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Who's Going To Replace the Energy Dinosaurs?: How Energy Transition Will Reshape the Grid

The electrical grid of today is largely unchanged since the beginning of the twentieth century – that is, we’re still basically working with a 100-year old system. It’s kind of an energy dinosaur. What kinds of mammals will replace it?

The electrical grid of today is largely unchanged since the beginning of the twentieth century – that is, we’re still basically working with a 100-year old system. It’s kind of an energy dinosaur. What kinds of mammals will replace it??

Program

The following presentations will be given during the seminar. The program will also include a break with soup and sandwiches.

Introduction
       Prof. Jef Poortmans, imec/EnergyVille

The Return of Edison at the Building Level
       Prof. Johan Driesen, KU Leuven

An Industrial Vision of DC-grids in Residential and Commercial Buildings
       Dr. Marija Zima, ABB

Microgrids: Opportunities for Solid-State Power Electronics and Material Savings in Distribution Grids
How DC lost the battle against AC in the previous century, but may win the war in a liberalized, decentralized, CO2 neutral energy supply!
       Prof. Rik De Doncker, Director E.ON ERC, ISEA and FEN, RWTH Aachen University

Microgrids and Decentralized Solutions for Global Energy Access
Ongoing technology development and cost reduction in PV, storage, and digital technologies are bringing historical opportunities for universal electricity access within reach, as demonstrated by our experience with hybrid and full-renewable microgrids and solar home systems in Africa
       Dr. Bart Boesmans, Engie

Grid Modelling and Trend Towards HVDC Meshed Grids
       Prof. Dirk Van Hertem, KU Leuven

Grid monitoring and Dynamic Line rating of Transmission Grids
       Dr. Frederic Vassort, Ampacimon

Transmission Grid Development in the Interest of Society
How to make responsible decisions and be an enabler in an evolving electricity system 
       Dr. Jonathan Sprooten, ELIA Group

Partners

Leuven Mindgate
Imec
Energy Ville

Adres

Thor Central
Thor Park 8000
3600 Genk

Wanneer

Prijs

Members: € 135 excl. VAT
(Please note that you need to mention your Voka membership at the registration, otherwise you won't receive the membership price)

Non-Members : € 175 excl. VAT
Under 35 years old : € 75 excl. VAT
Students: € 10 incl. VAT

Registration preferably via the online registration form or by sending an email to admin@leuvenmindgate.be

Registration is possible until 14 March 2019.

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The Visionary Seminar is organized by Leuven MindGate and imec

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