HEEN Workshop kicked off with a visit at transmission operator 50 Hertz headquarters in Berlin and a subsequent barbecue party. Saturday went on with an auction simulation, presentations on auction design, a panel deiscussion on populism and the Hertie Foundation Summer Party. On Sunday, the group played a “war game” on renewable energy support schemes.


FRIDAY 23 June 2017


14:00 – 16:00h Excursion to 50Hertz Transmission GmbH

Heidestraße 2
10557 Berlin


Presentation: Grid control and integration of high shares renewable energy Tobias Porsinger (50Hertz)


Visit of the Transmission Control Center


***Meeting time 13:40h in the entrance hall***


***If you are running a few minutes late please call Andreas Schroeder in advance (+49 151 5700 4319). Please note due to the security policy of 50Hertz we will enter the building together. It is not possible to join later.***


16:15  – 17:00h Joint Transfer by public transportation (self-pay basis)


17:00 – 18:30h Networking Session

Frankfurter Tor 3, 10243 Berlin


***Get to know and network with all participants of the workshop***


18:30 – open end BBQ




SATURDAY 24 June 2017


08:45h Arrival at Harnack House

***please arrive in time for registration ahead of the Kick-off***


09:00 – 09:30h Kick-Off



09:30 – 10:45h PV and Wind Auction Simulation

Jan Kreiß (Takon)


10:45 – 11:00h Coffee Break


11:00 – 12:30h Presentations on Global trends in renewable support schemes

·         Corinna Klessmann (Ecofys): Status of RES support schemes in Europe

·         Andrei Ilas (IRENA): Global Overview of renewable energy auctions

·         Dominik Felske (E.ON): Paradigm shift in the renewable energy business – the new tender world across Europe

·         Bianca Sarbu (BKW): Green certificate trading in Switzerland


12:30 – 13:30h Lunch


13:30 – 13:50h Session Carousel 1 BKW – Ecofys – E.ON – IRENA


13:50 – 14:00h Networking Break


14:00 – 14:20h Session Carousel 2 BKW – Ecofys – E.on –  IRENA


14:20 – 14:30h Networking Break


14:30 – 14:50h Session Carousel 3 BKW – Ecofys – E.on –  IRENA


14:50 – 15:00h Networking Break


15:00 – 15:20h Session Carousel 4 BKW – Ecofys – E.on –  IRENA


15:20 – 15:30h Coffee Break


15:30 – 17:30h Key note speaker: Daniel Gyamerah (Vielfalt entscheidet – Diversity in Leadership) (tbc)


Panel Debate “Responsible Leadership in Times of Populism” with

·         Tao Ren (European Investment Bank)

·         Dr. Emilia Roig (Hertie.Innovationskolleg, Center for Intersectional Justice)

·         Prof. Daniela Stockmann, PhD (Hertie School of Governance)

·         Juan Diaz-Prinz (European Forum for International Mediation and Dialogue)


Moderation: Nina Hall, Professor at Hertie School of Governance


18:00 – open end Hertie Foundation Summer party










SUNDAY 25 June 2017


09:00 – 10:00h Breakfast


10:00 – 10:30h


10:30 – 13:30h

HEEN Pitches


War Gaming session: Which support system do we need for renewables?


13:30 – 14:30h Lunch


14:30 – 15:30h HEEN Network Development


15:30 – 16:00h Kick-Out