Conference on EU Energy PolicyOctober 21, 2014
Pgm2014 2020: Yes
How to shape EU energy policy so as to boost European competitiveness?
This conference will offer the opportunity to analyse and discuss, among leading political and business actors, and free from any taboos, all the crucial and sensitive components of an EU energy policy that is able to contribute to boosting European industrial competitiveness: economic, financial and technological conditions required to develop renewable energy and other domestic energy resources in order to reduce European dependence on third-country suppliers; development of infrastructure and internal as well as cross-border interconnections; overhaul of national practices on energy levies, tax components of energy prices and network costs; completion and improvement of the functioning of the EU internal energy market; moderation of energy demand and increase of energy efficiency; adjustment of the EU emissions trading system (ETS); diversification of suppliers and supply routes; etc.
Bringing together high-level representatives of national and European institutions, authorities, industry, research centres, academics and civil society, this event will offer a unique opportunity for public discussion between the main political decision-makers and industry CEOs and debate among participants.