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Current and Future Challenges to Energy Security

2nd AIEE Energy Symposium
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2-4 November 2017 - LUMSA University - Rome
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Thursday - November 2, 2017
16.00-19.00 Registration
16:30-17:30 Opening Welcome Address
17.30-19.00 Welcome Cocktail
Friday - November 3, 2017
08.30-17.00 Registration
08.30-10.30 Welcome coffee
09.00-10.30 Concurrent Sessions (1-4)
01 The impact of oil price fluctuation
Does oil price plunge affect alternative energy growth? Evidence from dynamic panel model
Presenter: Ishaya Tambari, University of Portsmouth, UK
Author: Ishaya Tambari
Pricing characteristics in the German diesel fuel market after the introduction of the market transparency scheme
Presenter: Sebastian Kreuz, Brandenburg Technical University Cottbus-Senftenberg, Germany
Author: Sebastian Kreuz
Is Macroeconomic Effect of Oil Price Shocks Asymmetric? Evidence from India
Presenter: Rajesh Acharya, National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Surathkal, India
Authors: Rajesh Acharya, Anver C. Sadath
02 Promoting or imposing energy efficiency?
Drivers of environmental certifications at industry level
Presenter: Ester Martínez-Ros, University Carlos III Madrid, Spain
Authors: Ester Martínez-Ros, Jose García-Quevedo
Is energy efficiency efficient for the European market?
Presenter: Carlo Scarpa, Università di Brescia, Italy
Authors: Carlo Scarpa, Giovanna Landi
Using sticks or carrots to promote energy efficiency – how do individuals react? Results of an experimental investigation
Presenter: Roland Menges, Clausthal University of Technology, Germany
Author: Roland Menges
Contracting the Gap: Empirical evidence on the role of energy performance contracting to promote investment in energy efficiency
Presenter: Ulrich Reiter, TEP Energy GmbH, Switzerland
Authors: Mehdi Farsi, Martin Jakob, Ulrich Reiter
03 Special session - Cognitive-based regulation for consumers empowerment
  Eu Approach to Better Regulation
Chair: Nicoletta Rangone, University of LUMSA, Italy

Luigi Mittone, University of Trento
Francesco Vetrò,  University of Salento
Fabiana Di Porto, University of Salento
Clara Poletti, AEEGSI - Italian Energy Authority for Electricity, Gas and Water System
04 Global assessment of energy security, efficiency and sustainability
Evaluating the Implication of COP21 for Energy Security at Member State and EU Level

