Director, Power Marketing, EDF Renewable Energy
Dai Owen serves as Director, Power Marketing at EDF Renewable Energy. In this position he is responsible for leading the negotiation of various transactions such as power purchase agreements, CFDs, long-term hedges, project or portfolio purchase agreements, and other related transactions. Mr. Owen joined EDF Renewable Energy in 2008 as a solar developer before transitioning to the Valuation and Transactions team in January of 2010.
During his tenure with EDF-RE, Mr. Owen has led the successful negotiation of over 1500MW of offtake agreements, and 1700 MW of project acquisitions, resulting in over 2800 MW of projects constructed by EDF-RE. Mr. Owen has had the pleasure of working with a diversity of offtakers including utililty, community-choice, municipal, and commercial & industrial clients, as well as a variety of contract structures, including physical and financial, short and long term, busbar and hub-settled, PPAs, VPPAs, and hedges. His experience spans the full spectrum of renewable technologies in which EDF-RE is active including wind, solar, biomass, biogas and energy storage and across many North American electricity markets including California, ERCOT, NW, SPP, PJM, MISO, Alberta and Mexico.
Dai holds a BA in chemistry from Carleton College and enjoys exploring the mountains of California with his wife and 8 year-old daughter.