Event Start:
12/09/19 15:30
Event End:
12/09/19 18:30
Location:
Manhattan Office Tower, Bolwerklaan 21 Avenue du Boulevard, 2nd Floor, 1210 Brussels (Vlerick Busine
Event Summary:

IPFA Europe: Brussels: Renewables and Decentralised Energy in Smart Cities


Renewable energy is a hot topic on a global scale in order to achieve global climate targets and decarbonization of energy production. Large scale off and onshore wind, CHP and solar projects are well developed and are growing steadily as a replacement of carbon and nuclear capacity. However, despite the UN Paris Agreement on Climate Change, no real international consensus has been reached on the exact technologies to be used, innovation targets or effort allocation amongst nations.

 

From a bottom-up perspective, and taking into account potential individual actions, the most appropriate level at which new initiatives for renewable energy projects can be captured and stimulated seems to be the ‘vicinity’ or the ‘city’. Local Energy Communities, off-grid production, supply-demand balancing, energy storage, and implementation of data and IOT networks will form a micro-layer driving future energy production. Novel smart financing strategies will need to be adopted to sustain micro-initiatives and link financial resources to sound business models.

 

15.30 Registration

 

16.00 Welcome and Introduction

Rep. BDO

 

16.05 IPFA Update

Rep. IPFA

 

16.10 Zero Carbon for Communities

Rep. Tractebel

 

16.30 How to Make the Energy Transition from a Legal Perspective

Bram Delvaux, Of Counsel, Eubelius

 

16.50 Development Projects: Increasing Density and Reducing CO2

Rep. 3E

Rep. Whitewood Capital

 

17.10 Panel Discussion & Q&A

Moderated by: To be announced soon

Rep. Tractebel

Bram Delvaux, Eubelius

Rep. 3E

Rep. Whitewood Capital

More panelists to be announced soon

 

18.10 Closing Remarks
Rep. BDO


18.15 Networking Drinks Reception kindly hosted by BDO

 

Please note that this event will be held in English.

 

 

Hosts

Organisation:
BDO LLP

Fees

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IPFA Member
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