UNEF celebrates the I International Storage and Hydrogen Summit, which will count with international experts in these topics, who will share their vision and experiences on the development and future of storage and hydrogen in our country.
During the conference, the current regulatory framework for storage and hydrogen, the existing technical challenges, financing opportunities for these projects and growth prospects, as well as the possibilities of decarbonization of the electricity and other sectors will be addressed.
Hotel Puerta de America
Avenida de América, 41, 28002 Madrid
UNEF has reached an agreement with the Hotel Puerta de America, to offer preferential rates for accommodation on April 25th and 26th.
- 130€ Single with breakfast
- 150€ Double with breakfast
DATE APRIL 26TH AND 27TH
Members: 350€ + VAT
Non-members: 475€ + VAT
For every 3 people registered, you can register a fourth for free.
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April 26, 2023
09:00h – 9:40h Opening
Teresa Ribera, Third Vice President of the Government and Minister for Ecological Transition and Demographic Challenge, Government of Spain
Rafael Benjumea, President, Spanish Photovoltaic Union
9:40h – 10:00h Keynote Speaker – Storage Situation in Europe
Julia Souder, CEO, Long Duration Energy Storage Council
10:00h – 10:50h NETWORKING COFFEE BREAK
10:50h – 11:40h What are the main opportunities and business models for storage?
Moderator: Eva Rull, La Razón
Nuno Faria da Silva, Head Power and CO2, Galp Solar
Rodrigo Álvarez, Director de Desarrollo de Negocios, Statkraft
Valentin Albinet, Global Practice Lead, Power Price Forecast, Energy Markets Analytics, DNV
Julian Simon, Director of Energy Management, Qualitas Energy.
11:40h – 12:00h Keynote Speaker – The State of the Art of Hydrogen
Arthur Daemers, Policy Advisor, Solar Power Europe
12:00h – 12:50h What are the new business models offered by Green Hydrogen?
Moderator: Juan Cruz, El Confidencial
Ruben Rodriguez, Director of Hydrogen, Ric Energy
Daniel Fernandez, Director of Strategy and Institutional Relations, Engie
Pablo Vazquez, Director of Hydrogen, Capital Energy
Olivia Pilar Infantes, Regulatory Affairs - Hydrogen and Clean Power, CEPSA
Jose Gomez-Arroyo, PtX Projects Director, CIP
12:50h – 13:40h What role can Europe play in the development and manufacture of batteries?
Moderator: Clara Pinar, 20 minutos
Igor Cantero, General Director, Batiq
Ramón Ugarte, Sales Director, CEGASA
David Cruanyes, Senior Application Engineer and Project Manager, SMA- Iberica
13:40h – 14:30h What are the main technological challenges of Hydrogen?
Moderator: Denisse Cepeda, Cinco Días
Andrés Suárez Fernández, Global Strategy & Innovation Lead, Exolum
Monica Aguado, Director of Network Integration Department, CENER
Felipe Hernandez, Chief Innovation Officer, FRV
Maribel Rodríguez Olmo, Senior Business Development Manager, Repsol
14:30h – 15:50h - LUNCH
15:50h – 16:10h Key Note Speaker - How to stimulate investment in the entire hydrogen value chain in Europe?
Isidoro Tapia, Loan Officer - Climate Office Operations, European Investment Bank
16:10h –17:00h What regulatory barriers exist for storage development?
Moderator: Javier Monforte, Energética 21
Míriam Bueno, Deputy Director General of Foresight, Strategy, and Regulations, MITECO
Virginia García Escoín, Head of the Electric Markets Department, CNMC
Tomás Domínguez Autrán, Operations Director, REE
José Luis Zamarro, Partner of the Public Law Department, Clifford Chance
Javier Revuelta, Principal, Afry
17:00h - 17:50h How can a Green Hydrogen project be processed today?
Moderator: Luis Merino, Energías Renovables
Carlos Redondo, Subdirección General de Energía Eléctrica, MITECO
Manuel Guirao, General Director of Energy Transition, Castilla-La Mancha
Ohiana Goicoechea, Head of Hydrogen Business Development, Naturgy
Lucía González, Partner Responsible for the Renewable Energy Sector, Ontier
David Diez, Partner, Watson Farley & Williams
17:50h – 18:40h Is the future of storage hybrid or 'stand alone'?
Moderator: Fernando Pastor, La Información
Rosalía Rivas, Head of the Electric System Reliability Department, REE
Javier Rodriguez Dominguez, Renewable Energy Regulation Development, ENDESA
Noemí Galán, Head of Operations and Network Planning Team, CIRCE
Xabier Barón, COO Operations Manager, SIG Coop
19:00h Cocktail on the hotel's rooftop terrace
April 27, 2023
9:20h – 10:10h Success Stories: How can storage help decarbonize industry?
Moderator: Julia Elizalde, Capital Radio
Juan Francisco González, Sales Manager, Riello Solar Tech
Marta Anchústegui Mezquita, Director Business Development, ENERGYNEST
Pablo Sánchez, Product Manager, Huawei Smart PV España
Mikel Pino Martinez, Head of New Business and Innovation, SENS
10:10h – 11:00h NETWORKING COFFEE BREAK
11:00h - 11:50h Success Stories: How can Green Hydrogen help contribute to decarbonizing society?
Moderator: Brais Armiño, Atlanthy
María Trinidad Navarro, General Director, Soto Solar
Susana de Pablo, Technical Manager Director of the System Operator, ENAGAS
Fernando Pessanha, Strategic Director, Hydnum Steel
Yeray Fernández, Responsible for Green Hydrogen Development in Spain, Iberdrola
11:50h - 12:40h What is the role of storage in residential self-consumption?
Moderator: Sara Ledo, El Periódico
Gaspar Crespo Morales, Business Development Director, Amara
Franc Comino, CEO, Sonnen Ibérica
Jose Carlos Diaz Lacaci, General Director, Powen
Eduardo Fernandes, Commercial Manager, Lunar Energy
12:40h - 13:30h How to optimally manage and operate storage facilities?
Moderator: José Manuel Huesa, Servimedia
Miquel Yafari, Sales & Business development Director for Mediterranean & LATAM regions, Prediktor
Mariano Soria, General Manager, Turbo Energy
Xavier Puerta, Senior Project Engineer, UL Solutions
Andrea Albergoni, Account Executive, Gridx
13:30h - 14:20h Under what conditions are energy storage projects financeable?
Moderator: José María Camarero, Colpisa
Juan Bogas, Market Monitoring Director, OMIE.
Juan Fraga, Operations Director, ENGYTEK
Borja Sáez de Montagut, Global Head of Project Finance Energy, BBVA
14:20h - 15:40h LUNCH
15:40h - 16:30h How is a Green Hydrogen project financed?
Antonio Bandres, International and European Union Finance Director, ICO
José Luis Curbelo, President, COFIDES
Isabel Blanco, Associate Director, Impact Evaluation and Climate Policy, EBRD
Roger Font, Roger Font Global Head Project Finance Energy, Sabadell
16:30h – 17:00h Closing
José Donoso, General Director, Spanish Photovoltaic Union