Taking Advantage of Disruptions

Chairperson: 

Senior advisor
E3G - Third Generation Environmentalism

The energy transition represents a potential $1.3 trillion market opportunity for digital innovation by 2030. Emerging technology platforms and energy ecosystems for smart cities are a key element of this emerging market and are also lowering the barrier for new entrants. How will new players and start-ups disrupt existing markets and how should established players respond?

Session Location / Room: 
Summit Room 3
This Session is part of the following track: 
Thu 17 Nov 09:00 to 09:10
Speakers: 

Senior advisor
E3G - Third Generation Environmentalism

Session Introduction - Taking Advantage of Disruptions

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1) What is the current relationship between the city and its energy utility?

2) What should be the role for the Utilities in the City of the Future?

The energy transition represents a potential $1.3 trillion market opportunity for digital innovation by 2030. Emerging technology platforms and energy ecosystems for smart cities are a key element of this emerging market and are also lowering the barrier for new entrants. How will new players and start-ups disrupt existing markets and how should established players respond?

Thu 17 Nov 09:10 to 09:35
Speakers: 

Research Director
Navigant research

Smart Cities: Market Trends, Challenges, and Opportunities for The Energy Industry

  • Smart Cities and the Emergence of the Energy Cloud

  • The Market Opportunity, Trends and Challenges

  • Creating Smart Cities: The Role for Utilities

 

Thu 17 Nov 09:35 to 10:00
Speakers: 

VP T&I Strategy and Head of Innovation Center Systems
E.ON

Why Sustainable Cities? Why Smart Cities? Why now?

  • What are the cities’ needs?

  • What solutions does Digitalisation provide?

  • What are successful business models?

Thu 17 Nov 10:00 to 10:25
Speakers: 

Vice President Sales
Caterva

Decentralized Large Storage System as a Contracting Model for Utilities

  • World first virtual storage plant to supply grid services

  • Utilities profit from combination of local generation and central control

  • Citizens reduce power bill and contribute to energy transition

Thu 17 Nov 10:25 to 11:00

Morning Coffee Break

Thu 17 Nov 11:00 to 11:30
Speakers: 

Head of Brussels Office
E3G - Third Generation Environmentalism

Policies to Unleash Cities’ Clean Energy Potential

  • Cities are already contributing to national and European policy objectives...

  • ... but reform is necessary for their impact to reach its full potential

  • Focus on governance, market design and finance approaches

Thu 17 Nov 11:20 to 11:40
Speakers: 

Co-Founder and CEO
Vaultra

Smart Cities, Smart Energy, and (in)Security

  • The "Smart" concepts

  • The (in)security Landscape in the Smart Energy era

  • How to tackle security challenges in the smart grid?

Thu 17 Nov 11:40 to 12:30
Speakers: 

Research Director
Navigant research

VP T&I Strategy and Head of Innovation Center Systems
E.ON

Senior advisor
E3G - Third Generation Environmentalism

Co-founder and CMO
Vaultra

Panel: How Are the Utilities Driving Sustainability?

  • Driving Sustainability

  • The role of the Utility

  • Technology as an enabler

  • Leveraging on Collaboration

Moderator: 

Vice President Global Energy and Utilities Industry
IBM
 
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