May 22, 2018

Berlin Seminar on Energy and Climate Policy

Presenting the new EU Platform: "Coal Regions in Transition" – enabling a `just and fast transition` in Germany and Europe

Date

May 22, 2018
12:30 - 14:30

Location

Elinor Ostrom Hall
Room 1.2.019
Mohrenstr. 58
10117 Berlin

Speaker

Anna Colucci, Head of Unit DG ENER.B3: Retail markets; coal & oil, European CommissionTimon Wehnert, Vice Head Berlin Office, Wuppertal Institute Dr. Sabrina Schulz, Head of Berlin office, E3G Uwe Steffen, Head of Referat 31 Grundsatz, Energierecht, Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy Brandenburg

The European Commission launched the 'Coal Regions in Transition Platform' on Dec 11th, 2017 in Strasbourg. This initiative shall support transformation projects and provide a high level policy dialogue on coal. In a next step several pilot regions were chosen, including also Lusatia´s coal region. This BSEC shall give the opportunity to discuss future steps needed on the European, German and Regional level to enable `just and fast transition` away from coal to a more sustainable future for the affected regions.

  • Anna Colucci, Head of Unit DG ENER.B3: Retail markets; coal & oil, European Commission
  • Timon Wehnert, Vice Head Berlin Office, Wuppertal Institute
  • Dr. Sabrina Schulz, Head of Berlin office, E3G
  • Uwe Steffen, Head of Referat 31 Grundsatz, Energierecht, Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy Brandenburg

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