Day 1
Monday, September 17th
Day 1
Generation and Energy Efficiency

The session will explain the results of the proposal “Energy Scenarios 2030” made by the Committee of Experts on Energy Transition for Spanish Government. This document supports the Energy Transition and Climate Change Law in Spain. Furthermore, the conference will also analyse other documents from public and private stakeholders tackling the energy scenarios in 2030 and its impact in regions such as Catalonia.

Founder
Smart Grid Cat
Day 1
Generation and Energy Efficiency

The presentation will explain the technical adaptations, challenges and benefits associated with the conversion of coal fired power stations to biomass firing.

Vice Director of Global Power Division
Ramboll
Day 1
Generation and Energy Efficiency

MAN Diesel & Turbo will present how scalable LNG infrastructure will increase gas availability and contribution of single cycle gas engine power plants to the back-up of the Grid in a context of increasing presence of renewables.

Vice President, Head Region Europe, Sales Power Plants
MAN Diesel & Turbo
Day 1
Generation and Energy Efficiency

The LNG Virtual Pipeline is enabling access to natural gas replacing traditional forms of fuel for power generation where no physical pipeline exists and as a back-up to grid supply during peak demand or curtailment.

Head of Commercial Engineering
Chart Industries
Day 1
Generation and Energy Efficiency

Thermoelectrical materials have overpassed expectations in heat to electricity conversions. AEInnova will introduce the most advanced technologies of waste heat revalorization to improve the energy efficiency and reduce dramatically the monitoring costs.

Chief Scientist Officer
AE Innova
Day 1
Generation and Energy Efficiency

Speakers include:

  • Josep-Miquel Torregrosa, Business Creation Officer, InnoEnergy
  • Ignacio Huici, Business Development Officer, InnoEnergy
  • Xavier Cipriano, CEO, BeeData
  • Simmone Accornero, CEO, FlexiDAO
  • Raúl Aragonés, BDO,  AEInnova
  • Javier Ballesteros, CEO, Gas2Move
13:30 - 14:30
Day 1
Generation and Energy Efficiency
Day 1
Generation and Energy Efficiency
Project Manager & Scientist
University of Stuttgart
Day 1
Generation and Energy Efficiency
President
Cluster d'Energia Eficient de Catalunya (CEEC)
Day 1
Generation and Energy Efficiency

In biopower plants the fuel quality fluctuations can bring huge challenges to everyday operations, which can be solved by real time fuel quality measurement.

Sales Director
Inray Oy Ltd
Day 1
Generation and Energy Efficiency

The aim of THERMOS is to develop and share tools and data for identifying and selecting low-carbon heating options in real geographies. In this presentation, we will provide an outline of the tools developed and of their concrete application in one of the real-life case studies developed with the Local administrations participating in the project.

Project Steering Committee
THERMOS
Day 1
Generation and Energy Efficiency

Based on more than 180 independent TIPCHECK audits in the same number of industrial plants the presentation will show how effectively industry can identify attractive saving potentials and reduce its production and maintenance costs while saving energy and reducing CO2 emissions.

Founding Director
European Industrial Insulation Foundation (EIIF)
Day 1
Generation and Energy Efficiency

The presentation presents main conclusions of the analysis of a survey among energy efficiency practitioners on barriers to investing in energy efficiency and ways to overcome them, with a particular focus on issues related to investing in energy efficiency in industry

Economic Affairs Officer, Sustainable Energy Division
UNECE
17:00 - 17:00
Day 1
Generation and Energy Efficiency
Day 2
Tuesday, September 18th
Day 2
Storage and Decentralisation
Senior Analyst, Storage
Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables
Day 2
Storage and Decentralisation

Energy storage experts discuss existing storage technologies and their pros and cons.

10:55am - 11:25am
Low cost, high performance flywheel energy storage

Keith Pullen, Professor of Energy Systems, Gyrotricity: on Low cost, high performance flywheel energy storage - An inherently safe, long lasting, low loss flywheel solution has been developed which is suitable for high power, short duration energy storage suitable for grid stability and hybrid applications.

