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Vermilion Energy

an industrial company committed to sustainable development and the energy transition!

Could you talk to us about Vermilion Energy, its competencies, characteristics and the very way it functions? Vermilion is the French subsidiary of the Canadian Vermilion Energy oil group, and is based in Europe, North America and Australia. It is a company which is specialized in the redevelopment of mature fields. Since its creation in […]


What is the European Green Deal ?


Mr Patrick Clerens

EASE Secretary General

How can energy storage support the energy transition? Energy storage is one of the most promising enabling technologies for a renewables-dominated system. Energy storage allows us to store excess energy and discharge it when there is too little generation or too much demand. There are many different types of technologies in development and on the […]


Mrs Karima DELLI

President of the Transport and Tourism Commission of the European Parliament (TRAN), Member of the European Parliament.

Could you tell us about the tasks and responsibilities of the TRAN Committee? The Committee on Transport and Tourism, which I chair, must respond to the concerns of European citizens. The expectations are high and we must act to make our mobility more sustainable, more inclusive, safer and more connected. Transport accounts for a quarter […]


Mr Anthony Cellier

Member of the French National Assembly, Rapporteur of the "Energy Climate" bill

What is France’s energy and climate strategy today? I usually say that the climate challenge is global. Part of the solution is European. An example must be set on a national level. With the Energy-Climate Act, which entered into force on November 8th and on which I was a rapporteur, France declared a state of […]


Mrs Ditte Juul Jørgensen

Director General of DG Energy European Commission (DG ENER)

The challenges of the European energy policy for the next five years A new European Commission, the Executive Government of the European Union (EU), commenced its work on 1 December 2019, chaired by Ursula von der Leyen. For the duration of this five-year term, one of the political priorities is abundantly clear: that of the […]


Smart Grid Solution “Projet VERTPOM®”

Mrs Véronique LACLEF, Secretary General, CIAC INTERNATIONAL TECHNOLOGIES and Mrs Laetitia KERGOZOU de la BOESSIERE, VERTPOM® Cybersecurity Project Manager

You are one of the only companies, if not the only one, to develop a “Smart Grid” solution for multi-fluid smart metering, what are the innovative and differentiating points of your solution? Currently, national customers are equipped with either mechanical meters or electronic meters for the distribution of electricity. These meters only measure consumption and […]


Dr. Tom Vöge

Head of European Affairs of the International Chamber of Commerce in the EU Institutions

Could you introduce us the International Chamber of Commerce? And the reasons for a representation in Brussels today? The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) is the world’s largest business organisation, representing more than 45 million companies in over 100 countries; its core mission is to make business work for everyone, every day, everywhere. Through a […]


The European Parliament declares climate emergency

Commission must ensure all proposals are aligned with 1.5 °C target EU should cut emissions by 55% by 2030 to become climate neutral by 2050 Calls to reduce global emissions from shipping and aviation     EU should commit to net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 at the UN Conference, says Parliament. Ahead of the […]


Mrs Frida KIENINGER

Campaign Officer Food & Water Europe

IS THE EU ON TRACK TO GET EUROPE OFF FOSSIL GAS? When we talk about climate change, it is clear what is at stake: The task of making sure that our children will still grow old on a livable planet, ensuring that the Earth stays within a temperature range that allows survival of a rich […]