7th SAEE Student Chapter Workshop 2015

ETH Zurich, ZUE G1, Friday, November 6, 2015

Doctoral and Masters students from several Swiss universities presented ongoing or complete research over the course of the day. These made for an interesting day, along with a presentation on smart grids by an Invited Speaker from the Zurich utility EWZ and the Lunch Seminar Series speaker Professor Urs Fischbacher from the University of Konstanz.

Thank you to all our speakers and to Swissgrid for sponsoring the event!

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The day’s program

9:15 to 09:45 Coffee
9:45 to 10:00 Welcome & Brief remarks from our sponsor Swissgrid
10:00 to 11:45 Distributed Energy Systems Scenario Modeling for a Rural agglomeration in Switzerland
Session 1 Mashael Yazdanie, PSI
An Island in the Middle of Europe? The Costs of Swiss Energy autarky
Moritz Schillinger, University of Basel
Microgrids: A tool for a grass roots energy transition
Thomas Vasco Mendes de Matos Guibentif, EPFL
A Spatial Analysis of Portfolio Derisking Effects for Rural Electrification Investments
Leonore Haelg, ETHZ
Break
12:15 to 13:15 Heterogeneous preferences and investments in energy saving measures
Urs Fischbacher, Universitat Konstanz
Part of the series Lunch seminar in Resource, Environmental, Energy and Development Economics
Break
13:35 to 15:25 Ideology and Green Consumption
Session 2 Giulia Felber, University of Basel
Liquidity in Green Power Markets – An International Overview
Fanny E. Frei, ETHZ
The Influence of Social Effects on the diffusion of Photovoltaic Systems in Baden-Wurttemberg
Julia von Esebeck, University of Basel
When Should taxation on polluting energy be complemented by clean energy subsidies?
Aimilia Pattakou, ETHZ
Break
15:45 to 16:15 Invited Speaker: Evdokia coffee, EWZ
Real Smart Grid Lab of ewz: Pioneering solutions for the energiewende
Break
16:40 to 18:00 Large Electricity Storage Dynamics in a Competitive Power Market
Session 3 Tim Mareda, University of Geneva
Swiss Reserve Market: Stochastic Programming in Practice
Farzaneh Abbaspourtobati, EPFL and Swiss Grid
Three-Stage Market Clearning model fo the Swiss Market Reserve
Haoyuan Qu, ETHZ & Swissgrid