Workshop

External costs of electricity production:
Dialogue on estimation for EU new member states

Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland, 28th February and 1st March 2005

Sponsored by the European Commission
Local Hosts: AGH-University of Science and Technology and Krakow Institute for Sustainable Energy (KISE)


Workshop Programme and Presentations


  Monday 28th February 2005:
MAXIMA and the ExternE method,
Stakeholder Reactions and Reservations
9:00 h Registration  
9:30 h Welcome address and logistic information Prof. Dr. Karol Musiol, Dep. Director of Jagiellonian,
Prof. Dr. Adam Gula (AGH, KISE), Rep. of MAXIMA
9.45 h Objective of the workshop Prof. Dr. Rainer Friedrich, University of Stuttgart
  Session 1: Introduction to ExternE  
9:55 h External costs: The EU context Dr. Domenico Rossetti di Valdalbero,
European Commission, DG RTD
10:15 h The ExternE methodology Prof. Dr. Rainer Friedrich, University of Stuttgart
10:45 h Discussion and Questions  
  Session 2: Evaluating Impacts  
11:15 h Monetary evaluation Dr. Alberto Longo, University of Bath
11:45 h Health impacts caused by air pollution Dr. Ari Rabl, Ecole des Mines, Paris
12:15 h Internalisation of external costs for electricity generation Dr. Alberto Longo, University of Bath
12:45 h Discussion and Questions  
  Session 3: Results and their precision  
14:00 h General overview of ExternE results Prof. Dr. Rainer Friedrich, University of Stuttgart
14:30 h Impacts of greenhouse gas emissions and their assessment Prof. Dr. Richard Tol, University of Hamburg
15:00 h Discussion and Questions  
  Session 4: New Member States  
15:30 h The newest results for NMS. Reports on ExternE-Pol, SusTools, NEEDS Projects Mr. Milan Ščasný, Charles University, Prague
Mr. Jan Melichar, Charles University, Prague
16:00 h Participant presentation Mr. Jozef Viglasky, Technical University in Zvolen
16:15 h Discussion and Questions  


  Tuesday 1st March 2005:
Applications and Future
  Session 5: Applications and improvements  
9:30 h Cost-benefit analyses for preparing EU directives Dr. Mike Holland
10:00 h Uncertainty, variability, and gaps Dr. Ari Rabl, Ecole des Mines de Paris
10:30 h Improving the ExternE methodology Prof. Dr. Rainer Friedrich, University of Stuttgart
11:00 h Discussion and Questions  
  Tools for Estimating external costs:
Co-workshop on the EcoSense and RiskPoll tools for estimating external costs: Demonstration and explanation
14:00 h Introduction
1) NEEDS Project and RS 1d structure, goals and objectives
2) Questions and Discussion
 
1) Mr. Milan Ščasný, Charles University, Prague
2) All RS1d of NEEDS partners
14:30 h Energy sector overview and case studies for NEEDS
1) Slovakia
2) Estonia
3) Hungary
4) Poland
 
1) Jiri Balajka, PROFING
2) Tiit Kallaste and Enn Kareda, SEI
3) Olas Janos, AEKI
4) Jacek Kaminski and Mariusz Kudelko, MEERI
15:50 h Estimation of external costs using the EcoSense model family
followed by questions and discussion
Dr. Peter Bickel, University of Stuttgart
16:50 h Estimation of external costs by the RiskPoll software tool
followed by questions and discussion
Dr. Ari Rabl, Ecole des Mines/ARMINES, Paris
17.30 h Final remarks and plans Discussion by all
18.00 h Adjourn