On June 30, Energynomics organizes the most important event of the summer for the Romanian energy industry: 2020 Energy Strategy Summit.This year’s edition summons the most influential decision makers in Romanian energy industry in a ONLINE VIDEO CONFERENCE format, for an extensive analysis of the national, European and corporate strategies – after the previous five successful editions in 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016 and 2015.
2020 Energy Strategy Summit means over 20 speakers – senior officials from the Government and regulatory bodies, top managers from large companies, savvy representatives of professional associations, Romanian and foreign experts will have the opportunity to speak their minds in front of their peers.
Register to the 2020 Energy Strategy Summit! You will have the opportunity to send questions to the invited speakers and to get in touch with the other participants registered on the event page in the MyConnector platform!
The 6th edition of Energy Strategy Summit (June 30) will address the hottest topics in the Romanian and regional energy industry this year. There will be 4 thematic sessions for the leaders of thought in the most dynamic organizations to share their views on strategies for investment, strategies for technology, and strategies for cooperation. We will also take a competent look at the most prominent sectors of the moment: O&G – exploration, transport, processing, Renewables – O&M, prosuming, fair competition, and Smart Cities – energy efficiency, cogeneration.
08:30 – 09:00 REGISTRATION & TESTS
09:00 – 09:05 Opening speech from the organizers
09:05 – 09:20 Ministerial Address: Cristian Bădescu, Ministry of Foreign Affairs Special Representative for Energy Security
09:20 – 09:35 KEYNOTE SPEECH – Zoltan Nagy-Bege, vice-president of the National Energy Regulatory Authority
09:35 – 10:50 1st PANEL – Strategies for transition – Green and Healthy Business!
The European energy transition continues, supported both by declining prices due to maturing technologies, but also by the strong popular acceptance and by the largest financial institutions worldwide. The Commission pushes for the Green Deal and its financial arrangements to be part of the next EU budget. Based on national energy-climate plans, all individual approaches have to encapsulate the green values, if keen to secure their healthy development.
- Corina Popescu, CEO Electrica
- Bogdan Badea, Chairman of Directorate Hidroelectrica
- Petre Stroe, CEO MET România Energy
10:50 – 11:15 NETWORKING BREAK for the participants registered to the event page in the MyConnector platform
11:15 – 11:30 KEYNOTE SPEECH
11.30 – 12:45 2nd PANEL – Strategy for investment – Financing New Projects!
Significant amounts of money are promised for the energy transition through several European financial vehicles. National funds are also available through many support schemes run by the Environment Fund Administration. Romania has also clarified the legal framework for PPAs and inches towards putting in place a Contracts for Difference mechanism to support new projects. Is this enough for a new hope in large scale investments in the Romanian energy?
- Adrian Volintiru, CEO Romgaz
- Elisabeta Ghidiu, Director of Corporate Strategy and Management Department Transgaz
- Cosmin Ghiță, CEO Nuclearelectrica
- Stephen Birrell, President of ROPEPCA
- Ramona Kurko, Head of Energy&Utilities, Corporate Banking BCR
- Adrian Dumitriu, CFO Chimcomplex
12:45 – 13:15 NETWORKING BREAK for the participants registered to the event page in in the MyConnector platform
13:15 – 13:45 Special nuclear panel organized in partnership with the Embassy of Canada to Romania – Together for the future of nuclear energy!
- Cosmin Ghiță, CEO Nuclearelectrica
- Ron Oberth, President and CEO of the Organisation of Canadian Nuclear Industries
- Lucian Rusu, President of ROMATOM
13:45 – 14:00 NETWORKING BREAK for the participants registered to the event page in in the MyConnector platform
14:00 – 14:15 KEYNOTE SPEECH – Niculae Havrileț, state secretary in the Ministry of Economy, Energy and Business Environment
14:15 – 15:30 3rd PANEL – Strategy for technology – Digitalization & Automation!
More than ever, this year showed us technology is an essential part of our lives, and a prerequisite for the security of energy supply. Equipment, devices and software are available and well-tested. Thus, it is the high time to identify solutions for implementing them in our organizations, in conversations with the right experts, those who have answers to lack of manpower, or to cyber-attacks, or to environmental requirements, or to prevent downtime, or…
- Sorin Cheran, VP, Fellow, Artificial Intelligence Strategy and Solution Group, Hewlett Packard Enterprise
- Franck Neel, President of FPPG
15:30 – 16:00 NETWORKING BREAK for the participants registered to the event page in in the MyConnector platform
16:00 – 17:15 4th PANEL – Strategy for Cooperation – Regional Approach!
The Commission has launched a public consultation on the review of the EU rules on trans-European energy infrastructure. As the new markets rules for energy are spreading across Europe, more and more business cases depend on taking into consideration what is happening outside the national borders. This is more evident when looking at large power generation projects (nuclear or hydro storage, alike), but also in relation with complying to CO2 requirements and developing (regional) CCUS plans. Join a conversation on the future forms of cooperation for strengthening the national energy sector, at the same time in all the countries in the region!
- Elena Popescu, Director in the Ministry of Economy, Energy and Business Environment
- Masahiro Ogata, Managing Director of Kawasaki Gas Turbine Europe GmbH
- top representative of Transelectrica
17:15 – 17:30 NETWORKING BREAK for the participants registered to the event page in in the MyConnector platform
17:30 – 18:00 CLOSING REMARKS – Top Level 1 to 1 conversation moderated by Valeriu Binig (Enel România)
- HE Richard L. Morningstar (Atlantic Council)
- Niculae Havrileț, State Secretary in the Ministry of Economy, Energy and Business Environment