Presenter: Elena Stolyarova, Grenoble Applied Economics Lab, CNRS, France
Authors: Elena Stolyarova, Sandrine Mathy, Silavana Mima
Good Governance for PPPs for the Transformation of the Energy System in West Africa: a focus on Ghana
Presenter: Isabella Alloisio, FEEM-ICCG Senior Fellow, Italy
Authors: Isabella Alloisio, Gianluca Crisci
A dynamic analysis approach to evaluating energy security of 30 countries
Presenter: Hui Bin Du, Tianjin University, China
Author: Hui Bin Du
10.30-11.30 Dual Plenary Sessions
  EU towards 2030
Chair: Agime Gerbeti, Adjunct Professor, LUMSA University, Italy
Francesco Scalia, Senator and Secretary of the 10th Permanent Commission (Industry, Trade, Tourism)
Paola Abreu Marques, Head of Unit "Renewables and CCS policies" European Commission - DG ENER
Laura Cozzi, Deputy Head at the Office of the Chief Economist of the International Energy Agency (IEA) *
Chicco Testa, President Sorgenia, Italy*
  Regulation of energy markets
Chair: Alessandro Ortis, President Stati Generali dell’Efficienza Energetica
Pippo Ranci, Università Cattolica, Italy
Jean-Michel Glachant, Director of the Florence School of Regulation and Holder of the Loyola de Palacio Chair at the European University Institute, Italy
Christophe Bonnery, President of the Association of Energy Economists, France *
Giuseppe Gatti, President Energia Concorrente *
  * invited, to be confirmed
11.30-13.00 Concurrent Sessions (5-8)
05 The gas market: new perspectives?
The current and future role of natural gas in China
Presenter: Alec Waterworth, Warwick Business School, UK
Authors: Alec Waterworth, Michael J. Bradshaw
The Economics of Gazprom’s gas export strategies to Europe
Presenter: Chi-Kong Chyong, EPRG, University of Cambridge, UK
Author: Chi-Kong Chyong
Energy transition and the role of LNG on the future of South America: How can LNG impact the energy security of the Southern Cone?
Presenter: Seyed Mohsen Razavi, Gas Exporting Countries Forum, Qatar
Author: Seyed Mohsen Razavi
06 Energy efficiency in buildings
The longer term effects of home energy efficiency investments
Presenter: Daire McCoy, Grantham Research Institute, London School of Economics
Authors: Daire McCoy, Antoine Dechezlepretre, Francois Cohen
Building renovation: a smarter path to energy security for the central and South Eastern Europe
Presenter: Fabbri Mariangiola, Buildings Performance Institute Europe
Authors: Fabbri Mariangiola, Oliver Rapf, Dan Staniaszek,  Jonathan Volt
07 Special Session: Day-ahead, Intra-day and Balancing Markets
  Chair: Angelica Gianfreda,  Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy

What drives balancing prices: the Italian case
Presenter: Lucia Parisio, DEMS -University Milano-Bicocca, Italy
Author: Lucia Parisio
Unbalances and market rules in Italian wholesale electricity market
Presenter: Stefano Clo’, University of Milano,
Authors: Angelica Gianfreda, Stefano Clo’
Quantile merit order effects and network upgrades
Presenter: Alessandro Sapio, Parthenope University of Naples, Italy
Author: Alessandro Sapio
Imbalances costs of small scale renewable not dispatchable power plants in the Italian electricity market
Presenter: Nicola Sorrentino, University of Calabria, Italy
Authors: Nicola Sorrentino, Daniele Menniti, Anna Pinnarelli
Demand participation in electricity balancing markets
Presenter: Elena Fumagalli, Polytechnic University of Milan, Italy
Author: Bastian Westbrock, Elena Fumagalli
08 Modeling the new environment
Tradeoffs between employment and long-term environmental impacts of natural gas development
Presenter:  Erin Mayfield,  Carnegie Mellon University, USA
Authors:  Erin Mayfield, Jared Cohon, Allen Robinson, Inês Azevedo
IT-DAMEE: a regional application to assess the macro-effect of RDP fund in Emilia Romagna
Presenter:  Cecilia Camporeale, Italian Ministry of Environment – A.T. Sogesid
Authors: Roberto Del Ciello,  Cecilia Camporeale
13.00-14.00 Lunch buffet
14.00-15.30 - Dual Plenary Sessions
14.00-15.30 Dual Plenary Sessions
Economic instruments and transition pathways to a low-carbon economy in the industrial sectors
Chair: Simona Camerano, Head-Business Studies & Research at Cassa Depositi e Prestiti, Italy *
Sergio Chiericoni, Chief Business Development Officer, ERG
Gurkan Kumbaroglu, Bogazic University - Past President IAEE, Turkey
Salvatore Pinto, President of Axpo, Italy
Claudio Spinaci, President Unione Petrolifera, Italy
Europe Roadmap to 2050 and the future strategies of the energy industry

Chair: Giovanni Ferri, Professor and Deputy Rector at LUMSA University
Samuele Furfari, Adviser to the Director General of DG Energy at the European Commission
Paolo Gallo, CEO Italgas, Italy*
Manfred Hafner, Partner and Vice-President Consulting of Enerdata, France
Luigi Michi, Strategy and Development Manager Terna, Italy

