30 June 2022 @ 10:00 - 12:30
Energy Security Needs Energy Storage
EASE together with Breakthrough Energy, SolarPower Europe and WindEurope will host a physical event “Energy Security Needs Energy Storage” on 30 June 2022 at 10:00 CEST in Martin’s Brussels EU.
After signing a joint open letter ahead of the REPowerEU Action Plan, Breakthrough Energy, EASE, SolarPower Europe and WindEurope are organising an in person event to discuss together with EU policymakers the REPowerEU Action Plan and the role that energy storage has to play in ensuring energy security.
Mechthild Wörsdörfer is Deputy Director-General at the European Commission’s Directorate General for Energy (DG Energy), where she is in charge of the Coordination of the Just and Green Energy Transition since October 2021. She previously was a director responsible for sustainability, technology and outlooks at the International Energy Agency, from 2018 until September 2021. Before that, she held two director positions at DG Energy, in charge of renewables, research and innovation, energy efficiency (from 2017 to 2018) and for energy policy, international relations, legal aspects and economic analysis (from 2014 to 2017) . Previously, Mrs Wörsdörfer was head of policy unit on the 2030 Energy and Climate Framework. Before that, she worked at DG Enterprise & Industry, now called DG Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs (DG GROW). Mrs Wörsdörfer studied Economics at the University of Heidelberg and the University of Montpellier and completed her studies with a MA in European Economics at the Free University of Brussels.
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Claudia Gamon is an Austrian Member of the European Parliament and a passionate liberal to the core. She is the NEOS spokesperson for all things European and sits with the Renew Europe group in the EP. Previously, the 31-year-old represented NEOS as a member of the Austrian Parliament. In her work, she focuses mainly on the topics digitalisation, science, research, energy and technological progress. Claudia Gamon studied International Business Administration and International Management at the Vienna University of Economics and the Université Catholique de Louvain. She gained her first political experience in 2011 when she was the leading candidate for the Young Liberals in the Austrian Students’ Union.
Claudia Gamon brings European politics to your screen as @diegamon on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.
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