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22/04/2021 @ 14:00 - 15:30

The Role of Energy Storage in the Renovation Wave

EASE organised a workshop on the role of energy storage in the Renovation Wave, the Strategy aimed to increase energy efficiency in buildings through renovations and innovative solutions.

During the workshop Nina Neumann, Team Leader – Legislative Development and Enforcement at the European Commission will present the Renovation Wave Strategy. Furthermore, EASE members will showcase energy community and thermal storage projects, two of the solutions contributing to the goal of the Renovation Wave.

Participants will be invited to join the discussion on the role of energy storage in the Renovation Wave, the use of camera and microphone is recommended.

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Nina Neumann is the team leader in DG Energy, European Commission, where she works on the energy efficiency of buildings and products. Before joining DG Energy in 2020, she worked on energy, climate and environmental policy in the European Parliament, notably as administrator for the ENVI and ITRE committees. A lawyer by education, Ms Neumann holds the first and second German state exams in law and an LLM from the University of Cambridge.
More info: www.linkedin.com/in/nina-neumann


Beatriz Sinobas is team leader for energy security and electricity at the European Commission, DG Energy. Prior to joining the Commission, she was the counsellor for energy and atomic questions at the Permanent Representation of Spain to the EU and held several positions at the Energy Ministry in Spain, including as advisor to the Secretary of State for Energy. She is an industrial engineer with a major in energy from the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid.


Ruud Cuypers obtained his PhD in the same group of physical organic chemistry (2010), after finishing his master’s degree in chemistry in Wageningen University, the Netherlands (2004). From 2009 onwards he is working as a scientist in the Netherlands organization for Applied Scientific Research (TNO) in Delft, the Netherlands. His research focuses on material, reactor and component development for heat batteries. As a senior scientist he is involved in many projects in the department of Sustainable Process & Energy Systems and he contributed to numerous national and EU-funded projects in the field of energy and energy storage in the built environment. Next to this, he is part time program manager thermal energy storage, and therefore currently responsible for 3 technology transfer topics, where innovative TNO technology is spun out towards a market party.  
More info: www.linkedin.com/in/ruudcuypers


Luigi Lanuzza is Head of B2C and B2B Innovation Factor at Enel X. He holds a Master Degree in Electronic Engineering from University of Messina and a Master in Photovoltaic Engineering magna cum laude from University of Rome – Tor Vergata. In 2009 he joined Enel Green Power (EGP), following that in 2012 he was part of the start-up of EGP activities in South Africa, managing the development of several large scale Solar projects. In 2013 he moved to the Innovation department of EGP, as Head of Energy Storage. Since July 2017 Luigi is part of Enel X, the new division of Enel group focused on advanced energy services and products, developing cross-technologies integrated solutions, where he’s currently Head of B2C and B2B Innovation Factory. Luigi is proud Fellow of Enel Foundation. Also, Luigi is member of the Executive Board of the Battery European Partnership Association (BEPA) and Chair of WG6 of ETIP – Batteries Europe.


14:00 - 15:30
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