FutureFlow Final Conference
15th October 2019
Energy Community Secretariat
Vienna, Austria
Consumers as Guardians of the Power System

There are many changes going on in the energy sector. We are producing more and more electrical energy from renewable sources. However, by closing fossil power plants, we will lack flexibility services for regulating the balance in the network.

At the FutureFlow project final conference you will found out how active consumers can benefit on the path to the clean energy for all europeans while also helping TSOs.

Attending FutureFlow Final Conference will Enable you to:




  • Discover how active consumers can play an important role in the energy markets of the future
  • Gain insight into the real-time cross-border pilot test results
  • Learn about IT platforms that enable participation of DR&DG units in the energy market
  • Hear about TSO’s plans for integration of DR&DG units


Time  Topic  Speaker 
09:30 - 10:00 Registration & Welcome Coffee  
10:00 - 10:15  Opening Address Uroš Salobir, ELES
10:15 - 10:45  Keynote Presentations:  
  European Market Integration: State of Play in 2020 and Beyond Janez Kopač, Energy Community Sectretariat
  Regulatory Perspective on Involvement of Prosumers into the Balancing Market Martin Povh, ACER
10:45 - 11:30  Case Study:
Are Consumers Prepared to Become Active Consumers?

  •  Experience from the Field 
Rok Lacko, GEN-I


  •  FutureFlow Cross-Border Pilot Test Results 
Andreja Ivartnik Kanduč, EIMV
11:30 - 12:30 

Roundtable Discussion:
Prosumers and their Role in the Future Power System

Representatives of Industry, Aggregators, Regulators and TSOs
12:30 -13:30 Networking Lunch   
13:30 -14:30  Case Study:
Platforms on the Rise – Technology Behind the Aggregation of DR&DG Units and Regional Balancing and Redispatching 
  • Platform for the Aggregation of Distributed Generation and Demand Response 
Andraž Andolšek , cyberGRID 
  • Regional Balancing and Redispatching Platform,Response 
  • The Role of RES Forecasting in the Balancing Process 
14:30 - 15:45  Panel Discussion:
Current Situation and Development of System Services as an Opportunity for Final Customers
15:45 - 16:00  Closing Comments   
16:00  Networking Reception   
SAP Executive Value Network for TSOs & DSOs
16th October 2019
This event takes place one day after our FutureFlow Conference. Take the opportunity and attend both events.
This Event is Hosted by the Energy Community Secretariat

Am Hof 4, Level 5-6, 1010 Vienna, Austria 

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