Energy Ministry deputy and PPC head at ‘Energy Dialogues’ event

Deputy Environment, Energy & Climate Change Deputy Minister Asimakis Papageorgiou has confirmed his participation at the upcoming inaugural event of “Energy Dialogues”, an initiative co-organized by energypress and the Hellenic Energy Regulation Institute (HERI).

Papageorgiou will deliver a welcome address at the event, aiming to enrich and deepen domestic public discussion on current matters concerning and influencing all aspects of the Greek energy market.

Also, the President and CEO at PPC, the Public Power Corporation, Arthuros Zervos, has just confirmed his participation, as speaker.

A host of other prominent figures of Greece’s energy sector have also confirmed their participation, as speakers, these being: Miltos Aslanoglou, Vice President at RAE, the Regulatory Authority for Energy; Loukas Dimitriou, representing the Hellenic Association of Independent Power Producers, HAIPP, locally referred to as ESAI; Pantelis Kapros, Professor at the National Technical University, NTUA, Greece’s oldest and most prestigious educational institution in the field of technology; Antonis Kontoleon, Board member at EVIKEN, the Industrial Energy Consumers Association; and Ioannis Tsipouridis, Board President of ELETAEN, the Greek Wind Energy Association, will all formulate their positions at the inaugural event.

The inaugural “Energy Dialogues” event, scheduled to take place on October 31, 2014, at Aegli, Zappeio Gardens, Athens, as part of a multi-conference titled “Capital & Vision”, will focus on the local electricity market’s restructuring with emphasis on three fields – the reshaping of Greece’s wholesale market and its compatibility with the European Target Model; NOME-type auctions; and reorganization of the capacity assurance mechanism.

Speakers at the “Energy Dialogues” series will offer detailed and substantiated answers to pre-determined questions. The speeches will be recorded and published for the creation of an archive of thought-provoking material. In order to provide access of information to sector professionals, citizens, researchers, as well as to the ever-increasing number of young scientists, the archive will be also made available through a special section to be launched on the energypress news portal.