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A new energy policy for the new EU Commission

The new EU leadership acknowledges the need to revamp European energy policy. While European Council President Tusk suggested the idea of an Energy Union, European Commission President Juncker has also called for a a "resilient Energy Union". The Commission Vice President for Energy Union Maroš Šefčovič has announced the unveiling of a political concept for […]

Date: Dec 17 - Topic: European Macroeconomics & Governance

The new EU leadership acknowledges the need to revamp European energy policy. While European Council President Tusk suggested the idea of an Energy Union, European Commission President Juncker has also called for a a "resilient Energy Union". The Commission Vice President for Energy Union Maroš Šefčovič has announced the unveiling of a political concept for the Energy Union in early 2015.

Prof. Jean-Michel Glachant‘s ""Manifesto" is a timely contribution to this discussion of the EU’s future energy policy. His long experience as an academic commentator on EU energy affairs allows him to propose feasible solutions to the most relevant issues by building on existing policies, while acknowledging political realities.

His presentation will be followed by comments from Matthias Dürr (RWE) and a representative of the institutions (TBC). The subsequent discussion will be chaired by Georg Zachmann, Research Fellow at Bruegel.

Speakers

  • Jean-Michel Glachant, Robert Schuman Chair, Director of the Florence School of Regulation and Director of Loyola de Palacio Energy Policy Programme
  • Matthias Dürr, RWE
  • Marie Donnelly, Director for Renewables, Research and Innovation, Energy Efficiency, European Commission, DG ENER
  • Georg Zachmann, Research Fellow at Bruegel

Event Materials

  • Presentation by Jean-Michel Glachant
  • Presentation by Matthias Dürr

Practical Information:

  • Venue: Bruegel, Rue de la Charité 33, 1210 Brussels
  • Time: 17th December 2014,12.30- 14.15. Lunch will be served from 12.30-12.45
  • Contact: Matilda Sevón, Events Manager – registrations@bruegel.org
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