Energy Transition

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Aims to

  • Working group to facilitate the implementation of renewable energy projects across Europe.
  • 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 – 11:30  EU Strategy towards a CO2 free European energy sector
  • Hans van Steen, Principal Advisor to the Deputy Director General, DG Energy, European Commission
  • 11:30 – 11:50 Decarbonization with hydrogen and sector coupling
  • Alexander Peschl, Siemens Energy Austria.
    • Hydrogen: from electrons to molecules
    • Industrial scale of hydrogen production
    • E-hydrocarbons replacing fossil fuels as feedstock
    • Use cases and project examples
  • 11:50-12:10 On-site green energy production from solar PV: Think about the future today and become self-sufficient in the future.
  • Mohor Vrhovnik Director of Energy Services
  • Eneja Osterman Head of Energy Services Development, INTERENERGO subsidiary of KELAG, Austria and RWE, Germany
  • 12:10 – 12:55 Brainstorming on strategic, legal, political, administrative and economic challenges and solutions to improve Energy transition (round-based discussion all participants)
  • 12:55 – 13:00 – 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.


30 Mar 2022


11:00 - 13:00

Local Time

  • Timezone: Europe/Berlin
  • Date: 30 Mar 2022
  • Time: 11:00 - 13:00

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