Citizens Energy Conference: Making Energy Democracy Happen

Start
25/01/2019 17:00
Einde
25/01/2019 21:00
Adres
IHECS, Priemstraat 15, 1000 Brussels   Bekijk Map

Status

Evenement - Details

Our energy system is outdated in many ways: fossil fuel based and thus unsustainable, technocratic and dominated by a few big market players. But already some decades, citizens are developing the alternative system: renewable, decentralized and democratic. The strong development of renewable energy cooperatives shows us what citizens are capable of, especially when they are supported by a partner state, that develops a stimulating legal framework and offers smart incentives.
How can we strengthen this transition to an energy system of the future?

Speakers:
-Dirk Holemans, coordinator Think Tank Oikos
-Dirk Vansintjan, President REScoop.eu
-Elise Steyaert, local climate cooperation Klimaan Mechelen
-Claire Roumet, Director Energy Cities
-Johan Daenen, Member of Flemish Parliament
-Bob d’Haeseleer, Green Party in Eeklo (BE)

Location:
IHECS, Priemstraat 15, 1000 Brussels

Program:

  • 17h00   Welcome by Aurelie Marechal, director Green European Foundation
  • 17h10   Stage setting by Dirk Holemans, coordinator Oikos think tank
  • 17h30   Local & citizen initiatives with Elise Steyaert (Klimaan), Dirk Vansintjan (REScoop), Bob d’Haeseleer(Groen Eeklo)
  • 18h30   Q&A
  • 19h00   Coffee break & finger food
  • 19h30   Role of governments with Claire Roumet (Energy Cities),Johan Daenen (Member of Flemish Parliament)
  • 20h30   Q&A

 

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