Workshop
Large-scale Integration of Variable Renewables for Grid Companies
27 & 28 November 2017

Program outline (with simultaneous interpretation)

Day 1 (27 Nov)
Session 1 Evolution of European power markets and role of grid operators

  • Evolution of the role of grid operators under industry unbundling and development of European power markets
  • The role of grid operators under different Balancing Market Design Options

Day 2 (28 Nov)
Session 2 Operational Optimization Cooperation Mechanisms Between Grid Operators

  • Grid Control Cooperation Mechanisms (cross-regional balancing mechanisms)
  • Regional coordination centre, inter-regional coordination processes

Session 3 Positioning of grid operator business taking advantage of large scale integration of renewables

  • Deriving Corporate Value through M&A of TSO business
  • Corporate Value of Large Scale Integration of Renewable: Positioning of TSO


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【Speakers】
Ricardo Barreto, CEO, Elia Grid International
Rena Kuwahata, Senior Expert Power Systems and Security, Elia Grid International


Date & Time :

Monday, 27November 2017 14:00-18:00 + reception
Tuesday, 28 November 2017 09:00-17:30 including lunch

Venue :

Hall B, Iino Hall and Conference
2-1-1 Uchisaiwaicho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
Access: https://www.iino.co.jp/iinobuilding/english/location/access.html

Organizer :

Elia Grid International

Supported by :

Workshop Secretariat, Renewable Energy Institute

Admission :

50,000 JPY (+tax) *Text, Reception Day 1 and Lunch Day 2 inclusive
(Prior application and payment is required)

Application :

Contact: secretariat*renewable-ei.org (Please change * into @)

Program 

(as of 27 October 2017)
Day 1: Monday, 27 November 2017
14:00-14:30
Introduction
14:30-18:00
Session 1 Evolution of European power markets and role of grid operators
14:30-16:00 Evolution of the role of grid operators under industry unbundling and development of European power markets
16:00-16:30 Break
16:30-18:00 The role of grid operators under different Balancing Market Design Options
18:00-20:00
Reception
Day 2: Tuesday, 28 November 2017
9:00-12:30
Session 2 Operational Optimization Cooperation Mechanisms Between Grid Operators
9:00-10:30 Grid Control Cooperation Mechanisms (cross-regional balancing mechanisms)
10:30-11:00 Break
11:00-12:30 Regional coordination centre, inter-regional coordination processes
12:30-14:00
Lunch
14:00-17:00
Session 3 Positioning of grid operator business taking advantage of large scale integration of renewables
14:00-15:30 Deriving Corporate Value through M&A of TSO business
15:30-16:00 Break
16:00-17:00 Corporate Value of Large Scale Integration of Renewable: Positioning of TSO
17:00-17:30
wrap up ends of WS


Speakers Profile

Christine Lins
Ricardo Barreto
CEO, Elia Grid International
Ricardo Barreto is a multi-lingual seasoned executive and energy consultant with 25 years of industry experience, specialized in strategy formulation for top line growth, regulatory review, business development and acquisition & divestitures. His experience includes working for clients in Brazil, Mexico, the United States, Angola, Germany and England.

Ricardo holds master degree in business administration and a B.Sc. in engineering. He worked for different firms as executive and management consultant, providing services to the global energy and industrial sectors. His experience includes working for Gaffney Cline & Associates consulting; practice for Wintershall as member of the global Oil & Gas Exploration New Ventures team; and for Schlumberger, as vice-president of the consulting business.

As a result from his extensive experience as a consultant he brings to Elia Grid International his knowledge of the entire value chain in the energy sector, his understanding of the changes induced by deregulation and of the impact of the development of renewables in substitution to fossil fuels, together with an international, multicultural background.

Christine Lins
Rena Kuwahata
Senior Expert Power Systems and Security, Elia Grid International
Rena Kuwahata is an expert in renewables integration into power systems and markets. She is a power systems engineer with over 10 years of experience in the power sectors of Europe, Latin America and Asia Pacific. At Elia Grid International, she is a leader in providing services for grid planning studies, balancing and congestion management, cross border security and cooperation mechanisms, and DER business case analysis.


Elia Grid International (EGI) is the international interface of the Elia Group, one of the leading-edge TSO groups in Europe. It is a wholly owned subsidiary of Elia Transmission and 50Hertz Transmission, the grid owner and operators in Belgium and Northeast Germany.

Elia Transmission is a pioneer in European market design. It initiated the first market coupling between France, Belgium and the Netherlands with the creation of Belpex. This model paved the way for the integration of power markets in Central Western Europe.
50Hertz Transmission is a pioneer in Europe for the integration of renewable energy with close to 50% of its demand covered by renewables.

Elia Grid International is unique that it combines the expertise and experience of two large European electricity transmission system operators, enhanced with international and broader industry insights and expertise, by engaging staff from different backgrounds. In this way it is able to provide a diverse range of comprehensive and insightful consultancy services based on hands-on experience.



Contact :

secretariat*renewable-ei.org (Please change * into @)