11:30 - 13:00 The place of wind energy in COP 21
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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.
Member of the European Parliament
Chief Executive Officer, Energy Research Office (EPE), Brazil
CEO, Vestas, Denmark
Chief Executive Officer and General Manager of Enel Green Power S.p.A.
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)