GlobalData Conferences Presents: The Global Power Sector Outlook and Strategic Direction

Tuesday, 22nd Feb 2022 at 14:00 GMT / 09:00 EST


As major economies across the world move cautiously away from the impact of COVID-19 towards economic recovery, the demand for power is bound to increase. The energy transition is a key theme in the changes being witnessed in the global energy scenario, with an increased focus on renewables, energy storage, electric vehicles, and alternative fuels such as hydrogen.

This two-and-a-half-hour virtual conference brings together the very best insight, gold-standard data and forecasts from GlobalData’s Power practice in order to give a definitive vision of the future direction of the Power sector. With a comprehensive agenda covering key strategic themes, power demand and supply forecasts, changing generation mix, investment outlook and potential strategic options, this conference will enable you to see how your business fits into the big picture.

Aimed at utility managers, contractors, equipment manufacturers, strategic thinkers and those keen to understand global trends and industry themes, our inaugural virtual Power conference will help you to:

  • Discover the most important strategic themes your company needs to explore
  • Understand the future direction of the energy transition and what it means for you
  • Identify the opportunities presented by new trends like hydrogen
  • Understand and respond to competitive threats more effectively
  • Understand the changing demand patterns mandating development of new business models

Intended Audience:

  • Utility Managers
  • Strategy Planners and Directors
  • Global & Regional Marketing Directors
  • Operations and Maintenance Managers and Directors
  • Transmission and Distribution System Operators

Sectors Covered:

  • Conventional and Renewable Energy
  • Hydrogen
  • Electric Vehicles
  • Distributed Generation



Welcome & Introduction – 15 mins

Sandeep Yadav, GlobalData’s Head of Energy, will focus on setting the scene to understand the redefined power sector landscape in a post-pandemic world.

Forecasts & Prospects – 30 mins

Harminder Singh, Director for the Power Practice, will outline what the outlook for power demand after COVID-19 is poised to look like, from changes in the capacity/generation mix to investment trends and regional outlooks.

ESG & Digitalization Theme Disruption – 30 mins

Charlotte Newton, Associate Analyst, will discuss how ESG, climate, and technology are set to dominate the power industry going forward.

Themes in the Energy Sector, Hydrogen, EVs and Distributed Generation – 30 mins

As part of a deep dive into energy transition themes, Mohit Prasad and Pavan Vyakaranam, Practice Heads for Power, will delve into the hydrogen opportunity, the outlook for electric vehicles, and the impact of distributed generation on power utilities.

Future Products & Services – 30 mins

Managing Analyst Will Scargill will outline the potential strategic options for power companies, from renewables to carbon capture and storage, and how they should combat the threat of new entrants, whether that’s oil and gas companies or energy storage businesses.

Conclusions & Outlook – 15 mins

Sandeep and Harminder will answer your inquiries, after presenting conclusions on the key strategic questions of the conference, as well as a final outlook on the future of the power industry.


Sandeep Yadav, GlobalData’s Head of Energy

Sandeep is Global Head of Energy research at GlobalData. He is responsible for product development and delivery of the research agenda for the Oil & Gas and Power business units, a role to which he brings more than 15 years of experience in market research and consulting. In his previous role, Sandeep was responsible for India operations of GlobalData, overseeing research and development of the Healthcare and Energy Intelligence Centers.

Harminder Singh, Director, GlobalData’s Power practice

Harminder specializes in research in the power, renewable energy and smart grid sectors, with more than 15 years of experience, most of which has been in energy sector research. He has led a number of studies in the power and renewable energy sectors, including generation, transmission, distribution, smart grids, equipment, power trading, tariffs, policy and regulatory aspects.

Will Scargill, GlobalData’s Managing Analyst, Energy

Will leads GlobalData’s analysis of global energy economics and manages the UK-based research and analysis team. As part of this role, he coordinates modeling of macro supply and demand trends and analysis of the key themes driving the energy transition. He has worked with a wide variety of energy companies, service providers and banks to identify and evaluate market trends and investment opportunities. Additionally, Will has assisted oil ministries, regulators and NOCs to support policy development and assessment.

Mohit Prasad, GlobalData’s Practice Head, Power practice

Mohit specializes in research in the power sector (renewables et al.). Mohit has around 14 years of experience in the field of market research and consulting.  At GlobalData, Mohit is involved in power market intelligence and advisory services and works with companies on issues within the power sector that impact their performance. Mohit has worked on various consulting assignments within the energy sector, to support the strategic decisions of several clients within the industry.

Pavan Vyakaranam, GlobalData’s Practice Head, Power practice

Pavan has over 14 years’ experience in market research and business consulting. He specializes in the research of power and renewable energy. He has worked on a large number of projects within the power domain involving market structure, market size estimations, segmentation, benchmarking studies, competitive analysis, market entry strategy, value chain analysis, levelized costs, electricity tariffs, and policy scenario.

Charlotte Newton, Associate Analyst

Charlotte is an Associate Analyst with GlobalData’s Thematic Research Team. Since joining the team, Charlotte has covered important technologies such as artifical intelligence and Internet of Things. Prior to joining GlobalData, Charlotte studied for an MSc in Political Science, with a focus on Russia and Eastern Europe.