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  1. 1. Renewable Energy : The Opportunity and The Challenge<br />presented by Jim Barry,<br />Chief Executive, NTR plc<br />Marine Energy and Smart Grid Workshop<br />10 May, 2010<br />
  2. 2. A Changing World<br />Security of Energy Supply<br />Resource Depletion<br />Climate Change<br />“The Perfect Storm”<br />
  3. 3. NTR’s Strategy Meets Global Challenges<br />Securing A Greener Future<br />The macro factors of climate change, resource sustainability and security of energy supplyunderpin the structural growth opportunities for the NTR Group. <br />NTR's strategic response is to <br />build and run green energy and resource-sustaining businesses.<br />Climate Change<br />Security of Supply<br />Resource Sustainability<br />
  4. 4. Transition From Our Heritage<br />1980 - 1998<br />1999 - 2002<br />2003 - 2005<br />2006 -><br />Applying experience from our heritage to today’s global challenges<br />
  5. 5. Core Businesses In Four Sectors<br />
  6. 6. Our <br />Locations<br />
  7. 7.
  8. 8. Strong Pipeline Across MidWest<br /><ul><li>Strong relationships with key co-ops, utilities, landowners, and community partners
  9. 9. Focused on growing a national pipeline</li></li></ul><li>Business Model and Growth Strategy <br /><ul><li>Develop, own and manage economically attractive portfolio within targeted region
  10. 10. Maintain local relationships to develop partnerships - close co-operation with landowners, communities and co-op utilities
  11. 11. Experienced staff implement a disciplined development process to identify promising high-return projects
  12. 12. Selective on projects and suppliers
  13. 13. Aggressive but achievable growth in pipeline year over year</li></li></ul><li>
  14. 14. Solar Technology Landscape<br />> 10 kW<br />> 100 kW<br />> 10 MW<br />> 50 MW<br />> 50 MW<br />> 50 MW<br />
  15. 15. SunCatcher™ - the world’s most efficient solar technology<br />
  16. 16. Three Businesses<br />International<br />Manufacturing<br />North America<br /><ul><li> Developing solar </li></ul> projects across Europe and Middle East<br /><ul><li> PPA / Projects
  17. 17. EPC Contracts
  18. 18. HQ in London, UK
  19. 19. Manufacturer of </li></ul> utility scale <br /> SunCatcher™ CSP<br /><ul><li> International projects
  20. 20. Equipment / </li></ul> suppliers<br /><ul><li> Warranty insurance
  21. 21. HQ in Phoenix, AZ
  22. 22. Developing solar </li></ul> projects <br /> throughout North<br /> America<br /><ul><li> PPA / Projects
  23. 23. EPC Contracts
  24. 24. HQ in Houston, </li></ul> Texas <br />
  25. 25.
  26. 26. Overview of Facilities<br />X<br />x<br />
  27. 27. Business Overview<br />3rd party marketing<br />Co-op <br />grain storage<br />Ethanol<br />production<br />Local blending points<br />Risk management<br />Merged business well capitalised <br />Exploit efficiencies potential from new assets – six ethanol plants (480MG - all commissioned), eight grain elevators, national marketing and distribution<br />Downstream access to underserved markets through investment in blending assets <br />Access to corn upstream through selective investment in co-op storage<br />Commodity hedging expertise / sound trading policies<br />Vertically integrated approach secures access to supply and customers<br />
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  29. 29. The Greenstar Group<br />Ireland<br />North America<br />UK<br /><ul><li> Integrated waste management and recycling
  30. 30. 19 facilities
  31. 31. Integrated recycling and outsourced waste Management
  32. 32. 15 recycling facilities
  33. 33. Integrated collection and recycling
  34. 34. 12 recycling facilities</li></ul>Ireland<br />900k tons<br />Tons <br />Processed<br />North<br />America<br />1.6m tons<br />UK<br />300k tons<br />
  35. 35. Greenstar Group Strategic Overview<br />Operational Efficiency<br />invest in Singlestream MRFs, best-in-class operations practices.<br />Securing Margin <br />hedging, variable contracts to match commodity swings.<br />Upgrading for Value Creation<br />higher grade plastics, glass beads.<br />Pursuing Energy From Waste <br />Singlestream - optical and magnetic sorting of recyclables on-site improves efficiency by 30%<br />Upgraded recycled materials, such as food <br />grade plastic pellets used by carton <br />manufacturers, derive more value<br />
  36. 36. Initial Observations<br /><ul><li>No silver bullet, no standard template
  37. 37. Complexity to response with unknown or uncertain consequences of interactions
  38. 38. Cost economics are dynamic – needs to be reflected in evaluating renewables
  39. 39. Increasing geo-political tension/competition
  40. 40. Coal and CCS has to be addressed
  41. 41. Can’t ignore water</li></li></ul><li>The Promise For Marine and Smart Grid<br /><ul><li>SCALE of requirement
  42. 42. Not a zero sum game – multiple winners
  43. 43. Drivers on the Demand and Supply side will bring fundamental change to grid design and operation
  44. 44. Comparative advantage (or disadvantage) will push some countries/regions towards marine
  45. 45. In Policy Makers interest to stimulate and encourage innovation and subsequent commercialisation
  46. 46. Early movers will be rewarded</li></li></ul><li>The Challenge<br /><ul><li>Scale of the technology development challenge – valley of death
  47. 47. Inherent resistance to change and risk by exiting industry incumbents
  48. 48. Capital (or lack thereof)
  49. 49. Complexity of aligning support mechanisms: planning, market mechanisms, regulation and targets for statutory bodies
  50. 50. Beware regulatory and policy inconsistency and/or vacuum
  51. 51. Beware of irrational exuberance</li></li></ul><li>For all the latest developments, <br />sign up for our email alerts <br />or RSS feeds on...<br />www.ntrplc.com<br />

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