International Large Scale Wind & Solar Integration
Techniques & Operating Practice
Germany, Denmark, Spain

9:00am Welcome, Objectives of Meeting, Agenda Review
Elliot Mainzer, Bonneville Power Administration (BPA)
>> Glossary  of European terms in the area of wind energy integration into power systems
9:15am Pacific Northwest Wind Development and Related Issues
  • Pacific Northwest Power System and Wind Power Development
    Jeff King, Northwest Power & Conservation Council (NWPCC)
    >> Presentation
  • Integrating Renewable Resources into the Northwest Electric Grid
    Eric King, Wind Integration Team, BPA
10:30am Break
10:45am Wind Development, Integration Issues and Solutions – TSO Spain
Jorge Hidalgo López, Electrical Control Centre Dept. CECOEL
Red Electrica de Espana (REE)
>> Presentation
12:00pm LUNCH - on your own
1:15pm Wind Development, Integration Issues and Solutions – TSO Germany
Dr. Ing. Hendrik Neumann, Ancillary Services and System Accounting
Amprion GmbH
>> Presentation
2:30pm Break
2:45pm German Approach and Experience with Integrating Largeamounts of Wind Energy into a Power System
Yuri Makarov, Chief Scientist - Power Systems
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
>> Presentation
4:00pm Discussion & Wrap up, Additional topics for Friday morning program
4:30pm Informal one-on-one discussions with European guests

Friday, July 30 - Agenda

9:00am Overview of Thursday presentations, Additional topics for discussion
Elliot Mainzer, BPA
Jeff King, NWPCC
9:15am Wind Development, Integration Issues and Solutions – TSO Denmark
Gitte Agersbaek, Senior Engineer, System Operations – Energinet
>> Presentation
10:00am Nord Pool Power Exchange
Anders Plejdrup Houmøller, Bluelime Consulting
>> Presentation
>> Paper: "The Nordic Model for a Liberalized Electricity Market"
10:45am Break
11:00am Discussion Forum – Additional topics
Elliot Mainzer, BPA
Jeff King, NWPCC
12:00pm Adjourn