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