Energy Transition

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Aims to

  • Establish working groups to facilitate the implementation of renewable energy projects across the region.
  • Offer networking opportunities to all interested actors to connect at the regional scale and organize partnerships to implement renewable energy projects and support the energy transition process. 
  • Identify key financing opportunities to support the implementation of renewable energy projects in the CEEC region.

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Topics covered

  • Sustainable energy transition trajectories.
  • Solar, hydro, wind and biomass – challenges and opportunities.
  • Central actors for energy transition – coordination and support.  
  • Examples of good practices from across the region – technology and policy know-how. 
  • Financing energy transition – private, public and EU funds.

Event Structure

  • 11:00 – 11:05 Goal and agenda of the working group
  • 11:05 – 11:10 Introduction round of participants (name, institution, interest)
  • 11:10 – 11:25 Hydrogen – threat or great opportunity? Hydrogen, the EU Roadmap, and the implications of the energy transition for businesses. Dr. Andreas Preuß, Partner & Director and Head of Science & Technology of The Future Energy Consulting Company.
  • 11:25-11:40 Power Purchase Agreement (PPA), Renewables, Sustainability.  A general PPA business model and its economic and environmental benefits. Martin Dolzer, Managing Director & Jure Bukovec, Renewable Portfolio Manager of INTERENERGO.  
  • 11:40 – 12:10 Brainstorming on strategic, legal, political, administrative and economic challenges and solutions to improve Energy transition (round-based discussion all participants)
  • 12:10 – 12:30 Knowledge exchange: technical challenges and solutions to improve Energy transition (round-based discussion all participants).
  • 12.30 – 12.40 – Wrap up and follow-up steps.

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Who do we bring together?

  • We bring together all key strategy actors (ministries, public officials, municipalities, industry associations, energy producers, renewable energy solution providers, regulators) in Europe with an initial focus on Southeastern Europe and Eastern Europe.

How do we bring them together?

  • Through closed groups on the online crowd knowledge platform –
  • Through quarterly online working group meetings and two bi-annual online conferences.

Why do we bring them together?

  • To regularly exchange, technical operational, and strategic know-how and best practices on energy transition.
  • To conduct training for service companies and municipalities on renewable energy solutions and implementation strategies.
  • To develop strategy recommendations and position papers to improve the legal, political and economic environment for the successful energy transition in Europe.
  • To develop projects on renewable energies and to implement them.


06 Oct 2021


11:00 - 12:30

Local Time

  • Timezone: Europe/Berlin
  • Date: 06 Oct 2021
  • Time: 11:00 - 12:30

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