How do European countries support renewable energy development and what is the EU influence on their policies?
Researchers have studied renewable energy policies in six European countries: Germany, France, the United Kingdom, Poland, Sweden and Norway as a part of the REMIX project. They will present their findings at a seminar in Brussels, on 26 April 2017, at Norway House.
10:00-10:35: Welcome and introduction to EU’s renewables policy
- Welcome by Gaute Erichsen, Councillor for Energy, Norwegian Mission to the European Union
- Pierre Schellekens, Deputy Head of Cabinet for the EU Commissioner for Climate Action & Energy - Miguel Arias Cañete
The European Commission’s take on the future of European renewables policy
- Elin Lerum Boasson, Associate Professor, University of Oslo and CICERO
How do the EU renewables policy and state aid regulations affect national renewable energy policy developments?
10:35-11:05: EU member states’ responses to new EU policy
- Sweden - Elin Lerum Boasson, University of Oslo and CICERO
- The United Kingdom – Tim Rayner, University of East Anglia
- Germany – Miranda Schreurs, Technical University Munich
- France – Catherine Banet, University of Oslo
- Poland – Merethe Leiren, CICERO
11:05-12:00: Where is the ongoing revision of the EU renewable energy policy heading?
Panel discussions moderated by Elin Lerum Boasson, followed by Q&A from the audience
- Jytte Guteland, Member of the European Parliament
- Leigh Hancher, Director Energy Law and Policy at Florence School of Regulation and Professor at the University of Tilburg
- Ann Malorie Geron, VP EU Affairs, Fortum
- Alexandre Roesch, Policy Director, Solar Power Europe
- Jill Duggan, Director, The Prince of Wales' Corporate Leaders Group & Green Growth Platform and Director of Policy, Cambridge Institute for Sustainable Leadership
- Tomas Wyns, Doctoral Researcher, the Institute for European Studies
12:00-13:00: Lunch and mingling