Future Energy Networks

Date

 

October 14, 2011

 

 

Location

 

Dutch Embassy in Berlin

 

 

Organization

 

MATHEON, 3TU.AMI, Dutch Embassy

 

 

Purpose

 

Present a German-Dutch research-program on 'optimization of energy-networks in Europe' - focus on gas networks

 

 

Program:

09:00 Registration

09:30 Opening and Welcome Address Frank Mollen,
         Deputy-Ambassador of the Kingdom of The Netherlands in Germany

09:40
Introduction to the Problem & Plans
         Bernard Geurts, Scientific Director 3TU.AMI, The Netherlands, chair of morning session
10:00
STW's role in the Dutch Energy Research Policy
         Chris Mombers, Vice Director, Technology Foundation STW, The Netherlands
10:20
German Energy Policy
         Knut Kübler, Head Division for Energy Research,
         German Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology (BMWi):
10.40
New Rules on Capacity Management Since 2011 - Regulatory Aims and Measures
         Markus Backes, Assistant Head of Section “Gas Transmission Network Access,
         International Gas Trading”, Federal Network Agency (Bundesnetzagentur), Germany

11:00 Break

11:30
Numerical Methods for Energy Network Optimization
         Kees Vuik, Professor for Numerical Mathematics, TU Delft:
12:00
Impact of Liberalization on the Network
         Piet Nienhuis, Project Manager “Gas Transport Services”, Gasunie (NL):

12:30 Lunch

13:30
Program summary by Volker Mehrmann,
         Chairman MATHEON - chair of afternoon session
13:45
From Simulation to Optimization
         Martin Grötschel, Vice-President, Zuse Institute Berlin:
14:15
Ludger Challenges for OGE and the FORNE-Project
         Ludger Sax, Vice President, Open Grid Europe, Germany:
        
14:45
Mathematical Optimization at Work
         Thorsten Koch, Division Head, Zuse Institute Berlin:
        
15:15 Speeches of representative guests:
         Mark Dierikx, Director General Energy, Telecom and Markets at the
         Ministry of Economics, Agriculture and Innovation, The Netherlands
         Paul Uwe Thamsen, 1st Vice-President of the Technical University Berlin, Germany
         Ed Brinksma, Rector Magnificus of the University of Twente,
         representing the 3TU Federation, The Netherlands

16:00
Closing by Volker Mehrmann and Drinks

There exists also a poster and a flyer of the workshop.