Steve has led the Power Markets team at Renewable Power Capital since its founding. The team provides power market data and forecasts for new investments; originates, structures and negotiates long-term PPAs for RPC's assets and manages merchant power market exposure for operating assets.
Prior to the founding of Renewable Power Capital, Steve Hunter led the European development team for GE and built their capability to originate, structure and negotiate PPAs across Europe. While at GE, Steve negotiated PPAs supporting over 1GW of new projects including the world’s largest Corporate PPA and contracts with a number of blue chip offtakers. Steve was also responsible for the successful development of over 2GW of onshore wind projects in multiple European markets.
Before GE, Steve was head of investments at Low Carbon and has worked in technical, development and investment roles at a number of multinational developers, IPP’s & OEMs, including AES, Invenergy and Rolls-Royce. Steve holds a BEng (Hons) in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Strathclyde.
The manner in which power is being sold is constantly changing, with updates to Corporate and Merchant PPAs and partial CfDs again a part of June's auction. This panel will break down the ways in which route to market is changing and how to best position yourself to take advantage of such changes.