  *invited, to be confirmed
15.30-17.00 Concurrent Sessions (9-12)
09 Commodity Pricing
Asymmetric risk spillovers between oil and agricultural commodities
Presenter:  Syed Jawad Hussain Shahzad, Montpellier Business School, France
Author: Syed Jawad Hussain Shahzad
Evaluation of oil & gas firms’ financial performance: cash flows vs. accounting earnings
Presenter:  Bård Misund, University of Stavanger Business School, Norway
Author: Bård Misund
Natural Gas Market Prediction via Statistical and Neural Network Methods
Presenter:  Mona Shokripour, Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF),Qatar
Author: Mona Shokripour
10 Special Session: Energy and Industrial Competitiveness
Chair: Agime Gerbeti, LUMSA University, Italy

The environmental impact of photovoltaic panels imported from China compared to Germany in a central Mediterranean setting
Presenter: Manfred Weissenbacher, University of Malta, Malta
Authors: Manfred Weissenbacher, Stefan Montebello
Risk management on climate change
Presenter: Ornella Perfetti, Risk Management Integrato ENI SpA, Italy
Author: Ornella Perfetti
Carbon pricing instruments for implementing the objectives of the Paris agreement
Presenter: Mario Iannotti Ministry of Environment, Land&Sea, Italy
Author: Mario Iannotti
The revision of EU climate energy policies in the context of the Paris Agreement
Presenter: Fabrizio Fabbri, European Parliament, Italy
Author: Fabrizio Fabbri
11 Strategic contribution of energy storage to energy security
Issues contributing to energy insecure conditions in military organizations: a case study of vulnerabilities and
opportunities facing the Colombian Navy

Presenter:  Jaime Gonzalez, Colombian Navy – Grenoble Ecole de Management, France
Author: Jaime Gonzalez, David Grover
Spot trading profits of energy storage systems in the region covered by EPEX SPOT
Presenter:  Maria Kaninia, Electrical Engineer, MSc ETHZ, Switzerland
Author: Maria Kaninia
Energy storage in wind turbines: a strategic contribution to energy security
Presenter:  Giuseppe Dell’Olio, GSE SpA, Italy
Author: Giuseppe Dell’Olio
12 The union of national energy markets
Influence of interconnections on market prices - Spanish case of study
Presenter:  Cristina González Ventosa,  Red Eléctrica de España, Spain
Authors: Cristina González Ventosa, María Sonsoles Madejon Concejal,
Luis Villafruela Arranz,  Ana Isabel Abril Pérez
Investigation of Advantages from Future Integration of Wind Electricity in EU
Presenter:  Christian Spindler,  University of Vienna, Austria
Authors: Christian Spindler,  Yuri Yegorov, Franz Wirl
Critical analysis of the “new” Italian capacity remuneration mechanism
Presenter:  Paolo Mastropietro, Institute for Research in Technology, Comillas Pontifical University, Spain
Authors:  Paolo Mastropietro, Fulvio Fontini, Pablo Rodilla, Carlos Batlle
Increasing interconnections in a small, open economy: a quantitative evaluation of its effects
Presenter:  Danielle Devogelaer, Federal Planning Bureau, Benelux Association for Energy Economics, Belgium
Author:  Danielle Devogelaer
Saturday - November 4, 2017
08.30-17.00 Registration
08.30-09.30 Welcome coffee
09.00-10.30 Concurrent Sessions (13-16)
13 Innovation for energy systems
Sustainability assessment of hybrid Photovoltaic/Thermal (PV/T) technologies
Presenter:  Manolis Souliotis, Technical University of Crete, Grece
Authors: Manolis Souliotis, Spiros Papaefthimiou
Developing an energy transition pathway for a low carbon fuel distribution system for decentralized communities
Presenter:  Abhishek Agarwal, Robert Gordon University, UK
Authors: Abhishek Agarwal, Shane Wilson, Rotimi Ajuwon
Comparison of the solar photovoltaic irrigation system sized by CPM with the traditional irrigation system and irrigation system powered by diesel generator
Presenter:  Bojan Đurin, Faculty of Geotechnical Engineering, University of Zagreb, Croatia
Authors: Bojan Đurin, Lucija Baić, Shpetim Lajqi, Drilon Meha
14 Energy efficiency in industry
The impact of the EU Emission Trading Scheme (EU ETS) on firms’ performance and energy efficiency
Presenter:  Georgia Makridou, ESCP Europe Business School
Authors:  Georgia Makridou, Michael Doumpos, Kostas Andriosopoulos, Emilios Galariotis
Negative externalities in the ebay era
Presenter: Agime Gerbeti, LUMSA University
Author: Agime Gerbeti
15 Energy policies after the Paris agreement
The transition from the national to the EU model of energy governance: Rethinking energy policy
Presenter:  Roberto Cardinale, University College London, UK
Author: Roberto Cardinale
Mexico’s Low Carbon Futures: An Integrated Assessment for Energy Planning and Climate Change Mitigation by 2050
Presenter: Alexandre Strapasson, Harvard University, United States
Authors: Elizondo Alejandra, Vanessa Pérez-Cirera, Alexandre Strapasson, José Carlos Fernández, Diego Cruz-Cano
Iran's climate change policies post-Paris summit: Risks and prospects
Presenter:  Omid Shokri Kalehsar, Yalova University, Turkey
Author: Omid Shokri Kalehsar
16 The Electricity market: risks and opportunities
Managing the liberalization of Italy’s retail electricity market: A policy proposal

