This report summarises the presentation and discussions of the workshop on ‘National Strategies for Renewables: Energy Efficiency, Building Renovation and Self-consumption’. The workshop was held on 22 February 2018, hosted by the Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE) of the European Parliament. The aim of the workshop was to discuss the national strategies of the EU Member States for renewables in relation to energy efficiency targets as well as policies on building renovation and self-generation of electricity.
At the workshop, there were five presentations by high level speakers, offering a balanced picture of relevant professional views and opinions. The presentations presented and evaluated the current situation and its likely evolution, with possible policy initiatives identified to effectively address the challenges. The workshop concluded that ambitious targets for renewable energy and energy efficiency are feasible and pointed to important synergies between both policies, in particular in the building and transport sectors.
Trinomics was responsible for the selection of speakers, the organisational and logistical support of the event, pre and post workshop press-releases and the production of the detailed ‘Workshop Proceedings Report’. The latter can also be downloaded here, as published by ITRE