The Annual Conference of WEC Estonia takes place on the 3rd of December

Nov. 6, 2019

The Annual Conference of WEC Estonia is taking place on the 3rd of December in Nordic Hotel Forum (Viru väjak 3, Tallinn). The focus of the conference is climate neutrality. Exciting topics will be presented by high-level speakers from Estonia, Germany, United Kingdom and France.


08:30-09:00    Welcoming coffee

09:00-09:10    Opening remarks (EST)

09:10-09:30    European Energy Scenarios 2040 (EST)

            Priit Mändmaa, Secretary General, World Energy Council Estonia

09:30-10:00    Power-to-X – A Potential Strategy for Carbon Neutrality?

             Dr Carsten Rolle, Executive Director, WEC Germany

10:00-10:30    How to Establish a Large Scale Hydrogen Market?

              Daniel Sadler, Project Manager of New Energy Solution WALC, Equinor ASA

              Former Programme Director of H21 Leeds City Gate project

10:30-11:00    Nuclear Energy Development: The EDF Experience in France

              Jacques Regaldo, Top Executive of the Nuclear Division, EDF Group

              Former Chairman of World Association of Nuclear Operators

11:00-11:45    Coffee break

11:45-12:15    Managing the Grid with Fluctuating Wind Generation and Operating a Cross-Border Offshore Windpark

              Niels Ehlers, Manager of mid-term planning, 50 Hertz GmbH

12:15-12:35    The Current State and Potential Future Role of Ultracapacitors in Achieving Carbon Neutrality

              Egert Valmra, CEO, Skeleton Technologies

12:35-14:05    Panel discussion – How to improve the economy with the climate neutrality goal? (EST)  

Panelists:      Ando Leppiman, Secretary General, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

                        Hando Sutter, CEO, Eesti Energia AS

                        Kai Realo, CEO, Circle K Eesti AS

                        Kalle Kilk, Member of the Board, Elering AS

                        Tarmo Soomere, President, Estonian Academy of Sciences

Moderator:   Andrus Karnau, journalist and chief editor of Lääne Elu

14:05-14:15    Closing remarks (EST)

            Hando Sutter, Chairman, WEC Estonia

14:15-15:00    Lunch and networking


Some presentations will be in Estonian. Simultaneous interpretation EST-ENG-EST will be provided.

The conference is free of charge but the number of seats is limited. Please register Your attendance at