8th International Conference on
Integration of Renewable and Distributed Energy Resources

IRED 2018 Conference Documents

Conference Programme


Opening Session – Welcome and Introductions

Welcome Speech

Helfried Brunner

AIT Austrian Institute of Technology

Welcome Speech

Michael Hübner

BMVIT Austrian Federal Ministry for Transport,
Innovation and Technology

Keynote: DOE Grid Modernization Initiative

Kevin Lynn

US Department of Energy


Session 1: Policies & Programs

Opening

Masayuki Dewaki

New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO), Japan

Status and challenges on the power system in Japan

Kazuhiko Mutoh

Smart Community Department, NEDO, Japan

Overview of Policy support of Canada’s Renewable
Energy Initiatives

Josef Ayoub

Natural Resources Canada

Renewable Research Strategy and Programmes
in Austria

Elvira Lutter

Klima- und Energiefonds, Austria

EU leadership in the integration of renewables

Piotr Tulej

European Commission, DG Research and
Innovation

Session 2 part 1: Reporting on Results of Large Projects Portfolios


Session 2 part 2: Reporting on Results of Large Project Portfolios

Recap / Welcome

Benjamin Kroposki

National Renewable Energy laboratory (NREL), US

Recap / Welcome

Patrick Van Hove

European Commission, DG Research and Innovation

Monitoring 9000 MW photovoltaics worldwide

Javier Sanjuan

DNL-GL, Norway

Prospering from the Energy Revolution: Building scalable business models for the UK

Harsh Pershad

Innovate UK, UK

Evaluating impact of high solar PV penetration considering both the transmission and distribution grid for an Islanded grid (Singapore Grid)

Yap Choon Soh

Power System Operation Division Energy Market Authority, Singapore

Vienna’s test bed for the future of energy provision in urban areas

Alfred Einfalt

Siemens Corporate Technology, Austria


Session 3: Markets and Regulatory Frameworks


Session 4 part 1: Transmission and Distribution Interaction, System Integration, Modelling & Simulation


Session 4 part 2: Transmission and Distribution Interaction, System Integration, Modelling & Simulation


Session 5: Standards and Evolution of Grid Codes for the Integration of Higher Penetrations of renewable and Distributed Resources


Session 6: Panel Discussion: Running the Grid Mostly on Renewable Energy

 

Session 7: Closing Session

Opening

Helfried Brunner

AIT Austrian Institute of Technology

Summary Session 1

Masayuki Dewaki

New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO), Japan

Summary Session 2

Benjamin Kroposki

National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), US


Patrick Van Hove

European Commission, DG Research and Innovation

Summary Session 3

Mark Rawson

California Energy Commission, US


Luciano Martini

RSE SpA, Italy

Summary Session 4

Jim Reilly

Reilly Associates, US


Nikos Hatziargyriou

National Technical University of Athens and HEDNO, Greece

Summary Session 5

Tom Key

Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), US


Roland Bründlinger

AIT Austrian Institute of Technology GmbH

Summary Session 6

Abraham Ellis

Sandia National Laboratories (SNL), US

Announcement of IRED 2020 Australia

John Ward

CSIRO, Australia

Closing remarks

Michael Hübner

BMVIT Federal Ministry for Transport, Innovation and Technology