Powering tomorrow with essential insights

The premier global power event of the year returns to Las Vegas! The Global Power Markets Conference gathers senior-level market participants to discuss the most critical issues and trends shaping the future of energy. Network with leaders from utilities, investors, developers, analysts, traders, government officials, and more while gaining valuable insight into today’s power markets and the challenges and opportunities ahead.

Topics of discussion will include:

  • — Impact of the IRA on electric power markets
  • — Challenges for projects, including supply chain delays and costs
  • — M&A activity and new trends
  • — Election 2024 outlook and the regulatory landscape
  • — Industry-disrupting technologies and trends
  • — Fluctuating electric demand and EV growth

Networking, bonus content, and more

Do more with your registration. You'll receive access to our networking app in advance of the event. Use it to:

  • Build your network—See who else is registered, help people find you, exchange contact information digitally, and plan who you'd like to meet at the event. The list updates in real time once the app goes live.
  • Connect—Use 1:1 messaging to introduce yourself. Conversations are saved and searchable for your convenience.
  • Enjoy extra content—Receive materials from speakers and partners. Find out about event updates as they happen.
  • Take it all with you—Look up your contacts and conversations later. Use the mobile app version for easy access from anywhere.



Why attend—the event at a glance


  • — 3 days of actionable content and power market insights
  • — Customizable conference agenda with multiple tracks
  • — Downloadable speaker presentation materials


  • — High-caliber speakers with years of industry experience
  • — Power developers, end-users, and investors
  • — Interactive Q&A throughout the event


  • — Key global decision-makers in the same place, same time
  • — Real-time attendee list at the event (via the event app)
  • — Exhibit hall to connect directly with solution providers


  • — Where power investors and developers have been connecting for 39 years
  • — Ability to message attendees directly via the event app before, during and after the event
  • — Hundreds of invested industry players looking to line up their deals for the year


  • — Networking app to see who's registered, connect 1:1, and schedule meetings before the conference
  • — Over 7 hours of onsite networking time built-in
  • — Expansive exhibit hall to connect with solution providers and other attendees


Power & Renewable Market Fundamentals Training Add-On*
Recent policy decisions worldwide have increased investment in renewable energy technologies, causing new challenges and opportunities for market players. The rise in wind and solar deployment in power systems originally built for firm generation creates potential complications, while a localized approach to analyzing power market regulatory frameworks is necessary due to regional differences. Dive deep into:
  • — Carbon markets and pricing overview
  • — Compliance carbon markets and pricing
  • — Global renewable investment attractiveness rankings
  • — Consumer-driven renewable investment

Carbon Markets Training Add-On*
With careful design and implementation, carbon markets can be crucial in transitioning to a low-carbon economy. Learn how, despite the challenges, carbon markets offer a significant opportunity to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and mitigate climate change. Dive deep into:
  • — Carbon markets and pricing overview
  • — Compliance carbon markets and pricing
  • — Voluntary carbon markets
  • — Article 6 and global carbon linkages
  • — Nature-based solutions and biodiversity
  • — Implications for corporates
See the agenda below for further information. *These sessions are add-ons to the main conference, and a separate fee applies.


Day 1 Agenda
Monday, April 15, 2024
  • 8:30 am Registration for Trainings Opens
  • 3:00 pm General Registration Opens
  • 5:30 pm Welcome Reception
  • 7:30 pm Wome in Power Dinner - by Invitation Only
Training Add-Ons*

  •  OPTION 1  Power and Renewables Market Fundamentals
    The IRA One Year On: North American Power & Renewables Long-term Outlooks
    — The pace of clean power technology deployment under the IRA
    — Emergence of large loads and implications for demand growth
    — Wholesale prices and renewable captured revenue outlooks
    — Regional power market implications

    How heating electrification will impact US power markets in the future?
    — What is driving building heat electrification trends – policy or economics?
    — How building electrification will reshape power demand in the US
    — Role of hybrid heat in meeting building decarbonization targets

    Market trends in utility-scale battery storage under the IRA
    — Project pipelines and outlook for North America
    — Impact and availability of IRA tax credits
    — Evolving revenue streams and business models

    The future of capacity markets and capacity accreditation
    — Capacity market challenges and reforms
    — Ensuring reliability as Capacity mix changes
    — Accurately valuing renewable and firm Capacity

