Energy talk | Energy storage: Opportunities and challenges
To tackle climate change, governments around the world are incentivizing the build-out of renewable energy sources. However, the inherent intermittency of wind and solar energy can only be managed with extensive energy storage capacities. Storage systems create opportunities for new entrants as well as established players in the wind and solar industry. But they also present challenges, particularly in terms of investment and economic impacts.
The webinar will therefore shed light into why market power and the ownership structure of storage could potentially distort the incentives to invest and use the storage facilities efficiently, which runs the risk of jeopardizing their potential benefits.
Professor of Economics and Head of EnergyEcoLab at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid. Natalia works in the field of Industrial Organization, with emphasis on Energy and Environmental Economics, and Regulation and Competition Policy.
Head of the Electric Power Sector at the Energy Center of Moscow School of Management, SKOLKOVO. Alexey regularly comments on the current energy issues in national business media and presents at various industry events.
Chief strategist at Svenska kraftnät (the Swedish TSO). He has previously close to 15 years of experience from consultancy, most recently as director and head of Energy Markets and Strategies at Sweco. He holds a PhD in economics from the Stockholm School of Economics and is specialized in deregulation and regulation of markets with a focus on the electricity market.
Due to the pandemic, the event will be virtual this year, and preregistration for this webinar is required. We invite you to register as soon as possible, but no later than April 12, 23:30 CEST, Sweden time.
Highlights from previous SITE Energy Talk
SITE Energy Talk is an annual event. The purpose is to bring together scholars and practitioners to discuss recent developments on the energy markets and regulation, such as:
Brown bag seminar | Are carbon taxes fair?
On Zoom. at 12:00
Webinar | Dimensions of well-being
TBA at 09:00
Interactive workshop | Public procurement of resource-efficient, circular, and sustainable solutions: challenges and findings
Virtual workshop. Registration required. at 13:00
Public Defense: PhD dissertation by Gustav Karreskog
Room Ragnar (Bertil Ohlins gata 5, Stockholm) and virtual via Zoom. at 15:15