Involving consumers in the energy transition

There is a strong and sustainable trend towards a massive voluntary consumption of green electricity in many countries in Europe (as carbon footprint and sustainable development policies are gaining weight in big companies and the public sector). And this is good news. No better promotion for renewable energy, than people using it and proudly communicating about it.

How do we make sure that legislation strengthens this trend? Could the renewable energy directive be a step towards further harmonization? The Commission's Clean Energy Package claims to bring new rules for a consumer-centred clean energy transition.

During the session we will focus on new elements in the proposal (GOs to be used for disclosure mandatorily, the situation of GOs for supported electricity, lifespan of GOs…). Some proposals are promising, others are contested among stakeholders.

Speakers

Dirk Van Evercooren - picture
President at Association of Issuing Bodies
Association of Issuing Bodies - AIB
Claude Turmes MEP
Member of European Parliament
Josh Roberts picture
REScoop.eu
REScoop.eu
Founder at Origo
Origo
Project Director & Category Manager Renewable Energy at DSM
DSM
Laura Plunkett picture
Senior Controller at SEMO
SEMO, EirGrid
Dirk Vansintjan - picture
President at REScoop.eu
REScoop.eu
Managing Director
Challoch Energy - COGEN Europe