Event

The EU ETS Innovation Fund and Cities Workshop

LOCATION
ONLINE
DATE
Tuesday, 21 April 2020 from 1:00-3:00 PM CEST

Tuesday, 21 April 2020 from 1:00-3:00 PM CEST

EU ETS Innovation Fund: Driving innovative low-carbon technologies towards the market 

The EU ETS Innovation Fund is a new EU funding programme with the potential for €10 billion to be invested by 2030, tangibly supporting the vision for climate-neutral Europe by 2050. It is about unleashing low-carbon investments in all Member States and pressing the fast-forward button in our transition to a climate-neutral, competitive and innovative EU economy.Image source: https://ec.europa.eu/clima/policies/innovation-fund_en

This Fund aims to: 

  • Help create the right financial incentives for projects to invest now in the next generation of technologies needed for the EU’s low-carbon transition; 
  • Boost growth and competitiveness by empowering EU companies with a first-mover advantage to become global technology leaders; and 
  • Support innovative low-carbon technologies in all Member States in taking off and reaching the market.

Join the European Commission and EIT Climate-KIC for this session, where city representatives will present projects that have the potential to enable a scale-up of the market in low carbon innovative technologies, across the focus sectors: 

  • Innovative low-carbon technologies and processes in energy-intensive industries, including products substituting carbon-intensive ones 
  • Carbon capture and utilization/carbon capture and storage (CCS) 
  • Innovative renewable energy generation 
  • Energy storage

Agenda:

Presentation of the EU ETS Innovation Fund, Christian Holzleitner, Head of Unit Land Use and Finance for Innovation, DG CLIMA (20min);

Presentation of selected city projects:

  • City of Vienna, “MGG22 – game changer in housing energy supply”, Thomas Kreitmayer, Project Lead, City of Vienna (15min)
  • City of Krakow, Efficient solar assisted PV-T based heat pump system for heating, cooling and electrical energy production”, Paweł Ocłoń, Project Coordinator, the Krakow University of Technology (15min)
  • City of Warsaw, “Warsaw Park & Ride for Climate” (presenter TBC) (15min)
  • TBC (15min)

Discussion/dialogue moderated by Thomas Osdoba, Senior Advisor, EIT Climate-KIC and joined by Christian Holzleitner, Head of Unit Land Use and Finance for Innovation, DG CLIMA; Robert Pernetta, Advisory Services, European Investment Bank; and Rupesh Madlani, Bankers without Boundaries (30min)

Register for the online session here

 
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