3rd Annual Capacity Mechanisms Forum

17 — 18 January, 2019 Berlin

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Key facts

Date: 17 — 18 January, 2019

Place: Berlin

Conference Overview

In order to secure the supply of the electricity, capacity mechanisms are proposed as a measure to ensure the desired supply level by encouraging investments from both supply and demand side. Facing the closure of old generation power plants along with the Decarbonization policies, the high penetration of renewable energy resources, there is a rising need for a proper market design and implementation of capacity mechanisms knowing that policies and regulations by the EU Government is complicated and ambiguous, which discourages investments in the market.

Thus, we would like to invite you to our 3rdCapacity Mechanisms. This event will be co-located with the 4thAncillary Services and Demand Response and 4thAnnual Cross-border trading and balancing event on January 17-18th, 2019 in Berlin. The event facilitates greater networking and debate opportunities by engaging a joint session for three energy management events on the 1stday.

This year, the conference will focus on provides the up-to-date perspectives on the new policies by European Commission, brings up the discussion about designing a capacity market that is not only effective but also ensures the compatibility with the regional and national regulations and incentives. Furthermore, the participation of demand response and cross-border trading is also covered at the summit. Attendees will have the opportunity of networking with experts in the field while learning and sharing analytical views of the topic address the main changes and regulatory recommendations for capacity mechanism with Industry leaders, transmission systemoperators, representatives of DSOs, professionals from governments and researchers

Key topics

•     The updated European policies on capacity mechanism
•      Capacity mechanism initiatives towards decarbonization
•      Market design to encourage investment
•      Overcome risks of implementing capacity mechanism
•      Cross-border participation in capacity market
•      Planning for capacity price policies
•      Discuss the drawbacks in European regulations on electricity capacity

Who should attend

CEOs | CIOs|VPs | CTOs| Directors|Department Heads|Technical Analysts|Research Engineers |Specialists| Government officers specializing in:

•      Electricity capacity
•       Transmission Opperations
•       Power plant infrastructure
•       Power generation
•       Demand response
•       Renewable Energy Resources
•       Peak Load Control
•       Distributed Energy resouces
•       Energy regulations
•       Energy storage

Event Speakers

Dmitri Perekhodtsev

Vice President

Compass Lexecon

Colas Chabanne

Head of Capacity & Demand Response


Matt Wieckowski

Case Handler

European Commission

Ivan Androcec

Strategy and Development Department

Hrvatska Elektroprivreda

Mayoma Onwochei

Market Analysis Manager

National Grid

Patrik Buijs

Head of Adequacy and Economic Studies


Pawel Mądry

Head of Capacity Market

PGE - Polska Grupa Energetyczna

Charles Phillips

Head of Electricity Security

BEIS - Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy

Elisabetta Righini


Latham & Watkins LLP

Alistair Green


ESP Consulting

Colm Conaill

Electricity and Gas Regulation


Florian Koenig

Energy Advisor


Walter Graf


The Brattle Group

Christian Grenz

Senior Advisor


Event location

The Conference will be taking place at Maritim proArte Hotel Berlin

Friedrichstraße 151, 10117 Berlin, Germany

Hotel website

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