AGENDĂ
Energy Transition 2018 - Agenda

ENERGY TRANSITION 2018

30 & 31 October 2018, Bucharest, JW Marriott Grand Hotel

Draft Agenda 15.10.2018

30 October – Conference, Grand Ballroom

 

 

09:00 - 09:30 Registration & Welcome coffee
 
09:30 – 09:45 Welcoming speech 
 
Claudia Brânduş – President of RWEA (confirmed)
Giles Dickson - CEO, Wind Europe (confirmed)
 
09.45 – 10:15
 
Keynote speech 
 
Anton Anton – Minister of Energy of Romania
Sebastian Kind, Undersecretary of Renewable Energy in Argentina’s Ministry of Energy and Mining, Chair of the IRENA Council (to be confirmed)
Iulian Iancu – Chair of the Committee for Industries and Services, Romanian Chamber of Deputies (confirmed)
Eva Hoos – Policy Officer, European Commission, DG ENER (confirmed)
 
10:15 – 11:15 Living the Energy Transition
 
Moderator: Claudia Brânduş – President of RWEA (confirmed)
 
Speakers: 
 
Mohamed El - Farnawany, Director, Strategic Management and Executive Direction, IRENA 
Katherine Poseidon – Policy Analyst Europe, Middle East & Africa, Bloomberg New Energy Finance (confirmed)
Henning Hader  –  Manager for Energy Policy, Climate & Sustainability, Eurelectric (confirmed)
Matthias Buck – Head of European Energy Policy, Agora Energiewende (confirmed)
Ondřej Šafář – Country Manager, CEZ Romania (confirmed)
Gabriel Nebreda Molinero, Executive Operating Director EDP Renewables Europe & Country Manager Romanian BU (confirmed)
Aleksandra Tomczak – Policy Coordinator, DG Energy, European Commission Coal Regions in Transition Platform (confirmed)
 
11:15 – 11:30 Coffee Break
 
11:30 – 13:00 Renewables in Romania 2030 - expectations and challenges 
 
Moderator: Giles Dickson - CEO, Wind Europe (confirmed)
 
Speakers: 
 
Răzvan Nicolescu - Energy & Resources Industry Leader, Deloitte Romania (confirmed)
Zoltan Nagy-Bege – Vicepresident, ANRE (confirmed)
Niculae Havrileţ, Ministry of Energy (confirmed)
Laurent Schmitt – General Secretary, ENTSO-E (confirmed)
Adrian Constantin Rusu – CEO, Transelectrica
Renewables Grid Initiative (confirmed)
Georgios Stassis – Country Manager, Enel Romania (confirmed)
Eric Stab – President of Engie Romania (confirmed)
 
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch Break
 
14:00 – 15:00 Renewables – pillars of sustainable energy growth
 
Moderator: Valeriu Binig, Business Advisory Partner, Energy Industry Leader, South-East Europe Cluster, Ernst &Young (confirmed)
 
Speakers: 
 
Victor Ionescu – General Manager, OPCOM (confirmed)
Manfred Bernegger – Director Service Eastern Europe, Vestas (confirmed)
Julian Popov - Senior Fellow, European Climate Foundation (confirmed)
Microsoft 
Claudiu Munteanu-Jipescu – Partner, Head of the Energy Practice, Dentons (confirmed)
Ivan Komušanac – Analyst – Markets & Wind Technology, WindEurope (confirmed)
Bogdan Marius Chiriţoiu -  President, Romanian Competition Council 
Raed Ahmad Bkayrat – Managing Director, Clean Energy Business Council (confirmed)
 
 
15:00 – 15:15 Concluding remarks – Claudia Brânduş and Giles Dickson 

 

Energy Transition 2018

31 October 2018 – RES integration - workshop, Grand Ballroom

 

 

09:00 09:30 Registration & Welcome coffee

09:30 – 11:00 First session

11:00 – 11:30 Coffee Break

11:30 – 13:00 Second session

13:00 – Lunch

 

Topics:

 

New electricity market design for accommodating a larger share of RES
 
Aggregators – the role and benefits for the energy market
 
Technical solutions to integrate a higher RES share – Romanian Case & best practices and ideas
 
 
Moderator: Radu Dudău, Director, Energy Policy Group
 
Participants:
 
Maria Mânicuţă – Manager, ANRE 
Doina Ilişiu – Manager, Transelectrica (confirmed)
OPCOM
Victor Charbonnier – Public Affairs Specialist – Grids and Power Markets, Wind Europe (confirmed)
Cătalin Stancu – General Manager, Electrica
Aurel Mîndrican – Trade Development Manager, CEZ (confirmed)
ABB
 
 
 

31 October 2018 – RES financing instruments – workshop, Grand Ballroom

 

 

09:00 09:30 Registration & Welcome coffee

09:30 – 11:00 First session

11:00 – 11:30 Coffee Break

11:30 – 13:00 Second session

13:00 – Lunch

 

Topics:

Corporate Renewable Power Purchase Agreements – the key role in continuing large scale private investments in RES production                 

EU funds for financing RES development (InvestEU, Projects of Common Interest, regional cooperation)

 

Moderator: Valeriu Binig, Business Advisory Partner, Energy Industry Leader, South-East Europe Cluster, Ernst &Young
 
Participants: 
 
Victor Ionescu – General Manager, OPCOM (confirmed) 
Adrian Borotea - Group strategy and EU agenda Director, CEZ (confirmed)
Pierre Loaec – Policy Officer, DG Energy
Enel 
Ioana Gheorghiade,  Executive Director Corporate Risk Underwriting, BCR (confirmed)
Claudiu Munteanu-Jipescu – Partner, Head of the Energy Practice, Dentons (confirmed)
ANRE
Ivan Komušanac – Analyst – Markets & Wind Technology, WindEurope (confirmed)
Microsoft
Google