Seville (Spain) Wednesday, 14 June 2023
Venue of the meeting: Hotel EXE Sevilla Macarena.
9.00 ━ 9.30 h
Mr. Regional Ministry of Industry, Energy and Mines. Junta de Andalucía. Jorge Paradela.
Session I. Interregional Cooperación and energy poverty
09.30 ━ 9.50 h
Interregional Cooperation among regions at the Interreg Europe Programme. Opportunities for regions and main projects results. Camille Milloir. Joint Secretariat, Interreg Europe Programme.
9.50 ━ 10.10 h
The Energy Poverty landscape in Europe. Laurie Waller. University of Manchester
10.10 ━ 10.30 h
POWERTY project. Working with regions and stakeholders to combat energy poverty through renewable energies. Joaquin Villar. Andalusian Energy Agency.
Session II. Presentation of Results of the POWERTY project
10.30 ━ 11.00 h
New financing mechanisms that involve both public and private capital, simplifying and improving of of society’s accessibility to these new schemes.
Case study: Lithuania. Development and implementation of financial instruments. Renata Adomaviciene. Development and Public Investment Agency (VIPA).
11.00 ━ 11.30 h
11.30 ━ 12.00 h
Key renewable energy technologies, tools and methods that are best adapted to the vulnerable groups to improve their quality of life.
Case study: Bulgaria. Pilot Roof PV Installations and Energy Storage Systems in Plovdiv Social Buildings. Angelina Tomova. Energy Agency of Plovdiv (EAP).
12.00 ━ 12.30 h
Empowering citizens and local authorities.
Case study: France. Energy Citizen Communities as new energy operators to help vulnerable households. Noémie Zambeaux. Environment and Energy Agency of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region (AURA-EE).
12.30 ━ 13.00 h
Normative and regulatory opportunities related with renewable energies and vulnerable groups in situations of energy poverty.
Case study: Andalusia. Legal Guide for the development of energy communities in vulnerable areas. Joaquin Villar. Andalusian Energy Agency.
Session III. Energy communities and energy poverty
13.00 ━ 13.30 h
Energy communities in the European panorama. Andreas Tuerk. Joanneum Research Forschungsgesellschaft MBH.
13.30 ━ 15.00 h
Working lunch. Networking.
15.00 ━ 16.00 h
Round table 1. Energy communities as part of the solution to energy poverty. Needs and obstacles.
Universidad de Sevilla.
Auvergiene Rhone Alpes.
16.00 ━ 17:00 h
Round table 2. Empowering citizens through energy communities. From theory to practice. Pilot cases. Pilot cases.
Asociación Torreblanca Ilumina.
Energy Agency of Plovdiv.
17.00 ━ 17.30 h