The Best Energy Conference Award winner*, The Smart Grids Summit, is confirmed to be taking place on 28th â€“ 30th January 2013 in Berlin, Germany.
Online PR News – 09-July-2012 – Berlin, Germany – The Best Energy Conference Award winner*, The Smart Grids Summit, is confirmed to be taking place on 28th â€“ 30th January 2013 in Berlin, Germany. The summit will bring together Europeâ€™s leading electricity grid distribution specialists, investors and regulators to share insights into the immediate challenges and projects now started to realise the Smart Grid vision. In addition, a focus day will be added this yearâ€™s summit programme in order to share the latest smart grids enabling technologies.
Key Learning Outcomes from the 2013 summit will include:
â€¢ Smart cities and regions: realising all the smart grid and smart home concepts in one city
â€¢ Customer management: demand response management and creating customer value and loyalty
â€¢ Operational excellence: enabling smart grid security, minimising risks, enabling automation and improving reliability
â€¢ Creating ICT platforms for sustainable growth: interoperability and strategies to meet the communication demands of the smart grid
â€¢ The extent of micro generationâ€™s role in Europeâ€™s energy mix
In its 4th year, the Smart Grids Summit 2013 programme will provide invaluable insights into the most important projects, research and developments making Europe a world leader in energy technology and innovation.
This yearâ€™s programmeâ€™s highlighted sessions and key speakers include:
â€¢ Establishing the Energy Systems of the Future: Anatomy of Grid4EU Project
o Part 1- Realisation of large-scale demonstration of advanced smart grid solutions with wide replication and scalability potential for Europe
Jean-Baptiste Galland, Director Strategy and Smart-Grids of ERDF, ERDF Distribution, France
o Part 2- GRID4EU in Germany: Demonstrating that European MV networks can use the concept of autonomous, self-organising nodes
Andreas Breuer, Vice President, New Technologies/Projects, RWE Deutschland AG, Germany
â€¢ Energy Storage Applications: Gaining Momentum
Urban Keussen, Senior Vice President Technology & Innovation, E.ON AG, Germany
â€¢ Address Project: Plugging in the Consumer: Enabling Active Participation of Commercial and Domestic Consumers in the Market for the Success of Smart Grid Projects
Paola Petroni, VP, Infrastructure & Networks Division, Enel, Italy
â€¢ InovCity Concept in Ã‰vora: Showcasing a Smart Grid for a Smart City: How We Did It?
GonÃ§alo Castelo Branco, Director Planning and Control, EDP, Portugal
â€¢ Nurturing Collaborations for the Success of a Smart Grid
Marcus Merkel, Regulation Manager, EWE, Germany
Attending this exclusive smart grids event will allow you to take part in:
â€¢ Streamed sessions with in-depth presentations allowing you to tailor the agenda to your own requirements
â€¢ Case studies from experts detailing real industry developments and practical advice for smart energy and utility professionals
â€¢ Pre-scheduled one-to-one meetings, maximising your networking opportunities with smart grid solution providers and consultancies
â€¢ A product and service exhibition where you can identify the latest technologies to support your smart grid project
â€¢ Workshops with interactive participation, specialist advice and Q&A sessions
For more information about the Smart Grids Summit please visit the event website www.thesmartgridsummit.com or join the conversation in the Smart Grids LinkedIn Group.
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