Programme Overview

 DAY 1DAY 2
TIMEThursday 25 OctFriday 26 Oct
8:45Registration opensPlenary 3
Support mechanisms for financing smart grids
9:30-10:30Plenary 1
Conference opening:
Renewable energy and smart grids in the European Energy Strategy
Making smart grids a reality
10:30-11:00Coffee BreakCoffee Break

11:00-12:00

Plenary 2
Smart grid deployment: how to optimise renewable energy production and use through urban-rural-regional cooperation

Plenary 4
Rolling out smart grids as part of the green local economy agenda – finding viable investment options

12:00-12:30

Plenary 5
Summary and Outlook

12:30-13:00Lunch Break
13:00-14:00Lunch Break
14:00-14:30Parallel sessions 
A1
Building a smart grid: first lessons from practical experiences
B1
Urban-regional cooperation for renewable energy
14:30-15:30STUDY TOURS
15:30-16:00Coffee Break
16:00-17:00
A2
Decentralised energy production, centralised management and storage
B2
Encouraging framework to support deployment - “Smart grids in practice”
17:00-17:30
FollowingEvening reception