POWER-GEN Asia 2016

20 - 22 September 2016

POWER-GEN Asia is the leading force in delivering a platform for the power industry to meet, share information on the challenges facing the power industry and discuss solutions for advancing Asia’s energy future.

Attracting over 8,300 delegates and attendees from over 70 countries from across South East Asia and around the world, it is the industry’s premier conference and exhibition dedicated to the power generation, renewable and alternative energy and transmission & distribution industries.

POWER-GEN Asia hosted a comprehensive world-class conference program with 4 dedicated tracks, and covered topics such as:

  • Ultra Supercritical Power Plant
  • Coal Plant Technologies
  • Operation & Maintenance Strategies
  • Emissions Reduction Technology
  • Alternative Coal Technologies
  • Energy Storage
  • Large Gas Turbines

Learn more about POWER-GEN Asia and Asia Power Week

ERM in the Power Sector

ERM is a leading global provider of environmental, health, safety, risk, social consulting services and sustainability related services. In the past 40 years we have provided strategic advice on managing the sustainability challenges increasingly faced by our clients in the Power sector. ERM has been involved in providing advice for traditional power projects, such as Thermal Power and Hydro Power, as well as with projects associated with Renewable energy.

Our extensive global experience enables ERM to understand each stage of the project lifecycle and provide the right advice from the early stages, such as reviewing the designs of facilities or the evaluation of the techniques of construction and operation utilized in order to identify and mitigate environmental and social impacts the projects can generate. It is how we have become a true advisor helping our clients manage risks across the lifecycle of a project.

ERM currently provides services on a global level as follows:

  • Sustainable Safety - behavioral safety, safety culture, improved safety performance
  • Risk management vs. CCGT/FSRU Environmental, social and health impact assessment in Asia
  • Stakeholder engagement and resettlement
  • Climate change developments vs. new OECD guidelines / post COP 21

Learn more about ERM in the Power sector

ERM at the conference

For the last several years, ERM has participated in different POWER-GEN events around Asia. This year ERM was the Sustainability Partner for POWER-GEN Asia 2016, spoke at two sessions and chaired one session.

Topics and Sessions

Risk and Disruptions
20 September 2016, 16:00 - 17:30
Power projects face many risks and threats that have to be managed as well as disruptive technologies that can move the goalposts, all of which will be explained this must-attend session. Sean Purdie, ERM's Power Sector Lead for Asia Pacific Region, chaired this session

Concise Overview of COP21 Implications for Asian Power Sector
21 September 2016, 9:00 - 10:30
After COP21 in France this past winter, the dynamic of the Power Sector is facing new challenges. This seesion will focus on providing an overview of the implications of of the Paris Agreement for Asia. Robin Kennish, ERM's Managing Partner for Hong Kong, spoke in this session.

Regulatory Impact
21 September 2016, 11:00 to 12:30
Many of Power projects are facing the effects of international/multilateral regulations on project equity and debt finance. Oliver Warner, Principal Consultant at ERM, spoke in this session.

Highlights from ERM: POWER-GEN Asia 2016

Read ERM's thoughts and insights from the PowerGen Asia 2016 conference


Korea International Exhibition & Convention Center
Seoul, South Korea

ERM at the Conference

ERM is the Sustainability Partner for POWER-GEN Asia 2016 and will chair one session and speak at two sessions.

Sean Purdie

Mr. Sean Purdie is ERM's Power Sector Lead for Asia Pacific Region. He will chair the session Risk & Disruptions.

Robin Kennish

Mr. Robin Kennish is ERM's Managing Partner for Hong Kong. He will will speak in the session Climate Policy - Implications for Fuel Choices.

Oliver Warner

Mr. Oliver Warner is a Principal Consultant at ERM. He will speak in the Regulatory Impact session.