Energy

Events

Events

Upcoming events
13 June 2016 to 17 June 2016
Markets and consumers

This year's EU Sustainable Energy Week will take place from 13 to 17 June 2016. Registrations are now open.

13 June 2016 to 14 June 2016
Markets and consumers

The Electricity Regulatory Forum (Florence Forum) was set up to discuss the creation of the internal electricity market.

23 June 2016 to 24 June 2016
Infrastructure

The Energy Infrastructure Forum is a platform for exchange of views between policy-makers and stakeholders.

24 June 2016
International cooperation

The Eastern Partnership Platform on Energy Security meets twice a year.

3 October 2016 to 4 October 2016
Nuclear Energy

The 2016 ENEF Plenary meeting will take place in Bratislava.

 

6 October 2016 to 7 October 2016
Markets and consumers

The Madrid Forum was set up to discuss issues regarding the creation of the internal gas market. Currently it is addressing cross-border trade of gas, in particular the tarification of cross-border gas exchanges, the allocation and management of scarce interconnection capacity and other technical and commercial barriers to the creation of a fully operational internal gas market.

5 December 2016 to 8 December 2016
Nuclear Energy

The aim of the seminar is to convey to participants a good general understanding of all aspects of the EURATOM Treaty, in particular of chapter VII on Nuclear Safeguards in the EU, and to familiarise them with the legislative framework for implementing EURATOM Nuclear Safeguards.

Past events
28 May 2016
Energy strategy

Keeping a long-standing tradition, EU institutions will open their doors to the public this May.

27 May 2016
Infrastructure

The seminar will be an opportunity for various stakeholders of the Project of Common Interests (PCI) process to discuss the present and future developments in the energy system of the EU and the possible implications for the network planning which need to be done today.

24 May 2016
Technology and innovation

The General Assembly of the European Innovation Partnership on Smart Cities and Communities (EIP-SCC) will take place in Eindhoven, Netherlands.

23 May 2016 to 24 May 2016
Energy Efficiency

This Business Forum will bring together the main Algerian and European political and economic decision makers, and will focus on renewable energy, energy efficiency and natural gas.

10 May 2016 to 11 May 2016
Energy Efficiency

A new Network of Energy and Managing Authorities (EMA) set up by the Commission will meet in Brussels on 10-11 May 2016.

7 April 2016
Energy strategy

The European Commission's DG Energy and Innovation and Networks Executive Agency (INEA) held a Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) Energy Info Day on 7 April in Brussels.

17 March 2016
International cooperation

The European Commission is marking 20 years of energy cooperation with its partner countries to the East by holding a high-level conference, “EU Energy Cooperation with the Eastern Neighbourhood and Central Asia” in Brussels on 17 March 2016.

14 March 2016
Energy Efficiency

The European Commission's department for Energy is organising a Stakeholders' Event on the upcoming reviews of the energy efficiency Directive (2012/27/EU) and the energy performance of buildings Directive (2010/31/EU).

1 March 2016
Oil, gas and coal

The EU Refining Forum is held twice a year. It discusses planned regulatory proposals which may impact the refining industry and the EU's secure supply of petroleum products.

23 February 2016 to 24 February 2016
Markets and consumers

Citizens' Energy Forum – known as the London Forum – will take place on 23- 24 February. The overall aim of the Forum is to explore consumers' perspectives and their role in a competitive, 'smart', energy efficiency and fair energy retail market.

5 February 2016
International cooperation

The European Commission and the Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy hosted a conference on EU-Norway energy cooperation, focusing on secure supplies of natural gas and regional cooperation in Nordic electricity markets.

The conference took place on 5 February 2016 in the Thon Hotel in Brussels.

4 February 2016
Funding

Objective of this introductory session is to briefly outline the TEN-E policy framework for the development of the European energy infrastructure with all its key pillars (PCI selection and implementation, permit granting, public participation, regulatory aspects and financing schemes) as well as present its latest developments.

19 January 2016
Renewable energy

This workshop provided an overview on the general EU policies and market context that is shaping the energy storage sector, as well as the barriers that still have to be lifted.

8 December 2015
Energy Efficiency

Be among the 500 participants coming from SMEs, associations, businesses, European and national trade associations, chambers of commerce and European institutions expected at the event on 8th December 2015.

30 November 2015 to 11 December 2015
Renewable energy

The European Commission’s department for energy, DG Energy, will be at COP21 showcasing the achievements of Europe’s renewable energy policies and industry in the fight against climate change.

9 November 2015
Renewable energy

On 9 November 2015 twenty five experts from the bioenergy community, utilities and the European Commission discussed the various options and strategies for using bioenergy in all its forms to balance the grid and to provide storage options.

8 October 2015
Markets and consumers

A high-level conference on a new energy market design will take place from 9.30am – 16.45 on Thursday 8 October in Florence.

2 October 2015
Energy strategy

This event targets potential applicants to the calls for project proposals under the Smart Grids & Storage topic of the Horizon 2020 work programme 2016-2017 ‘Secure, Clean and Efficient Energy’. 

21 September 2015 to 22 September 2015
Technology and innovation

The SET Plan 2015 conference will launch the European debate on the new SET-Plan, and the next steps to implement its actions, at the highest level. The conference will be held back-to-back with the Informal Council of the Energy Ministers in Luxembourg, thereby placing research and innovation in energy at the heart of Luxembourg’s Council Presidency.

