EEM 13


Lennart Söder   Welcome!

It is great pleasure to welcome you to the 10th European Energy Market Conference, EEM13, in Stockholm, Sweden, May 27-31 2013.

The International Conference on the European Energy Market is a premier forum for the exchange of ideas, open and direct discussion on the development of the energy markets in Europe. It has achieved a considerable success during the past nine editions covering the electricity and gas markets policies and experiences, climate change impacts on the sector and developments at the European level.

In 2013 this event is hosted in the KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm. The conference hosted several sessions with keynote speakers from the European institutions, industries, market agents and prominent academicians. Our parallel tracks with presentations and poster sessions covered a variety of energy topics, including a few new ones, focusing on the latest research. We had prepared a rich networking and social program, enabling additional discussion opportunities for the exchange of best practices.

On behalf of the local organising committee, I wish you a pleasant stay in Stockholm and I hope that the conference will be a rewarding and useful experience for you and your foundation's work.

Lennart Söder,

General-chair of the 10th European Energy Market Conference.

Special Sessions

Longer term energy outlooks

by Prof. M. Howells

Keynote Speakers

Darryl R. Biggar Darryl R. Biggar is an economist with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission and the Australian Energy Regulator. He specializes in the economics of regulation, including issues such as the design of incentive mechanisms, foundations of regulation, and the design of electricity markets and water markets. He has a particular interest in electricity markets including issues of nodal and zonal pricing and the measurement and control of market power. Prior to the ACCC, he worked for the OECD in Paris, the New Zealand government, and for University College, London. Biggar has a PhD in economics from Stanford University and an MA in Mathematics from Cambridge University.

The NEM at 30: What should be on the reform agenda for the second 15 years of the Australian wholesale electricity market?

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Frank A. Wolak Frank A. Wolak is the Holbrook Working Professor of Commodity Price Studies in the Economics Department and the Director of the Program on Energy and Sustainable Development at Stanford University. From January 1, 1998 to March 30, 2011, Wolak was the Chair of the Market Surveillance Committee (MSC) of the California Independent System Operator. In this capacity, he prepared over 60 reports and opinions on the market design, performance, and oversight of the California electricity market for the management and Board of Governors of the California ISO and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). He has also testified numerous times at the FERC, and at various Committees of the US Senate and House of Representatives on issues relating to market monitoring and market power in energy markets. Wolak has worked on the design and regulatory oversight of the electricity markets internationally in Europe in England and Wales, Italy, the Nordic countries, and Spain; in Australia/Asia in New Zealand, Australia, Indonesia, Korea, Singapore, and the Philippines; in Latin American in Brazil, Chile, Colombia, El Salvador, Honduras, Peru, and Mexico; and the US and Canada in California, New York, PJM, Texas (ERCOT), and New England and Alberta and Ontario.

Stress-Testing Cap and Trade Markets

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Jean-Michel Glachant Jean-Michel Glachant took his Master's degree and Ph.D. in economics at La Sorbonne in France. His Ph.D. was published by the Presses de La Sorbonne. After having been employed by the industry and private sector he became assistant professor at La Sorbonne (1981), associate professor and finally full professor (1999). He left La Sorbonne for University Paris Sud in Autumn 2000 where he took the direction of the department of economics and founded the research team 'Groupe Réseaux Jean Monnet' and later the European Erasmus Mundus Master EMIN (Economics and management of network industries). He has been advisor of DG TREN, DG COMP & DG RESEARCH at the European Commission and of the French Energy Regulatory Commission (CRE). He is a research partner in the CEEPR at MIT (USA), the EPRG at Cambridge University, the EEI at the University of Leuven and the GIS Larsen at University Paris Sud. His main research interests are the building of a common European energy policy (security of supply, renewable energy, energy efficiency, energy technology policy, and climate change policy), the achievement of the European energy internal market (design, regulation and competition policy), the industrial organization and market strategy of energy companies. He has been Director of the Loyola de Palacio Energy Policy Programme and Florence School of Regulation from Autumn 2008.

The (In)Achievements of the EU Internal Energy Market.

