Achieving energy system flexibility through effective DER integration & operation
1-3 October 2019 | London, UK


Day 1: Markets & System Operation Tuesday 1 October 2019 Download
08:00Registration & Refreshments
08:50Opening remarks from the chair
09:00Industry Roadmap for DERs – developing a practical strategy for mass DER uptake through effective support for a diverse range of energy market actors
  • Ricardo Perez
    Ricardo Perez
    Head of Technology Portfolio and Sustainable Project Development, Enel Global Infrastructure and Networks
09:40DNO to DSO Transformation – transforming the role of the distribution operator to deliver a reliable, decentralised energy system
10:20Morning refreshments, networking & exhibition
10:50Panel: Future Markets – evaluating the necessary changes to energy markets and system actor responsibilities to drive forward flexibility and meet the challenge of mass DER uptake
12:20Lunch, networking & exhibition
13:50Roles in new flexibility markets – developing an independent marketplace to optimize exchange of flexibility across the energy system
  • Rune Hogge - NODES
    Rune Hogga
    Chairman of the Board, NODES & CEO, Agder Energi Fleksibilitet
14:30Evolutions in the Balancing market – opening up balancing services to all technologies and all voltage levels
15:10Afternoon refreshments, networking & exhibition
15:40Transmission System Operation – effectively maintaining the real-time security and resilience of the transmission system as DERs replace conventional generation
16:20Investing for Flexibility – developing a robust investment decision-making framework for weighing up flexibility investments with traditional grid reinforcement
17:00Roundtable Discussions
18:30Networking Reception
20:30Close of conference day one