Professor or Energy Systems
Gyrotricity
10:55am - 11:25am
Battery Storage Hybrid Plants

Amit Oza, Director, Belectric: on Battery Storage Hybrid Plants

Director
Belectric
11:25 - 11:50
Day 2
Storage and Decentralisation
11:25am - 11:50am
Outlook on e-Fuels: renewable hydrogen and hydrocarbons from water, air and renewable energy

Karl Hauptmeier, Product Manager, Sunfire GmbH: Outlook on e-Fuels: renewable hydrogen and hydrocarbons from water, air and renewable energy – As liquid energy carriers e-Fuels provide an easily transportable and storable solution to reduce CO2 emissions in a variety of fields, including long-distance road transport, shipping and aviation.

Product Manager e-Syngas & e-Fuels
Sunfire GmbH
11:25am - 11:50am
The future role of hydrogen in transport: storage and fuel 
  • Amela Ajanovic, Associate Professor, Vienna University of Technology: The future role of hydrogen in transport: storage and fuel - With the increasing use of renewable energy sources in electricity generation as well as increasing GHG emissions from the transport sector, hydrogen - which can be use as storage and fuel - is becoming a promising energy carrier in the future energy system.
Associate Professor & Senior Research Scientist, Energy Economics Group
Vienna University of Technology
Day 2
Storage and Decentralisation
Autarsys GmbH
Autarsys GmbH
Day 2
Storage and Decentralisation

Only the use of short-term and long-term flexibilities via various PtX technologies on the demand side enables an economically efficient implementation of the sector coupling and thus the decarbonisation.

Senior Manager, Digital & Smart Energy
EnBW Energie Baden-Württemberg AG
Day 2
Storage and Decentralisation

Improving the performance of photovoltaic plants: self-cleaning liquids, reduction of temperature losses, snow melting on solar surface.

Co-founder and CTO
SUD Energies Renovables
13:25 - 14:25
Day 2
Storage and Decentralisation
Day 2
Storage and Decentralisation
Project Coordinator for Europeo iDistributedPV
APPA Renewables
Day 2
Storage and Decentralisation

Energy transition towards low carbon economies offers an opportunity for distributed energy resources. The presentation analyses current situation of aggregation of DER and their potential in Spain.

Founder
Smart Grid Cat
Founder & CEO
olivoENERGY
Day 2
Storage and Decentralisation

Experts discussing community energy schemes.

3:15am - 3:45am
Solarplicity Community Energy Scheme

Tim Day, Head of Sales, Solarplicity: On Solarplicity Community Energy Scheme  

Head of Community Energy
Solarplicity
3:15pm - 3:45pm
The fundamental role of Community Energy Projects in the Smart Grid transition

Gillian Hurding, Innovation Manager, Community Energy Scotland: More than cake sales and village halls: the fundamental role of Community Energy Projects in the Smart Grid transition – This presentation will run through current, real-world examples from some of Community Energy Scotland’s community members in rural and urban settings to show what is already possible and illustrate how the initially dismissible or ‘cute’ qualities of community energy are in fact the key components in making smart grids feasible and sustainable on a long-term basis via ‘Local Energy Economies’.

Innovation Manager
Community Energy Scotland
Day 2
Storage and Decentralisation

As we live the extraordinary challenge of the Energy World’s decentralization, E.ON’s VPP is a powerful IT platform which enables to connect, monitor and steer thousands of decentralized assets of any kind, to offer services to our grids. It allows those to benefit from untapped flexibilities, while customers earn money by participating into a more sustainable Energy World for all.

Senior Delivery & Operations Manager
E.ON
Day 2
Storage and Decentralisation

How to efficiently integrate a high number of renewable energy units into the existing energy system.

Project Manager - Politics & Research
Next Kraftwerke
17:00 - 17:00
Day 2
Storage and Decentralisation
Day 3
Wednesday, September 19th
Day 3
Smart Networks and New ICT

Learn how remote sensing technologies, combined with cloud computing, artificial intelligence, immersive visualisations, and advanced data analytics are helping Grid Operators ensure continued reliable and cost-effective operations, today and in the future.