15 September 2015 to 17 September 2015
Renewable energy

Following the Landshut-Munich 4th ICLE Conference the fifth one will take place in Brussels on 15-17 September 2015, with a similar structure to the Copenhagen, Verona and Madrid events.

14 September 2015 to 15 September 2015
Energy Efficiency

This event will provide information to potential applicants for the calls for project proposals under the H2020 challenge ‘Secure, Clean and Efficient Energy’.

9 July 2015
Energy strategy

The ACER IV Annual Conference focussed on how to achieve "An Energy Union for Consumers”. The event took place at the Brdo Congress Centre near Kranj, Slovenia, on Thursday, 9th July 2015.

 

9 July 2015 to 10 July 2015
Renewable energy

The European Commission, in close collaboration with the Mission of Canadian to the EU, organised the workshop "Renewable Carbon Sources processing to fuels and chemicals".

8 July 2015
Oil, gas and coal

This workshop was organised in order to present the results of the study to stakeholders. The objective of this study is to determine actual greenhouse gas (GHG) data for diesel, petrol and natural gas.

29 June 2015
Energy strategy

The central event of the Partnership is the EU-China Urbanisation Partnership Forum. It took place back-to-back with the EU-China Summit, this year on 29 June at the European Commission's Headquarters, the Berlaymont building in Brussels.  

29 June 2015 to 30 June 2015
Nuclear Energy

The Third European Regulatory Conference on Nuclear Safety took place in Brussels on Monday 29 June and Tuesday 30 June (morning).

18 June 2015
Renewable energy

On 18 June, EU Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy Miguel Arias Cañete, Internal Market and Industry Commissioner Elżbieta Bieńkowska, and Transport Commissioner Violeta Bulc, held a high-level conference on EU action to decarbonise the road transport sector.

27 May 2015 to 28 May 2015
Technology and innovation

A two day conference on the integration of renewable energy, analysing it from multiple perspectives, while highlighting practical examples and practices that can be spread elsewhere in Europe.

19 May 2015
Energy strategy

The goal of a resilient Energy Union with an ambitious climate policy as its core is to give EU consumers – households and businesses – secure, sustainable, competitive and affordable energy. Achieving this goal will require a fundamental transformation of Europe's energy system.

11 May 2015
Energy strategy

Up to 16,000 visitors came to the EU quarter in Brussels this 9 May to visit the European Union institutions and take part in many entertaining and informative activities at the EU's Open Doors Day.

11 May 2015
Renewable energy

The 3rd European Workshop on LCA for Algal Biofuels was held on 11 May 2015 in Brussels and was organised by the  Directorate General for Energy in close cooperation with the European Algae Biomass Association (EABA).

1 May 2015 to 30 October 2015
Renewable energy

The World EXPO 2015 is taking place in Milan from 1 May to 30 October 2015 with the theme "Feeding the Planet: Energy for Life".

24 March 2015
International cooperation

At a High Level conference in Brussels, the Central Europe Energy Partners (CEEP) and the Atlantic Council officially presented the 'Completing Europe – from the North-South Corridor to Energy, Transportation and Telecommunications Union' report, in cooperation with DG Energy.

16 March 2015 to 17 March 2015
Renewable energy

On 17 March 2015, Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy, Miguel Arias Cañete, launched a high level conference on renewable energy.

26 February 2015
Markets and consumers

The event disseminated, and sought industry's feedback, on the final achievements of Smart Grids standardisation work under the Mandate M/490 to European Standardisation Organisations.

25 February 2015
Technology and innovation

At this High Level Round Table, the Commission's aim was to listen to practical experience on the implementation of initiatives to create Smart Cities.

25 February 2015 to 27 February 2015
Energy Efficiency

This conference discussed the issues facing the heating and cooling sector in the European energy transition. The sector accounts for half of the EU's energy consumption – ahead of both electricity and transport.

12 February 2015
Energy strategy

An information morning on a new call for proposals for Smart Cities and Communities took place on 12 February 2015 in Brussels. The call for proposals on solutions integrating energy, transport and ICT through lighthouse projects under Horizon 2020 opened on 10 December 2014. The deadline for submitting proposals is 5 May 2015.

18 January 2015 to 19 January 2015
Energy strategy

Commissioner Arias Cañete represented the European Union at the 5th session of the IRENA General Assembly that took place in Abu Dhabi on 18-19 January, and that counted with over 1,200 delegates. On Commissioner's initiative, IRENA held for the first time a ministerial roundtable dedicated to the renewables' role in energy security, which he addressed as keynote speaker.

15 January 2015
Renewable energy

The 'EU: Leading Global Technology and Innovation in the Renewable Sector' event took place on 19 January 2015 in the framework of the World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi.

10 December 2014 to 11 December 2014
Technology and innovation

The move towards a low-carbon Europe with secure energy at affordable prices, with the achievement of the EU 2020 and 2030 energy targets, requires a profound transformation of the entire energy system, from the supply to the demand side.

1 December 2014
Energy strategy

The International Energy Agency regularly reviews the energy policies of each of its member countries. Energy Policies of IEA Countries: European Union 2014 Review presents the results of the newest IEA assessment of EU policies.

6 November 2014
International cooperation

On 6 November 2014, the European Commission organised in Brussels the conference "Sustainable Energy in Central Asia: Business Opportunities and Technology Transfer".

1 February 2014 to 10 February 2014
Energy strategy

Meeting the challenges for the energy sector in view of the 2050 objectives, including the need to strengthen Europe's competitiveness and ensure security of supply needs a strong and structured interaction with all relevant stakeholders.