Presenter:   Carlo Stagnaro, Bruno Leoni Institute
Authors:  Carlo Stagnaro, Carlo Amenta, Luciano Lavecchia
Key Driving Factors of Electricity Price Risk: Evidence from Turkey
Presenter:  Volkan Alacam, Energy Market Regulatory Authority, Turkey
Authors: Volkan Alacam, Mustafa Gozen
Electricity grid evolution in Europe pre-access Countries: the Turkish case
Presenter:  Gaia Moretti, Ianus Consulting and Development Srl-LUMSA University, Italy
Author: Gaia Moretti
10.30-11.30 Dual Plenary Sessions
  Energy security of supply and market developments
Chair: Representative Adriatic LNG *
Kostas Andriosopoulos, Executive Director, Research Centre for Energy Management (RCEM)
Giorgio Crugnola, RnD Manager, FZSONICK, Italy
Marco Margheri, President WEC Italia *
Gianni Murano, President Esso Italiana, Italy
  Sustainable mobility challenges for the transition targets
Chair: Carlo Andrea Bollino, President AIEE, Italy
Linda Meleo, Rome City Hall Mobility Councilor, Italy*
  * invited, to be confirmed
11.30-13.00 Concurrent Sessions (17-20)
17 Technology development - Grid management
Antidumping and feed-in tariffs as good buddies? Modeling the EU-China solar panel dispute
Presenter:  Christophe Charlier, Université Côte d’Azur, CNRS, GREDEG, France
Authors: Christophe Charlier, Patrice Bougette
The transfer of green technology, an endogenous approach
Presenter:  Donatella Pugliese, University of Rome “La Sapienza”, Italy
Author: Donatella Pugliese
Big Data and Cloud Computing technologies applied to the energy sector: from buzzwords to market optimization through an SaaS solution
Presenter:  Alessandro Piacentini, Dogma Enterprise, Italy
Author: Alessandro Piacentini
Considering Hydrogen Fuel Cells Powertrain as Power Generation Plant - 2017 review
Presenter:  Mario Valentino Romeri, Energy consultant, Italy
Author: Mario Valentino Romeri
18 Scenarios and forecasting methodologies
Energy World in 2040: a scenario approach
Presenter:  Manfred Hafner, Enerdata, France
Author: Manfred Hafner
Integrating long-term economic scenarios into peak load forecasting: an application to Spain
Presenter:  Julián Moral-Carcedo, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain
Authors:  Julián Moral-Carcedo, Julián Pérez-García
Forecasting the distributions of hourly electricity spot prices
Presenter:  Arne Vogler,  University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany
Authors: Arne Vogler, Christian Pape, Oliver Woll,  Christoph Weber
Disaggregating the differences in long-term energy forecasts: the impacts of method, model and scenario assumptions
Presenter: Alexander Apokin, Gas Exporting Countries Forum, Qatar
Author: Alexander Apokin
19 Climate policy and emission trading
Curbin carbon emissions: is a carbon tax the most efficient levy?
Presenter: José María Martín-Moreno, University of Vigo, Spain
Authors: José Maria Martín-Moreno, Jorge Blázquez, Rafaela Pérez, Jesús Ruiz
Mapping carbon emissions embodied in inter-regional trade of China: final goods, intermediate goods and value chain
Presenter:  HuiBin Du, Tianjin University, China
Authors:  HuiBin Du,  Zengkai Zhang
Welfare Effects of Pollution Permit Trading
Presenter:  Georgi Kalchev, American University in Bulgaria, Bulgaria
Author:  Georgi Kalchev
20 The multiple paths of electricity demand
Determinants of residential demand for electricity in South Africa
Presenter:  Jessika A. Bohlmann, University of Pretoria, South Africa
Authors:  Jessika A. Bohlmann, Heinrich Bohlmann
Incentivising households to reduce electricity consumption: a meta-analysis of the experimental evidence
