The 1st energy studies Think-Tank in Romania.

CEDE Conference 2017

Romania Energy Center (ROEC) is a partner to the 2nd Central European Day of Energy (CEDE), organized by Central Europe Energy Partners CEEP and the European Commission. The event will take place in Brussels, at the European Commission headquarters, Berlaymont Building, Schuman Room, on Monday, December 11, 2017, between 9:30 am and 3 pm. CEDE 2017 focuses on sustainable energy, innovation and modern technologies in Central Europe – renewable energy expansion, low emission technologies use, smart grids, energy efficiency projects, decarbonization of transport sector (development of electro-mobility) that drive the energy transition. CEDE’s goal is to provide comprehensive information concerning the ongoing transition of Central European energy sector driven by the implementation of new technologies. The event aims to demonstrate how Central European countries are incrementally transforming their energy sector in order to contribute to the EU’s climate policy objectives and to comply with the Paris Agreement commitments. The first edition focused on the infrastructure needs in the region.

Other CEDE 2017 partners: Slovak Foreign Policy Association (SFPA), Center for Energy Studies (Czech Republic), Kaunas University of Technology (KTU, Lithuania), Foundation for Regional Policy Co-operation in Energy and Infrastructure (REKK, Hungary), Institut Sobieskiego (Poland), Electric Vehicles Promotion Foundation (Poland).

 

Session 1: Successes and hurdles of the energy transition presented through the lens of the stakeholders from the CEE region

  • Energy Transition in CEE region – how to do it?
  • Low-carbon technologies and EU’s competitiveness
  • Clean energy technologies – future market or future bubble?
  • Status, prospects, role of innovation and technologies in the development of electricity markets
  • Grid of the future: smart grid. What changes for different players?
  • How to adapt to new market conditions of low emission economy and decentralized energy system?
  • Low emission power in CEE region. Clean coal technologies, biomass –a possible way forward?
  • CEE approach toward RES –perspectives and specificities.
  • Perspectives of development of electric vehicles in CEE

 

Session 2: Projects presentations by companies and R&D institutions from CEE region

  • FINANCE: Available financial tools to support modernization and innovation projects in the energy sector
  • Effective refinery: EFRA. Project driven by the care for the natural environment and energy efficiency
  • How to facilitate biomass development – BALTPOOL
  • ELECTRICITY: RES penetration/Smart grid and storage demonstration project
  • ELECTRICITY: RE-SERVE- Renewables in a Stable Electric Grid
  • ELECTRICITY: Sincro.GRID. An innovative integration of synergetic, mature technology-based solutions in order to increase the security of operations of the Slovenian and Croatian electricity systems
  • CLEAN COAL Technologies. Presentation of the ongoing works and studies in the R&D centre.
AGENDA:

9:30-10:00: Registration & Welcome coffee

10:00-10:55: Welcoming guests and introduction to the CEDE event

  • Dominique Ristori, Director-General in the Directorate General for Energy, the European Commission
  • Leszek Jesień, Chairman of the Board of Directors of CEEP
  • Maroš Šefčovič, Vice-President of the European Commission in charge of the Energy Union
  • Jerzy Buzek, Member of the European Parliament, Chair of ITRE Committee
  • Timo Tatar, Director of Energy Department, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications, Estonia
  • Andrea Kadar, Deputy State Secretary for Energy Affairs, Minister of National Development, Hungary

11:00-12:00: Session 1 – Successes and hurdles of the energy transition presented through the lens of the stakeholders from the CEE region.

Session leader: Mechthild Wörsdörfer, Director DG Energy, Dir C – Renewables, research and innovation, energy efficiency

Speakers:

  • Hanna Trojanowska, Director of the International Co-operation Department, PGE S.A.
  • Beata Szoboszlai, Head of Strategy Planning, MVM
  • Andres Sutt, Director of Group Regulatory Affairs, Eesti Energia
  • Marcin Korolec, President, Electric Vehicles Promotion Foundation
  • Anna Trojanowska, Head of Innovation Unit in Innovation and Business Development Department, PGNiG SA
  • Tomas Sipos, Head of Regulation Management, Zapadoslovenska Distribucna

12:00-12:20: Q&A

12:20-12:40: Coffee Break

12:40-13:40: Session 2: Projects presentations by companies and R&D institutions from CEE region.

Session leader: Andreea Strachinescu, Head of Unit, DG Energy, Unit C.2 – New energy technologies, innovation and clean coal

Speakers:

  • Alexandrina Boyanova, Senior Loan Officer, Banks, Corporates and Financial Instruments, European Investment Bank
  • Adam Mazur, Director of the Strategy Department, LOTOS S.A.
  • Rolandas Zukas, CEO, EPSO-G
  • Wojciech Lubczyński, Department of Strategy and International Cooperation, PSE
  • Mirela Dutoiu, Network Codes Programme Director, Transelectrica
  • Mate Lasić, Head of Development, HOPS and project manager Sincro.GRID
  • Aleksander Sobolewski, Director of Clean Coal Technologies research centre in Zabrze

13:40-14:00: Q&A

14:00-14:10: Closing Ceremony

  • Dominique Ristori, Director-General in the Directorate General for Energy, the European Commission
  • Leszek Jesień, Chairman of the Board of Directors of CEEP

14:10-15:00: Networking lunch


DATE: December 11, 2017

TIME: 9:30 -15:00

VENUE: Berlaymont Building, Schuman Room

ADDRESS: Rue de la Loi 200, Brussels, Belgium

WORKING LANGUAGE: English

ORGANIZERS: Central Europe Energy Partners (CEEP) and the European Commission DG Energy.

The event is supported by the International Visegrad Fund and organized under the auspices of the Hungarian Presidency of the Visegrad Group.

PARTICIPATION: requires registration

More here: www.ceep.be/cede2017/

CONTACT: brussels@ceep.be