to amplify your impact. Be part of the solution, explore new markets, and leave with game-changing business ideas in the fight against climate change.

MAIN CONFERENCE THEMES

Green Energy Infrastructure

Green Energy Infrastructure

Pioneering the Path to a Sustainable Future

Green Molecules

Green Molecules

Transforming The Landscape with Sustainable Energy Carriers

Battery Value Chain

Battery Value Chain

From Resources to Resilience: Mapping the Battery Value Chain

Understanding Natural Capital

Understanding Natural Capital

The Wealth of Nature: Navigating the World of Natural Capital

Navigating Geopolitical Risks

Navigating Geopolitical Risks

Securing the Future: Geopolitical Risk and the Shift Towards Sustainable Practices

Financing the Climate Stack

Financing the Climate Stack

Bridging the Gap: Innovations in Financing Climate Resilience and Sustainability

Accelerating Green Jobs

Accelerating Green Jobs

Skills for a Sustainable Future: Upskilling and Reskilling in the Green Economy

Navigating Geopolitical Risks

Navigating Geopolitical Risks

Securing the Future: Geopolitical Risk and the Shift Towards Sustainable Practices

Financing the Climate Stack

Financing the Climate Stack

Bridging the Gap: Innovations in Financing Climate Resilience and Sustainability

Accelerating Green Jobs

Accelerating Green Jobs

Skills for a Sustainable Future: Upskilling and Reskilling in the Green Economy

SPEAKERS

Nigel McCleave

Nigel McCleave

Partner @ Lightrock

Tyler Christie

Tyler Christie

Managing Director @ Decarbonization Partners

Michelle Capiod

Michelle Capiod

Co-Founding Partner @ Blume Equity

Pilar Carvajo Lucena

Pilar Carvajo Lucena

Principal, Investments & Fund Partnerships @ Third Derivative (RMI)

Rubina Singh

Rubina Singh

Former Deeptech/Climate Principal @ Octopus Ventures

Beau-Anne Chilla

Beau-Anne Chilla

Partner @ FORWARD.one

Eloisa De Castro

Eloisa de Castro

CEO @ Enerpoly

Alberto Toril

Alberto Toril

Manager, Europe - Power Sector @ Breakthrough Energy

Jasper Graf von Hardenberg

Jasper Graf von Hardenberg

CEO @ Daystar Power

Casper Peeters

Casper Peeters

CEO @ E-magy

Dr. Gabriel Clemens

Dr. Gabriel Clemens

Managing Director @ E.ON Hydrogen GmbH

Christophe Defert

Christophe Defert

Head of Climate Technology Investments @ HSBC Asset Management

Margarita Skarkou

Margarita Skarkou

Principal @ 2150

Matthias Dill

Matthias Dill

CEO & Managing Partner, Europe @ Energy Impact Partners

Christoph W. Frei, PhD

Christoph W. Frei, PhD

Partner, Head of Global Energy Transformation Fund @ Emerald Technology Ventures

Namratha Kothapali

Namratha Kothapalli

Principal @ Speedinvest

Tomer Strikovsky

Tomer Strikovsky

Partner @ ETF Partners

Paul Eisenberg

Paul Eisenberg

Investor @ Kiko Ventures

Danny Cotter

Danny Cotter

Partner @ The Westly Group

Pippa Gawley

Pippa Gawley

Founding Partner @ Zero Carbon Capital

Alexis Houssou

Alexis Houssou

Founder & Managing Partner @ HCVC

Michael Granoff

Michael Granoff

Managing Partner @ Maniv Mobility

Ines Kolmsee

Ines Kolmsee

General Partner @ Matterwave Ventures

Jonathan Tudor

Jonathan Tudor

Investment Partner @ Clean Growth Fund

Iris C. ten Have

Iris ten Have

Head of Science @ Extantia Capital

Franz Zöchbauer

Franz Zöchbauer

Managing Director @ VERBUND X Ventures

Peter Sobotka

Peter Sobotka

CEO and Founder @ Corinex

Lena Sundquist

Lena Sundquist

CEO @ climeon

Jeremy Brown

Jeremy Brown

Investment Principal @ Anthemis

Roee Furman

Roee Furman

Managing Director @ Doral Energy-Tech Ventures

Juliana Garaizar

Juliana Garaizar

General Partner @ Malaika Ventures

Jessica Pedroni Thorell

Jessica Pedroni Thorell

Investment Director, Co-lead Climate Tech @ Kinnevik

Moshiel Biton

Moshiel Biton

CEO and Co founder @ Addionics

Elisa Steccaglia

Elisa Steccaglia

Principal @ XAnge

Aleksandrs Parfinovičs

Aleksandrs Parfinovičs

Co-founder - CEO @ Naco Technologies

Gianluca Corbellini

Gianluca Corbellini

CEO and Co-founder @ Hive Power

Antonio Bravo Acin

Antonio Bravo Acin

Global Head of Sustainability Strategy & Net Zero and Global Head of CIB Strategy, Industries & Cross-border @ BBVA

