BioLNG – Newsline

Biogas is positioning itself as an alternative to traditional fossil fuels by allowing existing infrastructure to be maintained while helping to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. This is supported by technological improvement and encouragement from governments, which see this fuel as a solution to energy security problems through diversification of sources and agricultural development besides a […]

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How to reduce consumers’ and generators’ risk against volatile energy prices?

In the past few years, the energy sector has gone from largely unnoticed to a hot topic. The reason? The sudden and brutal increase in gas and electricity prices and their impact on economic activity. As prices have risen, companies have had to find solutions to mitigate the impact on their bottom-line results. Some have been forced to reduce their production, and most have recorded extraordinary losses in

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Le défi des nouveaux carburants

L’objectif de limitation du réchauffement climatique conduit infailliblement à la nécessité de réduction d’utilisation des énergies fossiles. Cela ne fait aucun doute. Lors de la dernière COP28, plus de 200 pays se sont engagés à « sortir des énergies fossiles » malgré cet accord, aucune échéance n’a été fixée. L’objectif est défini ; les moyens pour y parvenir

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The end of 2023-2024 winter: Analysis of the situation

Winter 2023/2024 has been a somewhat tense one. Both countries saw lower electricity prices compared to last winter, in line with increased market confidence following EU measures to counter the energy crisis. It should be noted that Spain experienced more price volatility than France this winter. The French Market Analysis Winter 2022 vs Winter 2023

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The other Electricity Cash Cow, the Capacity Mechanism

The capacity mechanism is a cornerstone of the French national energy independence. With the deployment of renewable generation and the decision to phase out coal and fuel-oil generation, matched with ageing nuclear powerplants, the need made itself felt in the early 2010’s to ensure enough capacity was available during peak hours to avoid system failures.

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“Decarbonization of the Energy and Transport sectors is arguably today’s main economic driver for the industry.”

Profesional Experience

His career started in civil engineering as a Project Manager in France, Martinique and Australia. Afterwards, he became the General Manager of a subsidiary in Venezuela. In 1992, he established Dalkia in Germany (district heating, cogeneration, and partnerships) and represented Véolia in Thailand. In 2000, he opened the commercial office of Endesa in France to take advantage of the liberalized retail market. From 2006, as a development Manager at Endesa France, he led Endesa’s plan for Combined Cycle generation in France and developed the wind and PV portfolio of Snet at the same time. Philippe Boulanger worked for 3 years at E.ON’s headquarters coordinating the company´s activities in France. He was strongly involved in the French hydro concession renewal project. As a Senior Vice President – Project Director at Solvay Energy Services from April 2012 to February 2014 he was in charge of the H2/Power to gas and European direct market access deployment projects. Philippe has been an HES expert since 2014.


Philippe Boulanger holds engineering degrees both from the Ecole Polytechnique and the Ecole Nationale des Ponts & Chaussées (France) and has a combined experience of more than 25 years in energy and infrastructure. In addition to English, Mr. Boulanger is fluent in French, German & Spanish.

Philippe Boulanger

Electricity Expert


“The world is changing. New investors pay particular attention to the energy sector while historical actors adapt their position to the market.”

Profesional Experience

Antonio started his career in the electricity sector in 1991 working as a member of the General Manager’s team at Sevillana de Electricidad (Spain). In 1997, he was appointed head of commercial regulation at Endesa Distribución. In 2000, he joined the mergers and acquisitions (M&A) department of Endesa Europe. He was appointed Managing Director of Endesa Power Trading Ltd (UK) in 2003. A year later, he became responsible for energy management at SNET (France). In 2008, he was appointed Managing Director of SNET (France). In 2009, he became Director of Corporate Development at E.ON France. In 2011, he founded Haya Energy Solutions (HES), a consulting firm focused on optimising the energy management of consumers, producers and retailers of gas and electricity. From 2015 to 2018, Antonio combined the consulting activity at HES with the general management of 2 production facilities in France (2 CCGTs x 410MW), owned by KKR. At the end of 2018, he joined Asterion Industrial Partners, an infrastructure investment fund, as an operating partner. Antonio currently devotes most of his efforts to the Asterion Portfolio, while advising through HES companies in the energy sector in France, Italy, Germany, UK and Spain. 


Antonio graduated from the Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros of Seville (Spain) and holds an MBA degree from Deusto University (Spain). 

Antonio Haya