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By | June 12, 2024

Linux Foundation Energy Announces Agenda for LF Energy Summit, 5-6 September in Brussels

Premier gathering of LF Energy project communities to gather speakers from energy generation, transmission, distribution, technology, government, and more

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – June 12, 2024 – LF Energy, the open source foundation focused on harnessing the power of collaborative software and hardware technologies to accelerate the energy transition, is pleased to announce the lineup of sessions for LF Energy Summit, taking place September 5-6, 2024 in Brussels, Belgium. The summit will gather members of the LF Energy community including foundation members, developers, vendors, utilities, and other stakeholders to learn about LF Energy and its projects as well as to collaborate and share best practices for developing and implementing open source technologies and standards in the energy sector. 

Keynote sessions being announced today include:

  • The Role of Data Sharing and Infrastructure in Energy Data Infrastructure of Emerging Markets – Fang Fang, NEO BV; Neelima Janardhanan, Open Data Services Co-operative; Anders Pedersen, World Bank / Energy Sector Management Assistance Program (ESMAP); Dan Travers, Open Climate Fix
  • Building an Open Source Business: the LF Energy SEAPATH Example – Christophe Villemer, Savoir-faire Linux
  • The Strategic Benefits of Open Source Collaboration for the Energy Transition and Policy – Lucian Balea, RTE; Dan Brown, LF Energy; Savannah Goodman, Google; Antonello Monti, RWTH Aachen University; Jonas van den Bogaard, Alliander N.V.

Additional keynotes will be announced in the coming weeks.

The agenda also includes over 40 breakout sessions over two days. Highlights include:

  • Why Open Standards are Important for the Energy Sector, and How to Progress Them – Minh Dupuis, GE Vernova; Savannah Goodman, Google; Nico Rikken, Alliander; Alex Thornton, LF Energy
  • RomeFlex: SOGNO Platform in Action – Ercole De Luca, Areti SpA; Antonello Monti, RWTH Aachen University 
  • Machine Learning for Short-Term Demand Forecasting on the Quebec Power Grid – Arnaud Zinflou and Stéphane Dellacherie, Hydro-Québec
  • Quartz Solar OS: Building an Open Source AI Solar Forecast for Everyone – Kasia Krasucka and Rosheen Naeem, Open Climate Fix

Other activities offered to attendees of LF Energy Summit include a series of technical workshops and demonstrations of LF Energy’s suite of over 30 open source technologies for energy systems, in addition to numerous networking opportunities. 

Event registration is now open. Early bird pricing of $175 ends July 7. Sponsorship opportunities are still available.

Video recordings of LF Energy Summit 2023 can be viewed on-demand here.

Members of the media who wish to request a media pass to attend the event should contact


LF Energy Resources


About LF Energy

A first-of-its-kind initiative, LF Energy provides a 21st century plan of action to solve climate change through open frameworks, reference architectures and a support ecosystem of complementary projects. Strategic Members include Alliander, Google, Microsoft, RTE and Shell, in addition to over 60 General and Associate Members from across the energy industry, technology, academia, and government. Find further information here: 


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Dan Brown

LF Energy