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European Commission, Charlemagne Building
21-22 November 2005
The conference aimed to present the important role that renewable energy research plays in Europe, and to enhance awareness among stakeholders of the opportunities ahead. Key European success stories were analysed, and the existing and planned European renewable energy technology platforms on PV, biofuels and wind were presented.
A particular emphasis was placed on learning from national research programmes and examining possibilities to stimulate coordination.
The potential of the different renewable energies was put in the wider context of the renewable energy portfolio and market conditions.
21 November 2005
9.30 – 10.30
11.00 – 12.30
Sum-up by M. Catinat - EC, DG Enterprise [114 Kb]
14.00 – 15.45
Sum-up by P. Fernández Ruiz - EC, DG RTD [114 Kb]
16.15 – 18.00
22 November 2005
09.30 – 12.00
13.30 – 14.40
14.40 – 15.00
A series of stands presented the European renewable energy industry associations as well as comprehensive information on EU renewable energy research activities and associated initiatives.
A poster session displayed complementary information on activities currently under way in centres of research the new Member States and Candidate Countries.