RegEnergy Midterm Conference

Learn how to overcome challenges facing European regions in developing renewable energy partnerships.

From the 20 May 2021 09:45am to the 20 May 15:40pm

RegEnergy Midterm Conference

Creating Partnerships for Renewable Energy

How to match renewable energy demand and supply within a region? How can urbanised areas meet their energy demand with renewable energy from reliable regional sources?

Participants will have an insight of the challenges faced by European stakeholders involved in the building of renewable energy partnerships, discover inspiring examples, and have the opportunity to network with European actors working for the energy transition.

EN>DE simultaneous translation will be provided. 


09:45 10:00    Registration and connection tests
10:00 10:45Welcome
Tarek Al-Wazir | Hessian Minister of Economics, Energy, Transport and Housing
Andreas Kress | Climate Alliance

RegEnergy – what is it about?
Hélène Rizzotti | Climate Alliance
Birgit Haupter | INFRASTRUKTUR & UMWELT     
10:45 12:00Roundtable: Insights into the challenges of renewable energy partnerships
Albert Vendrell Roca | Barcelona Provincial Council – Diputació de Barcelona (ES)
Olivier Arendt | HAW Hamburg (DE)
Stefan Drexlmeier | Energiewende Oberland (DE)
12:00 12:15Coffee break
12:15 13:15Workshop: Overcoming the barriers preventing cooperation for renewable energy

Understanding and supporting regional transformation processes in Germany
Jenny-Claire Keilmann | Climate Alliance (DE)
Marcus Andreas | Climate Alliance (DE)

Innovative contract between city and countryside – Brest métropole and the county of Central West Brittany (France)
Sylvie Mingant | Brest Métropole (FR)

Energy communities as drivers for regional renewable energy – examples from Belgium and Germany
Tom Schaeken | Interreg Project ECCO Energy Community Cooperatives,  Innovatiesteunpunt (BE)
13:15 14:15Lunch break
14:15 15:40Poster Slam & Networking

Room 1:
A regions network for 100% renewable energies by 2030
Edgar Bazing | Climate Alliance (DE)

Room 2:
The county of Central West Brittany – Brest Métropole: a win-win partnership for renewable energies
Sylvie Mingant | Brest Métropole (FR)

Room 3:
The role of a neighbourhood battery in a smart district
Marc Vermeeren | Flux50 (BE)

Room 4:
Private wire options for renewable energy projects
Dan Turner | Plymouth City Council and Plymouth Energy Community (UK)

Room 5:
Creating a biogas network

Yorick Schigt | Waterstromen (NE)

Room 6:
Creating and enhancing community partnership – The experience of 3cea
Paddy Phelan | 3cea (IE)

Room 7:
Photovoltaic & electric mobility – Synergies at industrial sites
Geoffrey Orlando | PLANAIR (CH)

Room 8:
Regulatory environment for energy communities in Ireland
Sean Lyons | Waterford Institute for Technology (UK)

Room 9:
Ormonde Upgrading Limited (IE)
15:40 Closing