Michael O'Kronley

Michael O'Kronley

CEO @ Ascend Elements

Alexander Domin

Alexander Domin

Partner and Co-Head of Impact Ventures @ Trill Impact

Michael DeLucia

Michael DeLucia

Investor, Sector Lead, Energy Transition @ Wellington Management

Héctor Lucas Forasté

Héctor Lucas Forasté

Pre-Sales Engineer (Solutions engineer) @ PVcase

Simen Bomnes Valåmo

Simen Bomnes Valåmo

Director Market Intelligence @ Kyoto Group

Dimple Patel

Dimple Patel

CEO @ NatureMetrics

Bianca Dragomir

Bianca Dragomir

Director @ Cleantech for Iberia

Christopher Cederskog

Christopher Cederskog

Co-Founder & CEO @ Sunhero

Dainis Kruze

Dainis Kruze

CEO @ Aerones

Ask Emil Løvschall-Jensen

Ask Emil Løvschall-Jensen

CEO and co-founder @ Hyme

Khalid Naqib

Khalid Naqib

Senior Investment Officer @ EIB Cleantech Equity & Growth Capital

Arfa Karani

Arfa Karani, PhD

Investment Manager @ Klima Energy Transition

Michael Diamond

Michael Diamond

Managing Director @ Norman Broadbent

Rutger Van Raalten

Rutger Van Raalten

Co-founder & CEO @ CarbonX

Simon Phelan

Simon Phelan

Founder, CEO @ Hometree

Stephan Leser

Stephan Leser

Senior Underwriter @ Green Tech Solutions Team, Munich Re

Henk Both

Henk Both

Principal @ Anzu Partners

Andres Galnares

Andres Galnares

CEO @ H2site

David Frykman

David Frykman

General Partner @ Norrsken VC

Ander Lopez Delgado

Ander Lopez Delgado

Entrepreneurship Manager @ Basque Culinary Center

Ronan Carr

Ronan Carr

Lead Analytical Officer @ BeZero Carbon

Leon Haupt

Leon Haupt

Storage Business Case Analyst / Founder @ Phelas

Victor Signes

Victor Signes

Senior Analyst - Renewables & Power Markets @ Rystad Energy

AGENDA AT A GLANCE

Day 1

Morning

Wellness & Sports
Main Stage Sessions
Tech Talks
Thematic Breakouts

Afternoon

Networking Lunch
Thematic Breakouts
Main Stage Sessions
Tech Talks

Evening

Mingle Drinks
City Tours
Afterparty at Guggenheim Museum

Day 2

Morning

Wellness & Sports
Main Stage Sessions
Tech Talks
Energy Tech Challengers Finals

Afternoon

Networking Lunch
Energy Tech Challengers Superfinals

Evening

Mingle Drinks
City Tours

WHAT TO EXPECT

Thought-Provoking Talks

We are bringing together a community of influential senior investors, entrepreneurs, and government leaders to address the significant challenges we face as we strive for net-zero. The main stage is a forum for examining market trends, gaining insights from top experts, and networking with industry movers and shakers. This is the ideal place to start developing your next big idea.

Innovator Spotlight

Come to the Tech Talks stage and join a thriving startup community where over 50 trailblazing leaders in clean energy will share their insights from the front lines. Get inspired by the stories of groundbreaking entrepreneurs, make valuable connections, and walk away with innovative business and investment ideas.

Energy Tech Challengers

At Energy Tech Challengers, 50 most prominent industry startups come together to showcase their game-changing solutions to remarkable panel of jury. What’s at stake? A chance to be crowned the Ultimate Energy Tech Challenger of 2024! Join to hear the pitches from top tech superstars and learn who is breaking the mould in energy transition.

4

Curated Networking

Make new partnerships efortlessly by using curated networking opportunities at Energy Tech Summit. Our Speed Dating programme matches startup executives with leading investors in a series of efficient 15-minute 1:1 meetings. It has never been easier to get unprecedented access to decision makers, investors, and a community of shared interests.

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Exhibit Space

On our mission to foster innovation, we are joining hands with leading energy tech organisations, VC funds and startups. Engage in meaningful conversations, build new connections and find your future business partners at the expo area that will serve as the hub of the event. All the action will happen in one space allowing for constant connection between attendees and exhibitors throughout the event.

