Senior Energy Specialist, World Bank
Oliver Knight is a sustainable energy specialist with over 15 years of experience in international development and UK domestic policy issues. Oliver currently heads the renewable energy team in the Energy Sector Management Assistance Program (ESMAP) in the World Bank. Within ESMAP, Oliver leads major initiatives on Offshore Wind and Renewable Energy Resource Assessment & Mapping (including development of the Global Solar Atlas and Global Wind Atlas), and contributes to work on Solar Power. Outside of ESMAP Oliver is responsible for a solar lending operation in Pakistan, and supports the World Bank’s engagement with the federal government on renewable energy policy. Previously Oliver was an energy advisor at the UK Department for International Development working on international climate and energy policy issues.
Oliver Knight will be presenting in “How can Norway contribute to offshore wind production taking off in emerging economies”. He will present his report on the potential for offshore wind in emerging markets, to give a perspective on both the great opportunities for doing business, and how offshore wind could be an alternative to coal in these markets and therefore an important climate solution.
Havvind kan nå klare seg uten subsidier i Europa. Den store veksten i energietterspørsel skjer imidlertid andre steder. Hva skal til for at havvind skal ta av i vekstøkonomiene, og hvordan kan Norge og norske aktører bidra til en raskere utvikling av disse markedene?
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