European Technology and Innovation Platform
SearchPrintSitemapImprint

Tuesday 23 February 2010


10.00 - 11.00 Opening Session

Moderation: Anna Land, Svensk Fjärrvärme/Vice-President, RHC-Platform, Sweden 

Welcome
Mr. Xabier Garmendia, Vice-Minister of the Basque Government’s Department of Industry, Innovation, Trade and Tourism, Spain

Innovation in Spain
Juan Tomás Hernani, Secretary General for Innovation, Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation, Spain 

RHC-Platform: Leading the way towards sustainable renewable heating and cooling
Gerhard Stryi-Hipp, Fraunhoher ISE/President, RHC-Platform, Germany

Supporting research and development to keep the European lead in renewable heating and cooling technologies
Inigo Sabater, European Commission, DG TREN, Deputy Head of Unit D2, Belgium

11.00 - 11.30 Coffee break

11.30 - 13.00 RHC-Platform vision and round table discussion

Moderation: Christine Lins, European Renewable Eneergy Council (EREC), Belgium

The European policy framework for renewable heating and cooling
Christine Lins, European Renewable Energy Council (EREC), Belgium

A common vision for renewable heating and cooling 2020
Burkhard Sanner, EGEC/Coordinator of the Horizontal Working Group, RHC-Platform, Germany

Round table discussion: Renewable heating and cooling in 2020, 2030 and 2050
Gerhard Stryi-Hipp, President RHC-Platform,
Kari Mutka, Vice-President RHC-Platform,
Fabrice Boissier, Vice-President RHC-Platform,
Anna Land, Vice-President, RHC-Platform,
Burkhard Sanner, Coordinator of the Horizontal Working Group, RHC-Platform,
 

13.00 - 14.30 Lunch


14.30 - 16.00 Parallel sessions

Parallel session 1: Solar Thermal Technology Panel
Recent developments and perspectives in Solar Thermal


Moderation: Olivier Drücke, European Solar Thermal Industry Federation (ESTIF), Germany

Solar Thermal Potential in Europe

Werner Weiss, AEE Intec/Member of the Board, RHC-Platform, Austria

Solar Thermal R&D in Europe – latest developments
Harald Drück, ITW Stuttgart, Germany

Latest solar thermal markets trends in Europe

Michael Schneider, TiSUN, Spain

Discussion: What do we need to achieve the breakthrough for solar thermal?


Parallel session 2: Geothermal Technology Panel

Moderation: Burkhard Sanner, EGEC/Coordinator of the Horizontal Working Group, RHC-Platform, Germany

Geothermal Vision for 2030
Fabrice Boissier, EGEC/BRGM - Geothermal Energy Department/Vice-President, RHC-Platform, France

Geothermal industrial applications: How IKEA goes renewable with shallow geothermal
Olof Andersson, SWECO Environment, Sweden

Geothermal energy research in the Basque country
Guillermo Basañez, Ente Vasco de la Energia (EVE), Spain

Discussion: Ground Source Heat Pumps: regulations in new markets and R&D priorities
Javier Urchueguía, APPA, on behalf of GEOPLAT, Spain,
Guus van Gelder, Groen Holland, The Netherlands
Thomas Nowak, European Heat Pump Association (EHPA)/Member of the Board, RHC-Platform, Belgium


Parallel session 3:
Biomass Technology Panel


Moderation: Kari Mutka, Vapo/Vice-President, RHC-Platform, Finland

The Biomass Vision for 2020, 2030 and 2050
Jean-Marc Jossart, AEBIOM, Belgium

High quality, competitive biomass fuels

Eija Alakangas, VTT, Finland

Residential heating with biomass - R&D and industrial needs
Walter Haslinger, Bioenergy 2020+, Austria
Thomas Muehl, Schiedel, Austria

Discussion

 

 

16.00 - 16.30 Coffee break

16.30 - 18.00 Parallel sessions



Parallel session 1: Solar Thermal Technology Panel
Technology updates and further steps


Moderation: Tanja Mohoric, Hidria/Chair of the Slovene Solar Thermal Technology Platform, Slovenia

Heating and Cooling Implementing Agreement (SHC IA) vision and its activities on solar thermal
Esther Rojas, CIEMAT, Spain

Solar assisted cooling
Hans-Martin Henning, Fraunhofer ISE, Germany

Introductory presentation and discussion: What's next for the ESTTP? The Solar Thermal Technology Panel in the RHC-Platform
Representative from the Solar Thermal Technology Panel to be designated


Parallel session 2: Geothermal Technology Panel


Moderation: Christian Boissavy, EGEC, France

Vision on heating & cooling

Sabine Froning, Euroheat & Power/Focus Group Leader, RHC-Platform, Belgium 

Enhanced geothermal systems for heating
Jean-Philippe Gibaud, Schlumberger Geothermal Services/Member of the Board, RHC-Platform, France

Geothermal integration in heating & cooling networks

Raúl Hidalgo, APPA, on behalf of GEOPLAT, Spain

How to improve economic parameters for future geothermal projects
Francesco Rizzi, Sant´Anna School of Advanced Studies, Italy

Discussion: Deep geothermal – R&D needs, regulations, new markets
Sabine Froning, Euroheat & Power/Focus Group Leader, RHC-Platform, Belgium,
Jean-Philippe Gibaud, Schlumberger Geothermal Services/Member of the Board, RHC-Platform, France,
Raúl Hidalgo, APPA on behalf of GEOPLAT, Spain,
Francesco Rizzi, Sant‘Anna School of Advanced Studies, Italy


Parallel session 3: Biomass Technology Panel

Moderation: Ria Kalf, Platform Bioenergie/Member of the Board, RHC-Platform, The Netherlands

Challenges for biomass use in industrial applications
Panagiotis Gramelis, Centre for Research & Technology Hellas, Greece/
Gerold Göttlicher, EnBW Energy Baden-Württemberg/Member of the Board, RHC-Platform, Germany

Policies for enabling the increased use of biomass for heating and cooling status update
Marcos Martin, AVEBIOM, Spain

How to go from a Vision to a Strategic Research Agenda
Margarita de Gregorio, APPA on behalf of BIOPLAT, Spain

Discussion

18.00 - 19.00 Framework conditions for funding research, development
and innovation

Moderation: Paola Mazzucchelli, Secretary General, EUREC Agency, Belgium

EIB financing instruments for financing research, development and innovation
Timo Kiiha, European Investment Bank, Luxemburg

New national innovation funding schemes tailored to SMEs: innovation vouchers
Katharina Krell, Managing Director, Greenovate! Europe EEIG, Belgium

EUROGIA+: an instrument to fund industrial innovation in the field of energy 
Marco Perez Bedia, EUROGIA+, Belgium

Discussion

19.00 Get together

 

 

 

end