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  • Conference - EESC (Room JDE62) - Rue Belliard 99., 1040 Brussels, Belgium

    The conference will debate the role of smart cities in driving the EU's economic revival by drawing on US and Italian experience. The panellists and the audience will specifically assess the challenges that lie ahead in supporting smart cities and how civil society can be mobilised to deliver concrete projects in Europe. Furthermore, the event will introduce a debate among private and public decision makers about how to make the approach to Smart Cities more systemic and concrete, through large-scale public private partnership projects.


  • Sopot, Poland

    Following up the opinion adopted by the EESC on Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, the Employers' Group of the EESC organises the debate entitled "What development opportunities will the TTIP give Europe?" The discussion will take place during European Forum for New Ideas in Sopot, Poland. The panellists will discuss what are the benefits and challenges coming from TTIP and will analyse consequences of closer regulatory cooperation.


  • From 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    Conference - MACIF Auditorium, 17-21 Place Etienne Pernet, 75015 Paris, France

    The building sector plays a key role in the European economy in terms of contribution to GDP and job creation. Achieving greater energy efficiency of the sector is a core objective of the Europe 2020 strategy and the EU's energy and climate policy. Europe's ageing building stock represents both an enormous potential and a huge challenge in terms of reducing demand for energy.


  • Presentation of the draft EESC study
    Conference - Brussels, Belgium

    The Sustainable Development Observatory (SDO) of the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) decided to conduct a study on the implementation of the Renewable Energy Directive (RED) in six Member States. The aim was to assess the existence of conditions for the production of decentralized renewable energy by civil society and local communities.

    In this regard on 17 September the EESC will organise in Brussels a conference to present the report's political messages to EU institutions and stakeholders.

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    Sofia, Bulgaria, Bulgaria

    The Sustainable Development Observatory is carrying out an impact study to assess the factors underlying the differing levels of implementation of the Renewable Energy Directive and the transition to more decentralised energy systems across Member States.


  • Europe's Energy Policy a businesss perspective for 2030 -, with the partnership of Aberdeen City Council and Aberdeen & Grampian Chamber of Commerce
    Aberdeen, United Kingdom

    The Employers' Group would like to open the debate on the EU competitiveness in a global market but also on R&D and innovation in the energy sector. The various speakers will also be giving the participants insights on the significant development work taking place across the north-east of Scotland as well as the impact the emergence of the Oil & Gas industry has had on the region.


  • Conference - European Economic and Social Committee, Rue Van Maerlant 2 – 1040 Brussels, Belgium

    The issue of energy costs is increasingly sensitive for households and businesses. The European Commission has carried out extensive work on assessing the drivers of energy prices and costs in the light of social and competiveness impacts. The EESC is organising this conference to look at the economic, social and environmental challenges of rising energy prices and costs, as well as at possible solutions, e.g. closer European coordination.

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    Vilnius, Lithuania

    The Sustainable Development Observatory is carrying out an impact study to assess the factors underlying the differing levels of implementation of the Renewable Energy Directive and the transition to more decentralised energy systems across Member States. In this respect, the study will devote special attention to the influence of the involvement of civil society and the ownership structure of renewable energy facilities.

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    Cardiff, United Kingdom

    The Sustainable Development Observatory is carrying out an impact study to assess the factors underlying the differing levels of implementation of the Renewable Energy Directive and the transition to more decentralised energy systems across Member States.

     

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    Visit in France
    Nice, France

    Impact Study of the EU Renewable Energy Directive: site visit in France

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