EURELECTRIC Power Distribution Conference

DSOs as the Backbone of the Smart Energy System

28 November 2013

09h00

Registration

09h30

Welcome and Opening Address

Ari KOPONEN
Vice Chairman EURELECTRIC DSO Committee
Vice President of Business Area Distribution Finland, Fortum

09h40

Setting the Regulatory Scene

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Colette MALONEY
Head of Unit Smart Cities and Sustainability
DG CONNECT, European Commission

10h00

The Industry View

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Peter BIRKNER
Chairman EURELECTRIC DSO Committee
Executive Member of the Board Mainova AG

Session I: Distribution Networks Investments: What Regulatory Framework do we need?

10h20

Interactive Panel Debate:    
Speakers + Additional Panellists

 

Chairman and Moderator

José Ignacio PÉREZ ARRIAGA
Professor Florence School of Regulation

 

Andrew BURGESS
Co-Chair of Smart Grids Coordination Group, CEER
Associate Partner, Transmission and Distribution Policy, Ofgem

Oliver GÜNTHER
Vice Chairman of EURELECTRIC WG Distribution Regulation & Policy
Head of Regulatory Management, Stromnetz Berlin

 

Thomas FUREDER
Managing Director
Barclays Capital

11h20

Coffee Break

Session II: The Future Energy System: Roles, Actions and Responsibilities

11h50

The Fundamentals of the Smart Energy System

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Ulrik STRIDBAEK
Chair of EURELECTRIC Joint TF Market Model for Smart Grids
Head of Group Regulatory Affairs, Dong Energy

12h10

Interactive Panel Debate:
Speakers + Additional Panellists

 

Chairman and Moderator

Joao MARTINS DE CARVALHO
Director
EDP Distribuição - Energia, S.A.

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Manuel SÁNCHEZ JIMÉNEZ
Team Leader Smart Grids, DG Energy
European Commission

Werner FRIEDL
Co-chair CEER Electricity Quality of Supply & Smart Grids TF - E-Control Austria

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Anders OLSSON
CEO, E.ON Sweden Distribution
EURELECTRIC DSO Ambassador

Marcus MERKEL
Senior Advisor to the Managing Director, EWE NETZ GmbH

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13h10

Networking Lunch

 

Session III: Executive Intervention

14h30

Keynote Address
Priorities of the Hellenic Presidency in the Energy Sector

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Charalampos PIPPOS
Energy Counsellor
Chairman of the Energy Group of the Council
Permanent Representation of Greece to the EU

Session IV: Bringing New Technologies into the Market: Innovative Distribution Projects

14h50

Horizon 2020 - The European View

Magdalena Andreea STRACHINESCU
Head of Unit New Energy Technologies, Innovation and Clean Coal, DG Energy, European Commission

15h10

Presentation of Linear Project (Local Intelligent Networks and Energy Active Regions)

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Wim CARDINAELS
Linear Project Coordinator

15h30

Panel Debate:   Making the Values of EU R&D Projects Available
Speakers + Additional Panellists

 

Chairman and Moderator

Gunnar LORENZ
Head of EURELECTRIC DSO Unit

 

Erik LANDECK
Managing Director
Stromnetz Berlin GmbH

Gianluca FULLI
Action Leader
JRC

 

Luc VAN DEN BERGHE
Programme Manager - Research Integration
CEN and CENELEC Management Centre

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Bertrand HUGOO
Vice President and Chairman
T&D Europe

 

Pierre MALLET
Director of Innovation - ERDF

 

16h30

Concluding Remarks and the Way Ahead

Hans ten BERGE
Secretary General of EURELECTRIC


See also: EURELECTRIC/JRC Smart Grids Portal Website