Ensuring the Trading Arrangements of the Future Reward Flexibility for Smart Energy Providers

  • The EU Target Model resulting in a change in the nature of cross-border trading (by end-2014?)
  • Balance responsibility for renewables allowing flexible players to capture value from cross-border intraday and balancing markets
  • Implementation risks foreclosing the markets and undervaluing flexibility: outline of some solutions

Panel Discussion – How to Achieve an Economically Viable Smart Energy Market Design?

  • Defining the challenges ahead: removing regulatory barriers where necessary
  • Ensuring a healthy investment environment for the introduction of new services and providing healthy remuneration for the needed investments
  • Understanding challenges for regulators: forging closer industry-regulatory alignment
  • Incorporating customer needs: transparency about the services and roles from different providers, the willingness to pay, consumer willingness to engage in the energy market and affordability of future energy