23rd Brandenburg Energy Day 2023 Shaping the energy transition - opportunities and solutions for the Brandenburg economy


9 amApplication and registration
 Overall moderation
Denis Kettlitz
10 a.m.Welcome
Prof. Dr. p.h. habil. Gesine Grande, President of the BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg
10:05 a.m.IMPULSE: Contribution of the State of Brandenburg to the shaping of the energy transition in the Brandenburg economy
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jörg Steinbach, Minister for Economic Affairs, Labor and Energy of the State of Brandenburg
10:30 a.m.Panel discussion - Energy supply in winter 2022/23 - What can we learn from experience?
  • Minister Prof. Jörg Steinbach, Minister for Economic Affairs, Labor and Energy of the State of Brandenburg
  • Daniel Richter, Head of Operations at NBB Netzgesellschaft Berlin-Brandenburg mbH & Co. KG
  • Dr. Antje Wagenknecht, Managing Director of Fachagentur Windenergie an Land e. V.
  • Stefan Kapferer, Chairman of the Management Board of 50Hertz Transmission GmbH
  • Vlatko Knezevic, Managing Director Stadtwerke Cottbus GmbH, Managing Director Gas-Versorgungsbetriebe Cottbus GmbH
  • Prof. Dr. Mario Ragwitz, Director of the Fraunhofer Institute for Energy Infrastructures and Geothermal Energy IEG and Head of the Department of Integrated Energy Infrastructures at BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg
12 p.m.Energy Efficiency Award 2023 Presentation
of the joint awards of the Ministry of Economic Affairs, Labor and Energy of the State of Brandenburg and the Association of Municipal Enterprises (VKU), Berlin-Brandenburg regional group) by Minister Prof. Jörg Steinbach and Harald Jahnke, Chairman of the Berlin-Brandenburg regional group in the VKU
12:30 p.m.Lunch break / visit of the exhibition (press tour) and exchange of information
2 p.m.Three parallel forums (duration 1½ h each)
FORUM 1: Energy efficiency
Moderation: Harald Lacher, energy consultant, Ingenieurbüro Lacher.
Use of high-efficiency pumps in drinking water and wastewater systems
  • Eckhard Veil, Managing Director of Energie und Wasser Potsdam EWP.
High-efficiency heat pumps as a substitute for gas
  • Steffen Haak-Frohmann, Business Unit Manager of Immobilienmanagement Lafim-Diakonie
Saving energy costs and increasing competitiveness in the network
  • Robert Kausmann, Energy and Climate Policy Officer of the Potsdam Chamber of Commerce and Industry together with
  • Thomas Buschner, Managing Director of TAH Technische Akademie Hennigsdort GmbH
Energy-efficient green building markets as a basis for planned climate neutrality
  • Stephan Griepenstroh, Team Leader Energy Management of REWE Markt GmbH Branch Office North, Cologne
Modern energy concepts for craft businesses and SMEs: Save energy and costs - protect the climate
  • Jan-Hendrik Aust, Team Leader Technology and Innovation of the Chamber of Crafts Potsdam together with
  • Marcel Mika, Managing Director of FTM-Service GmbH, Linthe
FORUM 2: Renewable energies
Moderation: Dr. Antje Wagenknecht, Managing Director Fachagentur Windenergie an Land e. V.
Gigawattfactory - Opportunity for Lusatia and LEAG
  • Marco Bayer, Head of Regional Development LEAG
More areas for wind energy: strengthening industry and municipalities
  • Sebastian Haase, Head of the Berlin/Brandenburg regional office of the German Wind Energy Association together with
  • Sarah Weltecke, Policy Officer at ENERTRAG SE
Sector coupling in energy systems and plants
  • Prof. Dr.-Ing. Johannes Schiffer,Head of the Department of Control Systems and Grid Control Technology at BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg and Project Manager of the Energy Innovation Center Cottbus (EIZ) together with
  • André Latarius, Head of the Energy Networks Division of Ingenieurgesellschaft für Energie- und Kraftwerkstechnik mbH (IEK)
Energy transition - opportunities and challenges for municipalities
  • Dr. Robert Brandt, Managing Director of the Agency for Renewable Energies
FORUM 3: Implementation of the heat transition
Moderation: Klaus Henschke, Cluster Manager, Energy Technology Cluster Berlin-Brandenburg WFBB
... using the example of high-temperature heat pumps - a key component of the industrial heat turnaround
  • Prof. Dr. Uwe Riedel,Institute Director DLR Institute forLow CO2 Industrial Processes
... using the example of Lusatia - transformation of heating networks in the cities of Hoyerswerda, Weißwasser and Spremberg
  • Anja Hanßke, Head of Heat Networks 4.0 at the Fraunhofer Research Institution for Energy Infrastructures and Geothermal Energy IEG
  • Oliver Rosebrock, Technical Officer Energy at Veolia Energie Deutschland GmbH/Stadtwerke Weißwasser
... using the example of waste heat
  • Gunter Haase, Managing Director of StWB Stadtwerke Brandenburg an der Havel GmbH & Co. KG
... using bioenergy/biomass
  • Florian Mikuszeit, Consultant Energy Services at EWE Vertrieb GmbH
... with the help of a heat cadastre in Brandenburg
  • Philipp Melzer, Project Manager at con|energy consult GmbH
15:30 hConclusion of the energy day with good conversations