EU-ASE at Citizens’ Energy Forum 2020

On 19 November EU-ASE president Monica Frassoni participated in a panel discussion on “How to finance the clean energy transition in order to maximise benefits to all citizens” in the framework of the 12th edition of the Citizens’ Energy Forum, hosted by the European Commission DG Energy.

This session focused on the significant investment needed to achieve climate neutrality and how the Green Deal is also a clear priority as part of the recovery plan. In particular, it aimed to identify high potential financing opportunities in sustainable energy projects, technologies and market solutions that bring direct benefit to citizens and their local areas while contributing to climate neutrality.

In her intervention, Monica Frassoni highlighted how investing in energy efficient building renovations can greatly benefit European citizens and local areas by reducing energy bills, improving health and air quality, while contributing to climate neutrality.

EU-ASE at Stati Generali Green Economy 2020 – Finanziare la neutralità climatica (Italy)

EU-ASE president Monica Frassoni participated in a high level discussion on climate neutrality in Italy and how to finance it organised by Italy For Climate in the framework of the annual conference Stati Generali della Green Economy 2020.

In her intervention, Monica Frassoni discussed the importance of energy effiency as a key tool to achieve climate neutrality both at European and national level, as well as how to make the best out of the EU Recovery fund resources for Italy’s Recovery and Resiliency Plan.

Speakers included representatives of the Italian government and leading energy stakeholders.

 

The recording of the webinar is available here (in Italian)

EU-ASE at high-level debate on the Renovation Wave and role of EU regions

On 21 October EU-ASE president Monica Frassoni participated in a high level online debate on the Renovation Wave and the role of EU regions in its implementation in the framework of the 18th European Week of Regions and Cities.

In her intervention, president Frassoni discussed the need to focus on the quality of renovation interventions, access to finance and public buildings to make the Renovation Wave a success.

Speakers included EU Commissioner for Energy Kadri Simson, Commissioner for Cohesion and Reforms Elisa Ferreira, and MEP Ciaran Cuffe.

 

The recording of the session is available here.

EU-ASE at C4E Webinar with EU Commissioner Kadri Simson

On 16 October EU-ASE president Monica Frassoni moderated the panel discussion of the C4E Webinar on “Making the the Renovation Wave work!”.

Speakers included EU Commissioner for Energy Kadri Simson, official representatives responsible for energy from Croatia, Bulgaria, Czech Republic and a member of the European Parliament from Romania.

 

The recording of the event is available here.

EU-ASE at Foresight 2020 – Digital Summit (Italy)

On 15 October EU-ASE president Monica Frassoni was among the speakers of FORESIGHT 2020, the annual conference hosted by Lombardini22, leading Milan-based design and architecture firm.

During the event, president Frassoni addressed a wide audience mainly composed of real estate professionals, designers, urbanists and architects, on the key current sustainability and climate challenges for Italy and Europe, with a focus on buildings renovation.

 

The recording of her intervention is available here.