Plenary Meeting of the Electricity Security Advisory Panel

Venue: IEA Conference Room 1

Dates: 12 June 2014

Organiser: IEA

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How can electricity markets be designed in order to ensure efficient and timely investment in adequate generation and network infrastructure?

  • What actions are needed to better integrate and coordinate regional electricity markets? How can efficient integration of high shares of variable renewable energy and resource adequacy be ensured over large areas with multiple jurisdictions?
  • What implication does the large-scale deployment of renewables have on the functioning of existing regulatory and market arrangements? Looking ahead, will electricity markets deliver the low-carbon investments needed to transition to low-carbon electricity systems?

The results of this event workshop will provide an essential contribution to the IEA activities on electricity security and market design. The meeting will be informal in nature and held under the Chatham House Rule. Each session will be introduced by invited members of the advisory panel and followed by a roundtable discussion. Attendance is by invitation only.

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Announcement of the launch of the Electricity Security Advisory Panel

Programme and Presentations

Keynote speech: John R. Norris, Commissioner, FERC, United States

Session 1: Aligning reliability and market frameworks

      Moderator: Hans Ten Berge, Secretary General, Eurelectric

Session 2: Working together to integrate power markets

     Moderator: John R. Norris, Commissioner, FERC, United States

  • Mikael Lundin, CEO Nordpool Spot, Norway
  • Alan Robinson, Board Member, RWE Supply & Trading, UK

Keynote speech: Inge Bernaerts, DG Energy, European Commission

Session 3: Market design and renewables

      Moderator: Simone Mori, Executive Vice President, ENEL Spa, Italy

Session 4: Panel debate on low carbon investments: what role for markets?

       Moderator: Laszlo Varro, Head of Gas, Coal and Power Markets Division, IEA

Panelists: Graham Weale (RWE), Paolo Frankl (IEA), Andrew Ott (PJM)

Concluding Remarks: Maria van der Hoeven, Executive Director, IEA

Conclusions: Keisuke Sadamori, Director, Energy Markets and Security, IEA










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