“Energy efficiency and renewables ‘made in Europe’ - Opportunities and challenges of the EU Energy Union for Germany”

Date

25 Apr 2016 16:00 to 18:30

Address

Paul-Löbe-Haus West
Room E.800
  Berlin
Germany

Event Type

S - Workshop, course

Section

Energy
Sustainable Dev.

Event Location

Germany

Event Description

WORKSHOP

 

“Energy efficiency and renewables ‘made in Europe’ - Opportunities and 

challenges of the EU Energy Union for Germany”

 
Monday, 25 April 2016, 16:00 – 18:30
Paul-Löbe-Haus West, Room E.800, Berlin
 

PROGRAMME

16:00 – 16:45 Opening & Introduction
Chair: Claude Turmes, MEP, EUFORES President
  • Welcome and opening speech
    Bernd Westphal, Member of the German Bundestag SPD*
  • The EU Energy Union – the work ahead
    Claude Turmes, Member of the European Parliament, President of EUFORES
  • The German energy future 
    Rainer Baake, State Secretary, German Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy*
  • Key role of political frameworks - Defining the right incentive scheme for energy efficiency
    Marie Donnelly, Director Dir C — Renewables, Research and Innovation, Energy Efficiency, European Commission*
 
16:45 – 17:25: Driving the energy transition through efficiency
Chair: Claude Turmes, MEP, EUFORES President
 
  • Energy efficiency as business model in Germany
    Martin Bornholdt, Managing Director, Deutsche Unternehmensinitiative Energieeffizienz
  • Germany’s progress in energy efficiency 
    Daniel Becker, Managing Director, Ecofys, Partner Energy-Efficiency-Watch project
  • Energy performance contracting in Germany
    Stephan von Hundelshausen, ESCO Forum*
  • Consumers’ perspective on energy efficiency: rewarding investment or unpleasant expense factor?
    Peter Kafke, Policy Officer and Deputy Project Manager Energy Projects, Bundesverband Verbraucherzentrale
 
17:25 – 17:50 RES in Europe and Germany: Roadmap for a sustainable energy future
Chair: Claude Turmes, MEP, EUFORES President
 
  • Making Europe No 1 in renewables – a joint European project
    Jo Leinen, Member of the European Parliament
  • Renewable energy sources in Germany – policy framework for 2030 
    Dr. Anne Held, Senior Researcher and Project Manager, Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research*
  • Perspectives of further deployment of renewable energy technologies in Germany
    Dr. Hermann Falk, Managing director of the German Renewable Energy Federation (BEE)*
 
17:50 – 18:30 Panel Debate: How should enabling policies for a successful energy transition in Germany and Europe look like?
Chair: Claude Turmes, MEP, EUFORES President
 
  • Josef Göppel, MdB, CDU/CSU
  • Bernd Westphal, MdB, SPD*
  • Julia Verlinden, MdB, Bündnis 90/Grüne*
  • Eva Bulling-Schröter, MdB, Die Linke*
  • Marie Donnelly, Director Dir C — Renewables, Research and Innovation, Energy Efficiency, European Commission*
  • Jo Leinen, MEP*
 
* Confirmation pending
 
Interpretation in English and German will be provided 

 

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