Empowering Residential and SME Consumers
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Empowering Residential and SME Consumers

Empowering Residential and SME Consumers

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European Parliament

3 Rue de Trèves

József Antall Building, room JAN 4Q2

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Join this year's SEDC Symposium 'Empowering Residential and SME Consumers' hosted by MEP Theresa Griffin.

Policy-makers, market actors, experts and consumer representatives will debate how consumers can be empowered to participate in the electricity system through demand-side flexibility.

The event will take place on 20 October 2016, at the European Parliament, room JAN 4Q2. 
Register until 12 October


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15.00 – 15.20   Welcome Frauke Thies, Executive Director, SEDC
                             Keynote Speech Theresa Griffin, MEP



15.20 – 16.00   What is consumer empowerment?

  • Giving consumers a choice – Anna Colucci, Head of Unit, Energy Retail Market, European Commission 

  • Where is Demand-Side Flexibility in Europe today? - Philippa Hardy, Senior Analyst, Delta-ee

  • The people’s perspective -  Monique Goyens, Director General, BEUC



16.00-16.15      Coffee Break

 


16.15 – 17.50    Panel discussion: Creating the right conditions for consumer engagement

 

Input presentation: Consumer engagement models from the new SEDC White Paper – Simon Anderson, Chair of the SEDC Research Committee and Chief Strategy Officer, Green Energy Options

Panelists:

  • Paul Hodson, Head of Unit Energy Efficiency, European Commission

  • Grégory Lamotte, CEO, Comwatt

  • Lucy Symons, Policy Manager, Open Energi

  • Patricia de Suzzoni, Chair of the Customers and Retail Markets Working Group of the Council of European Energy Regulators (CEER) and Adviser to the President of the French Energy Regulatory Authority CRE

  • Chris King, Global Chief Regulatory Officer, Siemens Digital Grid

  • Simon Anderson, Chief Strategy Officer, Green Energy Options 

  • Chris King, Global Chief Regulatory Officer, Siemens Digital Grid

Moderated by Frauke Thies, Executive Director, SEDC

 


17.50 – 18.00     Closing Remarks Jessica Strömbäck, SEDC Chairman and Chairman of Joule Assets Europe

 




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