In order to strengthen the EU’s energy efficiency, as well as reduce its carbon footprint, important legislation (carbon budgets for non-ETS sectors and the Energy Efficiency Directive among others) will be negotiated this year.
Kindly supported by the German Ministry for Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety (BMUB), Transport & Environment and The Coalition for Energy Savings are organising this event to explain how energy efficiency and global warming are interlinked, how to deal with these issues at European and national level, and how this will benefit multiple sectors.
Energy efficiency as a driver for climate targets:
German Ministry for Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety
Stefan Scheuer - assessment of the European Commission’s proposal on energy efficiency.
The experience of the Member States:
Belgian Government: Renovatie Pact (building renovation program) - Roel Vermeiren, Flemish Energy Agency
Spanish Government: Proyectos clima (emission reduction projects program) - María José Alonso, Spanish Office for Climate Change
Estonian Government: Past experiences/ensuring environmental integrity in emission trading - Hannu Lamp, Estonian Environmental Investment Center
Private sector - Monica Frassoni, European Alliance to Save Energy
Climate and environment - Brook Riley, Friends of the Earth Europe
Tuesday, 31 January 2017
08:00 am to 10:00 am
Room ASP 5G1
The event will be kindly hosted by MEP Carolina Punset (ALDE, Spain) and Jo Leinen (S&D, DE).