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European Ancillary Services and Demand Response Management Forum


Overcoming challenges faced in Market design, Demand Response, and balancing market integration


18th - 19th May, Brussels

Conference overview

As the market pushes for greater levels of interconnection through cross-border activity, energy and transmission companies are now facing mounting pressure to develop Balancing Systems and review Market Design. As a result, Ancillary Services are becoming increasingly essential in a challenging market. Energy generators and transmission service operators are experiencing greater opportunities to develop Balancing Markets and Demand Response Management integration as the market reaches greater levels of interconnection.

This event will discuss the importance of Demand Response Management and the challenges surrounding Market Design within Europe. This would focus on the latest developments and regulations from the European Commission and ENTSO-E, analyze opportunities existing in the Ancillary Service markets and identify the challenges to market participation for a Demand Response Management, market integration and balancing solutions. This event aims to bring together the leading European Power Generators, TSOs, DSOs and regulators to discuss and build the future integrated European market.

Key Topics

  • Latest updates from European regulators and industry associations
  • An overview of best practices in Market Design and Demand Response
  • Implementation of competitive Ancillary Service markets to supply services and establish revenue streams
  • The challenges faced by Renewable Energy to the Ancillary Service needs and market
  • Visions for the future of Ancillary Service and Market Design
  • Integrated Demand Management strategies to meet Grid Reliability needs
  • Evaluate the various ways in which carefully crafted Energy Demand Management program can add value
  • Understand technology, cost and policy barriers to Demand Response implementation
  • Advanced technologies for Ancillary Services

Who should be attending

Vice-Presidents, General Managers, Directors, Heads, Managers of:

  • Ancillary Services
  • Energy Management
  • Demand Response
  • Transmission
  • Power Operators
  • Market Design and Management
  • Balancing
  • Network
  • Portfolio Management
  • Trading and Portfolio optimization

Target audience

  • Transmission System Operators (TSOs)
  • Distribution System Operators (DSOs)
  • Electricity Producers
  • Power Trading Companies
  • Power Exchanges
  • Regulators
  • Consultancies, Solution Provider companies and Cable Companies

Why you need to attend

This unique event presents the opportunity for delegates to gain the following:

  • Meet with senior representatives from the leading Energy providers, TSOs and DSOs
  • Network with delegations from the EU commission, ENTSO-E, Energy producers, TSOs, and DSOs
  • Attend the interactive roundtables and expert panel discussion to be a part of the lively discussions and debates
  • Identify INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES in the energy industry
  • Be a part of the sessions and find out more about current and future projects from the companies operating in the region

Event Properties

Event Date 05-18-2015 8:00 am
Event End Date 05-19-2015 5:00 pm
Location Brussels
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