Global Business Development Manager, Power
Fugro
Day 3
Smart Networks and New ICT

Experiences form a smart grid implementation in an industrial environment

Managing Director
Wattabit
Day 3
Smart Networks and New ICT
Research Engineer
Instituto Tecnologico de la Energia (ITE)
Coordinator, WiseGRID Project
Etra
Day 3
Smart Networks and New ICT

This presentation attempts to anticipate the impact of applying all current developments in tech and regulation on household tariffs of the future.

Manager, Energy Sector
Bluberries
Day 3
Smart Networks and New ICT

LINK is a unique approach that delivers the complete Smart Grid solution and guaranties secure and reliable power supply, vastly reduces the cyber-attack’s danger from outside, and keeps data privacy for end consumers and the grid.

Assistant Professor, Institute of Energy Systems & Electrical Drives
TU Wien
Day 3
Smart Networks and New ICT
Head of PV Group, Solar
Tecnalia
Day 3
Smart Networks and New ICT

The way energy is sold, managed and delivered is fundamentally changing. This talk will focus on those changes taking examples from projects I have worked on in homes in the UK to remote Pacific Islands.

Energy Storage & Microgrid Engineer
Infratec
13:25 - 14:25
Day 3
Smart Networks and New ICT
Day 3
Smart Networks and New ICT

T&D asset management is under stress; electricity utilities need to understand more about their assets, their location, and the surrounding environment to achieve lower operational costs today, while making them resilient and ready for the challenges of replacing ageing assets in a transitioning landscape.

Global Director - Power
Fugro
Day 3
Smart Networks and New ICT

Sensor data is transforming the big data landscape, bringing new challenges to IT and OT which must be solved in order to create value from all those time series data. This presentation will focus on some of those challenges and will give hints on how to best handle them.

Co-founder, Disruptive CTO
Cityzen Data
Day 3
Smart Networks and New ICT
Member of the Board
OSGP Alliance
Day 3
Smart Networks and New ICT

Developments in Germany`s energy market focusing on Business Opportunities for Smart Grids and Energy Storage Systems

Senior Manager, Investor Consulting/Site Selection
Germany Trade & Investment (GTAI)
Day 3
Smart Networks and New ICT

SolarCoin is a Digital Asset to empower Prosumers and solar power producers to initiate the Global Solar Energy Transition.

Co-Founder
ElectricChain
16:55 - 16:55
Day 3
Smart Networks and New ICT
Day 4
Thursday, September 20th
Day 4
New Models and Market Mechanisms

PPAs in challenging market environments: How to balance financing and returns for renewable projects.

Head of European Power Origination
Trailstone Group
Day 4
New Models and Market Mechanisms

Exploring the growth of the green bond market and the technical aspects of green bond issuance.

Associate Director, Business Services
Carbon Trust
Day 4
New Models and Market Mechanisms

An overview of the changes to carbon accounting methodology that has led to an increasing number of corporate energy users to seek to buy low carbon emission electricity and commit to purchase 100% renewable electricity.

Associate Director, Business Services
Carbon Trust
Day 4
New Models and Market Mechanisms

New urban energy projects are requiring innovative models where a wider variety of agents need to be integrated to solve the ever changing   economic variables, environmental requirements and human needs.

Energy Business Leader
ARUP
Day 4
New Models and Market Mechanisms
Business Development Lead
Energy Web Foundation
Day 4
New Models and Market Mechanisms

Growth of world economy requires an increase of energy consumption. In the next two decades this consumption is foreseen to increase 30%. Energy Efficiency is the first reason for decoupling economic growth and energy consumption. So, in our paper we’ll focus on ESCO Model; ESCO Projects: Best Practices; and ESCO Market in Spain. Also, we’ll talk about Anese and how we improve Contract Models and Financing, and Winter Package.

Managing Director
ANESE
Day 4
New Models and Market Mechanisms

In this presentation the basic conditions for heading towards a more democratic and sustainable electricity system will be analyzed and explained. 

University Professor
Vienna University of Technology
Day 4
New Models and Market Mechanisms