14th South-East European Conference on Energy Efficiency & Renewables
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27 March 2018, Mussala Hall, Congress Center IEC Sofia
09:45 Ceremony on Official Opening
Yoana Hristova, Deputy Mayor of Sofia Municipality
Krasimir Zhivkov - Deputy Minister of Environment and Water of the Republic of Bulgaria *
Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications of the Republic of Bulgaria*
Didier Coulomb, Director General, International Institute of Refrigeration (headquartered in Paris)
H.E. Alberto A. M. Trueba - Ambassador of Argentina in Bulgaria
Ulrike Straka - Commercial Counsellor, Advantage Austria Sofia
Ambassador Traian Chebeleu - Deputy Secretary General, Permanent International Secretariat, Black Sea Economic Cooperation Organization
10:00 - 12:40 First Panel
11:00 - 11:20 Соffee Break (Vihren Hall)
Cryogenic Energy Storage for Renewable Refrigeration and Power Supply
Session Chairs: Judith Evans (CryoHub Project Coordinator, London South Bank University, UK) and Kostadin Fikiin (CryoHub Team Leader, Technical University of Sofia, Bulgaria)
Energy storage projects in Horizon 2020 - Rémy Dénos (Directorate General for Energy, European Commission)
Refrigeration sector and energy - Didier Coulomb (Director General, International Institute of Refrigeration)
Cryogenic energy storage – engineering and socio-economic issues - Mohammed Youbi Idrissi (R&D Group Manager, Air Liquide, France)
The CryoHub project - Judith Evans (CryoHub Project Coordinator, London South Bank University, UK)
Prospects for CryoHub in Europe – refrigerated warehouse and renewable energy mappings - Paola Mazzucchelli (Secretary General, Association of European Renewable Energy Research Centres)
Cryogenic energy storage from a policy perspective - Jonathan Radcliffe (Policy Director, Birmingham Energy Institute, University of Birmingham, UK)
Energy storage in the Bulgarian power supply system – today and tomorrow - Stefan Sulakov (Head of ‘Energy Regimes’, Electricity System Operator EAD, Bulgaria).
13:30 - 15:30 Second Panel
14:30 Coffee Break (Mussala Hall)
Workshop: “Facing the Challenges of the New Energy Technologies"
Workshop Chair: Irina Terziyska - European Labour Institute (ELI)
The workshop will present two innovative on-line training projects for the deployment of renewable energy sources in the building sector and for improving energy efficiency in the working spaces.
Project GSS-VET - Geothermal and Solar Skills - Continuing Education and Training”, funded under the ERASMUS + Programme of the European Commission
The project includes 16 partners from 4 countries: Bulgaria, Germany, Greece and Spain. The Bulgarian partners are: European Labor Institute, Energy Center Sofia, Technical University Sofia, Chamber of Installation Specialists in Bulgaria
Project SMARTEL - Smart Metering and Home Automation Technologies Re-Training for Electricians, funded under the Erasmus + of the EC.
The project includes partners from: Belgium, Bulgaria, Greece, Lithuania, Spain. The Bulgarian partner is Sofia Energy Agency SOFENA.
*The second session will be held entirely in Bulgarian.
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