Housing Europe and the European Policy Centre (EPC) jointly organise a Workshop within the framework of the European Energy Poverty Observatory on March 3rd, 14:30-17:00. Venue: European Policy Centre, Rue du Trône 14, 1000 Bruxelles.
Moderation: Claire Dheret, Head of Programme, Social Europe and Well-being, European Policy Centrer
14:30-15:00 | Introduction
Dr. Stefan Bouzarovski
Main activities and findings of the European Energy Poverty Observatory
15:00- 15:45 | Why is the district approach relevant to tackle energy poverty?
Decentralised energy production
- The role of energy cooperatives to tackle affordability-Presentation by Dirk Vansintjan, Director, RESCOOP (tbc)
- Presentation of ASTER, Belgium by Bjorn Mallants, VVH (tbc)
The role of energy advice to housing providers and tenants
- Local authorities-Presentation by the Covenant of Mayors EU Office, Giustino Piccolo (tbc)
- the one-stop shop approach: OPENGELA project in Bilbao, by Andoni Hidalgo, G6 (tbc)
Co-creation as key to achieve sustainable neighbourhoods
- Experience from H2020 projects- Projects HEART and Triple A, by Sebastien Garnier, Innovation Manager, Housing Europe (tbc)
15:45-16:45 | What can the EU do to promote this approach? How will the EU Green Deal’s “renovation wave” include the most vulnerable?
- Wim Hazeu, CEO Wonen Limburg and Chair of Housing Europe Energy, Construction and Standardisation Working Committee (tbc)
- Philippe Moseley, Senior Project Advisor, EASME (tbc)
- Brian McSharry, Energy Action Ireland (tbc)
16:45 – 17:00 | Conclusions and way forward
- Sorcha Edwards, Secretary General of Housing Europe