Virtual Session 1 - 18 June

    11:00

    Welcome

    Roberto Zangrandi, Secretary General, E.DSO

    11:05

    Opening Session - The R&D dimension of the Green Deal – Horizon Europe supporting the Green Deal in relation to innovation

    Cristobal Irazoqui, Energy Policy Officer, DG Energy, European Commission

    11.20

    Setting the policy scene in relation to the New Green Deal

    Armando Martinez, Director Global Networks Business, Iberdrola; Vice-Chair, E.DSO

    11.35

    Regulation and Innovation: a suggested Taxonomy

    Luca Lo Schiavo, Deputy Director – Infrastructure Regulatory Division, ARERA

    11.50

    E.NTSO-E perspective

    Uros Salobir, Vice-Chair, RDIC, ENTSO-E

    12.00

    Grids for renewables

    A first step to reach a green future for all, includes increasing the share of clean energy. This session aims at exploring how System Operators can help develop renewable resources including offshore and the persisting R&I needs. The session will as well discuss the decentralized integration of renewable energy sources and how to integrate DC and AC systems.

  • Moderation

    Maximilian Urban, Project Manager, Netz Niederösterreich; Projects Committee Member, E.DSO
    Norela Constantinescu, Manager Research & Innovation, ENTSO-E

  • Projects

    • PROMOTioN: Cornelis Plet, Project Coordinator (DNV GL)
    • IELECTRIX: Pierre-Jacques Le Quellec (Enedis), Project Coordinator; Sven Tischer(E.ON), IElectrix Project Technical Director
    • FlexPlan: Gianluigi Miglavacca (RSE), Project Coordinator
    • Smart4RES: George Kariniotakis, Professor at MINES ParisTech, ARMINES. Project coordinator

    13.00

    Wrap-up: E.DSO representative

    Richard Vidlicka, Responsible for Innovation and International Grid Projects, CEZ Distribuce; Chair, Projects Committee, E.DSO

Virtual Session 2 - 30 June

    11.00

    Welcome

    Laurent Schmitt, Secretary General, ENTSO-E

    11.05

    Opening Session - The R&D&I dimension of the Green Deal – Horizon Europe supporting the Green Deal in relation to innovation

    Michela Marasco, Policy Officer, Research and Innovation, DG Energy, European Commission

    11.20

    Innovation in light of efficiency improvements

    Jan Kostevc, Electricity Infrastructure Team Leader, ACER

    11.35

    The ENTSO-E RDI Roadmap 2020-2030 – European flagships for innovation

    Hakon Borgen, Chair of RDI Committee, ENTSO-E

    11.50

    E.DSO perspective

    Paddy Hayes, Managing Director, ESB Networks; Co-Chair, TSO-DSO Platform; Board of Directors Member, E.DSO

    12.00

    Projects Session: Flexibility & New Markets

    One year after ENTSO-E and E.DSO published the ASM Report we are looking into the next steps according to flagship projects dealing with the challenges of coordinating the energy system of tomorrow: Flexibility, electrification, data interoperability, and optimization among the systems.

  • Moderation

    Torsten Knop, Head of European Regulation, innogy; Vice-Chair, Policy Committee, E.DSO
    Antonio Iliceto, Convenor ENTSO-E, RDIC Future of Energy System, Terna

  • Projects

    • CoordiNet - Yvonne Ruwaida, Business strategist, Vattenfall Eldistribution; Project leader Swedish demo, CoordiNet
    • EuSysFlex – Jan Budke, Coordinator European Regulatory Affaires/Projects, innogy
    • INTERRFACE – George Boultadakis (European Dynamics), Project Coordinator
    • INCIT-EV - Maurizio Fantino, WP leader, LINKS Foundation

    13.00

    Wrap-up: ENTSO-E representative

    Christos Dikeakos, Convenor ENTSO-E RDIC Flexibility &Markets , IPTO