Keynote slides

Ross Baldick Ross Baldick is a Professor in the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin.He received his B.Sc. and B.E. degrees from the University of Sydney, Australia and his M.S. and Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley. From 1991-1992 he was a post-doctoral fellow at the Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory. In 1992 and 1993 he was an assistant professor at Worcester Polytechnic Institute. Dr. Baldick has published over forty refereed journal articles and has research interests in a number of areas in electric power. His current research involves optimization and economic theory applied to electric power system operations, the public policy and technical issues associated with electric transmission under deregulation, and the robustness of the electricity system subject to terrorist interdiction. In 1994, Dr. Baldick received a National Science Foundation Young Investigator Award. He recently completed a textbook based on a graduate class, "Optimization of Engineering Systems" that he teaches in the Electrical & Computer Engineering Department at The University of Texas. He also teaches a three-day short-course "Introduction to Electric Power for Legal, Accounting, and Regulatory Professionals" and a one-day short-course "Locational Marginal Pricing" for non-technical professionals in the electricity industry. He is an editor of IEEE Transactions on Power Systems and the chairman of the System Economics Sub-Committee of the IEEE Power Engineering Society.

The curious rise of Wind in Texas

Keynote slides

Steven Stoft Steven Stoft received his B.S. in engineering math in 1969 and his Ph.D. in economics in 1982 from U.C. Berkeley. He is the author of Power System Economics (Wiley-IEEE Press, translated into Chinese, Russian and Persian). In 1998-99 he spent a year at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. Starting in 1999 he consulted for PJM's market monitor. In 2002 he served as the expert economic witness before FERC for California's Public Utilities Commission in their attempt to reset long-term contracts signed during California's electricity crisis. From 2004 to 2006, he helped design ISO-New England's capacity market and successfully defended it before FERC. In 2006 Stoft shifted his focus to climate policy, publishing Carbonomics in 2008 followed by several articles on international climate negotiations. He is now consulting for the UK's Department of Energy and Climate Change regarding their capacity market design.

How to Fix Climate Policy and Why it Would help Electricity Markets

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Lennart Söder Lennart Söder, , born 1956, is professor in Electric Power Systems at KTH since 1999. He leads a department of 40 people engaged in research and education in the field of Electric Power Systems. This includes studies of power system stability, transfer opportunities, electricity price formation, smart grid, the impact of wind and solar energy, regulation of hydropower, the effect of economic regulation, new technologies the phase angle measurements etc. Lennart Söder has participated in several national studies and he was the government's sole investigator for the Grid Inquiry. He is active in several international collaborative projects in Sweden, the EU and the IEA.

Pricing Challenges in the Future Nordic Power Market with Large Amounts of Renewable Low Marginal Cost Units

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03.06.2013   Thank you for attending the conference! You can download the slides of the keynote speakers through the Home page.

22.05.2013   The final program is now available. The printed version will be available at the conference venue.

22.05.2013   The directions to the conference hall can be found on the Program page

10.05.2013   The sessions schedule is now announced. You can find the time and place of your presentation in Conftool

02.05.2013   The registration deadline for the conference is 10th of May. We are looking forward to seeing you at the conference!

16.04.2013   ITEM session is now avaialable for the registration. Read more and register

15.04.2013   The camera-ready version deadline has been extended. The deadline is 22nd of April

09.04.2013   Please observe the updated early registration deadline

02.04.2013   The conference registration is now open

29.03.2013   The acceptance notification has been sent. The guidelines for camera-ready version are available here

15.03.2013   The acceptance notification deadline has been extended

16.02.2013   The paper submission for EEM13 is closed. Thank you for your contributions!

08.02.2013   Information about registration fees is available here

29.01.2013   The paper submission deadline was extended

08.01.2013   Information about a new Keynote speaker is available here

17.12.2012   Paper submission is opened

03.12.2012   The abstract notification deadline was extended due to large number of submitted abstracts

03.12.2012   The abstract submissions for EEM13 are now closed and no more contributions will be considered

16.11.2012   The abstract deadline was extended

15.11.2012   Information about a new Special Session is available here

12.11.2012   Information about the best Student Paper Award is available here

12.11.2012   Gala dinner will be on Wednesday, 29 May 2013

25.10.2012   Information about a new Keynote speaker is available here

23.10.2012   Information about a new Special Session is available here

11.09.2012   Abstract template is available in section "For Authors"

11.09.2012   Abstract submission is opened

27.08.2012   EEM 2013 Flyer is available online in section "For Authors" or here.

Important Dates

15 September 2012
Call for Papers

15 November 2012
30 November 2012
Abstract Submission

01 December 2012
15 December 2012
Abstract Notification

01 February 2013
15 February 2013
Full Paper Submission

15 March 2013
29 March 2013
Final Notification

18 April 2013
Early Registration Deadline

22 April 2013
Camera-ready Version Submission

10 May 2013
Conference Registration Deadline

27 - 31 May 2013

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