April 2013 Workshop – New ways to achieve energy efficiency in the ‘polder model’, Utrecht, the Netherlands

Introduction: Highlights in the Implementing Agreement on Demand Side Management Technologies and Programmes, presented by Rob Kool, Chair. Customers, energy providers, network operators how to co-operate to ensure continuation of energy savings in a more competitive energymarket?

Venue: Geldmuseum, Lidesweg 90, 3531 BG Utrecht


09:00 – 09:30  Registration

09:30 – 09:45  Introduction: Highlights in the IEA Implementing Agreement Demand Side Management, presented by Rob Kool, Chair
Customers, energy providers, network operators how to co-operate toensure continuation of energy savings in a more competitive energymarket?

09:45 – 10:05  Smart meters introduction in the Netherlands: experienceson the provided information and willingness to use this information, presented by Henk van Elburg

10:05 – 10:25  Expectations Dutch organisations have on the energy savings potential by closing the behavioural loop, presented by RuthMourik

Task 24 Closing the loop, presented by Sea Rotmann

10:25 – 10:45  Break

11:15 – 11:35  Are consumers aware that they play a role in cost efficient and energy efficient Smart Grids?, presented by Linda Hull

11:35 – 12:00  Distributed generation: will this result in more energyuse, more energy efficiency or only additional costs for the networkoperator?, presented by René Kamphuis

12:00 – 12:30  Panel discussion and conclusions: Chair Hans Nilsson,Henk van Elburg (NL Agency), Craig Savy (DNV Kema), René Kamphuis (TNO),Erik ten Elshof (Ministry of Economic Affairs).

12:30 – 13:30  Lunch

Energy savings from implemented policies, but are markets and consumers willing to co-operate?

13:30 – 13:50  ESCo: a long history in trying to become a market player, but will it now happen with new concepts and finance scheme? Lessons learned for ESCo market development, presented by Jan W. Bleyl

13:50 – 14:10  Comprehensive refurbishment through an ESCo set up ascooperative association of manufacturers and (technical) serviceproviders, presented by Ger Kempen

14:10 -14:30  What the bankers think, presented by Dorine Putman-Devilee

14:30 – 15:00  Break

15:00 – 15:25  Energy savings obligations, is the market really active, or is it a new way of making money using an obligation, presented by Harry Vreuls

15:25 – 16:00  Panel discussion and conclusions: Chair LievenVanstraelen, Dorine Putman-Devilee (ASN), Albert Hulshoff (AHBConsulting), Bram Adema (Corporate Facility Partners), Geert Jan Dirven(Greeniant)

16:00 – 17:30  General conclusions and networking drinks