10:00-10:05 Welcome and introduction

10:05-12:45 Session I: EUROPEAN ENERGY POLICY TO SUPPORT TRANSITON

Presentations, Roundtable

Issues for the Roundtable:

  • How to achieve stable and transparent regulatory framework?
  • What went wrong with previous EU energy and climate policy measures?
  • What is missing in the EU Energy Efficiency policy?
  • Why one target is more effective than several targets?
  • How to restructure EU State Aid framework?

 

12:45-14:15 Lunch 

14:15-15:45 Session II: CO2 FRAMEWORK AND EMISSION TRADING SYSTEM

Presentations, debate

Issues for the debate

  • Why the EU ETS needs to be reformed?
  • How much do the ambitious objectives of CO2 (in the absence of a global commitment) influence the EU economy?
  • Can we achieve 2030 objectives only with RES and energy efficiency?
  • How to move forward with CCUS?

15:45-16.15 Coffee Break

16.15-17.45 Session III: ENERGY SECURITY & CAPACITY MECHANISMS

Presentations, debate

Issues for the debate:

  • How the electricity market design could cope with the growing share of RES?
  • How to avoid negative influence to neighboring markets?
  • Whether and why the market needs coordinated capacity mechanisms?
  • Whether the EU European policy supports investments in infrastructure?

17:45-18:00 Concluding Remarks of the Day

FRIDAY 25th APRIL 2014

9:00-10:30 Session IV: FUTURE OF STATE AID FRAMEWORK

Presentations, debate

Issues for the Debate

  • How to restructure EU State Aid regulations to better meet the needs of the EU energy sector?
  • What specifics of energy sector define the needs for change?
  • What issues need a special attention in the new state aid framework?

10:30-11:00 Coffee Break

11.00-11.30 KEYNOTE SPEECH

11:30-13:00 Session V: ENERGY PRICES AND COMPETITIVENESS

Presentations, debate

Issues for the debate:

  • How to reduce electricity price in the Europe?
  • How to finance RES in the EU and national level?
  • Which industries are most endangered in the EU?

13:00-13:05 Conclusions and concluding remarks