Making the EU Number One in Renewables

Time to Mobilise New Actors and New Sectors



Benedek Javor, MEP Greens/EFA


1) "We are here to stay and push further" - new actors pushing for a dynamic energy market at home

Moderation: Jakop Dalunde, MEP Greens/EFA

27% is not enough: towards increased ambition for 2030

  • Pierre Tardieu, Chief Policy Officer WindEurope
  • James Watson, CEO Solar Power Europe

Cooperatives as vehicle to empower citizen - achievements, persisting obstacles & opportunities

  • Dirk Vansintjan, President REScoop

The local level: cities as key actors

  • Claire Roumet, Executive Director Energy Cities

Reaping potential of non-residential buildings - supermarket chain going RES/EE - benefits and obstacles

  • Katarina Maaskant, Public Affairs manager IKEA Group*


2) New electricity demand: towards green or grey electrons?

Moderation: Claude Turmes, MEP Greens/EFA

Input:  Policy instruments for a sustainable, transparent European Energy market

  • Dominik Seebach, Senior Researcher Energy & Climate Oko Institute

Electrifying the heating system: panacea or system non-sense?

  • Thomas Nowak, Secretary General EHPA
  • Jean-Marc Jossart, Secretary-General AEBIOM

Solar PV supply - has Europe lost the battle?

  • Arnaud Chaperon, Vice-President EU Affairs, Total
  • Arnulf Jaeger-Waldau, Joint Research Centre

Closing remarks

Rebecca Harms, MEP Greens/EFA

Date & Place

10.05.2017 | 15:00 - 10.05.2017 | 18:30
European Parliament - room ASP 1G3 - 60, Rue Wiertz - 1047 Brussels

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