Participation of Johannes Hahn at the Lech Energy Forum

Type: Report   Reference: I-077289   Duration: 10:03:05  Lieu:
End production: 11/04/2013   First transmission: 11/04/2013
On 11 April 2013, Johannes Hahn, Member of the EC in charge of Regional Policy, participated in the Lech Energy Forum 'Energy policy in Europe: the road ahead' in Lech am Arlberg, Austria. This international forum aims at leading the debate on the future of energy policy in Europe.

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TIME DESCRIPTION DURATION
10:00:00 Title 00:00:05
10:00:05 Exterior views of the conference venue, Gasthof Post Hotel, in Lech am Arlberg, Austria (4 shots) 00:00:15
10:00:20 Audience arriving at reception 00:00:06
10:00:26 Johannes Hahn, Member of the EC in charge of Regional Policy, talking with a participant (2 shots) 00:00:11
10:00:37 General view of the conference room 00:00:07
10:00:45 SOUNDBITE by Johannes Hahn (in GERMAN) saying that over the next six month they will try to develop some projects and begin to discuss programmes with the Member States; it should be all completed by the middle of 2014; only the regional area there are 340 of this kind of programmes; so it takes a little while to deal with that, but they have a rule: faster countries will get approval earlier, slower ones later; they try to put pressure on the Member States because they would like that the transition from this period to the next happens fast and without problems. 00:00:54
10:01:39 Cutaways of the audience (3 shots) 00:00:11
10:01:50 SOUNDBITE by Johannes Hahn (in GERMAN) saying that it is important to know that during the next running period there will be a minimal allocation in the area of energy for energy efficiency and especially for implementing intelligent energy networks, everything that has to do with reducing CO2; so this is an instrument, a toolkit, to implement the 2020 strategy. 00:00:36
10:02:26 Cutaways of the audience (3 shots) 00:00:15
10:02:42 SOUNDBITE by Johannes Hahn (in GERMAN) saying that there is a special fund for cross border programmes; they hope to speed up that process. 00:00:22
10:03:05 Cutaway of the audience 00:00:09
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