ManagEnergy Annual Conference 2010
Delivering Sustainable Energy Commitments

Brussels, Wednesday 24 March 2010

ManagEnergy Annual Conference 2010

The conference focused on further supporting and engaging local and regional authorities and energy agencies in the area of renewable energy and energy efficiency.

Through this event, the European Commission's Directorate-General for Energy, the Executive Agency for Competitiveness and Innovation (EACI) and the ManagEnergy team offered local and regional energy actors the opportunity to benefit from a range of topics that were discussed: policies for local energy actions, partnership potential between local authorities and energy agencies, successful case studies and many more.

Partnership and sponsorship opportunities for local actors were illustrated with examples from different fields:

  • Utilities
  • Energy saving product suppliers
  • City authorities
  • Energy performance contracting

Conference Programme

Presentations - Morning Session

Morning panel

  • Keynote:  EU Sustainable Energy Policies
    Mr Fabrizio Barbaso, DG ENER, Deputy Director General
  • The evolving role and added values of local energy agencies
    Mr William Gillett, Executive Agency for Competitiveness and Innovation, Head of Unit

Partnership and sponsorship opportunities for local energy initiatives

Presentations - Afternoon Session

Afternoon panel

Partnership and sponsorship opportunities for local energy initiatives

  • Banks
    Mr Alfonso Rosique Ros, Cajamurcia, Director
    Ms Maria Cruz Ferreira-Costa, Local Energy Agency of Murcia, Director

ManagEnergy - support for local and regional energy action

  • Objectives of the refreshed ManagEnergy initiative
    Ms Zoé Wildiers, EACI

ManagEnergy Award ceremony (two awards)

  • Closing remarks
    Mr Günther Oettinger, European Commissioner for Energy

Videos of the Conference

View the live recording of the morning session here:

View the live recording of the afternoon session here:

Photos of the Conference

Mr Fabrizio Barbaso, DG ENER, Deputy Director General Mr Roman Doubrava, DG ENER
Mr Fabrizio Barbaso, DG ENER & Mr Roman Doubrava, DG ENER

Mr William Gillett, Executive Agency for Competitiveness and Innovation, Head of Unit
Mr William Gillett, Executive Agency for Competitiveness and Innovation

Ms Jelena Pavičić Vukičević, Vice Mayor of Zagreb & Mr Julije Domac, North-West Croatia Regional Energy Agency
Mr Julije Domac, North-West Croatia Regional Energy Agency & Ms Jelena Pavičić Vukičević, Vice Mayor of Zagreb

attendance

Mr Alfonso Rosique Ros, Cajamurcia, Director Ms Maria Cruz Ferreira-Costa, Local Energy Agency of Murcia, Director
Mr Alfonso Rosique Ros, Cajamurcia & Ms Maria Cruz Ferreira-Costa, Local Energy Agency of Murcia

Mr Roger Léron, Rhônalpénergie-Environnement, President Mr Georges Braud, Gaz et Electricité de Grenoble, Director in charge of external relations and RES Development
Mr Roger Léron, Rhônalpénergie-Environnement & Mr Georges Braud, Gaz et Electricité de Grenoble

Ms Zoé Wildiers, EACI Mr Patrick Lefèbvre, Pracsis Ms Katy Hall, CPL Press
Ms Zoé Wildiers, EACI, Mr Patrick Lefèbvre, Pracsis & Ms Katy Hall, CPL Press

ManagEnergy Local Energy Action Award 2010

ManagEnergy Local Action AwardOne of the highlights of the conference was the ManagEnergy Local Energy Action Award ceremony 2010, an annual event that recognises the best and brightest projects submitted to ManagEnergy.

Photos and presentations of the candidates and winners in both categories can be found on the ceremony page.

Mr Günther Oettinger, European Commissioner for Energy
Mr Günther Oettinger, European Commissioner for Energy, at the ManagEnergy Local Energy Action Awards Ceremony 2010