june, 2021

16jun10:3012:00Free webinar - Towards a renewable-based energy system: delivering on the fit for 55’OnlineType:For Members,Our Events

Time

(Wednesday) 10:30 - 12:00 CEST

Location

Online

Event Details

Delivering climate neutrality requires a transversal approach to energy system integration, expanding the contribution of renewables beyond power. It will also require higher ambitions to deploy renewables and solar: according to SolarPower Europe, increasing the EU’s 2030 target to at least 45% share of renewables in final energy demand will be required to be on track for achieving climate-neutrality, and meeting the EU new ambitions on renewable hydrogen. This webinar will explore in particular:

  • How renewables can contribute to deliver higher ambitions by 2030 and what is needed to remove bottlenecks for deploying more solar on the ground, with a focus on electrification policies, permitting, grid investments and storage
  • The role of additionality and certification systems in supporting additional investments in renewables projects, driving the achievement of Europe’s 2030 renewable target and making the EU Hydrogen Strategy a true success story.

Agenda: 

10:30: Keynote speech:  

  • Antonio Lopez Nicolas, Head of Unit Renewables and Energy System Integration, DG ENER  

10:40: Panel discussion 

Moderation: Aurélie Beauvais, Deputy CEO at SolarPower Europe 

Panel: 

  • Antonio Lopez Nicolas, Head of Unit Renewables and Energy System Integration, DG ENER
  • Elena León, Director, Planning, Management and Regulatory Positioning, Iberdrola
  • Jaume Loffredo, Energy Policy Officer at BEUC
  • Geert De Cock, Manager Electricity and Energy, Transport and Environment
  • Andor Savelkouls, Senior Director, Altenex Energy

12:00: End of the Webinar 

 

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