ENGIE Chair Workshop

Aula Magna, Place Raymond Lemaire, UCLouvain, Louvain la Neuve, Belgium



With the opportunity of the inauguration of the ENGIE Chair, a workshop focused on Providing Incentives for Capacity Investment in a Regime of Large-Scale Renewable Energy and Demand Response Integration was organized at the Université catholique de Louvain.


Workshop Summary

A summary of the workshop can be found in the following links:


10:00-11:30Session A: Regulatory view

Mr. Matti Supponen (European Commission), How the Market can Provide Generation Investment Signals, a European Perspective

Dr. Richard O’Neill (Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, USA), Towards Better, More Efficient Market Design

Mr. Alain Marien (Chief Counselor, CREG), An Intraday Market as Part of the Answer to the Flexibility Challenge
11:30-12:30Session B: Industry view

Dr. Andreas Ehrenmann (Engie), Financial Market Incompleteness and Implications on Capacity Investment

Mr. Thomas Veyrenc (RTE France), New Patterns in Market Design: A Perspective on Load Reduction and Capacity Market in France
14:30-16:00Session C: Academic view

Professor Shmuel Oren (University of California, Berkeley, USA), A Business Model for Load Control Aggregation to Firm up Renewables Capacity

Professor Yves Smeers (Université catholique de Louvain), The EU Climate and Energy Policy: Modeling Impact Assessment

Professor Mette Bjørndal (Norwegian School of Economics), Incentive Regulation, Benchmarking and the Regulated Rate of Return