Webinar Outline

The ERRA Regulatory Research Award Webinar aims at presenting top 3 research papers submitted to the Association for the 2020 edition of the competition. The authors’ papers derive from 4 major research topics/areas:

  • Regulatory responses to the COVID-19 pandemic;
  • Regional Integration, Cross border trade;
  • Approaches to Mini-Grid regulation;
  • Disruptive Technologies in Energy Systems.

The purpose of the webinar is to provide a platform for the authors to present their research and its conclusions to the ERRA network and wider public.

Agenda

Timings are indicated in CET (GMT+1 – Budapest time)
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13:00      Opening remarks and 2020 ERRA Award background

  • Gabor Szörényi, 2020 ERRA Award evaluation team Chair, former ERRA Presidium Member and ERRA Chairman, Hungary

13:10      The importance of policy and regulatory research in modernizing contemporary energy systems

  • John Gulliver, 2020 ERRA Award evaluation team Member, Partner at Pierce Atwood LLP, USA

 

 – 1st Prize Session –

 

 13:20      Introductory Remarks – research topic’s significance: Regional Integration, Cross border trade

  • Palma Szolnoki, 2020 ERRA Award evaluation team member, former ERRA Natural Gas Markets and Economic Regulation Committee Chair, Hungary

13.25      Presentation: Winning Paper - Three Levels of Gas Transport: Mitigating Effects of Improper Cost Allocation

  • Tobias Chasseur and Philipp Walla - Creos Deutschland GmbH, Germany
  • Discussion/Questions and answers

 

– 2nd Prize Session –

 

13:50      Introductory Remarks – research topic’s significance: Approaches to Mini-Grid regulation

  • Ardian Berisha, 2020 ERRA Award evaluation team member, ERRA Regulatory Specialist

13:55       Presentation: Regulatory Regime for the Mini-Micro Grid Based Power Generation Systems

  • Dr. Irfan Yousuf and Maria Rafique - National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA), Pakistan
  • Discussion/Questions and answers

 

– 3rd Prize Session –

 

14:20      Introductory Remarks – research topic’s significance: Regulatory responses to the COVID-19 pandemic

  • Zviad Gachechiladze, 2020 ERRA Award evaluation team member, ERRA Electricity Markets and Economic Regulation Committee Chair, GNERC, Georgia

14:25      Presentation: Regulatory Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic in Nigeria

  • Charles Akoso and Adamu Ibrahim - Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), Nigeria
  • Discussion/Questions and answers

 

14:50      Closing remarks

  • Gabor Szörényi, 2020 ERRA Award evaluation team Chair, former ERRA Presidium Member and ERRA Chairman, Hungary

14.55    Meeting concludes

 

ERRA reserves the right to change the published agenda at any time during the organization and implementation of the program.

 


The top 3 Research Papers are published here:
https://erranet.org/knowledge-base/erra-regulatory-research-award/#award2020     


   

Registration fees

ERRA Member

waived

Non-Member (Regulators and Non-Regulators)

waived