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DELEGATE FEEDBACK: Dragana Popovic
Planning & Reliability Manager
Regulation & Supervision Bureau (RSB)

Which themes and topics most attracted you to the event?
"Getting an overview of the new power technologies available and hearing
from industry players like Vattenfall, RWE, CEZ, Wartsila and Advanced Power.
Also to gain insights into the issue of flexible power generation, the future of gas
power, and capacity payments for New Build. Ultimately to get an update on
the latest intelligence concerning power asset portfolio development and
optimisation. These themes were covered in an excellent way during the event's
keynote and streamed sessions"

How would you summarize your attendance?
Extremely informative and insightful - Very high quality presentations and
speakers addressing the most recent developments, and challenges ahead in the
electricity sector along with solutions and approaches to overcome them!

DELEGATE FEEDBACK: George Papaioannou -
Director of Research, Technology & Development
Greek Independent Power Transmission Operator
ADMIE

What are the biggest challenges facing your industry at the moment?
"Financing major transmission projects while managing financial and regulatory
risk and the regulatory risks in relation to recovering CAPEX. Also to benchmark
the degree of readiness in achieving key EU targets."

What did you aim to achieve by attending the event?
"Firstly to gain insights into the future of the power industry and the future role of
system operators. Secondly to gather information for the Target Model and the
consequences for TSOs"

How would you summarize your attendance?
An excellent summit. Very good speakers that have completely satisfied exactly
what I needed to hear about.
Head of Financial Planning
NP Market Council

Which themes and topics most attracted you to the event?
"Issues relating to RES development, capacity market mechanisms and spot
market design."

What did you aim to achieve by attending?
"to gain up-to-date knowledge about the current and future state of the
European power market; gather current opinion about RES supporting
mechanisms; and the latest methods for boosting investments in today's
electricity market.

How would you summarize your attendance to the event?
Extremely useful to be informed of the current situation in European energy
markets, the return on capital investments, electricity pricing structure and
market design.
DELEGATE FEEDBACK:
Marketing Director
Wärtsilä

Which themes and topics most attracted you to the event?
"Case study presentations by leading utilities regarding new technologies and
financing and understanding our customers in terms of what they need in terms
of flexible generation within their power portfolio."

What did you aim to achieve by attending?
"To gain valuable insights into the challenges being faced by electricity utilities
and the alternative methods and solutions for increasing power flexibility..

How would you summarize your attendance?
The event gives a great overview of the challenges being faced by the utilities
industry today together with a snapshot of the technical solutions currently
available and under development.
DELEGATE FEEDBACK: Andreas Frömmel
Frm. VP - Commercial & Business Development
FuelCell Energy Solutions

What are the biggest challenges facing your industry at the moment?
"the Increasing volume of installed FC power plants, reducing emissions and
dealing with the lack of policy to support efficiency."

What did you aim to achieve by attending?
"Get an update on current developments and future trends and technologies
while networking for business development purposes".

How would you summarize your attendance?
Great presentations, excellent programme, interesting attendees and perfect
organisation - a networking MUST!
DELEGATE FEEDBACK: Jan Erik Hansen
Executive Director
1-TECH

What are the biggest challenges facing your industry at the moment?
"Maintaining R&D momentum despite the EU financial crisis, identifying the
'next' electricity sector transformative technologies and strengthening
sustainable partnerships."

What did you aim to achieve by attending?
"Become updated on  European electricity sector developments, and forge
new connections".

How would you summarize your attendance?
A very good forum to see the big-picture while exclusive enough to influence
the agenda by new and innovative ideas.
DELEGATE FEEDBACK: Dr. William Kyte OBE
IETA & Former Senior Advisor - E.ON & EURELECTRIC

How would you summarize your attendance?
An excellent conference, very informative and extremely well organised!
European Power Strategy & Systems Summit
& Power Project Financing and New Technologies Forum
30 November - 2 December 2020 | Prague | Czech Republic

DELEGATE FEEDBACK: Luis Ferreira
Head of Electric Mobility & Efficiency
Technology & Innovation Department
EDP DISTRIBUIÇÃO

What are the biggest challenges facing your department at the moment?
"The implementation of smart grids and support infrastructure, the establishment
of Distributed Energy Resources and overall digitalisation initiatives.

