at APEx Congress


October 19 - October 21, 2022




Hotel Excelsior Dubrovnik,Ul. Frana Supila 12, 20000, Dubrovnik, Croatia


2:00 - 3:20 PM, October 20, Thursday

Panel Topic: Decarbonization


Moderator: Lanny Nickell (EVP & COO at Southwest Power Pool)

Panel Description:

Marcelo will attend the second Panel of the 2022 APEx Conference, which will focus on Decarbonisation. The Panel, moderated by Lanny Nickel, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Southwest Power Pool, will explore how markets and system operation need to evolve to enable the transition to a decarbonised economy. It will discuss solutions to mitigate operational challenges of an evolving energy mix and the role of electrification in decarbonisation efforts. Insights on economic, market and reliability impacts of a Net Zero energy system will be debated. 


  • Marcelo Torres, Senior Energy Market Expert, N-SIDE

  • Christian Baer, Secretary General, Europe

  • Rob Chapman, Sr VP Energy Delivery and Customer Solutions, Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)

  • Juan Carlos Olmedo, Board’s President, Coordinador Electrico Nacional

  • Mark Rothleder, Chief Operating Officer, California ISO


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Marcelo Torres Energy Market Design Expert

Marcelo is an energy market professional with 10 years of experience in regulatory and commercial roles. He specialises in electricity market design and has been actively involved in the development of the underlying market arrangements to facilitate the integration of renewable energy and enable the deployment of flexibility in Europe. Before joining N-SIDE, Marcelo held several positions in the energy sector, including at Ofgem, where he led the British regulator’s work on cross-border electricity trading arrangements, at Drax Group where he was responsible for market development activities, and at Alpiq as Senior Business Development Manager. He holds a Master’s degree in Ecological Economics and is passionate about developing the future energy markets that will accelerate the transition to Net Zero.

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