14 December: Re-energising Europe - Debate on the future of Europe’s energy systems

Posted on 10 December 2012    
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WWF, SEFEP, and E3G look forward to welcoming you their joint event, hosted by the Permanent Representation of Cyprus (61 Avenue de Cortenbergh, 1000 Brussels): Re-energising Europe - Debate on the Future of Europe's Energy systems


14th December, 8.30am for breakfast - 9am event start

Hosted by:

Dr. Costas Papastavros – Permanent Representation of Cyprus to the EU,
Counsellor (Coordination of environment issues, climate change, waste, noise)


Andreas Rüdinger - Institute for Sustainable Development and International Relations, Research Fellow (Energy and Climate Policies)

Kristina L. Haverkamp – Permanent Representation of Germany to the EU,
Head of Department (Economy)

Mechthild Woersdoerfer - European Commission, Directorate General Energy,
Head of Unit (Energy Policy & Monitoring of electricity, gas, coal and oil markets)

Ona Kostinaitė-Grinkevičienė – Permanent Representation of Lithuania to the EU, Special Attachée (Energy)

Jason Anderson - WWF European Policy Office, Head of Unit (Climate and Energy)


9:00 - Welcome by Dr Costas Papastavros

9:10 - Presentation of recent research by WWF, SEFEP, and E3G (see links) by Manon Dufour, E3G - Senior Policy Advisor (Energy)

SEFEP: Metastudy Analysis on 2050 Energy Scenarios
WWF: Re-energising Europe - Cutting Energy Related Emissions the Right Way
E3G: Risk managing power sector decarbonisation in the UK; Avoiding the risks of a new “Dash for Gas”

9:20 - Panel debate moderated by Antonella Battaglini, SEFEP – How to maximise the opportunities and minimise the risks of decarbonising Europe's energy systems – Audience questioning strongly encouraged

11.00 -Panellists’ conclusions on debate

11.30 - Event closes with sum up from Antonella Battaglini, SEFEP and Dr Costas Papastavros

Please confirm your participation to Audrey Gueudet (agueudet@wwf.eu)

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