Financing Clean Energy for all Europeans
Energy transition for jobs, growth, and investment
Joint conference of the European Parliament and the European Commission
Hosted in the European Parliament (Brussels)
Date: 7 November 2017, 08:30 - 18:30
EP ITRE Committee Chairman Buzek and Commissioner Arias Cañete are pleased to announce, on behalf of the European Parliament and European Commission, a high level conference in Brussels on 7 November to address financing clean energy for all Europeans.
The event will be opened by European Parliament President Tajani, European Commission President Juncker (tbc), the Estonian Council Presidency (tbc) and European Investment Bank President Hoyer, involve the active participation of Vice-Presidents Šefčovič and Katainen, MEPs, as well as senior representatives from the Covenant of Mayors, and other stakeholders.
Aimed at policy makers, the investor community, energy market participants and other stakeholders, the conference will review the Clean Energy Package focussing discussion on three investment areas of the energy transition: ways of supporting the shift to clean and efficient energy at local level, investing in large-scale energy projects - including cross-border transmission infrastructure, and renewable electricity generation infrastructure.