September 21st, 2017 in Vienna

Palais Hansen Kempinski, Schottenring 24, 1010 Vienna

EXAA and Montel are proud to welcome to their third Energy Day in Vienna.

Join the one-day conference discussing European energy market issues with special focus on Austria and enjoy excellent networking opportunities on the evening cruise on the MS Wien.

The registration ist open and is handled by Montel. Please follow this link to the registration form.


9.00 - 9.30 Registration
9.30 - 9.45 Introduction -  by moderator Richard Sverrisson

Session: Global commodity outlook

9.45 - 10.15 Price war – LNG vs pipeline gas
Boris Šešlija (Gas expert, project sales), Wien Energie

10.15 - 10.45 Coal – a major oversupply still ahead of us?
Pawel Kordala (Consultant), Pöyry Management Consulting

10.45 - 11.15 Coffee break

11.15 - 11.45 Influence of commodity and CO2 markets on power prices
Marius Holm Rennesund (Partner), Thema Consulting

11.45 - 12.15 Facing new trading challenges within EU
Christian Baer (Secretary General), Association of European Energy Exchanges Europex

12.15 - 13.30 Lunch

Session: Alpine power market

13.30 - 14.00 German/Austrian price zone split – next steps
Christian Todem (Head of Market Management), Austrian Power Grid AG

14.00 - 14.30 The new congestion - evaluation from a traders perspective

14.30 - 15.00 Trading challenges with renewables in Austria
Maximilian Kloess (Managing Director), oekostrom Handels GmbH

15.00 - 15.30 Afternoon coffee

Session: Challenges for the future

15.30 - 16.00 Virtual Power Plants – how to steer and make them profitable
Maria Moser,  Bernd Kriechbaum (Virtual Energy Management , GE Power

16.00 - 16.30 Electric vehicles & batteries – magic tonic or bitter pill for utilities

16.30 - 17.00 A glimpse into the future – price drivers in 2025
Mark Lewis (Managing Director European Utilities Research), Barclays Investment Bank (Invited)

17.00 - 17.30 Wrap up & closing of the conference

17.30 – 18.00 Drink reception

18.30 – 22.00 Dinner cruise


Conference & dinner cruise: EUR 595
Conference only: EUR 550
Dinner cruise only: EUR 150
For service providers (software and risk management tool providers) conference and dinner cruise: EUR 990

Payment by invoice will generate a EUR 20 administration fee.
Payment by credit card is free of charge.

The price for the whole event includes conference, documentation, lunch and dinner cruise. VAT is not included in the price.


Palais Hansen Kempinski
Schottenring 24
1010 Wien


The Hotel Palais Hansen Kempinski is offering a limited number of rooms for our conference attendees. Please follow this link to the booking page of the hotel. All payment issues are handled by the hotel.

Our sponsors

For more information please contact

Mr. Alexander Thuma
+43 664 5322323