Institut für Energietechnik (IET)

Expert discussions 13.04.2016

On 13th April 2016 the fourth Swiss expert discussions about power to gas took place in the Umwelt Arena Spreitenbach. Around 90 experts from the fields of politics, industry, services and research participated.  

Presentation available to download

13:00   Opening, introductions
Prof. Dr. Markus Friedl, HSR University of Applied Sciences Rapperswil
13:15   Power to gas in a self-contained multi-family house
Roger Balmer, Umwelt Arena
13:40   Status Power-to-Gas in Horizon 2020: EU-Projekt Store&Go
Dr. Elimar Frank, HSR University of Applied Sciences Rapperswil
For information about the presentation from Dr. Elimar Frank, please contact jachin Gorre at: jachin.gorre(at)

Power to gas in the short-term electricity trading

 Dr. Michael Schürle, Universität St. Gallen (HSG)

14:30  Kaffee Pause
15:00  Panel: assessment of Power-to-Gas

Short presentation: Our assessment, position, role and our activities in the field of Power-to-Gas

15:05  Federal Office for the Environment (FOEN)
Dr. Martin Schiess Head of air pollution control and Chemicals

Swiss Federal Office of Energy (SFOE)

Dr. Stefan Oberholzer Department of Energy Research


Association of Swiss Electricity Companies (VSE)

Niklaus Mäder Senior Expert Regulatory

15:50   Federation of the Swiss gas industry (VSG)
Peter Graf Head of work group Power-to-Gas
16:05   Swissgrid AG
Dieter Gantenbein ,Manager R&D und Business Development

Discussion amongst the speakers

17:40  Conclusion
Prof. Dr. Markus Friedl, HSR University of Applied Sciences Rapperswil


Impressions from the fourth expert discussion



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