Final Event


The Horizon 2020 EU project INVADE is arriving at its end and its partners aims to share their findings for an efficient use of centralised and distributed storage for the benefit of consumers and grid operators.

Room 1.4. Area CC1
20th. NOV. 2019

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The Conference

A Short Day of Powerful Talks
20th NOV. 2019
12:30 pm

Stationary batteries and electrical vehicles can be used to optimize energy and power of households, buildings and power networks with a large presence of renewable generation, considering also the electricity market. The solution is based on smart IT platform that facilitates advanced services in electrical energy that the partners aim to share with engaging presentations as a side event of Smart City Expo World Congress 2019  in Barcelona.



12:30  Registration


12:45  Joan Groizard, Acting Director-General at the Spanish National Energy Agency (IDAE)

12:50  Introducing INVADE and partners  |  Dieter Hirdes, Smart Innovation Norway 


13:00  Are Platform-based business models relevant in the energy market?  Dagfin Wåge, Lyse

13:10  Exploitation of flexibility services  |  Bernt Bremdal, Smart Innovation Norway


13:20  Optimal use of lithium-ion batteries in grid applications  |  Yancho Todorov, VTT

13:30  Architecture for facilitating flexibility  |  Pau Lloret, UPC-CITCEA

13:40  Flexibility management algorithms  |  Hossein Farahmand, NTNU

13:50  The INVADE platform – An intelligent tool that optimizes the value of your flexibility  |  Jon Spetaas, eSmart Systems


14:00  Flexibility services to end customers  |  Trond Thorbjørnsen, Lyse

14:10  Renewable Energy impact managed by Smart Charging  |  Marisca Zweistra, Elaad & Michel Bayings, Greenflux

14:20  Centralized Storage System to provide several flexibility services   |  Vera Palma, Estabanell Energia 
14:30  PV-batteries – a revolution for the energy market in Germany  
|  Malte Thoma, Badenova

14:40  Energy Transition in Hospitality Sector  |  Dimitar Stanev & Svilen Prialkov, Albena


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This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation programme under Grant Agreement No 731148