What did you aim to achieve by attending the event?
"Firstly to benchmark our own experience with a wide selection of other major
power companies. Secondly to get a good picture of the situation in other
European and global organisations and to gain an overview of new trends and
technologies. Highlights for me included the sessions by the IEA, Verbund and
RSE focusing on flexibility, energy communities and the global energy outlook".

How would you summarize your attendance?
Thank you for the invitation, the quality of the speakers has, once again been
outstanding!

DELEGATE FEEDBACK: Ruud Kempener
Policy officer
Directorate General for Energy
European Commission

Which presentation sessions did you find the most useful?
In general it's a useful opportunity for me to listen to the general experiences
and challenges being experienced by the power sector. Specifically I am
attracted to this agenda's sessions addressing digitalisation, prosumer growth,
distributed power solutions, and smart system sector integration.

How would you summarize your attendance?
Great for gaining specific insights and experiences of the industry along with a
great international spread of participants.

DELEGATE FEEDBACK: Kris Adriaenssen
Head of Marketing
ZF Wind Power

What are the biggest challenges facing your industry at the moment?
Dealing with disruptive technologies that will change power market dynamics;
forging renewable energy systems that will be the main power source for
developing economies; and lowering the cost of energy for offshore wind.

What motivated you to attend Power Europe?
Hearing from TSOs, Generators and the EU Commission. Specifically learning
more about networking strategy for renewable energy integration; distributed
power generation and virtual power plants and offshore wind project
developments

What were the main take-aways from the summit?
Being updated on power market dynamics and getting an insight into the
challenges, concerns and solutions of generators, DSOs and TSOs.

DELEGATE FEEDBACK: Jawad Sayyed Al-Herbawi
Commercial Director
Palestine Power Generation Company

What motivated you to attend Power Europe?
Primarily for the networking opportunity nd to examine sources of available
finance.

Which presentation sessions did you find the most useful?
Sessions focusing on project finance structuring, the general world energy
outlook, the role of artificial intelligence, and road-maps towards flexible
power systems.

How would you best characterise the Power Europe summit Agenda?
"Great networking and access to strategies for  managing risks within a volitile
economy and environment ".

DELEGATE FEEDBACK: Jan Vorrink
Manager National Control Center
TENNET TSO

What are the biggest challenges facing your industry at the moment?
Firstly, dealing with variable renewable energy levels within the power system,
secondly the digitalisation of the sector.

Which topics did you find the most useful at the summit this year?
The IEA World Energy Outlook, power developments in other major markets like
the USA, and the evolution of grid operations.

What motivates you to attend Power Europe?
To learn about the latest developments in the industry and to meet and network
with people with useful technical knowledge.

DELEGATE FEEDBACK: Reinhard Wolloner
Senior Advisor - Portfolio Management
VERBUND-Austrian Power Trading AG

What are the biggest challenges facing your organisation at the moment?
Transformation towards a digital power sector, market 'splitting' and C02
Reduction.

What motivated you to attend Power Europe?
The trends that are shaping tomorrow's power sector, the IEA energy forecasts,
and the formulation of sound energy climate policies.

Which sessions were especially interesting to attend this year?
Updates regarding power sector resilliance, major (non EU) regional case studies
such as the US, and the evolution of localised energy communities
Power-Europe Summit Attendee Testimonials & Perspectives
1-TECH
DELEGATE FEEDBACK: Sabrina van de Kerk
VP Structured Finance - Power & Renewables
ING BANK NV

What are the biggest challenges facing your industry at the moment?
"Dealing with regulatory/legislative changes and uncertainty impacting the
financing of projects; establishing consensus on risks in financing renewables
other than wind, solar and hydro (for example bio-fuel and nuclear)."

What did you achieve by attending?
"Deepening my understanding of the European power market, especially
regarding gas-fired power generation and developments on capacity
mechanisms".

How would you summarize your attendance?
I gained new insights on future developments that will affect the European
energy market as well as the formal and informal exchange of thoughts and
information - The summit has been very useful.