Presenter:  Penelope Buckley, Université Grenoble Alpes, France
Author:  Penelope Buckley
Impacts of Prosumers on DSO Investments: Updating Tariff Structures
Presenter:  Golnoush Soroush, Politecnico di Torino, Italy
Authors:  Golnoush Soroush, Carlo Cambini
The evolution of price and income elasticities of electricity demand in Latin American countries: A time varying parameter approach
Presenter:  David López Soto, Inter-American Development Bank, Mexico
Authors:  David López Soto, Rodrigo Nicolás Aragón Salinas
13.00-14.00 Lunch buffet
14.00-15.30 Concurrent Sessions (21-24)
21 The energy-environment nexus
The impact of economic growth on the CO2 emissions in Australia: environmental Kuznets curve and decoupling index
Presenter:  Patrícia Hipólito Leal, University of Beira Interior, Portugal
Authors: António Cardoso Marques, Patrícia Hipólito Leal, José Alberto Fuinhas
Efficiency in Italian water cycle industry  
Presenter:  Francesco Albasser, Studio Ingegneria, Italy
Author: Francesco Albasser
Air pollution externalities in Greek ports and airports
Presenter: George Nikoloudakis, Technical University of Crete, Grece
Authors: George Nikoloudakis, Spiros Papaefthimiou
Assessing the economic impacts of climate change on competition for water resources in the framework of the water-energy nexus: a hybrid general equilibrium approach for Portugal
Presenter:  Carla Teotónio, Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal
Authors: Carla Teotónio, Miguel Rodriguez-Mendez, Peter Roebeling, Patrícia Fortes da Silva
22 Energy supply and security
Capital rationing. A threat to energy security
Presenter:  Petter Osmundsen, University of Stavanger, Norway
Authors: Petter Osmundsen, Magne Emhjellen
Energy volatilities and the cost of security
Presenter:  Ionut Purica, Advisory Center for Energy and Environment, Romania
Author: Ionut Purica
Constructing a Taiwan’s energy security analysis of liquefied nature gas by system dynamic model
Presenter:  Kuei-Lan Chou, Industrial Technology Research Institute, Taiwan
Author: Kuei-Lan Chou
Similarities and Differences in Views on Energy Security. A Comparison of Public and Stakeholder Perceptions in Germany
Presenter: Diana Schumann, Forschungszentrum Juelich GmbH, Institute of Energy and Climate Research,
IEK-STE: Systems Analysis and Technology Evaluation, Germany
Authors: Diana Schumann, Sophia Dieken
23 Integrating renewables in energy markets
Exploring pathways of solar PV learning in integrated assessment models
Presenter:  Samuel Carrara, Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM) and University of California, Italy
Authors: Samuel Carrara, Michela Bevione, Harmen-Sytze de Boer, David Gernaat, Silvana Mima, Robert C. Pietzcker, Massimo Tavoni
Estimation of Bidding Curves for Active Distribution Networks
Presenter:  Maria Teresa Vespucci, University of Bergamo, Italy
Authors: Maria Teresa Vespucci, Paolo Pisciella, Giacomo Viganò, Marco Rossi, Diana Moneta
Feed-in-tariff, quota obligation and tenders for renewable support: Comparison with regard to innovation, investment incentives and strategic behaviour
Presenter:  Philip Dees,  Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Institute of Economics, Germany
Author:  Philip Dees
Technical due diligence analysis on onshore wind projects: case study
Presenter:  Antonio Geracitano,  EOS Consulting, Italy 
Authors:  Antonio Geracitano,  Chiara Ruggiero, Emanuele Riccobene
24 A new shape for electricity systems
Evaluation of risks for power plant operators through reconfiguration of price zones in extended Central Western Europe

