Energy Efficiency & Renewables 27 – 29.03.2018
Energy Efficiency & Renewables 27 – 29.03.2018

The 14th South-East European Conference on Energy Efficiency & Renewables


27 March 2018

09:45  Ceremony on Official Opening

10:00  First Panel

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)

  1. Energy storage projects in Horizon 2020 - Rémy Dénos (Directorate General for Energy, European Commission)
  2. Refrigeration sector and energy - Didier Coulomb (Director General, International Institute of Refrigeration)
  3. Cryogenic energy storage – engineering and socio-economic issues - Mohammed Youbi Idrissi (R&D Group Manager, Air Liquide, France)
  4. The CryoHub project - Judith Evans (CryoHub Project Coordinator, London South Bank University, UK)
  5. Prospects for CryoHub in Europe – refrigerated warehouse and renewable energy mappings - Paola Mazzucchelli (Secretary General, Association of European Renewable Energy Research Centres)
  6. Cryogenic energy storage from a policy perspective - Jonathan Radcliffe (Policy Director, Birmingham Energy Institute, University of Birmingham, UK)
  7. Energy storage in the Bulgarian power supply system – today and tomorrow - Representative of the Bulgaria’s energy sector

13:30   Second Panel

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.

  1. 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
  2. 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.


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