Panel Session 2: Strengthening Regional cooperation

11.10 - 12.30


Daivis Virbickas Asta Sihvonen-Punkka Kalle Kukk Eryk Klossowski Varis Boks Alexander Wirth Christophe Gence-Creux Peder Østermark Andreasen

Moderator: Jaroslavas Neverovičius

Introduction: What gaps? - Peder Østermark Andreasen, President, ENTSO-E

Putting into practice regional cooperation through the RSPs - Alexander Wirth, Managing Director, TSCNET

Regulatory cooperation across borders - Christophe Gence-Creux, Head of Electricity Department, ACER

Roundtable discussion with: Daivis Virbickas, Litgrid; Asta Sihvonen-Punkka, Fingrid; Kalle Kukk, Elering; Eryk Klossowski, PSE; Varis Boks, AST


Christophe Gence-Creux holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Toulouse, where he used to teach Economics and Regulation. After a post-Doctorat at the Laval University in Quebec, where he continued his research on the Economic Regulation of network infrastructure industries, he worked as an Economist consultant for the World Bank for the promotion of public-private partnerships in the financing of network infrastructures in the North-African and Middle-Eastern countries (MEDA) region. From 2003 to 2011, he worked for the French Energy Regulatory Authority, CRE, where he was in charge of the market integration process with neighbouring countries, the well-functioning of the French balancing market and its opening-up to cross-border balancing trade and to the participation of demand-side response.

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