1st Educational Workshop: The System Flexibility Challenge

Program agenda

Monday, March 11, 2019

08:00

Welcoming remarks and introduction by participants

Dr. Szörényi, Gábor

former ERRA Chairman and ERRA General Secretary, former Director of the Hungarian Energy Office (Regulator), Hungary

08:30

System integration of intermittent renewable generators and other related tendencies

Reiersen Leknes, Haakon

Senior Consultant, Nord Pool Consulting, Norway

10:00

Coffee break and Group Photo

10:30

Network and system regulation challenges

a., Network connection of new technologies
- DSO problems (Voltage regulation, imbalances, platform of flexibility products)
b., System regulation challenges tendencies of increasing imbalances (International and German cases)
- TSO reserve capacities (old and new definitions), procurement procedures and prices and regulating power, new EU rules of relevant Network Codes [short introduction]
- TSO-DSO shared responsibilities (avoiding situation in which TSO and DSO actions reduce the effects of each other)

Houmoller, Anders Plejdrup

CEO, Houmoller Consulting Aps, Denmark

Mező, Csaba

Partner, Deloitte, Hungary

12:30

Lunch break

13:30

Balancing and balance circles

a., Balancing and balance circles
b., Role of flexible generators and the “missing money”

Houmoller, Anders Plejdrup

CEO, Houmoller Consulting Aps, Denmark

15:00

Coffee break

15:30

Mitigating the increasing system-regulation challenges (necessity of new flexibility sources)

a., Generation capacity forecast
b., Demand forecast
- Demand forecast methods of aggregated consumers

Balog, Richárd

Head of Resource and Network Planning Department, MAVIR – FTSZ (Hungarian TSO), Hungary

Matisz, Ferenc

Head of Power Portfolio Management, ELMŰ-ÉMÁSZ, Hungary

17:00

End of Day 1

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

08:15

Foreseen future electricity market models

Gehrcke, Robert

Senior Consultant, NODES Market, Norway

09:45

Coffee break

10:15

Mitigating the increasing system-regulation challenges (necessity of new flexibility sources):

c., Demand Response as new flexibility source

Pató, Zsuzsanna

Senior Associate, Regulatory Assistance Project (RAP), Hungary

11:45

Lunch break

12:40

Mitigating the increasing system-regulation challenges (necessity of new flexibility sources):

d., Storage technologies as new flexibility sources

Hartmann, Bálint

Research Fellow, Centre for Energy Research, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Hungary

14:00

Business model to catalyse batteries investments in emerging markets

Frydas, Nick

Senior Energy Specialist, International Finance Corporation, Serbia

14:30

Coffee break

15:00

Storage technologies as new flexibility sources (Hungarian Case Studies)

Theisz, Ádám

Head of Sales Portfolio Management Power, ELMŰ-ÉMÁSZ, Hungary

Táczi, István

Product Implementation Associate, Department of Grid Innovation, E.ON ED Hungary, Hungary

16:00

Technical break

16:10

Different regulatory measures supporting technologies ensuring flexibility

Dr. Szörényi, Gábor

former ERRA Chairman and ERRA General Secretary, former Director of the Hungarian Energy Office (Regulator), Hungary

17:10

Workshop wrap-up and Summary of key messages

Dr. Szörényi, Gábor

former ERRA Chairman and ERRA General Secretary, former Director of the Hungarian Energy Office (Regulator), Hungary

17:40

End of the workshop