16August2018

Second day - 03 July 2014

Panel A: The crucial factors that define the domestic electricity market and the next steps of liberalization.

Topics:

  • The market’s opening in electricity production and the determinants in forming cost and prices.
  • The possibilities and potential of increasing electricity demand via interconnection of the islands, means of transport (electric trains, metro, tram, electric vehicles) and substitution of fossil fuels for heating needs.
  • The requirements of capital depreciation from the new players in the electricity production and the development of relevant prices.
  • Planning for auctions of electricity from hydro and lignite plants of PPC.
  • Suggested alternative business solutions for keeping power cost low.
  • The consolidation movements of EU energy markets and the first joint auction of electricity.
  • The necessary measures for the domestic market’s adjustment in new target model (as of 2015), the relative study, the Nome auctions, as a 'forerunner' of direct trade between electricity producers and consumers through bilateral contracts and the individual mechanisms of the new market design
  • The retail electricity market in Greece one year after the formal price liberalization. The experience of the companies - the prospects.
  • Possibility of presenting development programs by enterprises operating in the retail market.

Panel B:

Session I: Transmission networks: The implementation of the 10-year investment program of INDEPENDENT POWER TRANSMISSION OPERATOR (IPTO or ADMIE), island interconnection projects through wind farms and other RES projects.

Topics:

  • The up-to-date implementation of major projects included in the investment program of ADMIE: The four bidding procedures for the interconnection of the Cyclades and the selection of temporary contractors.
  • Small and large projects to upgrade the system with new transmission lines, new substations and Centers of Extra-High Voltage, the interconnection of Crete.
  • Invitations and challenges for the implementation of large and small projects.
  • Session II: The Projects of Common Interest of EU (PCIs), fast-track projects and the prospects of funding.
  • Presentation of the projects included in fast-track funding procedures (INVEST IN GREECE – General Secretariat for Strategic and Private Investments) from ENTSO-E, and probably from the responsible representatives of DG-Energy or/and Connecting Europe and other funding organizations.
  • Special presentation from “Hellenic Exchanges SA”: Project bonds and Public-Private Partnerships, as funding means.

Panel C: RES’ new prospects

Topics:

  • Current developments in RES, new trends in Greece and Europe, new projects in RES field.

ALSO INCLUDED IN THE CONFERENCE PROGRAM:

FIRST PROMOTION OF ENERGY PROJECTS INCLUDED IN THE ANNIVERSARY A-ENERGY EDITION UNDER THE TITLE:

“THE COME BACK OF CRANES”:

THE 150 PROJECTS THAT RE-ESTABLISH GREECE IN THE INVESTMENT MAP”