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Mr Jean François CARENCO

President of the French Commission for Energy Regulation (CRE)

“I want Europe to become the first climate neutral continent by 2050”, thus began Ursula von der Leyen’s inaugural speech before the European Parliament in July 2019.   The ambition is therefore given at the European Union level, which has acquired over the decades a structuring power in environmental matters. This ambition is also supported […]


Dr Georgios AMANATIDIS

Research administrator, Policy Department for Economic, Scientific and Quality of Life Policies, European Parliament

NATIONAL PLAN: “ENERGY & CLIMATE” The Paris Agreement requests from its signatory Parties to update by 2020 their nationally determined contributions (NDCs) by increasing their level of ambition, as well as to define their long-term greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reduction target for 2050. As part of this update, the European Parliament (EP) called in its […]


Mr Jean-Luc BARADAT, CEO of 450

A new European currency dedicated to the fight against climate change

Could you introduce to us your company and your point of view on the European Green Deal objectives? Our company, 450 is a start-up that introduces a new currency dedicated to the fight against climate change as part of the financing of an H2020 research project under the number #768774 To succeed in the execution […]


Does the digital sector exhaust the resources of our planet?

Amazon a récemment annoncé la construction de trois nouveaux sites de production d’énergies renouvelables dédiés à l’alimentation de ses centres de données aux États-Unis (en Caroline du Nord) et au Royaume-Uni (Écosse). Le géant du e-commerce compte s’appuyer sur les énergies éolienne et solaire pour réduire ses émissions de gaz à effet serre. Dans le […]


Mr François-Régis Mouton

Director Europe at the International Association of Oil and Gas Producers (IOGP)

Could you tell us about the IOGP, its tasks and responsibilities? The IOGP is the international industry association representing the upstream sector (Exploration & Production) of the oil and gas chain. Our Members – just over 80 companies today – account for more than 40% of oil and gas production worldwide and about 90% in […]


Dr Georgios AMANATIDIS

Research administrator, Policy Department for Economic, Scientific and Quality of Life Policies, European Parliament

The EU is one of the most efficient major economies in tackling greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and it is going to achieve its emission reduction target for 2020. EU GHG emissions were down in 2018 by 23% from the 1990 levels, while the target set already in 2007 was 20%. However, much more effort is […]


Mr Karl LAMBERTZ

President of the Committee of the Regions

Since the signing of the Paris Agreement in 2015, there has been considerable momentum across the globe for a cleaner and more sustainable future. And yet our climate and our environment are still in crisis.   The recent demonstrations and the “green wave” that marked the European elections clearly show that citizens are demanding more […]


Mr Julije DOMAC

President of the Federation of Regions and Energy Agencies (Fedarene)

A green deal that works for the people, the economy and the planet: thoughts from a local perspective   As President of a federation of regions and energy agencies, I followed the designation process and hearings of future Commissioners with both hope and concern. Hope that the new proposed commissioners will fully and truly embrace […]


Dr Annegret Groebel

President of CEER (Council of European Energy Regulators)

Dr Groebel is also Head of the Department of International Relations/Postal Regulation at German regulator Bundesnetzagentur. CEER is the Council of European Energy Regulators, the non-profit association of Europe’s national energy regulatory authorities.   What regulatory challenges does energy transition currently bring and how does CEER deal with them? The energy transition essentially means moving […]


Mrs Elisabeth AYRAULT

President of the Management Board and Chief Executive Officer of Compagnie Nationale du Rhône (CNR)

Vous dites souvent que CNR accompagne les territoires dans la mise en œuvre de la transition énergétique. Pourriez-vous nous dire de quelle manière cela se traduit ? Accompagner les territoires c’est, en quelque sorte, l’ADN de CNR. En tant que concessionnaire de l’Etat pour l’aménagement du fleuve Rhône, nous exerçons 3 missions solidaires : produire […]