Towards a European Energy Community for the 21st century?

Greens/EFA Family Meeting

On Monday, 07 June 2010 the Greens/EFA a political family meeting in the framework of the Joint Parliamenary Meeting on 'Towards a European Energy Community for the 21st century?'. During the meeting Greens/EFA MPs and MEPs have exchanged views with Michaele Schreyer, fromer European Commissioner, who presented the erene - European Community for renewable energy - study from the Böll foundation, as well as with Prof Leigh Hancher, Prof Marc van der Woude and Mr Sami Andoura, who published a study on a European Energy Community from the think tank Notre Europe

Monday, 7th June 2010

12:00-15:00 hrs, Room ASP 1 G 3 (EN, FR, DE Interpretation)

European Parliament, Brussels

12:00 - 12:15 Arrival of participants and sandwich lunch

12:15 - 12:30 Introduction, Claude Turmes, Vice-President Greens/EFA

12:30 - 13:00 Presentation of the erene project: European community for renewable energies, Michaele Schreyer, Former European Commissioner

13:00 - 13:30 Presentation of the NotreEurope study on European Energy Community, Professor Leigh Hancher and Professor Marc van der Woude

13:30 - 14:45 Debate with speakers, national parliamentarians and Greens/EFA MEPs Claude Turmes (Luxembourg), Reinhard Bütikofer (Germany), Bas Eickhout (The Netherlands)

14:45 - 15:00 Conclusions, Christiane Brunner, MP (Austria); Claude Turmes, Vice-President Greens/EFA