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WUN for ALL- The importance of PPAs in the growth of renewables

23rd March 2022


1:00 - 2:00 PM





Join WUN Founder and CEO Energy Bridge Jo Butlin on 23rd  March 2022 at 1-2 pm when we discuss ‘The importance of PPAs in the growth of renewables’ with guest speakers Louise Wapshare, CEO, Smartest Energy and Adam Clarke, new MD of TEC.

Louise Wapshare.

Having qualified as an accountant, Louise spent the first 25 years of her career in various finance roles before moving across to general management in 2019. Working in the energy sector for more than 15 years, Louise has held a number of senior leadership positions within Centrica and SmartestEnergy and is currently CEO of SmartestEnergy Business.

Louise is an engaging and dynamic leader, and due to her career path has a broad range of financial, operational and commercial skills and capabilities, which she has used to drive performance and growth in what can be a very challenging market.

Louise has 2 older children and lives in South Oxfordshire where herself and her husband enjoy walking their dogs in the beautiful Oxfordshire countryside and keeping the local food and drink establishments thriving!

Adam Clarke.

Starting his career in commodity trading and asset optimisation, Adam has over 20-years of UK Trading and Energy Management experience. Adam made the switch from Wholesale trading to Energy Retail in 2012, developing energy trading and risk management products for the I&C sector.

Through the last 6-years of his career with EDF, Adam has established the largest renewable offtake portfolio in the UK – including a number of notable Corporate PPAs. In March, Adam joins The Energy Consortium (TEC) as MD to lead the team in the development of a range of products and services which will enable the Higher Education and UK Museums sectors to achieve ambitious Net Zero targets.


Jo Butlin.

Having qualified as an accountant, Jo has spent over twenty five years in leadership roles working across the energy sector. Jo has deep and broad knowledge and experience of policy, regulation and operational leadership in the sector. She set up her own consulting company, EnergyBridge (UK) Limited in 2017, to help businesses and investors navigate the energy market as it transforms.

In addition to Energybridge, Jo has broad interests across the market. She is currently Chair of the Board of The Energy Consortium (TEC), who are focused on helping the Higher Education sector to effectively manage their energy and carbon costs. Jo is Chair of the OFGEM’s ESO Performance Panel, a committee member of the ICAEW’s Energy and Natural Resources Group and also a member of National Grid ESO’s Power Responsive Steering Committee.

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