5th Annual Energy Cross-Border Trading And Balancing Market Forum

16 — 17 January, 2020 Berlin

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Key facts

Date: 16 — 17 January, 2020

Place: Berlin

Conference Overview

Cross-border trading and balancing is about building an internal energy market that allows countries to share their power re-sources and balance the increasing demands. In the first quarter of 2019, the European Parliament came to the approval of the final four elements of energy regulatory proposal from European Commission, which completes the Clean Energy Package. The new rules encourage the free trade of energy and foster the deployment of renewables towards the climate objective and an integrated energy market initiative. However, it has also raised concerns about the obligations TSOs should, market distortions and failures due to variety of practices in local markets.

The event discusses the legal frameworks that benefit market attendants, provides an overview of the current energy balancing and trading market design with a set of performance criteria for evaluation, presents the review and explanation of capacity calculation and sector coupling method following the new regulatory framework.

Industry leaders, transmission system operators, electricity producers, NEMOs, energy officers and researchers will join an open discussion about related topics, address the main changes in market coupling, power system flexibility and the congestion management.

Attendees will have the opportunity of networking with experts in the field while learning and sharing analytical views of the main Energy cross-border trading and balancing.

Key topics

• Updates on Clean Energy Package implementation

• Bidding and trading behaviours and REMIT’s view on market

• How does the PX product design adapts to in the market needs

• Geographical granularity of day-ahead and intraday markets

• Spot power markets: how are they evolving in a very dynamic landscape?

• Review on TERRE, MARI and Picasso projects

• Co-optimised allocation process of cross zonal capacity for the exchange of balancing capacity

• Forecasting Imbalances and Imbalance Prices

• How to achieve an efficient capacity calculation in the new context of the Clean Energy Package?

• Current and future implementation of CACM regulation

• Trading and balancing in 2025-2030

• European network codes – what are the key issues for 2020 to support the energy transition?

Who should attend

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

  • Electric transmission
  • Energy market development
  • Clean energy
  • Electricity balancing
  • Distributed energy resources
  • Transmission System Operations
  • Power Trading and exchange
  • Renewable energy generation
  • Transmission System
  • Electricity production
  • Energy Economics
  • Power operations
  • New energy infrastructure

Event Speakers

Pietro Grigorio Rabassi

Director Central European Markets

Nord Pool AS

Andrius Šimkus

General Counsel

Litgrid AB

Pieter Schavemaker

Managing Director

E-Bridge Consulting B.V.

Christos Papadopoulos

Vice President, Solutions (EMEA)

Energy Exemplar

Antoine Guillou


Market Parties Platform

Philippe Vassilopoulos

Director Of Product Development


Ulrik Møller

Senior Economist


Stephen Woodhouse


AFRY Management Consulting

Johannes Schulz

Senior Regulatory Advisor, Market Design & Regulatory Affairs


Jerom de Haan

Balancing Market Design


Derek Bunn

Professor of Decision Sciences, Management Science and Operations

London Business School

Zoltan Gyulay

Head of Section, Market


Mathieu Fransen

Enforcement Specialist Official

Authority for Consumers and Markets

Dmitri Perekhodtsev

Vice President


Selim Boussetta

Senior Expert On Balancing Issues

CRE - Commission de régulation de l’énergie

Rafael Gomez-Elvira Gonzalez

Director of Public Affairs & Marketing


Marcel Steinbach

Head of Energy Trading Department


Paul Giesbertz

Head Advisor Market Policies & Regulatory Affairs


Andy Paton

Senior Commercial & Regulatory Advisor


Erik Rakhou

Alternate member of the Board of Appeal of EU Agency


Jørgen Bjørndalen

Principal Consultant


Jan Korych

Senior Consultant

Unicorn Systems

Event location

The Conference will be taking place at Steigenberger Hotel Berlin

Los-Angeles-Platz 1, 10789 Berlin, Germany

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Companies attending the conference

Silver Sponsor

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