    Missing Money Problem: Renewable energy’s financial challenge in a net-zero North American grid
    — Increased market penetration by renewable energy will likely suppress energy margins
    — The existing revenue streams may not be sufficient to compensate generation projects
    — Proposed new market designs to tackle the "Missing Money" challenge

    Xizhou Zhou, Vice President and Managing Director, Global Power and Renewables,
    S&P Global Commodity Insights
  • 9:00 am Training Begins
  • 10:30 am Refreshment Break
  • 11:00 am Training Continues
  • 12:30 am Luncheon
  • 1:30 pm Training Continues
  • 3:00 pm Refreshment Break
  • 3:30 pm Training Continues
  • 5:00 pm Training Concludes
  •  OPTION 2  Carbon Market Fundamentals
    Carbon Markets and Pricing Overview
    — Why do we need a carbon price?
    — What are carbon pricing tools, and how do they work?
    — Different types and purposes of carbon markets and pricing
    — Overview of different features and dynamics

    How do Carbon Markets and Pricing fit within Global Climate Policy?
    — A global challenge: politics & economics of climate change
    — Comparison of climate policy instruments
    — UN frameworks: the Paris Agreement, UNFCCC, COP process and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
    — Key global institutions on carbon markets

    Compliance Carbon Markets & Pricing
    — Carbon trading (ETS) versus carbon tax
    — Global compliance markets and pricing schemes
    — Regional specifics and development in key economies (G20)

    The Voluntary Carbon Markets
    — What is the VCM and how does it work?
    — Key VCM bodies, stakeholders and participants
    — Supply-side: various project types, nature vs tech-based, reduction/avoidance vs removals, credit-generation process, what do we mean by high quality?
    — Demand-side: buyers' perspective, preferences and making claims
    — Trading: ratings, exchanges, trends and barriers
    — Global & regional trends

    Article 6 & Global Carbon Linkages
    — What is Article 6 and what does it do?
    — Progress of 6.2 and 6.4 mechanisms
    — EU Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM)
    — Carbon clubs

    Nature-based Solutions & Biodiversity
    — What are nature-based solutions (NBS) and natural climate solutions (NCS)?
    — The size of the prize: what is their potential?
    — Opportunities and challenges for scaling
    — Linkages between NBS, land-use and agriculture
    — Biodiversity as a metric and crediting

    Implications for Corporates
    — Fundamentals of net-zero
    — Corporate strategies for carbon management
    — Carbon market investments
    — Different carbon accounting frameworks
    — Reporting requirements relating to climate and nature-based risks

    Roman Kramarchuk, Head Energy Scenarios, Policy & Technology Analytics,
    S&P Global Commodity Insights
  • 9:00 am Training Begins
  • 10:30 am Refreshment Break
  • 11:00 am Training Continues
  • 12:30 am Luncheon
  • 1:30 pm Training Continues
  • 3:00 pm Refreshment Break
  • 3:30 pm Training Continues
  • 5:00 pm Training Concludes
Day 2 Agenda
Tuesday, April 16, 2024
  • 8:00 am Networking Breakfast
  • 9:00 am Welcome Remarks
  • 9:15 am Opening Address: Global Energy and Power Markets Outlooks
  • 9:45 am  CEO ROUNDTABLE  Powering a Sustainable Future
    — How to continue to innovate in a rapidly evolving energy sector
    — In what ways are power companies’ corporate strategies and long-term objectives shifting?
    — Maintaining growth amidst ongoing challenges in permitting, supply chain bottlenecks, inflation, and rising reliability concerns
  • 10:45 am Networking and Refreshment Break
  • 11:30 am  LEADERSHIP DIALOGUE  Paving the Way to Net-Zero: Finance, Regulation, and Execution
    — The strategies streamlining finance and investment towards a net-zero future
    — Permitting and regulatory challenges and the best practices for accelerating progress
    — Government initiatives vs. Corporate Commitments – the hurdles ahead
  • 12:30 PM Networking Lunch
Town Hall Breakouts

