Programme

AGENDA
PLENARY SESSION: New Polish energy policy conditions
  • Polish energy policy until 2040 – key development directions
  • New Polish energy mix – Revolution in approaching fossil fuels
  • Implications from “Clean Energy for All Europeans” Programme and COP24
  • New perspectives for renewables – implications from auctions of renewables
  • Nuclear energy – expectations and development opportunities
  • Diversification of fuel supplies – does „safer” also means „cheaper”?
  • Cooperation priorities in Baltic Sea region: gas, off-shore, power generation, heating, cogeneration, growth of energy effectiveness
  • Common energy and gas market after Brexit – where is EU heading in providing Europeans with access to energy?
  • The experiences of EU States in diminishing negative impact of energy price increase
OXFORD STYLE DEBATE: Cooperation among Baltic Sea states
  • Alternative, verified models of energy, fuel, gas and renewables sectors development in neighboring countries
  • Areas of economic cooperation within Baltic Sea
  • Mutual projects and synergies
  • Nord Stream2 – do we still have allies?
  • Off-shore – space for development?
PANEL 1: Adaptation strategies of energy groups to new market trends and technological transitions
  • Necessary amendments in strategies of energy groups – major issues
  • End of traditional fossil fuel market model in Poland?
  • Among energy security, clients expectations and the interest of energy groups shareholders
  • Technological innovations supporting sustainable development and their impact on market models in specific energy subsectors
  • Future investment plans and the financing mechanisms
  • Development synergies with mining sector, transport and energy-intensive branches of industry
  • Dependence Polish energy on support systems
  • Nuclear energy for Poland: best technologies and key market players
  • New organisational solutions in Polish energy sector
PANEL 2: Economy 4.0 – energy & industry
  • INDUSTRY 4.0
  • Innovation as a revolution or evolution: groundbreaking solutions or development through continuous opimization?
  • Capacity market – time for projects
  • Dynamics of regulatory surrounding vs security of investment projects.
  • Role of the State in encouraging, supporting and regulating new business models
  • Not only technologies- national economies in the era of global competition
  • Polish industry in the process of transformation – the case of chemical industry
PANEL 3: New development conditions for heating and cogeneration
  • New cogeneration support system – expectations and opportunities for development
  • Preferences for development of energy effective systems –Is it the end of coal-based cogenereation?
  • “Clean air” program – advancement, first effects, crucial corrections, boost of pro-ecological behaviour
  • Investments in heating sector – main development trends, project financing, investment barriers
  • The role of self-governments in the development of Polish heating systems
  • Use of renewables in central heating systems
  • Heating systems – waste management implications
  • Transformation of heating regulatory environment
  • New technologies in heating and cogeneration
PANEL 4: New development trends on gas, oil and liquid fuel markets
  • First experiences after implementation of capacity market
  • Electrical energy market after introduction of a new obligation of energy sale via Polish Power Exchange
  • Strengthening position of electric energy consumers
  • Antitrust rules of energy-intensive industry
  • Antismog tariffs, introduction of dynamic tariffs
  • New objectives of Power Exchange
  • Level of Polish gas market liberalization
  • Development of natural gas stock market
  • Diversification of sources and directions of gas, oil and liquid fuels supply
  • Development of new market segments in liquid fuels – e-mobility, alternative fuels
  • Changes in maintenance of mandatory supplies
PANEL 5: Expansion of energy grid infrastructure – key projects, new challenges
  • Investment plans of gas and electricity operators – key projects, progress of implementation
  • Cross-border grid projects essential for energy security of the state
  • Network investments made by operators – extension of electric networks and gas network
  • Increase of natural gas storage capacity
  • Infrastructure for storage of electric energy – available technologies, progress in investment projects
  • Development of infrastructure for crude oil and liquid fuels supply
  • Increase of storage capacity of crude oil and liquid fuels
PANEL 6: Polish energy on the road to low carbon energy
  • The role of energy in providing balanced development
  • Future of mining sector and its alliance with conventional energy sector
  • Market potential of wind energy and photovolatics
  • Opportunities for offshore energy development
  • Nuclear energy – necessity or vague plans?
  • The place of distributed power generation
PANEL 7: New opening for renewables
  • The role of renewables in new energy policy
  • Opportunities for the use of renewables in heating and cooling systems(biomass, biogas)
  • Future of PV projects in energy sector
  • Inland wind energy – sub-sector without future?
  • Offshore wind energy – development capacity, project advancement
  • Balancing of Renewable Sources of Energy – energy storage, energy clusters, regulatory capacities
  • Comments after auctions of renewables
  • Use of renewables in transport – future of bio-components market, waste materials reuse, electromobility and alternative fuels development
Innovation lab – presentation of innovative projects in industry
  • Modern technologies on the Polish energy market.
  • Future directions for energy market development.
  • State owned companies – monopoly for innovation
  • Competition on the market – possible solutions
  • Opportunities for financing innovative projects.
  • Expectations of customers on energy market.
  • Inteligent energy measurement systems and the impact for the market
PANEL 8: Status of infrastructural, energy and related investment projects implemented till 2019
  • Presentations of projects.
  • Major distributors – new areas of cooperation with self-governments
  • Self governments and their role in the development of infrastructural projects.
  • Cross-border cooperation in the field of gas and power distribution.
  • Connecting renewables to the grid – implication for the system in 2018.
  • Future of waste incineration and bio-gas plants projects.
  • Distributed energy sources and the effects of new energy policy on self-governments

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