Fostering EU and GCC collaboration on Energy Efficiency, Emissions to Value and the economic benefits and value of reducing and/or avoiding emissions

Thursday, January 17, 2019
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Muscat, Oman

About

The “Fostering EU and GCC collaboration on Energy Efficiency, Emissions to Value and the economic benefits and value of reducing and/or avoiding emissions” event will be held in Muscat, Oman on 17 January 2019 and the topics to be presented and discussed are:

Energy Efficiency as a key driver for Energy Transition and Climate Change mitigation, chaired by Anne-Charlotte Bournoville, European Commission, DG Energy, International Relations and Enlargement Unit

  • EU policy framework, standards and business models
    Costas G. Theofylaktos, Senior Energy Expert, EU GCC Clean Energy Technology Network
  • Smart Energy Cities
    Dr. Haris Doukas, Research Collaboration Specialist, EU GCC Clean Energy Technology Network
  • New tendencies in Energy Efficiency in Buildings-Designing towards Net Zero Energy Public Buildings
    Dr. Mustapha Taoumi, Clean Energy Technology Key Expert, EU GCC Clean Energy Technology Network

State of play of Emission to Value chaired by Fareed Alasaly, Chairman of the GCC Energy Expert Group

  • Technology and economic value
    bdulaziz M Al-Jodai, SABIC
  • Εconomic benefits and value of climate change adaptation and mitigation including economic valuation methods and tools
    Tanzeed Alam, Senior Climate Change Expert, EU GCC Clean Energy Technology Network
    Dr. Haris Doukas, Research Collaboration Specialist, EU GCC Clean Energy Technology Network.

The brainstorming session on collaboration possibilities between GCC and EU on Energy Efficiency and Emission - Energy Efficiency, EU and GCC experiences, institutions and regulatory bodies, will be chaired by Frank Wouters, Director, EU GCC Clean Energy Technology Network, the following topics will be discussed: 

  • EE initiatives, current and planned;
  • Policies and initiatives to adapt and mitigate climate change and reduce and/or avoid emissions;
  • EE promotion, business models, labelling services and products initiatives;
  • Capacity building, training and professional development;
  • Identification of areas for potential cooperation to value.