Europe’s Deep Decarbonisation: Solar+Hydrogen

11:15 Setting the Scene
James Watson, CEO, SolarPower Europe
Jorgo Chatzimarkakis, Secretary General, Hydrogen Europe

11:30 Presidents’ View
Thomas Oberreiter, Minister Plenipotentiary, upcoming Austrian Presidency
Christian Westermeier, President SolarPower Europe, Wacker
Valérie Delporte-Bouillon, President Hydrogen Europe, Michelin

12:00 Panel I: Where are we?
Tudor Constantinescu, Principal Adviser, DG Energy, EC
Frank Wouter, Director, EU GCC Clean Energy Technology Network
Jean-Noel de Charentenay, Strategic Director, HDF Energy
Christopher Hebling, Director, Division Hydrogen Technologies, Fraunhofer ISE

13:00 Lunch Break
Poster case of projects in lunch area

14:15 Panel II: A vision for 2050
Ad van Wijk, Professor, Delft University of Technology
Martin Hackl, Global Director Solar Energy, Fronius
Arthur Runge-Metzger, Director, DG CLIMA, European Commission Vianney de l’Estang, CEO, Smartenergy

15:15 Panel III: Moving forward
André Hutzli, Managing Director, BNP Paribas
Rogier Schoon, Senior Technologist for Hydrogen, Shell
Nicolas Brahy, Director, Hydrogen Europe
Mechthild Wörsdörfer, Director, Renewables, Research and Innovation, Energy Efficiency, DG Energy, EC

16:15 Wrap up
Sami Andoura, Team Leader – Sustainable Development Team, EPSC

16:30 Closing remarks
Thierry Lepercq, Executive Vice President, ENGIE

The event will be followed by Hydrogen Europe’s office opening. The premises will be inaugurated by Mr Miguel Arias Cañete, Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy

For more information please contact:

Kristina Thoring

+32 2 709 55 26

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