Transition to Renewable Energy in the EU
Sustainable Energy Scenarios and
Low Carbon Network
Event organised by INFORSE-Europe
Date; February 13, 2009
Time: 9.15- 12.45
discussions of visions & scenarios, change to efficient energy
use and renewable energy supply.
The objective was to
present ongoing work on ways to change from the current unsustainable
energy structures to sustainable ones in the EU, and to have
a discussion on opportunities and limitations for this. More
than 120 people registered for the event.
9.15 - 10.00
to Renewable Energy until 2030-2050 for the EU-27, Denmark, Latvia,
Bulgaria, employment perspectives in Poland. Presentation and
short discussions of scenarios developed by INFORSE-Europe
Speaker: Olesen, Gunnar Boye, INFORSE-Europe,
pdf 1.7 MB)
10.00 - 10.45
a proposal to take British energy-related greenhouse gas emissions
to zero before 2030. Presentation of the proposal developed by
Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT) and Public Interest Research
Speaker: Allen, Paul, Director, CAT,
UK and INFORSE-Europe Board Member. (Handouts
pdf 1.8 MB)
|11.15 - 12.00
Network Scenarios, a new network to bring together stakeholders
including NGOs and researchers working for major transitions to
low emission energy structures. The network start is in the spring
of 2009 under the project ”ENCI
Low Carbon network” with
support from the EU 7th Framework Program for Research & Technical
Development (FP7). It is organised by Climate Action Network France
(coordinator), INFORSE-Europe, Germanwatch, CNRS / CIRED (France),
and Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK).
Speakers: Olesen, Gunnar Boye, OVE, Denmark , and INFORSE-Europe Coordinator, (Handouts
pdf 0.6 MB) and Jan Burck, Germanwatch. (Handouts
pdf 0.5 MB),
on strategies and scenarios for 80-100% reduction of energy-related
greenhouse gas emissions: comments to proposals and discussion
on the way forward to build credible scenarios and strategies
for major transitions to low-emission energy systems.
Panel with above speakers
to INFORSE-Europe Event on February 13, 2009 at the EUSEW'09's website
|Other Events at EUSEW'09,
where INFORSE-Europe members participated:
Education workshops and hearing
at EUSEW'09 .
became Campaign Associates to the Sustainable Energy Europe
Campaign. Read more on the EU Sustainable
Energy Week EUSEW and
on the Campaign: www.sustenergy.org,
and on INFORSE exhibition on EUSEW'08.
Read also the proceedings on the INFORSE-Europe
Seminar in Brussels on April 28, 2009, where Masha
Tarle presented the Sustainable Energy Europe Campaign.
information on the other years's INFORSE-Europe's EU Policy Seminars: