PROGRAM OVERVIEW 2019

MODULAR STRUCTURE

Module 1: Specificities of the Swiss energy transition

17-18 January, 2019
Eniwa, Aarau, Switzerland

 

  • Energy Strategy 2050. Dr. Frank Rutschmann, Head of Renewable Energy Section, Swiss Federal Office of Energy.
  • What is a transition? Prof. Benjamin Sovacool, University of Sussex.
  • The entrepreneurial and political landscape for a successful energy transition. Ronny Kaufmann, CEO, Swisspower.
  • Welcome to ENIWA. Dr. Hans-Kaspar Scherrer, CEO, ENIWA AG.
  • Hydrogen in Switzerland? Dr. Philipp Dietrich, CEO, H2Energy.
  • Gas to bridge the gap? Esther Hardi, Strategist and Senior Innovation Manager, Alliander.
  • Technological implications of integrating high shares of renewables. Dr. Fabrizio Sossan, EPFL/ETHZ.
  • Round table discussion on the potential of renewable energy in Switzerland
  • Energy models as tools for the transition. Paul van Baal, PhD Student, EPFL.
Module 2: Urban energy transition management and business opportunities

4-5 April, 2019
Groupe-E, Freiburg, Switzerland

 

  • The future of cities and the impact of digitalisation. Prof. Matthias Finger, EPFL.
  • Business model innovation in the energy sector. Orlando Gehrig, Head of Swisspower Innovation, Swisspower.
  • Welcome to Groupe-E.
  • Mobility in cities. Luca Placi, Co-Founder, Enuu.
  • Storing heat? Prof. Jörg Worlitschek, Hochschule Luzern.
  • The role of gas in the energy transition. Joel Fournier, Head of Service, Energy Office Canton of Valais.
  • Round-table discussion – Heat and the future of our cities
    • Prof. Jörg Worlitschek, Hochschule Luzern
  • Sun Raising in Bern. Michael Hoekstra, SunRaising.
Module 3: Cross-sectoral and multi-level governance

13-14 June, 2019
EWB, Bern, Switzerland

  • The different impacts of the energy transition. Prof. Finger, EPFL.
  • Welcome by EWB.
  • Cantonal governance.
  • Mobility in Switzerland.
Module 4: Future market design, network regulation and policy changes

19-20 September, 2019
EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland

  • Switzerland – Past and present. Prof. Matthias Finger, EPFL.
  • Market liberalisation under current market conditions. Dr. Pradyum Bhagwat, Florence School of Regulation.
  • Regulatory and legal perspective on market design. Dr. Brigitta Kratz, Lecturer at University St. Gallen, Former Vice-Director of ElCom.
  • Digitalisation and the energy transition.
  • Political goals and long-term market developments. Benoit Revaz, Director, Swiss Federal Office of Energy.
  • Round-table discussion – Future of the Swiss market.
    • Benoit Revaz, Director, Swiss Federal Office of Energy.
    • Ronny Kaufmann, CEO, Swisspower.
    • Eric Nussbaumer, Social Democratic Party.
  • Regulating market trading.

View pricing information

 

CAS pricing