Lisbon, 19-22 May 2015 | Portugal

  1. Electricity market design, regulation and monitoring

    • Structure of electricity market
    • Capacity and ancillary services markets
    • Design and implementation of capacity markets
    • Alternative market models for Europe
    • Local balancing market and balancing areas
    • Transmission and distribution tariffs
    • Network congestion management
    • Regulation of transmission and distribution systems
    • Market monitoring
    • Market power and market strategies
    • Mergers and acquisitions
    • Role of the last resort suppliers
  2. Electricity markets & grid planning and operation

    • Market enabling and enhancing technologies
    • Ancillary services
    • Local balancing areas
    • Local balancing markets
    • Trading imbalances
    • Transmission system planning in market environment
    • System operation
    • Power quality
    • Impact of new technologies on the electricity market (FACTS/HVDC)
    • Energy storage technologies
    • Economics of energy storage
    • Smart grid technologies
    • Smart grid pricing
    • Smart grid operation
    • Smart grids for efficient integration of renewables and distributed generation
    • Demand side management
    • Internet based technologies
  3. Power generation and renewable energies

    • Innovative power generation technologies
    • Low carbon technologies
    • Cost of new nuclear safety requirements
    • Impact of renewable and distributed generation on networks
    • Real costs of renewable energies and distributed generation development
    • Imbalances caused by renewable energies and distributed generation
    • Incentives to investment in renewable energies and distributed generation
    • Impact of renewable energies and distributed generation on security of supply
    • Reversible hydro generation
  4. Modeling, simulation and forecasting of energy and carbon markets

    • Day-ahead markets
    • Technical electricity markets: system balancing, short-term reserve and ancillary services
    • Carbon markets
    • Green certificate markets
    • Cross-border transmission capacity access and trading
    • Futures, forward and other derivative markets
    • Electricity market modeling and simulation
    • Game theory applied to energy markets
    • Agent-based simulation of energy markets
    • Econometric models applied to energy and carbon markets
    • Risk management in energy markets
    • Technical and economic modeling of energy markets
    • Life-cycle analysis of energy technologies and storage
    • Economic analysis of energy prices
    • Investment analysis
    • Portfolio management
  5. Implementation of the European energy and climate policy

    • European energy and climate policies
    • New reforms of the Electricity regulation under climate change constraint
    • Pan-European regulation, the role of ACER and national energy market regulators
    • ACER, ENTSO-E and G and the EU regulatory framework
    • Integration of regional electricity markets. Building a single European market
    • Economics of renewables
    • Support schemes and their impact on the European power systems and electricity markets
    • De-carbonization of the power sector
    • Social and economical aspects of climate change
    • Cross-border issues
    • International coordination and co-operation
    • Energy poverty policy
    • Economics of biofuels
    • Nuclear risk evolution
    • Security of supply
    • Stakeholder vision on the future power system
  6. Present and future of gas and coal markets

    • Natural gas and coal commodity markets and derivate markets
    • Economical and environmental impact of unconventional gas
    • Carbon market regulation and impact on the electricity market
    • Liberalization and regulation of the European gas market
    • Recent developments in the reducing carbon footprint of fossil fuels
  7. Competition law, energy rules and institutions

    • Energy competition Law
    • Antitrust decisions applied to energy
    • Law and economics of EU energy markets
    • Regulation of energy sector
    • US-EU comparison of energy Law
    • FERC-ACER institutional comparison
    • National/European system of energy regulation
    • Mergers and acquisition analysis of EU energy local or regional markets
    • Regional initiatives and EU wide regulations comparison
    • Governance of energy reforms


  • 29-04-2015 The EEM15 is honored to announce the presence of the Portuguese Minister of Environment, Spatial Planning and Energy at the Opening Cerimony of the conference.

  • 03-04-2015 Burhan Kiraç, from Ege University in Turkey, is the winner of the ITEM-Game International Competition 2015. Congratulations !

  • 09-02-2015 ITEM-Game International Competion is now open. More information and registration here.

  • 03-02-2015 Registration in the EEM15 is now open with early bird conditions.

  • 03-02-2015 Deadline for full-paper submission has been extended until 12 February 2015. 

  • 25-11-2014 Abstract submission deadline has been extended until 28 November 2014.

  • 05-11-2014 IEEE Power & Energy Society is confirmed as Technical Co-sponsor of the EEM15.

  • 15-09-2014 Abstract submission is open. Abstract template is available at the “For Authors” section. 

  • 28-05-2014 At the EEM14 Gala Dinner in Krakow it was announced that the EEM15 will take place in Lisbon on May 2015.



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ITEM competition



The EEM15 promotes an international competition on investment and trading in electricity markets using the platform ITEM-Game. For more information click here.

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The H2020 EEM network, launched on May 2014, will be expanded in order to strength the network and building consortia for projects in the framework of the H2020 program.