Presenter:  Tim Jonathan Felling, House of Energy Markets and Finance, University Duisburg-Essen, Germany
Authors: Tim Jonathan Felling, Caroline Deilen, Robin Leisen, Christoph Weber
The electricity market price: volatility, pattern and forecast analysis
Presenter:  Kun Li, Beijing Normal University, China
Authors: Kun Li, Joseph D. Cursio
Long-term transmission capacity planning in a scenario with high share of variable renewable energies
Presenter:  Stéphane Allard, G2Elab, University Grenoble Alpes, France
Authors: Stéphane Allard, Silvana Mima, Vincent Debusschere, Tuan Tran,  Patrick Criqui, Nouredine Hadj-Saïd
The electric system at the time of choices: an ecosystem that creates value for France
Presenter:  Alex Menu, Sciences Po Paris - Energy, Environment and Regulation, France
Author: Alex Menu
15.30-17.00 Concurrent Sessions (25-26)
25 The energy-economy nexus
Economic growth, CO2 emissions, fossil fuels consumption and renewable energy consumption in Australia
Presenter:  Patrícia Hipólito Leal,  University of Beira Interior, Portugal
Authors: António Cardoso Marques, José Alberto Fuinhas, Patrícia Hipólito Leal
The impact of electricity generation by sources on the economic growth: the case of Spain
Presenter:  Daniela Pereira Macedo, University of Beira Interior, Portugal
Authors: António Cardoso Marques, José Alberto Fuinhas, Daniela Pereira Macedo
26 Bioenergies
Arbitrations for bioenergy use in the 21st century energy context: the significance of gasification and methanisation
Presenter:  Gabin Mantulet, CNRS LPSC - CNRS GAEL, France
Authors: Gabin Mantulet, Adrien Bidaud, Silvana Mima
Lignocellulosic biorefineries as replacement of fossils
Presenter:  Himadri Roy Ghatak, Sant Longowal Institute of Engineering & Technology, India
Author: Himadri Roy Ghatak
Securing local energy supply through municipal energy autonomy: assessing the technical and economic feasability in a German context
Presenter:  Russell McKenna, Karlsruhe Institute for Technology (KIT), Germany
Authors: Russell McKenna, Jann Weinand, Lorenz Braun, Carsten Herbes
Factors influencing prices for heat from biogas plants
Presenter:  Carsten Herbes, Nuertingen-Geislingen University, Germany
Authors: Carsten Herbes, Verena Halbherr, Lorenz Braun



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