27 November 2018
NH Berlaymont Hotel
Bd Charlemagne 11-19, Brussels
Gerhard Seyrling, T&D Europe President and Raul Gil, Chair Europacable Energy Team
Katrina Sichel, Moderator
Laurent Schmitt, Secretary General, ENTSO-E
What are the challenges that renewable energy generation needs pose to the grid and what would be the solutions to integrate as much clean energy possible into the network?
• WindEurope – Giles Dickson, CEO
• SolarPower Europe – Aurélie Beauvais, Policy Director
• Renewables Grid Initiative – Antonella Battaglini, CEO
• T&D Europe – Milagros Garcia, Managing Director, Global RES sector, Ormazabal
• Europacable – Vincent Dessale, Sr Executive Vice-President, Subsea & Land Systems Business Group, Nexans
With intervention from the floor by Andreas Wagner, Managing Director, German offshore Wind Energy Foundation, on the PROMOTIon EU Project
Consumers will play an increasingly active role on the network thanks to energy flexibility. What kind of challenges do individual private and large professional and industrial consumers and prosumers represent and how should the grid adapt to these new needs?
• RESCOOP – Josh Roberts, Advocacy Officer
• SmartEn - Frauke Thies, Executive Director
• ChargePoint - Christopher Burghardt, Managing Director Europe
• European Aluminium - Stein Øvstebø , Head of Power Systems, Hydro
• T&D Europe - Dagmar Bleilebens, Head of Mindsphere Application Center, Siemens
• Europacable - Andreas Berthou, Executive Vice-President, Head of HV Solutions, NKT
What are the financial needs to develop the modern, future-proof grid and how do we get there?
• EEX – Daniel Wragge, Head of Political & Regulatory Affairs
• ENTSO-E -Susanne Nies, Manager Strategy & Communications
• EDSO – Roberto Zangrandi, Secretary General
• Goldman Sachs representative (invited)
• T&D Europe - Vera Silva, CTO, GE Grid Solutions
• Europacable - Samuel Ansorge, CEO, Brugg
What needs to be done to ensure we continue to have grids that enable all Europeans to enjoy clean, secure and affordable electricity?
Katrina Sichel, Moderator
Closing remarks by Gerhard Seyrling and Raul Gil
Closest Metro station: Schuman in Line 1 and 5. Located 2 minutes away from the hotel.
The closest airport is Brussels Airport (BRU)
Taxi: It's a 20 minute trip and is around €36.
Public Transport: Take Bus 12 or 21. It's a 25 minute trip to Schuman bus stop. The airport train will take you to Brussels Central station every 15 minutes. From there take metro line 1 or 5, alighting at Schuman Station.
Parking: Onsite Parking cannot be reserved in advance. €25.00 per day, €2.00 per hour