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New Energy Landscape Hub Series Episode 2

Confirmed panel:

  • Annagret Groebel, Director of International Relations at the German Regulatory Authority BNetzA; President CEER
  • Dolf Gielen, Director Innovation and Technology, IRENA
  • Enno Böttcher - CEO, NODES
  • João Torres, CEO, EDP Distribuição
  • Maher Chebbo - Co-Chair of the ETIP SNET Digital Energy
  • Michele Governatori - Professor of Environmental Economics and Resource Economics, University Suor Orsola Benincasa
  • Norela Constantinescu, Manager Research & Innovation, ENTSO-E

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Title: Special Episode - 30 innovations for a renewable-powered future

Content: New Energy Landscape Hub Series Episode

Date: 26 August 2020 (17h00 CEST)

Overview: The joint session with Initiate and IRENA will discuss how the 30 innovations identified by IRENA in its “Innovation landscape for a renewable-powered future” project are accelerating the energy transition. The episode will stress the importance of a systemic innovation approach, meaning fostering innovation in four dimensions: enabling technologies, business models, market design and system operation. The role of those innovations will be discussed in the context of the ongoing disruptive trends in the power sector: 1) digitalisation, 2) decentralisation and 3) electrification. These trends are changing paradigms, unlocking system flexibility for a high share of VRE penetration. They are changing the roles and responsibilities of actors and opening doors to new entrants in the sector.

Expert presentations will be followed by a panel discussion, during which questions from the live audience will be answered.

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