ETIP Photovoltaics

May 22, 2024 at 13:30 – May 23, 2024 at 13:00

Digitalised and responsive PV: The driver of Grid and Market evolution (Annual Conference 2024)

Digitalisation and cybersecurity have gained much prominence in the last few years. In addition, the war in Ukraine has increased the focus on energy security, and the resulting energy crisis has accelerated the electrification of heating and cooling and the deployment of PV for self-consumption in industries. Finally, the impact of climate change on the reliability of the power system was absent from the discussions then and is now a current concern (from the damage to grid infrastructure due to extreme weather events to the reduced availability of nuclear power generation in heatwaves and droughts).

 

Conference 2024- Flyer

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Conference outline

 

Each session will begin with a keynote speak, followed by the initiation of a panel discussion.

 

Day 1 22 May

Opening Session (14.00 - 14.30)

Welcome speeches
Policy keynotes

- Resilient multi-vector energy systems from the continental scale to the building level (European Commission representative)

- Driving the RepowerEU process through a revamped market model with PV central in energy mix

Session 1 (14.30 - 16.00) 

PV systems intelligently contributing to effective distributed control

Session 2 (16.30 - 18.00)

Energy sharing building functional Energy Communities

 

Day 2 23 May

Session 3 (09.30 - 11.00)

Highly responsive PV in a flexible power system

Session 4 (11.30 - 12.45)

Enhancing PV industry efficiency through focused digitised control and data sharing architectures and models (ETIP SNET)

Closing speech (12.45 - 13.15)

 

14.00 - 17.00 EverPVX Resilex workshop

The conference will be followed by a workshop organized by two European funded projects EverPV and Resilex the current status of the Critical Raw Materials Act and feature three roundtable discussions.