ICEBΕRG Interim Workshop: Scalable Optimization of Power Systems with Flexible Demand and Renewable Supply

Amalia Hotel, Leof. Vasilisis Amalias 10, Athens, Greece

This event is an interim workshop of the ICEBERG ERC Starting Grant which aims at presenting the intermediate results of the project, and also featuring talks from experts beyond our group on related topics.

Dates: June 13-14, 2024

Location: Amalia hotel, Athens

Registration: Registration is free of charge, but required for attending the event. The registration deadline is June 7, 2024. You can register by completing the following online form in this link.

Program June 13 (all times are in EET)

10:00-10:15Welcome and Presentation of the ICEBERG project
Anthony Papavasiliou (NTUA)
10:15-11:15Plenary 1
Market-Based Reserve Planning under Predominantly Uncertain Renewable Generation
Michael Caramanis (Boston University)
11:30-13:30Session 1: Optimization under Uncertainty
11:30-12:10Exact Mixed-Integer Programming Approach for Chance-Constrained Multi-Area Reserve Sizing
Jehum Cho (UCLouvain)
12:10-12:50Applying High-Performance Computing to the European Resource Adequacy Assessment
Daniel Avila (UCLouvain)
12:50-13:30Capacity Expansion Planning under Uncertainty subject to EENS constraints
Marilena Zambara (NTUA)
13:30-14:30Lunch break
14:30-15:30Plenary 2
Main Challenges of the European Electricity Market Design, and
Consumers’ Place: Engaging Consumers in Energy Regulation
Athanasios Dagoumas (University of Piraeus and RAEEY)
15:40-17:00Session 2: Balancing Markets
15:40-16:20Interactions between Imbalance Settlement and System Security in Cross-Border Balancing
Dimitris Chatzigiannis (NTUA)
16:20-17:00Market Equilibria in Cross Border Balancing Platforms
Jacques Cartuyvels (UCLouvain)

Program June 14 (all times are in EET)

09:00-10:00Plenary 3
The Emerging Multi-Tier Hierarchical Energy Market Architecture Suitable for the Energy Transition: Challenges and Potential Solutions
Alex Papalexopoulos (ECCO International)
10:15-12:15Session 3: TSO-DSO Coordination and Flexibility Platforms
10:15-10:55Hierarchical Coordination of Transmission and Distribution System Operations in European Balancing Markets
Ruan Zejun (NTUA)
10:55-11:35Flexibility Activation with Direct Load Control in Distribution Grids
Quentin Lété (ETH Zurich)
11:35-12:15Grid-Aware Flexibility Aggregation for Zonal Balancing Markets
Efthymios Karangelos (NTUA and ULiège)
12:15-13:30Lunch break
13:30-14:30Plenary 4
From Automation to Autonomy: Infrastructure for Intelligent Protection, Control, Optimization and Operations
Sakis Meliopoulos (Georgia Tech)
14:30-16:30Session 4: Market Design
14:30-15:10Welfare Benefits of Co-Optimizing Energy and Reserves
Marco Pavesi (ACER)
15:10-15:50The Many Advantages of Convex Hull Pricing
Nicolas Stevens (UCLouvain)
15:50-16:30Computation of Convex Hull Prices in Electricity Markets with Non-Convexities using Dantzig-Wolfe Decomposition
Panagiotis Andrianesis (Boston University and Mines Paris PSL)
16:30-18:30Cheese and wine cocktail