Monday june 27 2022
11.20 - 11.50
Challenges, opportunities and developments in the field of Local Flexibility Markets (LFM)
EPEX SPOT will dive deeper into the design, use cases and challenges around Local Flexibility Markets for congestion management in Europe. It will entail an elaboration of EPEX SPOT’s market design vision and introduction of the new EPEX SPOT Localflex platform.
Presented by: Philippe Vassilopoulos – Director Product Development at EPEX SPOT
About Philippe Vassilopoulos
Philippe Vassilopoulos is Director of Product Development at EPEX SPOT where he also served as Economist and Market Surveillance Officer. Before joining EPEX SPOT, Philippe Vassilopoulos was an Associate Director with IHS Cambridge Energy research Associates (HIS CERA). He specializes in the European wholesale power and gas markets. His expertise includes market design, price formation and price modelling, asset valuation and due diligence, regulations as well as market surveillance. Dr. Vassilopoulos also carried out applied research on price signals and investment incentives in the European electricity markets for the Commission de Regulation de l’Energie. He holds a Master’s degree and a PhD from the University of Paris-Dauphine.
About EPEX SPOT
The European Power Exchange EPEX SPOT SE and its affiliates operate physical short-term electricity markets in 13 countries: in Central Western Europe, the United Kingdom, in Switzerland, the Nordics and in Poland. As part of EEX Group, a group of companies serving international commodity markets, EPEX SPOT is committed to the creation of a pan-European power market. Over 300 members trade electricity on EPEX SPOT. 49% of its equity is held by HGRT, a holding of transmission system operators.