12th Energy Planning and Modelling of Energy Systems meeting

12th Energy Planning and Modelling of Energy Systems meeting

Location: Zagreb / ZOOM and YouTUBE, apply via https://forms.gle/xFsWgD7qDDrkJZiR9

Date: 21.12.2021.
Time: 21.12.2021, 11:30 - 22.12.2021, 14:00

The University of Zagreb, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture and the SDEWES Centre, together with partners from the University of Montenegro, Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts and Macedonian Academy of Sciences and Arts, organize a hybrid event: „12th Energy Planning and Modelling of Energy Systems meeting“, Zagreb, on the 21st and 22nd December 2021. The event is organized with the support from the EUKI project “Alpe-Adria clean transport alliance – AaCTA”.

You will have the opportunity to hear details about the creation of the new energy planning model, H2RES 4.0, developed through the INTERENERGY project and capable of long-term energy systems configuration optimization. The ambition of H2RES 4.0 is to be the most comprehensive tool for the development of long-term pathways of the energy transition. The call of H2RES competition for energy system modellers will be announced on the 21st of December, during the webinar.

The AaCTA project is focused on supporting local governments in Austria, Croatia, Montenegro and Slovenia in the creation of policies for local decarbonization of road transport, improvements in the needed infrastructure, and the “green” public purchase. The goal is also to spread the knowledge on the energy transition and interconnection between the increase in the use of renewable energy and reduction of pollution from road transport. Also, the Alliance aims to spread its operation to the other countries in the region. At the event, you can learn about the report on the Recent trends in coal and peat regions in the Western Balkans and Ukraine by the speaker from the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission, its connection with clean road transport and the view on the topic from local experts.

Attendance online is free of charge for all interested. The link for the webinar will be supplied after the registration.

Working language of the event: local languages

Organizing Committee

  • Prof. dr. sc. Neven Duić
  • Prof. dr. sc. Nikola Rajaković
  • Prof. dr. sc. Nataša Markovska
  • Izv. prof. dr. sc. Goran Krajačić
  • Doc. dr. sc. Tomislav Pukšec
  • Dr. sc. Marko Ban
  • Dr. sc. Ilija Batas Bjelić
  • Antun Pfeifer, mag. ing. mech.
  • Nikola Matak, mag. ing. mech.
  • Mr. sc. Duško Stajić


  • Prof. dr. sc. Neven Duić
  • Prof. dr. sc. Nikola Rajaković
  • Prof. dr. sc. Nataša Markovska

Lecture schedule

12:00 - 13:30Registration of participants on-site and lunch
13:30 - 13:45Opening: Welcome speech from the organizers Prof. dr. sc. Neven Duić (UNIZAG FSB)
13:45 - 14:10Session 1: Lecture 1 - Long-term optimization of the energy systems' configuration using H2RES model Prof. dr. sc. Felipe Feijoo (PUCV)
14:10 - 14:35Session 1: Lecture 2 - Applying H2RES model on cases of Croatia and SEE. The H2RES competition Luka Herc, mag. ing. mech. (UNIZAG FSB)
Prof. dr. sc. Neven Duić
14:35 - 15:05Coffee break
15:05 - 15:25Energy transition and challenges in the power grid planning Prof. dr. sc. Nikola Rajaković
15:25 - 15:45H2020 INSULAE project and innovative energy approaches on the smart islands Marko Mimica, MSc. (UNIZAG FSB)
15:45 - 16:05Optimal sizing of microgrid with renewable energy sources in Serbia Vladimir Antonijevic, MSc. (UNIBG ETF)
16:05 - 16:25Revisiting a 100% renewable energy system in North Macedonia after one decade Vojdan Andonov, BSc. (SDEWES - Skopje)
16:25 - 16:45Integration of Hydrogen and P2X hybrid technologies into the energy systems of the developing countries: the case of the Republic of North Macedonia Dejan Dimitriev, BSc. (MANU)
16:45 - 17:00Conclusions of the day 1
9:45 - 10:00Introduction to day 2 and the EUKI AaCTA project Antun Pfeifer, mag. ing. mech. (UNIZAG FSB)
10:00 - 10:25Recent trends in coal and peat regions in the Western Balkans and Ukraine Dr. sc. Hrvoje Medarac (JRC)
10:25 - 10:50Full costs of power for the end users in Serbia - future analysis Dr. sc. Ilija Batas Bjelić (SANU)
10:50 - 11:15Western Balkan countries readiness for sustainable energy transition Prof. dr. sc. Mirza Kušljugić (UNTZ - FET)
11:15 - 11:35Coffee break
11:35 - 12:00Energy transition and clean transport in Montenegro Prof. dr. sc. Radoje Vujadinović, (UCG)
12:00 - 12:20Electric mobility: ELEN charging infrastructure build-up through Next-e and East-e projects Domagoj Puzak, MSc. (HEP)
12:20 - 12:40Health co-benefits of the Macedonian enhanced NDC Dr. sc. Verica Taseska-Gjorgievska (MANU)
12:40 - 13:15Conclusions of the Conference Prof. dr. sc. Neven Duić