[EUSEW 2017] The ETIPWind story event – supporting Europe’s transition towards clean energy for all

Join us in Brussels to hear what developments are underway in wind energy research and innovation, and how they can impact Europe’s future energy system. Meet the wind R&I community and discuss these issues on Tuesday 20 June 2017, from 14:30 to 16:30, at WindEurope, 80 rue d’Arlon, in Brussels.

Register here. (Attendance is free, but registration is necessary as space is limited.)

Programme

14:45

Introduction (5’)

  • Aidan Cronin, Chairman, ETIP Wind steering committee (confirmed)

14:50

The ETIP Wind story – supporting Europe’s transition towards clean energy for all (30’)

How wind energy is contributing to EU sustainable energy goals (the jobs, the security, the sustainability…), how it got where it is and what more could wind deliver if we deliver on our R&I priorities.

  • Mike Anderson, RES / ETIP Wind advisory board – the wind industry journey (confirmed)
  • Mattias Andersson, DTU – policy perspective (confirmed)

15:20

Examples of R&I priority areas, and the transformations they could bring/enable (2×15’)

Energy Management Systems: enabling the large scale integration of clean energy sources
  • Adrian Timbus, Global Technology & Solutions Manager – ISI Smart Grids & Wind, ABB (confirmed)

Real-time analytics and big data for Operations & Maintenance: driving costs down to make clean energy even more affordable
  • speaker to be confirmed

15:50

Discussion

Introduced by discussant(s) from the European institutions:

  • Mark van Stiphout, Deputy Head of Unit Research and Innovation, DG Energy, European Commission (confirmed)
  • Siim Meeliste, Counselor for Energy, Permanent Representation Estonia (confirmed)

16:25

Conclusions & wrap-up

Aidan Cronin, Chairman, ETIP Wind steering committee

Followed by networking drinks in collaboration with LeanWind.

Register here. (Attendance is free, but registration is necessary as space is limited.)