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Making low-carbon technology support smarter

Combating climate change on the global level will be much easier when abundant low-carbon technologies that are competitive in their cost and capabilities become available. But how can we encourage private companies to invest in low-carbon innovation?

Date: September 10, 2015, 12:30 pm Topic: Green economy

At this event Georg Zachmann presented his latest Policy Brief, Making low-carbon technology support smarter. There are various approaches to supporting innovation in low-carbon technologies, but what is the most effective policy mix? In his paper, Georg analyses the approaches and provides four recommendations for making low-carbon technology support smarter.

The presentation was followed by comments from DG ENERGY’s Anne Houtman and Marcus Franken from e.on, and then an open discussion with the audience, chaired by Sara Stefanini of Politico.

VIDEO RECORDING

EVENT MATERIALS

Marcus Franken’s Presentation
Georg Zachmann’s Presentation
Event Notes

Schedule

Sep 10, 2015

12.00

Registration and welcome coffee

12.30

Presentation of Policy Brief

Georg Zachmann, Senior Fellow

12.50

Comments by discussants

Anne Houtman, Principal Advisor at European Commission, DG ENERGY

Marcus Franken, E.ON

13.00

Audience Discussion

Chair: Sara Stefanini, Energy and Environment Reporter at Politico Europe

14.00

Sandwich lunch

Speakers

Marcus Franken

E.ON

Anne Houtman

Principal Advisor at European Commission, DG ENERGY

Sara Stefanini

Energy and Environment Reporter at Politico Europe

Georg Zachmann

Senior Fellow

Location & Contact

Bruegel, Rue de la Charité 33, 1210 Brussels

Matilda Sevón

[email protected] +32 2 227 4212

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