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Europe’s energy union

Energy & Climate

Date: Jan 29 - Topic: Green economy

A European Energy Union – a term coined by President of the Council Donald Tusk – is one of the flagship projects of the Junker Commission. Up to now speculation on the exact scope of the project was rife. On 29 January Bruegel organised Climate and Energy Talk on Europe’s energy union with Commission Vice President Maroš Šefčovič. The timely presentation by Maroš Šefčovič – just three days after presenting his plan on the Creation of a European Energy Union to the European Parliament, was followed by comments by Simone Mori (ENEL) and Georg Zachmann (Bruegel) and a open discussion.

Programme

10.45-10.50 Welcme by Guntram Wolff

10.50-11.10 Presentation by Maroš Šefčovič, European Commission Vice President for Energy Union

11.10-11.20 Comments by Simone Mori, Executive Vice President, Head of European Affairs – Enel Holding

11.20-11.30 Comments by Georg Zachmann, Research Fellow at Bruegel

11:30-12:00 Discussion

12:00 Lunch

12:30 End

Event materials

Presentation by Maroš Šefčovič

Presentation by Georg Zachmann (not used at event)

Relevant readings

Elements of Europe’s energy union by Georg Zachmann

Electricity without borders: a plan to make the internal market work by Georg Zachmann

Memo to the Commissioner for Energy by Georg Zachmann

Practical information

  • Venue: Bruegel, Rue de la Charité 33, 1210 Brussels
  • Time: Thursday, 29 January 2015, 10:45-12:00. A light sandwich lunch will be served after the event.
  • Contact: Matilda Sevón, Events Manager – [email protected]
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