Monday june 27 2022
15.30 - 16.00
Unlocking distributed smaller flexible energy sources across Europe
René will talk about how Eguigy helps to unlock the energy flexibility from millions of consumer-based devices (like electric vehicles and batteries), by providing a trusted data platform between the relevant actors.
Presented by Rene Kerkmeester from Equigy
Tuesday june 28 2022
10.00 - 10.30
About Rene Kerkmeester
Rene is CEO of Equigy, a joint venture of leading European TSO’s aiming to decarbonise the European energy flexibility markets by unlocking distributed smaller flexibility assets such as home batteries, heat pumps and electric vehicles. Previously, Rene was CEO at the APX Group, Europe’s premier provider of power exchange and clearing services for the wholesale market, operating transparent platforms in the Netherlands, the United Kingdom and Belgium. Rene served at the Board of Directors of Powernext, a regulated investment firm
based in Paris which designs and operates state-of-the-art electronic trading platforms for spot and derivatives markets in the European energy sector.
Rene lives in Blaricum, the Netherlands, is married and has two daughters.
Equigy plays a key role in the acceleration of the energy transition and the integration of the energy system. With the European crowd balancing platform, Equigy creates a trusted data exchange to enable aggregators to participate with smaller flexibility devices, such as home batteries and electric vehicles, in electricity balancing markets, turning consumers into prosumers. Owned by leading European transmission system operators, Equigy aims to set cross-industry standards throughout Europe, to support a future-proof, reliable and cost-effective power system that is independent of fossil fuel-based flexibility sources.