Programme

PROGRAMME DRAFT
Plenary Session: New Polish energy policy: EU Priorities vs Polish Strategic Objectives
  • Polish energy policy until 2050 in the context of European Green Deal – key development directions
  • New Polish energy mix – Revolution in approaching fossil fuels
  • Implications from climate neutrality 2050 objectives
  • New perspectives for renewables – implications from auctions of renewables
  • Nuclear energy – expectations, development opportunities and schedule of works
  • 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 – will EU countries meet target levels without Britain?
  • 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?
  • European Green Deal – a step behind other European countries?
  • 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
  • Gas as a more and more common fuel for energy sector
  • Dependence Polish energy on support systems
  • Will future be hydrogen fueled?
PANEL 2: New regulations for heating and cogeneration. “Clean air” program
  • 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 attitudes
  • 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
PANEL 3: New development trends on gas, oil and liquid fuel markets
  • First experiences after implementation of capacity market
  • Future of Polish coal – social aspects vs economic aspects vs cli mate neutrality
  • Strengthening position of electric energy consumers
  • Antitrust rules of energy-intensive industry
  • Growing position of gas as a basic fuel for the energy sector
  • 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
  • Energy, coal and gas storage after 2020
PANEL 4: Economy 4.0 - where we are after 4 years of the program
  • Innovation as a revolution or evolution: breakthrough solutions or development through optimization?
  • Circular economy – a panacea for the crisis?
  • Dynamics of the regulatory environment and the security of investment projects
  • The role of the state in creating, supporting and regulating new business models
  • Have start-ups filled the innovation gap?
  • Not only technologies – national economies in the era of global competition
  • Crisis as a time for investments and acquisitions?
  • Automation, robotization, digitization – How business implements available technologies
  • Environmental factor as an important element of the future economy
PANEL 5: Renewables - investment projects in portfolio of key market players
  • Role of clean energy in sustainable development
  • Future of coal – economic and social responsibility
  • Increasing market share of wind and PV installations of key energy groups
  • Small hydroelectric power plants – does Poland use its full potential?
  • Nuclear energy – the indispensable element of green energy future?
  • The place of distributed power generation – local community projects?
  • E-mobility – part of RES market development
PANEL 6: Off shore - development perspectives, scale of projects, Polish manufacturers of components and installations
  • Draft act on offshore wind energy promotion – main areas of regulation
  • Offshore wind farm financing system – who, when and on what terms can be supported
  • Plan for the participation of local components and services – who can benefit and who lose
  • Connecting the OWF to the grid – who, when and where will be responsible for this connection
  • Obligations of the investor and OWF operator – will it be easier to prepare an offshore wind farm project
PANEL 7: Investment in innovation - companies, local governments, prosumers, start-ups (renewables, e-mobility, PV, energy storage)
  • Do big players benefit from start-ups
  • Role of local governments in the execution of infrastructure projects
  • Cross-border development projects
  • Connecting renewable energety installations to the grid – system stability issues
  • future of waste incineration and bio-gas installations
  • Distributed power generation in the  new energy policy
  • Energy storage ad 2020 – indispensable element of clean energy market.
  • Development of e-mobility – where is Poland after five years of the project,
  • PV installation development scenarios – small local and private installations or large farms?
Conclusion of Summit

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