EURELECTRIC Conference

Welcoming the Commission’s 2030 proposals: high road, or low road?

13 March 2014

08h30

Registration

09h00

Welcome & Introduction

Hans TEN BERGE
Secretary General
EURELECTRIC

09h10

Opening keynote

Connie HEDEGAARD
Commissioner for Climate Action
European Commission

Session I: Ambition and investor confidence

 

Chairman and Moderator

Jesse SCOTT
Head of Unit Environment and Sustainable Development Policy
EURELECTRIC

09h30

An outlook on the EU power sector: what needs to be done

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Giuseppe MONTESANO
Head of European Regulation and Scenarios
Enel SpA

09h40

European action in global context

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Karsten NEUHOFF
Head of Climate Policy Department
German Institute for Economic Research (DIW)

09h50

UK Government views on the EU 2030 climate and energy package

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Katrina WILLIAMS
Director General for the International, Science & Resilience Group
DECC

10h00

Climate policy - energy security at the centre

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Dariusz MARZEC
Vice President, Management Board for Development
PGE

10h10

Panel Debate (additional panellists)

 

Dirk FORRISTER
President & Chief Executive
International Emissions Trading Association

Wolfgang WEBER
Vice President
EU Government Relations BASF Group

 

 

Beate RAABE
Secretary General
Eurogas

10h50

Coffee Break

 

Session II: Getting to the goals using European market policies

 

Chairman and Moderator

Juan Jose ALBA RIOS
Chairman, EURELECTRIC Markets Committee
Vice President Regulatory Affairs, Iberia
Endesa

11h15

Lessons from the 20/20/20 Package: Forward to 2030

Patrick O'DOHERTY
CEO
ESB

11h30

Which side of the River?

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Laszlo VARRO
Head of Gas, Coal and Power Division
International Energy Agency

11h45

What can the EU Emissions Trading Scheme do for 2030?

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Ian TEMPERTON
Head of Advisory
Climate Change Capital

12h00

The role of policies on renewable energy to meet the long term goals

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Ulrik STRIDBÆK
Director, Head of Group Regulatory Affairs
DONG Energy

12h15

Panel Debate (additional panellists)

 

Graham WEALE
Chief Economist
RWE AG

Georg ZACHMANN
Research Fellow
Bruegel

13h00

Lunch

Session III: Smart energy as the solution

 

Chairman and Moderator

Owen WILSON
Chairman, EURELECTRIC Environment and Sustainable Development Policy Committee
CEO, Electricity Association of Ireland

14h00

The Commission Perspective

Paul TIMMERS
Director for the Sustainable and Secure Society
DG Connect, European Commission

14h15

Saving energy for B2B clients - the new businesses for E.ON

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Stefanie KESTING
Head of Market Design
E.ON Connecting Energies 

14h30

Three pillars of energy investment

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Professor Michael GRUBB
Senior Advisor on Sustainable Energy Policy OFGEM and
Chair of Energy & Climate Policy
Cambridge University

14h45

The Role of Smart Grids

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Laurent SCHMITT
Vice President Strategy & Innovation
Grid Power Electronics & Automation
Alstom

15h00

Panel Debate (additional panellists)

 

 

 

Erica HOPE
EU Affairs Manager of Energy Strategy Center European Climate Foundation

15h30

Concluding Remarks

Hans TEN BERGE
Secretary General
EURELECTRIC

16h00

End of the Conference