Conclusions I Massive Renewables uptake through enhanced grids. A transatlantic perspective
Susanne Nies (Board chair of currENT) and Jenny Erwin (Board chair of WATT) will introduce currENT and WATT, their objectives, and the panel.
Jay Caspary (VP of Grid Strategies LLC) will present the Brattle Report, followed by reactions and comments by all speakers on the report and what it means for US and EU.
Rob Gramlich (President of Grid Strategies LLC, Executive Director of WATT, Executive Director of Americans for the Clean Grid (ACEG)) will talk about transatlantic climate and energy relations: green race or green couple?
Oliver Koch (DG ENER, European Commission) will comment on the report and present the European Commission perspective on the role of optimization technologies and networks in achieving 70% of interconnector capacity available for the market.
John Fitzgerald (CEO, SuperNode) will talk about the need for new innovative transmission technology to accommodate the rise of rise of renewables.
Michael Jesberger (CTO TransnetBW) will comment on the report and present the TransnetBW perspective on needed grids and optimisation.
Giles Dickson (CEO WindEurope) will comment on the report and present the Wind Industry perspective on the Brattle report.
Participants will be able to interact with our speakers through chat questions.