Efficient and Sustainable Electricity Markets - Half-Day Seminar
The half-day seminar arranged by the Bergen Energy Lab and the ENE centre at NHH discussed some of the major challenges in designing efficient and sustainable electricity markets.
Electricity markets are presently under transformation, due in part to the transition towards renewable energy sources. Renewables, like wind and sun, are to a large extent more variable and less predictable than traditional energy sources, and this creates a demand for more flexibility by other players in the market. The EU Winter Package proposes changes to the design of European wholesale and retail electricity markets, seeking to accommodate the increased share of intermittent renewables in an efficient manner, while at the same time providing a fair deal for consumers.
The half-day seminar arranged by the Bergen Energy Lab and the ENE centre at NHH discussed some of the major challenges in designing efficient and sustainable electricity markets. It focused both on the national and European wholesale market as well as local retail markets and distribution grids.
See all the presentations by clicking on the names in the program below:
11.30 - 12.15: Lunch and mingling
12.15 - 12.45: Pricing and congestion management in coupled European wholesale markets - Mette Bjørndal, NHH
12.45 - 13.15: Abuse of competition law in pursuit of the single European electricity market - Christian Bergqvist, University of Copenhagen
13.15 - 13.45: Restructured Wholesale Electricity Markets: A New Design for a New Millennium - Benjamin Fram, NHH
13.45 - 14.15: Coffee Break
14.15 - 14.45: Can demand response help reduce future distribution grid investments? An economic study of peak shaving in the Norwegian distribution grid: SEMIAH pilot in Engene, Southern Norway - Stefan Funk & Jonathan Wood, NHH
14.45 - 15.15: Prosumers in Norway: with focus on solar energy - Ann-Mari Løberg Knudsen, BKK
15.15 - 15.45: Prosumers and distributed energy resources: New challenges for network tariffs - Jørgen Bjørndalen, DNV GL - Energy