2016 Euroheat & Power District Energy Days

  • Euroheat & Power Events
  • 11 October 2016 - 12 October 2016
  • Brussels
  • by Euroheat & Power

“The lessons of District Energy Days are clear. Our sector’s days in the background are over and it’s time for us, in close collaboration with policy-makers, to step up and deliver the urban energy revolution we know is needed. We’re ready to start today!”

Paul Voss, Euroheat & Power Managing Director

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Programme highlights


Tuesday 11 October, 14:00-15:30

‚ÄúDistrict Heating and Cooling at the Heart of the Energy Union‚ÄĚ


Keynote speech by Dominique Ristori (Director General for Energy at the European Commission)



Opening remarks by Marie Donnelly (Director for Renewables, Research and Innovation, Energy Efficiency at DG Energy, European Commission)


Panel debate moderated by Paul Voss (Managing Director at Euroheat & Power) with:

  • Morten Helveg Petersen (Member of the European Parliament)
  • Eva Hoos (Policy Officer, DG Energy, European Commission)
  • John Dulac (Buildings Sector Lead – Energy Technology and Policy at the International Energy Agency)
  • Brian Vad Mathiesen (Professor and DHC expert at Aalborg University)


Tuesday 11 October, 16:00-17:30

‚ÄúFrom vision to practice: District Energy for Sustainable Cities‚ÄĚ


Carsten Petersdorff  (Managing Partner, Ecofys)

Delivering the Energy Transition: What Role for District Energy (presentation PDF)

Full version Ecofys study (PDF)


Panel debate  moderated by Frédéric Boyer (Head of Covenant of Mayors Office at Energy Cities)

  • Giorgia Rambelli (Coordinator, Sustainable Resources, Climate and Resilience, ICLEI European Secretariat)
  • Gianluigi Fondra (Deputy Mayor for environmental policies at the City of Brescia)
  • Elisabeth Und√©n (Chair of G√∂teborg Energi, Assistant Deputy Mayor at the City of Gothenburg)
  • Astrid Madsen (Process manager Energy Transition at the City of Rotterdam)


The policy conference will be followed by two additional and related events: the 2nd edition of the DHC+ Brokerage event and the final conference of the STRATEGO project.


View the list of Participants here.


Thank you to our supporters Savosolar and Swiss Re Corporate Solutions!

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2016 District Energy Days

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