On 8th February 2017 Beyond Energy Action Strategies” (BEAST) project partners together with the project partners from the “Mayors in Action” (MiA) project organized the Final Event of both projects which was attended by about 100 people.
Hereby we offer you insights into the event.
Welcome and setting the scene
Tie Roefs - Deputy Governor for Environment & Sustainable Development of
the province Vlaams-Brabant
Vincent Berrutto - Head of Unit H2020 Energy, EASME
Eero Ailio, Deputy Head DG Energy
Implementing and financing sustainable energy actions: lessons learnt, best
practices and methodologies from the BEAST and Mayors in Action projects
Ylva Ek and Inga Kreicmane, BEAST project
Federico De Filippi and Laura Papaleo, Mayors in Action project
Panel discussion - Bridging the gap: how to implement bankable energy
This session featured a debate on how to finance and implement actions in three
main areas: a) transport and mobility, b) energy efficiency in public and residential
sector, and c) renewable energy generation.
The panellists delivered a round of speed presentations:
Optimizing energy efficiency in public buildings – Veerle Leroy, deputy
mayor of Beersel (Belgium) and Savvas Vlachos, Cyprus Energy Agency
Financing Energy Efficiency in the public sector - Melita Boric, City of
Participation is key for sustainable communities- Marco Palma,
Municipality of Santorso
Accelerating renewables – Goran Krajacic, University of Zagreb
Making sustainable mobility come true – Guri Bugge, Østfold County
Scaling up sustainable mobility – Jo De Clercq, deputy mayor of Herent