Towards Sustainable Energy Sectors in Central and South East Europe: Success Stories | GEF Event
Towards Sustainable Energy Sectors in Central and South East Europe: Success Stories
Location: A5E-1, European Parliament, Brussels from 18:0 to 19:30
We would like to invite you to the CEPS ECH event, titled ''Towards Sustainable Energy Sectors in Central and South East Europe: Success Stories'' on June 22nd, 2016  between 18.00 to 20.00 in Brussels. The event is organised by CEPS Energy Climate House in cooperation with The Greens Parliamentary Group, the Greek Energy Forum and the Romanian Energy Center (CRE)
The objective of this event is to present the Manifesto on"Driving the regional cooperation forward in the Energy Union – South-Eastern Europe: more than just a gas corridor, a battery for Europe", signed by fifteen Members of the European Parliament. Also, six select companies from the region will present their solutions to transforming the region's energy sectors through green innovation. You will find a full list of the invited companies at the end of this email. 
The event is held in the context of the CEPS ECH project Regionalisation of EU energy policies, for more information click here.  

Please, find attached the most up to date agenda. To register, please click here as well as email your nationality, date of birth, ID type and number to Isabelle Tenaerts at by June 17th, 2016 at the latest.

18:00 – 18:15 Welcome and Introduction

Christian Egenhofer, Director, CEPS Energy Climate House (CEPS ECH)

Constantine Levoyannis, Head of Brussels Branch, Greek Energy Forum (GEF)

Mihai Paun, Vice-President Brussels office, Romanian Energy Centre (CRE)

18:15 – 18:30 Manifesto ‘Driving the regional cooperation forward in the Energy Union – South Eastern Europe: more than just a gas corridor, a battery for Europe’ by Claude Turmes, MEP for Luxembourg’s Green Group and other MEPs, co-signatories of the Manifesto

18:30 – 18:40 Prospects for Energy Innovation Investments and Business Development by Ivo Prokopiev, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Alfa Finance Holding

18:40 – 19:00 Q&A Session

19:00 – 19:30 Success Stories presentations, introduced by Anna Dimitrova, Researcher, CEPS ECH

19:30 Concluding discussion with MEPs, followed by drinks reception


EFdeN, Energy Passive houses, Romania

EFdeN, where N is Nature, is our answer to Bucharest’s and other cities from Romania and all around the world most pressing problems. Our goal is improve Bucharest’s density of habitation by supporting a polycentric development of the metropolis, growth of mobility within the town and the creation of sustainable communities, all of these in a framework of reuniting the individual with nature.

Melissa Climate, Smart cooling solutions, Bulgaria

Melissa saves on your electricity bill by learning and adapting to your individual lifestyle. Melissa Climate Ltd is a next-gen innovation manufacturer. We offer you a product which can add energy efficient smart-home value to your portfolio.

33 sustainable islands, DAFNI, Greece

DAFNI is a voluntary scheme of island communities aiming to promote a sustainable future, through concerted action. Every member of the network is committed to achieving a number of concrete targets, which are subject to external certification.

Rimac Concept_One – Electric Super_Car, Croatia (tbc)

The Super Car of the future. Today. We have developed the world’s highest power density motor system to power each of the Concept_One’s four wheels individually. Instant response, more than 90% efficiency, full torque at zero speed, wide power-band and limitless lifetime are some of the advantages around which the Concept_One was designed from the ground-up.

Strawberry Energy, Serbia

We develop green and smart urban devices to provide energy, connectivity and local information in public spaces. We are pioneering the market of public charging stations for portable devices.

Pipistrel, Slovenia

The world's first electrically powered training airplanes’ manufacturer is not an aerospace giant. Pipistrel is a small Slovenian plane-maker with big ambitions for pioneering environmentally friendly flight.


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