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Workshop in Utrecht:

Workshop on Innovations in DSO Regulation

How to engage customers and utilize their flexibility?

In response to the ongoing technological and digital transformation of the traditional distribution network, a regulatory reform is also underway. To debate current and future regulatory developments, this workshop brings together academics, network operators, policy advisors and regulators.


During the first session, the discussion will focus on how network regulation can enable technological change, while ensuring not only cost effi ciency but also promoting fairness among customers.


During the second session, the debate will concentrate on how network regulation can encourage customers to effi ciently utilize their resources and provide flexibility services.


12:00 - 12:30 Walk-in & Lunch

12:30 - 13:00 Introduction to the Workshop

13:00 - 15:00 Session 1: Current Challenges in DSO Regulations – Potential Solutions

15:00 - 15:30 Coffee Break

15:30 - 17:30 Session 2: Customer Engagement – Flexibility Markets & Mechanisms

17:30 - 18:00 Drinks


For any questions or inquiries please contact Ibtihal Abdelmotteleb (

Download flyer and programme here:

Date & Location

Friday 3rd April 2020

12:00 - 18:00


Academiegebouw Domplein 29 - 3512 JE - Utrecht


Organized by

Copernicus Institute of Sustainable Development – Utrecht University


Centre for Energy Economics Research – University of Groningen


Benelux Association for Energy Economics (BAEE)


Sponsored by

E-Regio Project

Registration is mandatory,

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