Leadership Dialogue with Francesco Starace
Amid the energy transition a new class of companies has emerged: Supermajors in renewable energy. Through large-scale renewable investments these electric power companies are decarbonizing electricity grids, innovating the delivery of energy, and fostering new partnerships in an industrial transformation of energy. In this CERAWeek Conversation, Francesco Starace, Chief Executive Officer and General Manager of Enel, shares perspectives of the transition from a renewable supermajor vantage point. He explores advancements in material science that have facilitated the transition, the outlook for hydrogen, collaborations with electric vehicle manufacturers, and financial innovations in the green bond market.
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Play video Leadership Dialogue with Maynard Holt
Leadership Dialogue with Maynard Holt
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