Upcoming Event

May
15
12:30

How do national energy policies fit into EU decarbonisation plans?

Through considering several different national perspectives, we discuss how to reconcile the EU Climate Strategy targets with national energy and climate policies.

May 15, 2019, 12:30 pm Bruegel, Rue de la Charité 33, 1210 Brussels Public | On the Record Livestreamed Topic: Energy & Climate

As the newly elected European Parliament and the new Commission will be picking up their function, the EU Climate Strategy will be one of the major challenges going forward – both the implementation at EU level and the translation into national energy coordination are full of potential controversies, be it on the speed of decarbonisation (2030, 2040), the targets (80% or 95% reduction by 2050), and – foremost – the appropriate energy mix between fossil fuels, nuclear, renewables, imports, etc. In addition, the appropriate instruments to coordinate European and national targets have yet to be determined.

The aim of this event is to inform relevant stakeholders (in particular COM) of the very different national narratives and rationales, as well as try to explore the ways to reconcile the different sides of the debate.

This event is currently open only to Bruegel’s members.

Schedule

May 15, 2019

12:30-13:00

Check-in & lunch

13:00-14:10

Panel discussion

Chair: Georg Zachmann, Senior Fellow

Maciej Burny, Director, Department of International Affairs, Polish Energy Group (PGE)

Carole Mathieu, Research Fellow, Centre for Energy of the French Institute for International Relations (Ifri)

Christian von Hirschhausen, Professor of Energy Economics and Public Sector Management, Dresden University of Technology (TU Dresden), and Research Director, DIW Berlin (German Institute for Economic Research)

14:10-14:30

Q&A

14:30

End

Speakers

Maciej Burny

Director, Department of International Affairs, Polish Energy Group (PGE)

Carole Mathieu

Research Fellow, Centre for Energy of the French Institute for International Relations (Ifri)

Christian von Hirschhausen

Professor of Energy Economics and Public Sector Management, Dresden University of Technology (TU Dresden), and Research Director, DIW Berlin (German Institute for Economic Research)

Georg Zachmann

Senior Fellow

Location & Contact

Bruegel, Rue de la Charité 33, 1210 Brussels

Katja Knezevic

katja.knezevic@bruegel.org

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