Third Workshop (21 November 2016)

The first public version of the data platform will be presented and explained. We invite you to evaluate it and discuss with us what is missing and what should be improved. In the afternoon, we will host the Open Energy Data Symposium. Participation is free. Register.

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Time and venue

Monday, 21 November 2016
10.00 – 17.00
DIW Berlin
Mohrenstraße 58, Berlin, Germany | Map


9.30      Coffee and registration

10.00   The Open Power System Data platform

  • Introduction
  • Using the data platform: a step-by-step guide
  • The five Data Packages
    • National generation data
    • Conventional power plants
    • Renewable power plants
    • Time series
    • Weather data

12.00    Light lunch

13.00    Parallel working groups

  • Data packages National generation data and Conventional power plants
  • Data package Renewable power plants
  • Data package Weather data in cooperation with the open_FRED project
  • Data package Time series

14.15    Coffee

14.45    Open Energy Data Symposium

  • Lina Boecker (JBB Rechtsanwälte): What you are and what you aren’t allowed to do – copyright on energy data
  • Nicolas Roger-Machart (ENTSO-E): ENTSO-E’s Transparency platform
  • Niels Ejnar Helstrup Jensen ( Providing data – a data owner’s perspective
  • Patric Glöde (BMWi): Germany’s Nationale Informationsplattform
  • Michael Taylor (IRENA): Renewable energy cost data
  • Mara Marthe Kleiner (Agora Energiewende): Using European data to inform the public and policy makers
  • Felix Matthes (Öko-Institut): The crucial role of open data for research and policy advice
  • Kostis Sakelaris (DG Energy): The EU Commission’s view on open data in energy

17.00    Adjourn



By 29 October, 80 participants have registered, including representatives from the following institutions.

Agora Energiewende
BTU Cottbus
Bundesverband der Deutschen Industrie e. V.
Climate Action Network (CAN) Europe
Climate Analytics
Copenhagen Economics
DIW Berlin
DTU Management Engineering
ETH Zürich
Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy
Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies
Humboldt Universität
Ifo Institute
Imperial College London
International Renewable Energy Agency
Max Planck Institute for Dynamics and Self-Organization
NERA Economic Consulting GmbH
NEXT ENERGY – EWE Research Centre for Energy Technology
Potsdam-Institut für Klimafolgenforschung
Reiner Lemoine Institut
Technical University of Denmark
Technische Universität Berlin
Technische Universität München
Theron Advisory Group
Thomson Reuters Deutschland (Markets) GmbH
TU Dresden
TU Wien
Uniper Global Commodities
University of Bremen
Vedecom / Universite Paris-Saclay
Wuppertal Institut