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NORTH SEA GRID FOR THE EUROPEAN GREEN DEAL CONFERENCE

PROMOTioN's Digital Capstone Event, 08/24/20  - 09/21/20

Conference Day, Live Event

Monday, 09/21/2020 | 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Explore with us how we can design the future of a European Meshed Offshore Grid!

Breakout 1 | Breakout 2 | Breakout 3 | Breakout 4

 

On Monday, the 21.09.2020 the PROMOTioN consortium invited all stakeholders to explore the next steps towards a European Meshed HVDC Offshore Grid. During the 5 hour-long online event, we heard commentary from political stakeholders, presented an overview on PROMOtioN and the project's findings and finally opened the floor to our panel of high-level experts from the sector discussing the findings and sketching out which steps need to be done next.

All attendees were encouraged to join the discussion by handing in their comments and questions via live-chat and we already would like to thank all who attended for a lively and engaged debate!


FULL RECORDING OF THE ONLINE CONFERENCE

Part 1/3: Keynotes & Project Overview
Part 2/3: Breakout Reports & Next Key Steps
Part 3/3: Panel Discussion & Concluding Remarks

Live Event Programme


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Keynote Speakers

Catharina Sikow-Magny

DG Energy
Director Internal Energy Market

Catharina Sikow-Magny joined the European Commission in 1997 and is currently the Director responsible for Internal Energy Market and the Acting Head of Unit in charge of retail markets, consumers and local initiatives in the Directorate General for Energy.

Andreas Feicht

State Secretary, BMWi -
German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy

Andreas Feicht was appointed State Secratary at the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) in 2019 and responsible for the field of energy policy. Before, he served as CEO and Chairman of the Board for different German companies in the energy and transportation sector.

Our Panelists

Søren Dupont Kristensen

CEO
Energinet, Electricity System Operator

With more than 17years of experience in the energy industry Søren Dupont Kristensen has held various management positions at Energinet. He is also a member of the Board of the European Network of Transmission System Operators.

Martin Neubert

CEO
Orsted Offshore Wind

Martin Neubert is CEO of Offshore in Ørsted, Executive Vice President and member of Ørsted Executive Committee. Prior to his appointment as CEO of Offshore in Ørsted, he was Senior Vice President, Chief Strategy Officer of Offshore, and Head of Market & Project Development.

Ditlev Engel

CEO
DNV GL Energy

Ditlev Engel has more than 30 years experience as an executive leader for companies including wind turbine manufacturer Vestas and coatings manufacturer Hempel. Since 2016 Ditlev has held the position of CEO of DNV GL’s energy business, leading 2,300 experts in power and renewables around the globe.

Vera Silva

CTO GE &
VP Innovation T&D Europe

At GE, Silvia leads a Grid Solutions team of 3,400 engineers in more than 20 countries and the team is responsible for researching, designing and producing products and solutions for customers globally. In 2020, she became the first female VP at T&D Europe, the European association of the electricity transmission and distribution equipment and services industry.

Jan-Paul Dijckmans

Associate Director
TenneT, Strategy and Partnership Department
Jan-Paul Dijckmans joined TenneT in 2001 and is currently as Associate Director Strategy & Partnerships responsible for business development, innovation, digitalisation, flexibility and also the North Sea Wind Power Hub (NSWPH) programme. The NSWPH programme facilitates a coordinated roll-out of large scale offshore wind in the North Sea.

 

 

Mark van Stiphout

Head of Unit
DG Energy
(Moderator)

Mark van Stiphout is currently Deputy Head of Unit in DG Energy in the unit that is responsible for Innovation, clean technologies and competitiveness, including support for energy research and innovation in Horizon 2020 and Horizon Europe, and the Strategic Energy Technology Plan.

Contributors

Laurent Schmitt

Secretary-General
ENTSO-E

John Moore

Advisor Business Development, TenneT
WP12 Lead, PROMOTioN

Giles Dickson

CEO
WindEurope

Ian Cowan

Lead Simulation Engineer, SHE Transmission
WP9 Lead, PROMOTioN

Cornelis Plet

Principal consultant for HVDC technologies & offshore power systems, DNV GL Energy
Project Coordinator, PROMOTioN

Christina Brantl

Research Associate, RWTH Aachen
WP2 Lead, PROMOTioN

Marc Schmidt

Head of Regulatory Affairs, TenneT Germany
WP7 Lead, PROMOTioN

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