Energy  |  Events  |  10.05.2013

Energising Europe and Spain sustainably: Greens/EFA conference in Madrid

The Greens/EFA in the European Parliament are holding a conference in Madrid to discuss sustainable energy policy in Spain and Europe, featuring speakers from Spanish Green foundations and parties as well as members of the German Greens and Green MEPs.

Date:10 May 2013 from 09:45 to 12:30                                       
VenueNH Eurobuilding, Calle Padre Damián 23, Madrid, Spain         
LanguageSimultaneous interpretation will be provided in ES, EN, FR, DE, Catalan (passive)

Opening

09:45
Introduction & Moderation
Rebecca Harms, Co-President, Greens/EFA Group in the European Parliament 

Energy policy in Spain

10:00-11:00

  • Javier García Breva, Chairman, Fundación renovables
  • Juan López de Uralde, Spokeperson, Equo
  • Laia Ortiz i Castellví, MP, Iniciativa per Catalunya Verds

Energy perspectives and the role of Europe

11:00-12:00

  • The role of the EU for a sustainable energy future
    Claude Turmes, Vice-President, Greens/EFA Group in the European Parliament
  • The German energy transition
    Bärbel Höhn
    , Vice-President, Bündnis 90/Die Grünen
  • No to fracking! A European campaign against dangerous shale gas extraction
    José Bové
    , MEP, Greens/EFA Group in the European Parliament 

Debate and closing remarks

12:00-12:30