14-15 November 2023 | Warsaw Marriott Hotel, Warsaw, Poland


Michał Swół

Senior Vice President
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Michał Swół – Chief Financial Officer of R.Power with over 20 years of experience in finance at CFO, senior executives and managerial positions with industry focus on energy incl. marketing & trading and renewables. In 2009 - 2018 he was CFO and Deputy CEO of DUON Group and Fortum Markets Polska, following Duon acquisition by Fortum at 2016. Earlier he worked for Orange, KPMG Corporate Finance and Nafta Polska dealing with M&A, business valuations and strategy advisory projects. Before joining R. Power at 2020, he was a partner at Movens Capital, VC/PE fund and part-time CFO at one of the fund's portfolio companies. CIMA Member as ACMA, CGMA. At R.Power manages Structured Finance, PPA, Asset Management and M&A departments.

08 Nov 2022
 - 09:40 CET

Grid connection is a clear bottleneck for project development. In this panel we will hear from developers and DNOs on how these issues can be overcome.

  • The DNO perspective on why connections are being denied – regulatory challenges, timelines for project approval, what the project pipeline looks like going forward, and how that affects availability of grid power for new installations.
  • How developers can ensure their projects plans are grid friendly, to speed up approval.
  • Grid connection conditions – getting rid of projects that were frozen due to previous grid connection issues but are still blocking the capacity
With gigawatt+ markets in Poland (1.4 GW), Bulgaria (1.1 GW), Hungary (2.1 GW) and Romania (1.4 GW) according to SolarPower Europe figures, Central and Eastern Europe presents a huge solar opportunity through to 2025. Join our mailing list to receive more information about the 2nd edition of Large Scale Solar Central & Eastern Europe.