Conference Programme

Conference Programme

Opening Keynote

Tue 03 Oct 14:00 to 14:20

Event stream:

Stream location:

Amtrium 1 & 2

Chairperson:

Walter Boltz
Senior Advisor European Energy

Speakers:

Oliver Koch
Deputy Head of Wholesale Markets - Electricity & Gas

Presentation title

What can the Commission's proposal for a new market design contribute to decentralization?

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Tue 03 Oct 14:20 to 14:35

Event stream:

Stream location:

Amtrium 1 & 2

Speakers:

Mark Belloni
Managing Director Eneco Energy Trade

Presentation title

Making use of decentralization

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Tue 03 Oct 14:35 to 14:50

Event stream:

Stream location:

Amtrium 1 & 2

Speakers:

Marcel Galjee
Director Energy

Presentation title

Electrification and energy intensive users

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Tue 03 Oct 14:50 to 15:30

Event stream:

Stream location:

Amtrium 1 & 2

Chairperson:

Walter Boltz
Senior Advisor European Energy

Speakers:

Oliver Koch
Deputy Head of Wholesale Markets - Electricity & Gas
Mark Belloni
Managing Director Eneco Energy Trade
Marcel Galjee
Director Energy
Laurent Schmitt
General Secretary
Paul Dawson
Head of Regulatory Affairs

Presentation title

Keynote panel discussion: Power & gas markets in an era of decentralization

  • Making use of decentralization
  • External technology drivers
  • Digitalization: What opportunities arise?
  • Renewables entering the market
  • Electrification: Gas vs Electricity in the heat market
  • Aggregation, role of DSO’s and storage
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Tue 03 Oct 15:30 to 16:00

Coffee break

Market Supervision track

Tue 03 Oct 16:00 to 16:30

Event stream:

Stream location:

L103 & L104

Chairperson:

Martijn van Gemert
‎Senior Economist - Market Design

Speakers:

Antony Froggatt
Senior Research Fellow

Presentation title

Will Brexit Hurt Trade Between Britain and EU?

  • What are the possible impacts of Brexit on the operation and construction of interconnectors between GB and continental Europe?
  • What changes might there be in the governance regime for market coupling and network codes?
  • How will the energy relationship between Ireland, the UK and the rest of the EU be affected by Brexit?
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Tue 03 Oct 16:30 to 17:30

Event stream:

Stream location:

L103 & L104

Chairperson:

Martijn van Gemert
‎Senior Economist - Market Design

Speakers:

Antony Froggatt
Senior Research Fellow
Paul Hallas
Brexit project Manager
Ingo Tschach
Head - Market Analysis
Mark Duffield
Interconnectors Regulation manager

Presentation title

BREXIT – Panel discussion - What are the consequences of Brexit your company should address?

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Special sessions

Tue 03 Oct 16:00 to 16:30

Presentation title

Drivers of European power prices in an environment of growing renewable capacity.

The growth of renewables and the ongoing transformation of the energy market is widely believed to have a transformational impact on European wholesale power prices which will deepen in the coming years. In the next decade however, fuel and carbon prices look set to continue setting the level of wholesale prices. Nevertheless conventional thermal plants are under increasing pressure as competition from zero-cost capacity reduces their running hours.

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Tue 03 Oct 16:30 to 17:00

Presentation title

Market trends and opportunities in a decentralised, distributed and disrupted energy world

The global energy industry is profoundly changing, transforming market structures and challenging existing business models.  Energy systems and markets are undergoing rapid change which is impacting the whole value chain creating common opportunity in managing imbalance, monetising flexibility and a focus on the requirements of customers in the future.  As a result, value pools are shifting and we are seeing new business models and new market entry. Successful participants need a clear sense of where the industry is heading and market trends and opportunities in the short term.

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Tue 03 Oct 17:00 to 17:30

Presentation title

Long-term energy price drivers from the markets, grids, system flexibility and sector coupling

  • What one can learn from ENTSO-E’s published data on network plans, adequacy forecasts
  • Wholesale-retail market integration and the empowered customer
  • The market design – system flexibility connection
  • Questions for which innovation is still needed
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