Workshop in Berlin with the NTNU Energy Transition Initiative

Workshop in Berlin with the NTNU Energy Transition Initiative

– 28 and 29 November at DIW Berlin, Mohrenstr. 58, 10117 Berlin

About workshop in Berlin

This workshop aims at presenting the goals of the NTNU Energy Transition Initiative to European partners, as well as discussing research needs from a European perspective. Some of the themes that we will discuss are:

  • The role of natural gas in a low carbon future
  • Energy transition perspectives
  • Integrated energy systems

Workshop participants will be representatives from academia, industry and decision makers. The workshop is hosted by DIW Berlin which has been a long-standing partner of NTNU in the Center for Sustainable Energy Studies. DIW Berlin has been a key think thank in state-of-the-art research on multiple facets of the energy transition in Germany and beyond for many years.

Registration

Registration

Participation in the workshop is free, but you need to register.

Register for the workshop here

Program

Program

November 28th, 2018

12:00 Welcome reception / light lunch 
 
13:00 Welcome – Claudia Kemfert (DIW Berlin and Hertie School of Governance) and Olav Skalmeraas (Equinor Germany)
 
13:10 Introduction to the Energy Transition Initiative  
  • Goals of the Energy Transition ProgramJohan Hustad (NTNU) and Tor Ulleberg (Equinor)
  • Energy transition teamAsgeir Tomasgard (NTNU)
 
13:45 Energy Transition Perspectives – Chair: Franziska Holz (DIW Berlin and NTNU)
  • Long-term sustainability perspectiveVolker Krey (IIASA and NTNU) 
  • The German Energiewende: Experience, Challenges, Outlook - Eva Schmid (Germanwatch)
  • The energy transition for Norway and Equinor –  Per Ivar Karstad (Equinor) 

 
14:45 Break
 
15:15 Integrated Energy Systems – Chair: Volker Krey (IIASA and NTNU)
The role of energy storageWolf-Peter Schill (DIW Berlin)
Energy transition in transportationCarl-Friedrich Elmer (Agora Verkehrswende)
100% Renewables? Why not?Christian von Hirschhausen (TU Berlin)
Consumer behavior – demand/response – Reinhard Madlener (RWTH Aachen) 
 
16:45 Close for the day
 
19:00 Dinner @ Habel am Reichstag, Luisenstr. 19, 10117 Berlin (Wein-Habel.de)
 

November 29

09:00 Welcome and start day 2 – Franziska Holz (DIW Berlin and NTNU)
 
09:15 Natural Gas in a Low-Carbon Future – Chair: Steven A. Gabriel (University of Maryland and NTNU)
  • Natural gas and the energy transition Steven A. Gabriel (University of Maryland and NTNU) 
  • Low carbon power and industrial sectorsOlivier Massol (ifp school Paris)
  • Power-gas interplay in a low-carbon future - Daniel Shawhan (RFF)
 
10:45 Break
 
11:15 Research Needs – Chair: Asgeir Tomasgard (NTNU)
  • The role of natural gas 
  • Consumer behavior and system integration 
  • Policies for energy transition – world energy model 
  • Consequences of energy poverty 
 
12:15 Summary and way forward – Chair: Steven A. Gabriel (University of Maryland and NTNU) 
 
13:00 Close and lunch