  • 2:00 pm The Quest for Dispatchable, Long-duration Generation Resources
    — Pace of coal plant retirements – filling the gaps
    — The future of gas generation – today and tomorrow
    — Nuclear, long-duration batteries, green hydrogen, and other zero-emissions resources
    — What role can CCUS play in a decarbonized power system?
  • 3:00 pm Networking & Refreshment Break
  • 3:45 pm Low Carbon Gas Solutions: Can the Power Industry Play a More Prominent Role?
    — Will the new Hydrogen Hubs in the US lead to accelerated electrolysis development?
    — Can green hydrogen and ammonia be part of the future generation mix?
    — Technology progress and cost of RNG development globally
  • 5:15 pm Global Power Markets Cocktail Reception
  • 2:00 pm Accelerating Clean Power Deployment: Wind, Solar, Battery Storage, and Beyond
    — Solar and wind generation – remaining obstacles and how to address them
    — Technological breakthroughs – what’s the next game-changer?
    — Funding and investment strategies
  • 3:00 pm Networking and Refreshment Breaks
  • 3:45 pm Challenges for Transmission and Grid Management
    — New high-voltage transmission development: What’s under development, and can the pace pick up?
    — Are federal permitting reform legislations dead?
    — Increasing challenges in siting new renewable projects – what proposed solutions are on the table?
    — What will happen to National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) reforms?
  • 5:15 pm Global Power Markets Cocktail Reception
Day 3 Agenda
Wednesday, April 17, 2024
  • 8:00 am Networking Breakfast
Town Hall Breakouts

  • 9:45 am Serving Emerging Large Loads: Managing Future Power Demand
    — Technology Demands – AI, data centers, cryptocurrency
    — EVs and transport electrification
    — Heating electrification
    — Manufacturing reshoring and implications for power demand
  • 10:45 am Networking & Refreshment Break
  • 11:15 am Power Markets in a Decarbonized World
    — Maintaining affordability and reliability in a fast-changing industrial landscape
    — Market design – how to adjust to a renewable-dominated future?
    — Role of capacity markets and changing rules of capacity accreditation
  • 9:45 am Financing and Investment Outlook for Clean Energy
    — Impact from supply chain cost escalation and high-interest rates
    — Role of alternative financing and private capital
    — Rulemaking associated with IRA – what uncertainties remain?
    — Mergers and acquisitions – are more on the horizon?
  • 10:45 am Networking & Refreshment Break
  • 11:15 am Renewable Energy Credits and Carbon Markets
    — Carbon market growth and impacts on the power sector
    — International Renewable Energy Certificates (IRECs) and the future of power generation
    — Voluntary Carbon Markets (VCM) short-term outlook

  • 12:15 pm Networking Lunch
  • 1:30 pm Navigating Turbulent Waters: Supply Chain Challenges and Cost Escalation
    — From generation machines to transmission and distribution equipment – where are the biggest supply chain bottlenecks
    — Domestic supply chains – how fast is “reshoring” happening in areas like solar modules and batteries?
    — The role of critical minerals and their processing – emerging risks?
  • 2:30 pm  PLENARY DEBATE  Election 2024 and Implications for Electric Power
  • 3:15 pm Town Hall Takeaways and Closing Remarks
  • 4:00 pm Close of Conference
Times are US Pacific (PDT / GMT-07). Agenda subject to change.
*Training are add-ons - separate fee applies. Agenda subject to change.

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We are in the process of confirming speakers for this program. Please check back for updates, or let us know you're interested, and we'll email you as soon as the list is available.



Become a sponsor

Download the brochureDemonstrate your strengths, raise your company profile, and maximize your ROI as we bring key industry players and decision-makers to you. At the S&P Global Commodity Insights Global Power Markets Conference, each sponsor has the opportunity to showcase their products and services and distinguish themselves from the competition. We offer a full range of opportunities and packages, and can even tailor solutions to suit your needs.

Download our Americas event portfolio brochure to learn more about our events and who attends.

Contact us to start a conversation about your goals and how you can lead the pack as an event sponsor: Lorne Grout, Commercial Partnerships Manager, at +1 339.223.9499 or [email protected].


Super Early Bird Rate
Register by January 19
Early Bird Rate
Register by March 1
Standard Rate
Gov / Muni / Utilities *
Groups *
Register 3 delegates, get one free    
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Rates are in USD and are not inclusive of local taxes or VAT. Americas Region event terms and conditions apply.

* See FAQs for details on registering at a special rate.


Training Add-Ons

Super Early Bird Rate
Register by January 19
Early Bird Rate
Register by March 1
Standard Rate

Please note, the trainings are add-ons to the conference and cannot be purchased on their own. Only one training may be selected per delegate. Rates are in USD and are not inclusive of local taxes or VAT. Americas Region event terms and conditions apply.

