EM-Power Europe Utility Knowledge Exchange

Side Event | Juni 15, 2023 | ICM Munich | Room Z1.427, Wörthsee

The EM-Power Europe UTILITY KNOWLEDGE EXCHANGE sessions are boardroom style discussion sessions without audience, exclusively organized for utilities (transmission and distribution system operators, renewable energy providers, retailers and aggregators).

They were an excellent opportunity to openly share challenges, ideas and solutions and network with peers from other (international) utilities.

The event was held in English.

We received registrations from various companies like Alliander, Anell, Cuerva, Elvia, ENEDIS, Energia, E.ON, E-REDES, ESB, Göthenburg Energi, Hedno, Iberdrola, Oesterreichs Energie, SODO, SSEN Transmission, SWM Infrastuktur, TenneT, TransnetBW and others, all having sent C-level as well high-level technical experts like Directors, Vice Presidents, Head of Department, Head of Innovation, Head of Cybersecurity, Network planning policy manger to the event.

Our expert interview with Elly Kreijkes about the contents of this side event can be found here.


In order to allow for in-depth discussions and optimize the exchange of information the number of participants per session was limited to 15. Participation was on a first come first serve basis.

If you wished to join this unique setting for in-depth dialogue to examine novel approaches in optimizing the smart grid, enhancing flexibility and integrating prosumers your contact was Elly Kreijkes via email.

Program 2023

The program offered three sessions on different topics,

Data Interoperability to Enable Flexibility


Session Moderator: Paul de Wit, Senior Advisor Regulation, Alliander, Chair EU DSO Entity Expert Group on Data Interoperability

Session Partner: EU DSO Entity

DSOs and the Digital Transformation


Session Moderator: Carmen Gimeno, Secretary General, GEODE

Session Partner: GEODE



Session Moderator: Kurt Eder, Head of Information- and Datamanagement, SWM Infrastruktur GmbH & Co. KG; Member, Cybersecurity Group, EU DSO Entity

Session Partner: EU DSO Entity


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