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SUSPLAN Regional Kick-Off Workshop

Characteristics for Northern Europe:

  • High electricity demand
  • Deregulated electricity market
  • Cold climate
  • Large share of renewables
  • High prosperity and environmental consciousness

The SUSPLAN Regional Kick-Off Workshop Northern Europe took place:

Thursday, 19th of March 2009, 10 a.m to 4 p.m.
at Statkraft, Oslo 


  Welcome and registration workshop  
8.00 Registration and coffee  
8.30 Welcome to SUSPLAN project workshop Bjørn Bakken, SINTEF Energiforskning, coordinator
  Part I – Introduction to the SUSPLAN project  
8.35 Introduction to SUSPLAN Bjørn Bakken, SINTEF Energiforskning, coordinator
9.00 Setup of scenarios: Concepts, drivers, models and scenario approaches Ingeborg Graabak, SINTEF Energifoskning
9.30 Content of scenario guidebook - key assumptions and objectives of the regional case studies Hans Auer, EEG, Wien, WP2 task leader
10.00 Coffee break  
10.15 Development of sets of regional RES infrastructure Bjørn Grinden, SINTEF
  Part II – Future of Grids, Scenarios, Strategies and Politics up to 2050  
10.45 The Grid development plan for the Norwegian main grid 2008-2025 Trond Arnljot Jensen, Statnett
11.15 Statkraft's Long Term Energy Scenarios Bent Johan Kjaer, Statkraft
11.45 Incentives for Long Term Demand Reductions and Renewable Energy in Norway Jens Musum, Enova
12.15 Lunch  
  Part III – Decision maker interaction  
13.15 Discussion on future trends  
14.30 Discussion on cooperation, communication and availability of data  
15.00 Coffee break  
15.15 Discussion on workshop results (written down and formulated during workshop) Srikandam, dena
15.45 Final conclusions Coordinator or WP2 leader
  End of workshop  


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