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Tuesday, 17 November 2015
11:30 - 13:00 The place of wind energy in COP 21

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Room: Sorbonne

 

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This session, co-ordinated by the French Wind Energy Association (FEE), is dedicated to the place of wind energy in the current climate change negotiations concluding at COP 21 (Paris, 30 November to 11 December). It will be an opportunity to discuss the different ways in which the UN negotiations could have an impact on the industry and in the economic development structure.

High-level representatives from various countries, companies and backgrounds will take part in a panel debate presenting their strategies and ambitions linked to shifting to renewable energies and will discuss their sustainable development policies and adaptation strategies. Short- and long-term perspectives for wind development will also be addressed during this session, as well as the role of the civil society in accelerating wind energy development/as a widely acceptable solution in the context of climate change.

 

Moderator:

  Alex Taylor

 

 

 

Panellists:

  Claude Turmes

  Member of the European Parliament

 

 

  Mauricio Tolmasquim

  Chief Executive Officer, Energy Research Office (EPE), Brazil

 

 

  Anders Runevad

  CEO, Vestas, Denmark

 

 

Francesco Venturini

Chief Executive Officer and General Manager of Enel Green Power S.p.A.

 

 

Cedric Philibert

Senior Energy Analyst Renewables Energy Technologies, IEA

 


 

  Video message from Matthieu Orphelin

  Spokesperson for Nicolas Hulot, Special Envoy of the President of the French Republic for the protection of the planet

 

 

 Video message from Corinne Lepage

 President, Citizenship, Action, Participation for the 21st Century Party (CAP 21)

 

 

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