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European Sustainable Energy Policy Seminar
- April 27, 2010
April 27, 2010 Sustainable Energy Event, Brussels Program & Proceedings: 
Seminar 27 April 2010
Once again (7th time), INFORSE-Europe invited its members and other interested parties to a one-day seminar on highlights in sustainable energy policies in Brussels. The seminar featured presentations and discussions among the 40-50 participants, who are representing several NGOs, EU parliamentarians, EC officials, experts, and students. The seminar was organised in cooperation with the European Renewable Energy Federation (EREF).
Date: April 27, 2010
9.00 - 17.30

Brussels, Belgium

Opening by the Organizers
Opening session: European Actions for 30% or More Greenhouse Gas Reductions by 2020
Michel Raquet, Greens • by senior adviser to EP Greens, Michel Raquet
replacing MEP Claude Turmes (Greens)
Olivier Onidi, Deputy Head of Cabinet of Commissioner G. H. Oettinger for Energy • by Olivier Onidi, Deputy Head of Cabinet of Commissioner Günther H. Oettinger for Energy, European Commission
Dörte Fouquet, EREF • by Dörte Fouquet, European Renewable Energy Federation
Program pdf (pdf file 5 MB)
Boosting Sustainable Development with the Renewable Energy Directive
Gunnar Boye Olesen, INFORSE-Europe • Proposal for an Ambitious Implementation,
by Gunnar Boye Olesen, INFORSE-Europe,
Program pdf (pdf file 1.1 MB) 
Raphael Claustre, CLER French implementation of the RE-directive,
by Raphael Claustre, CLER, France
Program pdf (pdf file 252 kB) 
Rainer Hinrichs-Rahlwes, BEE • The German Renewable Energy Industry Roadmap – 28% instead of 18% Renewables in 2020
by Rainer Hinrichs-Rahlwes,
German Renewable Energy Federation (BEE)
Program pdf (pdf file 3.1 MB) 
Josche Muth, EREC

Beyond 2020 - EREC Roadmap and Scenario for 2050,
by Josche Muth, Policy Advisor of EREC Program pdf (pdf file 1.1 MB)

Panel on April 27, 2010 • Debate, Panel including: Josche Muth (EREC), Raphael Claustre (CLER), Gunnar Boye Olesen (INFORSE-Europe), Dörte Fouquet (EREF), Rainer Hinrichs-Rahlwes (BEE)
Global Energy Assessment
prof. Thomas B. Johansson, IIEE by prof. Thomas B. Johansson, International Institute for Industrial Environmental Economics (IIIEE),
Lund University, Sweden
Program pdf (pdf file 2.1 MB)
Promotion of Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency on EU-level, Highlights of the Intelligent Energy for Europe program for 2010-2011
Vincent Berrutto, EE unit, EC • by Vincent Berrutto, Head of Energy Efficiency Unit, Executive Agency for Competitiveness and Innovation, European Commission Program pdf (pdf file 2.8 MB)
20% More Energy Efficiency in the EU by 2020
Erica Hope, CAN-Europe • The Need for Stronger Energy Efficiency Policies,
by Erica Hope, Climate Action Network – Europe
Program pdf (pdf file 1 MB)
Robert Harmsen, Ecofys • Possible new European Policies for Energy Efficiency,
by Robert Harmsen, Ecofys.
Program pdf (pdf file 215kB)
Yvonne Finger, DG Energy • European Commission’s Activities on Energy Efficiency Policies,
by Yvonne Finger, DG Energy
Program pdf (pdf file 300kB)
Panel on April 27, 2010

• Panel Debate & Discussion
Moderator: Paul Allen, CAT, Centre for Alternative Technology, UK

Structural Funds: What is Needed to Make them a Vehicle for a Transition to Sustainable Energy?
Maud Skaringer, EC, DG REGIO • Cohesion Policy Support for Sustainable Energy,
by Maud Skaringer, European Commission, DG REGIO.
Program pdf (pdf file 600 kB)
Emil Bedi, FAE Slovakia / INFORSE-Europe • The (Structural) Funds we Need for a Transition to Sustainable Energy in Central Europe
by Emil Bedi, FAE Slovakia / INFORSE-Europe
Program pdf (pdf file 300 kB)
Markus Trilling, Bankwatch Network • Structural Funds Today - Potentials Unfulfilled: Realities in Central Europe
by Markus Trilling, Bankwatch Network
Program pdf (pdf file 400 kB)
Panel debate on April 27, 2010 • Panel Debate.
Moderator: Cecile Godinho, CCVT, Portugal
Venue: University Foundation's Club
rue d'Egmont 11 - 1000 Bruxelles,
Metro: Namur.
- INFORSE-Europe: International Network for Sustainable Energy
- EREF: European Renewable Energies Federation

Contact & Info:
- INFORSE-Europe, E-mail:
Ph: +45 86 22 70 00, Fax: +45 86 22 70 96

Sustainable Energy Europe Campaign The event is part of the EU Sustainable Energy Campaign.
INFORSE-Europe is Associate member of the Campaign.
See more at the
Campaign's web site.

More information on the other years's INFORSE-Europe's EU Policy Seminars:
Seminar 2010 Proceedings /Program (present page)
2009 Proceedings /Program
2008 Proceedings /Program
2007 Proceedings /Program
2006 Proceedings /Program
2005 Proceedings /Program
Seminar 2004 Proceedings/Program