Jeudi 11 Octobre 2018
de 09:00 à 14:30
Débats Conférences
Hors les murs

  • Can the EU electricity market trigger a rapid coal phase out and deliver the right investment signals? 

  • How to promote the massive integration of renewables while maintaining system stability? 

  • How to strike the right balance between EU harmonization and the creation of an innovation-friendly environment? 

Ifri’s Centre for Energy is gathering key public and private decision-makers, stakeholders and experts of the EU electricity system to openly discuss these questions.


Registration & coffee


Opening Statements

  • Marc-Antoine Eyl-Mazzega, Director, Ifri Centre for Energy
  • Brune Poirson, France, Secretary of State for the Ecological and Inclusive Transition


How to reconcile carbon pricing and the electricity market design? Moderator: Carole Mathieu, Head of EU Energy & Climate Policies, Ifri Centre for Energy

  • Do we need a carbon price floor? Birgitta Westgren, Director for Climate Policy, Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy 
  • Confronting views from power producers:
    • Simon Erik Ollus, Vice-President, Trading and Asset Optimisation, Fortum
    • Michel Matheu, Head of EU strategy, EDF 
  • Potential effects of a multi-member state carbon price floor for the power sector, Fabien Roques, Dauphine University, Chaire European Electricity Markets


Coffee break

11:00- 12:00

Will the new EU electricity market design regulation bring a fully-functioning system for the 2020s? Moderator: Olivier Appert, Senior Adviser, Ifri Centre for Energy

  • How to ensure full coordination and grid reliability at the regional and EU level? Susanne Nies, Manager Strategy and Communication, ENTSO-E
  • Does the electricity market design need target models? Jean-François Conil-Lacoste, CEO, EPEX SPOT
  • What role of local energy communities? Dirk Vansintjan, President, REScoop 
  • How to optimise interconnection capacities and cross-border trade? Antoine Guillou, Networks and Markets Adviser, UFE

The way forward: Florian Ermacora, Head of Unit, Wholesale Electricity and Gas MarketsDG Energy


How are electric mobility and battery storage going to transform the EU electricity system? Moderator: Marc-Antoine Eyl-Mazzega, Director, Ifri Centre for Energy

  • EVs: a burden or an opportunity for the electricity grid? Emmanuel Brutin, Head of European Affairs, National Grid
  • How fast charging infrastructures can be deployed in the EU? Axel Volkery, Clean Transport Policy Coordinator, DG MOVE, European Commission​ 
  • What innovative role battery storage? Carine Donetti-Mezière, Regulation and Markets Adviser, RTE
  • How can the EU become a leader in the battery industry? Bo Normark, Thematic Leader Smartgrids and Storage, InnoEnergy


Closing RemarksOlivier Grabette, Executive Vice-President, RTE


Networking lunch