Day I (6th November)
9:00 – 9:30 Presentations of the Guests of Honor
9:30 – 10:45 A new look at the future of Polish energy
- Guaranteeing energy security for all entities on the domestic market
- What’s next with the energy union? The perspective of the new European Commission
- Recent acts of the winter package “Clean energy for all Europeans”
- EU industrial policy vs. climate policy – how to balance both sides of the coin? How to maintain the competitiveness of industry in the EU and meet climate targets?
- EU ETS 2021-2030: free allowances and indirect emission compensation; how a reform should be constructed and what conclusions can be drawn from the current perspective
- The shape of the energy mix. What will be the share of conventional energy with more and more profitable renewable energy sources
- Distribution of energy transformation costs in society – a new tariff mechanism
- New technologies in energy
- How we deal with the structural problems of the Polish energy industry, eg summer peaks, filling the gap after the power plants are turned off
10:45 – 12:00 Rising prices for electricity
- The structure of energy production and energy mix are the basis of shaping electricity prices
- How to get out of freezing prices in 2020 and later years? What will the consequences be?
- The vision of industrial energy in the context of the increase of energy prices for small and medium enterprises
- Energy Plus Program
- Freezing energy prices in 2019. Compensation policies
- Municipal investments for the closed circuit economy and minimization of energy prices in LGUs
- Rising heat prices
12:00 – 12:45 Networking break
12:45 – 14:00 Implementation of the closed circuit economy postulates
- Energy use of waste in the production of electricity and fuel
- Investments in alternative fuels with a constant increase in energy demand – using Poland and CEE as an example
- The impact of energy price increases on the increased number of enterprises’ investments in energy efficiency
- Technologies for the production of alternative fuels. R&D implementations in the sector
- CHP plants are moving away from coal for gas and renewable energy. What are our national perspectives?
- Is power to gas technology a chance for a better use of renewable energy sources?
- The development of hydrogen technologies, the share of hydrogen in transport and the economy
- Energy and heat storage
14:00 – 14:50 A rational look at nuclear energy. Perspective of experts
- Can nuclear power plant reduce climate change?
- Total construction and operating costs (LCOE). What source of risk?
- LWR (Light Water Reactor) vs. SMR (Small Modular Reactor). Which solution is the best for Poland?
- Who and why will it be a technology partner to build a nuclear power plant in Poland?
- If not banks, who will help finance nuclear energy?
- Small nuclear reactors SMR with a capacity of 200-300 MW. The first Polish step towards nuclear energy?
14:50 – 15:45 Financing transformation in the energy sector
- The development of innovation from regional resources
- EU support in financing the development of the energy sector
- Modernisation fund. How to use it as the largest beneficiary (approx. 44%)?
- If not banks, who will help finance nuclear energy?
- Priorities of the newly created European Commission for energy security and lower emission intensity
Day II (7th November)
9:00-14:15 Innovation in the energy sector
9:00 – 10:10 Development of distribution networks
- Without proper investments in distribution and transmission networks, we will not provide the Polish economy with proper development conditions (National Medium Voltage Network Medium Cabling Plan)
- Poland’s participation in the international electricity market
- Plans regarding the problems of solar network connection points for medium voltage
- Energy storage in the context of the development of electromobility
- Construction of charging infrastructure for electric cars
- SARSA system as an alternative to costly MV network cabling
10:10 – 11:30 Innovative approach to energy
- What does it mean to be innovative?
- How to increase and accelerate the production adoption of innovation?
- What does the culture of innovation require from the culture of an organization?
- The energy sector as a pillar of innovation and digital transformation?
11:30 – 12:10 Networking break
12:10 – 13:30 Direction of smart grid
- What does Smart Metering look like in Poland in relation to the commitment in the new Energy Policy to install 80% of smart metering recipients until 2026? Will the EC forget about Poland’s commitment to fulfill this condition until the end of 2020?
- Which Smart Grid features are most needed in Poland?
- What did particular companies do in the field of Smart Metering, what are their experiences with pilot installations and how does it work? What savings does it bring? – examples of Poland and CEE
- Real time energy accounting and balancing towards energy efficiency
- Advanced analytics and data correlations from ICT, OT (Operational Technology) and external systems – implementations in CEE
- LTE 450 network with increased availability parameters as a base for building Smart Grid in Poland
- Expanding service quality through the construction of two-speed architecture
- Cybersecurity of energy networks – what security standards should be adopted taking into account IT and physical security?
- Extended vision of the Measurement Information Operator – OIP as a node for real-time exchange of data on demand, supply and costs of electricity supply
13:30 – 14:15 Is Polish society ready for prosumer status? What stage are we at?
- Assumptions of the Energy Plus Program and its effects
- Participation of SMEs and local government units in prosumer activities
- Energy cooperatives and clusters (the idea of promoting a collective prosumer) – local energy independence
- Photovoltaic farms and biogas plants – examples
14:15 – 15:30 Will we find an effective solution for the development of wind farms?
- Wind energy on land and sea in Poland’s energy mix in the perspective of 2040
- political goals and investment plans
- costs and sources of financing
- development of wind energy and energy prices
- spatial, environmental and social conditions
- Conditions for dynamic development of wind energy on land and sea
- how to ensure market attractiveness for investors, suppliers and contractors
- regulatory environment
- organizational possibilities
The organizer reserves the right to change the agenda.
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Update Date: 19.09.2019 r.