WORKSHOP: Financing energy savings and energy efficiency in Europe (EP Policy Department A)

Tuesday, 4 October 2011, 15:00 – 17:00h

Venue: European Parliament, Brussels, room P1A002

Workshop Programme

15:00 Welcome and opening by Chair

15:05 Session 1 - Financial instruments for energy savings and energy efficiency

15:05 Dr. Johannes Feist, Division Chief, Promotional Instruments and Financial Products (until 30/09/2011), Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW), Germany: Existing financing instruments for energy efficiency improvement at EU and national level

15:20 Mr Terry Ward, Director of Studies, Applica: Financing of energy efficiency in the housing refurbishment sector

15:35 Questions & answers session

16:00 Session 2 – How to finance energy efficiency obligation schemes?

16:00 Dr. Brian Motherway, Chief Operating Officer, Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI), Ireland
The financing needs resulting from the efficiency obligations schemes in Ireland

16:15 Mr. Didier Bosseboeuf, Chief of Energy Efficiency Study, World Energy Council and Senior Expert at French Agency for Environment and Energy Management (ADEME), Economics and Forecast Department
Evaluation of relevant financing instruments and costs to achieving energy savings under energy efficiency obligation schemes in France

16:30 Questions & answers session

16:55 Closing remarks by Chair

17:00 End of the workshop

Registration and participation

The workshop will be held in English; interpretation in German and French will be available.
It is open to any interested party and registration is not obligatory for participants with an access badge to the EP buildings, however we would appreciate if you inform us of your intention to participate.
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