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Press agenda

EWEA Press Conference

Date: Tuesday 17 November at 10:45 – 12:30.

Participants include:

  • Maros Sefcovic, Vice President Commissioner for Energy Union, European Commission
  • Ségolène Royal, Minister for Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy, France
  • Marie-Christine Marghem, Minister for Energy and Environment, Belgium
  • Rainer Baake, State Secretary, Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, Germany
  • Antoine Cahuzac, CEO, EDF Energies Nouvelles
  • Hans-Dieter Kettwig, Managing Director, ENERCON
  • Jérôme Pécresse, CEO and President, GE Renewable Energy
  • Frédéric Lanoë, President, FEE
  • Jean-Louis Bal, President, SER

Moderating: Giles Dickson, CEO, European Wind Energy Association

EWEA Press Agenda


Tue 17 November Wed  18 November Thurs 19 November
08:00 – 09:00

Delegates and journalists arrive

Press room where IT facilities and Internet will be provided.

 10:30 – 11:30 (Press conf. room)

Introducing the first turbine of the Gamesa 3.3 MW platform

José Antonio Malumbres, Chief Technology Officer, Gamesa

10:40 – 12:45 (Press conf. room)

Aiming high and the role of wind energy in the future power mix

Maros Sefcovic, Vice-President for Energy Union, European Commission.

Marie Christine Marghem, Energy and Environment Minister, Belgium.

Ségolène Royal, Energy Minister, France

Antoine Cahuzac, CEO, EDF Energies Nouvelles

Hans-Dieter Kettwig, Managing Director, ENERCON

Jérôme Pécresse, CEO and President, GE Renewable Energy

Jean-Louis Bal, President, Syndicat Des Énergies Renouvelables

Frédéric Lanoë, Président, France Energie Eolienne

Moderator: Giles Dickson, CEO, EWEA.

10:30 – 11:30

Coffee with Francois Sterin, Director of Global Infrastructure, Google


State of the Energy Union

European Commissioner for Energy Union Maros Sefcovic makes “State of the Energy Union” address in Brussels.

Lunch Lunch
14:30 – 15:30 (Press conf.)

Q&A: Coffee with GE Renewable Energy

Anne McEntee, Onshore CEO, GE Renewable Energy

Anders Soe Jensen, Offshore CEO, GE Renewable Energy

Jérôme Pécresse, CEO and President, GE Renewable Energy




16:00 – 17:00 (Press conf.)

Siemens’ new offshore logistics concept

Michael Hannibal, CEO Offshore, Siemens Wind Power and Renewables Division

At the press conference, Michael Hannibal will introduce the logistics concept for the future manufacturing network including plants in Hull (UK) and Cuxhaven (Germany). The presentation will focus on the effect that special vessels, efficient handling and advanced installation procedures will have on the Levelised Cost of Electricity.