EU Islands at the forefront of energy transition & decarbonisation of economies

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EU Islands at the forefront of energy transition & decarbonisation of economies2019-06-21T14:40:23+00:00

18 June 2019 – Committee of the Regions

EU ISLANDS AT THE FOREFRONT OF ENERGY TRANSITION & DECARBONISATION OF ECONOMIES


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“A multilateral Islands Structured Dialogue with EU Institutions to support islands green development”


PRESS RELEASE


AGENDA & PRESENTATIONS


Welcome addresses by:

  • Gaetano ARMAO, President of the CoR Insular Regions Intergroup, Vice-President of the Sicilian Region
  • Andrew COOPER, Member of the Committee of the Regions

TOWARDS A JOINT ROADMAP FOR EU ISLAND GOVERNMENTS AND INDUSTRIES

  • Eleni MARIANOU, Secretary General of the CPMR
  • Gianni CHIANETTA, Director, Greening The Islands

ENERGY UNION AND NECPs – TURNING EU ISLANDS IN LIVING LABORATORIES

  • Tonino PICULA, Member of the European Parliament
  • Alfred SANT, Member of the European Parliament
  • Brendan DEVLIN, Advisor, DG ENER, European Commission
  • Tajana HUZAK, Assistant Minister, Ministry of Regional Development and EU Funds, Croatia

ROUND TABLE I : Enhancing energy transition in the islands: focus on best practises and main challenges

Moderation by Giuseppe SCIACCA, Executive Secretary of the CPMR Islands Commission

Best Practices


ROUND TABLE II How to turn decarbonisation in opportunities for growth and jobs in the EU islands

Moderation by Gianni CHIANETTA, Director, Greening The Islands

  • Jorg SINGER, Mayor of Helgoland
  • Michael GALEA, Vice-President Insuleur, Vice-President Gozo Business Chambers
  • Aurélie BEAUVAIS, Policy Director, Solarpower Europe
  • Patrick CLERENS, Secretary General EASE – The European Association for Storage of Energy
  • Ivan PINEDA, Director of Public Affairs in WindEurope

Best Practices

  • Renata MELE, Head of Strategy, Global e-City, Enel X (shortly available)
  • Alexandros YFANTIS, President and Managing Director, SYCHEM

Debate


CONCLUSIONS

  • Eleni MARIANOU, Secretary General of the CPMR
  • Gianni CHIANETTA, Director, Greening The Islands
  • Andrew COOPER, Member of the Committee of the Regions