The Annual Conference of the World Energy Council Estonia is taking place on the 17th of January in Kultuurikatel. Over three years the event takes place physically. The title for the event this year is « Security of Supply and Affordable Energy Prices ». Under that umbrella the conference brings on the stage international speakers to share best practices, lessons learnt and innovation on how to maintain security of supply and keep the energy affordable while taking into account transition towards renewable sources.
09:00-09:30 Welcome coffee
09:30-09:35 Welcome from the Moderator. Priit Mändmaa, Secretary-General, WEC Estonia
09:35-09:50 Keynote by Minister.
09:50-10:30 Qua vadis, global energy sector. Mike Howard, Chair of the World Energy Council.
10:30-11:15 Achieving 100% renewable electricity – LA100 and PR100 analysis. Dr. Jaquelin Cochran, Director of Grid Planning and Analysis Center of National Renewable Energy Laboratory, USA.
11:15-11:45 Relying on the best practices globally to make the regulation attractive for wind energy investors, Alana Kühne, Vice-President of New Markets, Örsted A/S.
11:45-12:45 Lunch break
12:45-13:15 Lessons learnt from developing the renewable energy market in Germany. Dr. Stephan Krieger, General Manager International Relations, German Association of Energy and Water Industries.
13:15-13:45 LNG from the United States as a secure source to substitute Russian gas and stabilize the market. Speaker TBC, Trafigura.
13:45-14:15 Overview of different electricity wholesale pricing models. Rickard Nilsson, Manager of Market Design, NordPool AS.
14:15-15:00 Coffee break
15:00-16:30 Panel discussion „How to ensure security of supply affordably at the current energy market and in 2030“. Panelists: Hando Sutter, CEO of Enefit; Martinš Cakste, CEO of Latvenergo; Juha Hiekkala, Fingrid Oy; Ignitis, speaker TBC. Moderated by Mike Howard, Chair of World Energy Council.
16:30-16:45 Wrap-up of the conference
16:45-17:15 Wine and snacks