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Unforgettable Experience

Energy Tech Summit is focused on fostering global energy tech communities and creating unique business opportunities, but we also believe in the importance of having fun. The event will be filled with entertainment, live music, city tours, and a variety of food. Come for productive networking, stay for the enjoyable atmosphere.

Welcome To Bilbao

Join us for the experience you’ll never forget in Bilbao, the clean tech hub of Spain. Imagine a city where business meets leisure, crowned by the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao – a true masterpiece.

With a slick international airport, world-class hotels and contemporary architecture, located just steps away from the Euskalduna Conference Centre, Bilbao is THE place to be. Plus, savor the flavor of the city with delicious Basque cuisine, featuring mouthwatering pintxos and the legendary bacalao al pil-pil. 

Did someone say a tech party like no other? Pack your innovation and join us in Bilbao!

PREVIOUS SPEAKERS

Dr.-Ing. Leonhard Birnbaum

Dr.-Ing. Leonhard Birnbaum

Chief Executive Officer & Chairman of the Board of Management @ E.ON

Jennifer Granholm

Jennifer M. Granholm

Secretary of the U.S. Department of Energy

Helle Kristoffersen

Helle Kristoffersen

President, Strategy & Innovation and an Executive Committee member @ Total

Vanessa (MILER) Miler-Fels

Vanessa MILER-FELS

Director, Energy Innovation and Impact @ Microsoft

Ignacio Gimenez (Nacho)

Ignacio Gimenez (Nacho)

Managing Partner @ BP Ventures

Kjersti Reinsnos

Kjersti Reinsnos

Managing Director Europe @ Equinor Energy Ventures

Willem Clappaert

Willem Clappaert

Strategic Business Executive @ Google Cloud

Matthias Dill

Matthias Dill

CEO & Managing Partner @ Energy Impact Partners

Terhi Vapola

Terhi J. Vapola

Managing Partner & Founder @ Greencode Ventures

John de Souza

John de Souza

President & Co-Founder @ Ample

Emmanuel Lagarrigue

Emmanuel Lagarrigue

Managing Director @ BeyondNetZero

Ditte Juul Joergensen

Ditte Juul Joergensen

Director General for Energy @ European Commission (DG ENER)

Ulrich Seitz

Ulrich Seitz

Managing Director @ BayWa r.e. Energy Ventures

Gordon Bennett

Gordon Bennett

Managing Director, Utility Markets @ ICE

Kelli Toss-Kaasik

Kelli Toss-Kaasik

Member of the Board @ Enefit

Tomas Thyblad

Tomas Thyblad

Head of ESG Solutions, European Markets, Vice President @ Nasdaq

Iris C. ten Have

Iris Ten Have

Head of Science @ Extantia Capital

Ian Riley

Ian Riley

CEO @ World Cement Association

Marcin Lewenstein

Marcin Lewenstein

Innovation Officer @ EIT-InnoEnergy

Ashley Klapwijk

Ashley Klapwijk

Investment Manager @ Eneco Ventures

Rokas Peciulaitis

Rokas Peciulaitis

Founder & Managing Partner @ Contrarian Ventures

Lisa Liu

Lisa Liu

Investment Manager @ UVC Partners

Dr. Peter Sobotka

Dr. Peter Sobotka

Founder & CEO @ Corinex

Nicholas Yiu

Nicholas Yiu

Co-Founder @ Intercalation

Lucille Bonnet

Lucille Bonnet

Managing Director @ Alantra's "Klima"

Sherif Elsayed-Ali

Sherif Elsayed-Ali

Co-Founder & CEO @ Carbon Re

Davide Garufi

Davide Garufi

Head of Low CO2 Built Environment @ CRH

Gavin White

Gavin White

Co-Founder & CEO @ About:Energy

Sarah Montgomery

Sarah Montgomery

Co-Founder & CEO @ Infyos

Dr. Max Kory

Dr. Max Kory

Co-Founder & COO @ Battrion

David Oudsandji

David Oudsandji

Founder & CEO @ Voltfang

Priit Lepasepp

Priit Lepasepp

Founder & CEO @ Sunly

Aziz Rahim

Aziz Rahim

Principal @ Siemens Energy Ventures

Jil Lindau

Jil Lindau

BNEF - EU Strategy & Climate Tech Investor Community @ BloombergNEF

Rushad Nanavatty

Rushad Nanavatty

Managing Director @ Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI)

Mohamed Magdeldin

Mohamed Magdeldin

Director Carbon Capture, Strategy and Business Development @ Sumitomo SHI FW

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