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10:00 Registration and coffee
10:30 Welcome
Martha Roggenkamp, Professor of Energy Law, University of Groningen

I. The challenges of the offshore grid (10:40-11:30)

10:40 The main techno-economic barriers
Shahab Shariat Torbaghan, Researcher, TU Delft
10:50 The main legal barriers
Hannah Katharina Müller, Researcher, Groningen Centre of Energy Law
11:05 Lessons learned from NSCOGI: a commentary
Imar Doornbos,
Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs (tbc)
11:15 Discussion
11:30 Coffee break

II. Incentivizing stakeholders to participate (11:45-13:00)

11:45 Identifying the benefits: why is it still worth it?
Eamon Ryan, Senior Associate, 3EG
12:00 Incentivizing TSOs to participate in the offshore grid
Antje Orths, Chief Engineer,
12:15 Incentivizing wind farm developers to participate in the offshore grid
Paul Wilczek, Senior Political Affairs Advisor – Grids and Internal Market, EWEA
12:30 Discussion
13:00 Lunch

III. New concepts needed (14:00 -15:00)

14:00 What can ENTSO-E do to facilitate the offshore grid?
Teun van Biert, Senior Manager Corporate Asset Owner, TenneT
14:15 What can the European Commission do to facilitate the offshore grid?
Nicole Versijp, DG Energy, European Commission
14:30 Discussion
15:00 Coffee break

IV. Realising the offshore grid (15:20-16:30)

15:20 The techno-economic design
Shahab Shariat Torbaghan , Researcher, TU Delft
15:40 The need for an alternative legal framework
Hannah Katharina Müller , Researcher, Groningen Centre of Energy Law
16:00 A commentary from practice
Mart van der Meijden, TenneT/TU Delft
16: 05 Discussion
16:30 Drinks
17:00 End of the conference


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