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Event Venue
The Wynn Las Vegas
3131 Las Vegas Boulevard South
Las Vegas, Nevada 89109, USA
Main hotel phone: +1 702.770.7000
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Accommodation and reservation details

Discounted Accommodation
A limited number of rooms at the venue are available at a discounted rate for attendees. These rates apply for the nights of April 15, 2024 through April 17, 2024 with the option to extend your stay up to 3 days prior and 3 days after the event dates (subject to hotel availability). The discounted rate will be available until March 14, 2024, or the rooms sell out, whichever comes first. Please note that attendees are responsible for booking their own accommodations.

Room Rate
Standard room, single or double occupancy — $309.00 USD per night + $35 resort fee + tax

Reservations *
Registered delegates will receive a booking link and instructions in their confirmation email.

* Please note: S&P Global does not associate with third-party reservation agents and cannot guarantee their legitimacy. We advise you use the information we provide when making your reservations.

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How to register

We offer three easy ways to register:

Online: Click here to register now

Email: [email protected]

Phone: Toll Free: 800-752-8878
Outside the US & Canada:
+1 212-904-3070

Payment forms accepted

We only accept payment by credit card for this event.

Group rate

Your organization may send 1 person for free for every 3 people registered at the current delegate rate. All registrations must be from the same organization and made at the same time to qualify. The group rate is not retroactive. Your invoice will reflect 3 delegates at the current rate and 1 delegate at $0.

Gov/Coop/Muni rate

If you are an employee of a government, cooperative, or municipal agency, you qualify for the Gov/Coop/Muni special rate. To register, email us at [email protected] or call Toll Free: 800-752-8878
Outside the US & Canada:
+1 212-904-3070.

What to do if you get sick before an event

The health and safety of our attendees are of utmost importance. Currently, we require attendees to refrain from attending if feeling ill. We will apply a credit of your registration fee to your individual account, good for one (1) year or towards next year's event if you provide a doctor's note or proof of a positive test within three (3) days prior to the event start date. Contact us via email to [email protected]. For assistance, you may also reach out by phone: Toll Free: 800-752-8878
Outside the US & Canada:
+1 212-904-3070. We appreciate your cooperation as we work to keep everyone safe during these challenging times.

How to obtain a letter of invitation to apply for a travel visa

We can provide you with a letter of invitation to apply for a travel visa, which you should then send to the appropriate consulate or embassy of the event location. Please note:

  • — Your registration fee must be paid in full before a letter of invitation can be issued. There are no exceptions.
  • — Payment is considered full once money is posted to an order. Credit card payments are immediate. Wire transfer payments require at least 5 business days. Check payments require at least 10 business days.
  • — The visa application process can take weeks or even months, depending on the countries involved and time of year, so you should consider registering and paying as early as possible.

Once full payment has been made, please contact Customer Service to request a letter of invitation:

Email: [email protected]

Phone: Toll Free: 800-752-8878
Outside the US & Canada:
+1 212-904-3070

Networking app

Event registration includes access to the networking app, available for your smartphone, tablet, and desktop (both iOS and Android). We'll send registrants details about logging in to the app as soon as it goes live. Please note that your registration must be paid in full to receive access.

Substitution policy (how to transfer your registration to a colleague)

If you’re not able to attend, we’re happy to transfer your registration to a member of your organization at no cost, up to 2 business days in advance of the event. Requests must be received in writing via email to [email protected], and are subject to approval. For assistance, you may also reach out by phone: Toll Free: 800-752-8878
Outside the US & Canada:
+1 212-904-3070

Cancellation policy

If you're not able to attend or send a colleague in your place, we accept cancellations and provide refunds if received in writing to [email protected] at least 30 days before the event. In the event of non-attendance, the full invoice fee will be payable.

Sponsorship opportunities

We offer a variety of standard and tailor-made sponsorship opportunities to fit your marketing and business-to-business needs—and your budget. Please reach out directly to the Business Development Manager for this event:

Lorne Grout

Phone: +1 339.223.9499

Email: [email protected]

Speaking opportunities

We're always looking for the best voices in the industry to share their experience and perspective on opportunities, challenges, and trends. Please reach out directly to the Conference Producer to discuss availability and suitability:

Brian Speight

Phone: +1 720 512 9220

Email: [email protected]

Press passes

We allow accredited media writing on behalf of major industry publications to cover the event at no charge. Please reach out to the contact below for press pass approval.

Bel Cevallos

Phone: +1 713 655 2212

Email: [email protected]

Event terms and conditions

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