Energy Union toward decarbonisation

Published on Monday, 22 May 2017

The European energy industry is experiencing a profound transformation, with the objective of decarbonising Europe’s economy by 2050. It is a path that calls for a continuous exchange between institutions and energy companies to ensure both the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions and a sustainable and competitive energy supply.

The transition of the European energy industry is the focus of the event titled “Europe's Changing Energy Market: Transition to New Realities,” scheduled on Monday, 22 Mayin Brussels, from 5:30 pm. The meeting, broadcast via live streaming, is organized by Enel and the newspaper Politico (Europe) to open a debate among officials of EU institutions, political representatives of EU Member States, companies and analysts of the European energy market, in view of the challenges awaiting the sector.

The debate moderated by the editor-in-chief of Politico, Matt Kaminski, will be introduced by Simone Mori, Head of European Affairs at Enel, with an overview of the priority issues on the table, from the objectives pursued by the package of new rules for the energy market proposed by the EU Commission last November, through the transition of the sector toward greater electrification, to innovation, digitalisation and the new role of consumers.

It will be followed by an interview with Maroš Šefčovič , Vice-President of the European Commission, in charge of Energy Union, and a round table discussion on the challenges for the European energy industry which will see the participation of Monique Goyens, Director General of the European Consumer Organisation (BEUC), Clyde Kull, of the Permanent Representation of Estonia to the EU, Kristian Ruby, Secretary General of Eurelectric and Kathleen Van Brempt, member of the Committee on Industry, Research and Energy of the European Parliament.

In addition to the live stream, you can follow the discussion on Twitter, using the hashtag #EnergyTransition.