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Events with tag “Leadership”

Jan, 19 12:00 PM CET
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Challenges en Route to a Clean Economy: How to Accelerate Low Emissions Technology Uptake Alan Finkel

In his presentation Alan Finkel, the Chair of Australia’s Technology Investment Advisory Council, will give his perspective on the most important technologies that can help countries accelerate their transition towards low-carbon and further to zero-carbon economies.

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Alan Finkel Chair of Australia's Technology Investment Advisory Council
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Jan, 19 1:00 PM CET
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Building Back Better and Greener: the Green Energy Transition

  • What Austria’s key goals are for the next few years

  • How Austria plans to become the #1 hydrogen nation

  • The role of private investment in renewables in Austria

  • Innovation programs as a fuel for energy tech businesses and startups in Austria

Speakers
Leonore Gewessler Austrian Minister for Climate Action, Environment, Energy, Mobility, Innovation and Technology
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Jan, 19 1:30 PM CET
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Leveraging the Oil & Gas Sector to Accelerate a Sustainable Energy Transition

The oil & gas sector now plays the main role in the entire energy industry worldwide. Its engagement and proactivity in building a more sustainable future is playing a crucial role. Moreover, it’s very clear that the transitioning of the energy industry cannot be fully completed without collaborative efforts with the oil & gas sector.
Speakers
Tina Bru Norwegian Minister of Petroleum and Energy
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Jan, 19 2:00 PM CET
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Gas Grids: a Key Enabler of the Energy Transition

Gas grids were invented to push forward the decarbonization of the global energy system. In order to eliminate carbon energy usage, renewable gases such as biogas or hydrogen from power-to-gas plants need to be integrated. Meanwhile, grid operators face a lot of challenges on this path, both in terms of gas appliances and correct billing for the energy supplied.
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Edouard Sauvage CEO at GRDF
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Jan, 20 10:00 AM CET
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How Belgium is using energy transition as a gamechanger for climate in a post-Covid time

The new Belgian Government, formed in October 2020 by the new “Vivaldi” coalition of seven parties, announced the meeting of Paris Agreement goals as its number one priority. In the interview with Minister Tinne Van Der Straete we will discuss the key steps of the country’s Action Plan for the next decade, which includes gradual phase-out of nuclear reactors, reducing GHG emissions by 55% and other measures.
Speakers
Tinne Van der Straeten Belgian Federal Minister of Energy
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Jan, 20 10:30 AM CET
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Ireland's Action Plan: from 7% Reduction by 2030 to Full Elimination of GHG Emissions by 2050

As leader of the Irish Green Party, Minister Ryan has been an active advocate of green energy transition in his country. In the interview we will focus on the Ministry’s plans for 2021-2022, which will enable the country to meet its 2030 goals of reducing carbon emissions by 55 percent. The talk will be focused on the government support for new technologies, 5-year carbon budgets and collaboration with the private sector.
Speakers
Eamon Ryan Irish Minister for Environment, Climate and Communications
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Jan, 20 1:30 PM CET
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Benoît Revaz, State Secretary, Director of the Swiss Federal Office of Energy

  • Key progress points in Switzerland’s energy agenda

  • Main challenges and key projects for the next few years

  • Switzerland’s historic decision to become a nuclear-free country

  • Opportunities in Switzerland for local and foreign investors

Speakers
Benoît Revaz State Secretary, Director of the Swiss Federal Office of Energy
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Jan, 21 11:30 AM CET
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Energy Efficiency: a Game Changer to Achieve Sustainable Future

With a global hype on renewables, hydrogen, biomass, electric vehicles and other enablers of green energy transition, the importance of continuous improvement of energy efficiency in many industries has been overlooked. Minister Turmes’s keynote speech will focus on the main factors that can enable governments and corporations to intensify their energy efficiency programs to further accelerate their energy transformation.

Speakers
Claude Turmes Minister for Energy, Minister for Spatial Planning of Luxembourg
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