The Clean Energy Package - Policy for all Europeans

Created by Aleksandra Radwanska Partner on 19-Mar-2018

Wednesday, 4 April 2018 at Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona Sala Raval

Starts at 18:00 · Ends at 21:00, CET (Europe/Berlin)

Event Description

Community by InnoEnergy Barcelona will hold an event focused on unpacking the New Electricity Market Design policy proposal. It is the second element of an event series regarding the “Clean Energy for all Europeans” policy package presented by the European Commission in 2016.

The seminar brings together experts from the industry, academia and regulatory bodies, as well as students and young professionals to discuss some of the implications and current challenges of the package with a special focus on future electricity markets and its implication challenges. During the event, we will focus on the Spanish electricity market disucussing three main areas:

  1. Policy focus on Iberian Electricity Market

  2. Policy focus on structure of Spain's electricity network

  3. Consumers at the centre of the Energy Union



  • 17:30 - 18:00:  Welcome & registration
  • 18:00 - 18:30:  Introduction to InnoEnergy and to CommUnity Energy Policies
  • 18:30 - 19:45:  Panel discussion about the future electricity market and renewable energy influence on it.

 Invited panelists:

  • Pep Salas - Independent Energy Consultant
  • Dr Enric Bartlett - Associate Prof. in Public Law at ESADE
  • Felipe Gracia - Magnus Commodities Managing Director
  • Pedro González González - UNESA Regulator Director
  • Santi Martinez -  CEO of Estabanell Energia
  • 19:45 - 20:30:  Q&A session with the audience and wrap-up
  • 20:30 - 21:00:  Hors d’oeuvres and Informal discussion



Alicia Carrasco, olivoENERGY®

Alicia Carrasco, 12 years high level international expertise in energy industry, former director energy EU Tesla, director EMEA energy SIEMENS, eMeter and Standard and Poor’s energy analyst, founded olivoENERGY® in 2017 . olivoENERGY, european energy strategy consulting guidances industry and businesses in how to effectively implement EU energy policy and legislation in a middle and long-term market- and business strategy. Overviewing and influencing upcoming EU market- and policy development is essential to ensure and strengthen market shares. Our profound knowledge about future market and regulations development scenarios enables to take well-thought-out actions today, that will bring the vital competitive advantage in future.




Invited panelists

Pep Salas, Engineer and Ph.D.

Engineer and Ph.D. Independent consultant in advanced energy systems, energy policy and low carbon technologies. Member of the Advisory Council for Sustainable Development of Catalonia (CADS) and member of the committee of experts on energy transition in Spain promoted by the Minister of Energy (Madrid).

I’ve developed my entire career in the sustainable energy sector, from applied R&D (2 PCT granted) to industry (microgrids, renewables and ICT for energy efficiency). After some years technology-focused, I moved to the non-technical aspects of energy transition, such as regulation, business models, consumer behavior and social perception of technology. Lecturer at University of Barcelona (www.ub.edu). Energy divulgator at www.smartgrid.cat to promote the debate around energy transition. Last related-works are “smart metering data access” and “Aggregation of Distributed Energy Resources: Barriers and Recommendations for a comprehensive market development”.





Enric Bartlett, Associate Professor of Public Law at ESADE Law School at ESADE

Dr Enric R. Bartlett is an Associate Professor of Public Law at ESADE Law School and was the Dean of ESADE Law School between 2009 and 2013. He holds a PhD in Law from the University of Barcelona. He was involved in the Ombudsman of Catalonia office for nearly 20 years, most of them as Deputy Ombudsman, and has a strong focus on public management, policies and economic law. He is a strong defender of human rights & social cohesion. During his career, Dr Bartlett has been civil servant in the Spanish local administration and has lectured abroad in Eastern Europe and Latin America. Through his work he has studied “fuel poverty” and related legislation. He has written several articles in the topic and attended to different events throughout Catalonia, including a recent publication about the so called “tax to the sun” on self-consuming policies in Spain or his participation as a speaker in a recent event at the University of Barcelona, presenting the last Spanish legislation on Energy Poverty.






Felipe Gracia, Magnus Commodities Managing Director

Moving forward to a renewed way of providing Energy Consultancy Services, under the basis of Markets, Technology and Innovation. Aimed to help clients to Develop a new way of Buying Energy at the European Level with a multicultural Team.

Trying to be happy working with a fantastic team of highly qualified people.

Work over many industries like Utilities, Chemical, Services, Banks, Insurance, Sales and Distribution, etc. in projects range from Sales, Manufacturing, Maintenance, Planning, Front and Back Departments, Call Centers, Purchasing, Logistics (Internal & External), etc.




Santi Martinez, CEO of Estabanell Energia

Developing the management team, in order to create the basic conditions to enable the whole organization to work for the individual and collective improvement and quality.

Generation of new value proposals for the customers in order to create profitable growth, variable cost based

The Energy Sector is evolving towards a customer centric strategy. We want to lead the transformation!





Pedro González González, UNESA Regulator Director

Pedro González is an economist expert on the definition of regulation and energy policies. He obtained his degree on Economics from the University Carlos III of Madrid, where he also finished his master on Industrial Economics.
He is currently working for UNESA, the Spanish Electricity Association, as an expert on electricity policy and regulation, managing the area of Regulation and Economic Affairs in which he deals with all the regulatory aspects that configure the development of the electric sector. Besides that, he is a representative at different organization such as BusinessEurope, where he occupies the Vice Chair position of the Industrial Affairs Committee – IACO –, the CNMC, Eurelectric, CEOE or CEIM.
Before joining UNESA he was Adviser to the Secretary of State for Energy at the Ministry of Industry, Tourism and Commerce, after having worked in consulting for more than 10 years.  


Link with the registration.

Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona Sala Raval

Carrer de Montalegre, 5, 08001 Barcelona Barcelona Spain