European Technology and Innovation Platform

Friday, 27 April 2012

Parallel sessions

Session G: Sustainable Cooling

Moderation: Bertrand Martin, Cofely Spain

District cooling as central element of an intelligent cityFree cooling – why, how and where… – Pär Dalin, Capital Cooling Holding AB

Technological solutions and advantages of combining sorption cooling with a district heating network or cogeneration units – Uli Jakob, Green Chillers

Technological developments and market perspectives for renewable energy cooling systems – Ursula Eicker, Center of Applied Research Sustainable Energy Technologies (

Session H: Thermal Energy Storage

Moderation: Wim van Helden, Renewable Heat

Strategic and Research priorities for thermal energy storage - Luisa F. Cabeza, University of Lleida

Phase Change Material (PCM) based energy storage materials and global applications examples – Zafer Ure, Phase Change Material Products Limited

Underground Thermal Energy Storage: advancements and applications in DHC networks - Coen Dijxhoorn, IF Technology

Storing renewable energy in DHC – Marko Riipinen, Helsinki Energy

 Session I: Raising Awareness and Acceptance

Moderation: Gunnar Boye Olesen, editor of INFORSE-Europe

Low-carbon, but not only: future energy systems for social housing - Claire Roumet, CECODHAS

Ecoheat4cities or how to get credit for delivering green heat - Ingo Weidlich, AGFW

Install+RES: installers’ qualification as a tool to raise awareness and ensure quality – Silvia Caneva, WIP

The City of projects: A strategy for change and acceptance
in sustainable urban development
 – Bernd Tenberg, Jung Stadtkonzepte

Session J: Hybrid Systems and Heat Pumps

Moderation: Thomas Nowak, EHPA

Strategic and research priorities for hybrid systems – Wolfram Sparber, EURAC

Strategic and research priorities for heat pumps – Monika Axell, SP

From research to market: innovative solution and control systems – Klaus Kattenhöj, GRUNDFOS

Improving and smartering old networks with high efficient renewable – Bertrand Guillemot, Dalkia

Closing Session

Moderation: Simone Landolina, EUREC / RHC-Platform

Sytze Dijkstra, Smart Cities Stakeholder Platform, Chair WG Energy Supply

Steen Gade, Chair of the Danish Parliament’s Climate, Energy and Building Committee

Gerhard Stryi-Hipp, President, RHC-Platform

Birger Lauersen, President, Euroheat & Power