Program: Transatlantic Energy Efficiency Workshop in Brussels

Program

Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS)

Big Conference Room, Ground Floor,

Place du Congrès 1, 1000 Brussels, Tel +32 2 229 3956
 
Thursday, September 23
 
9:30 Registration
 
10:00 Welcome and Chair Christian Egenhofer, Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS)
 
10:05 Overview, Frank J Convery, University College Dublin (UCD)
 
OVERVIEW
 
10:15 Pilot Project ‘Transatlantic Methods for Handling Global Challenges in the European Union and the United
States’. Ulrich Eckle, Desk Officer, DG RELEX C1, European Commission
 
10:20 Developments and prospects for European Union policy in energy efficiency, Marzena Rogalska, Member,
Cabinet of Commissioner Günther Oettinger - Energy
 
10:45 Overview of global energy efficiency performance, Pedro Guertler, Association for the Conservation of
Energy (ACE)
 
11:05 Panel Reaction
 
Ed Barbier, University of Wyoming
Max Auffhammer, University of California Berkeley
 
11:20 General Discussion
 
TRANSPORT
 
11:45 Energy Efficiency or Energy Saving in US Transportation – when Efficiency is less important than saving,
Lee Schipper, University of California, Berkeley
 
12:05 Panel Reaction
Marcel Rommerts, Directorate-General for Mobility and Transport, Unit B4 - Clean Transport, Urban
Transport & Intelligent Transport Systems, European Commission
Will Smith, University College Dublin
12:25 General Discussion
13:00 LUNCH
 
EUROPE – Energy Efficiency Plans, Performance and Lessons
 
Chair: Roderic van Voorst, Policy Officer, DG ENER C4 Energy Efficiency, European
Commission
 
14:00 European Union – overview, Pedro Guertler, Association for the Conservation of Energy (ACE)
 
14:20 Country Case Study: United Kingdom
14:35 Country Case Study: Austria
 
14:50 Panel Reaction
Jose Fluxa Garcia, Project Officer, C2, DG ENERGY
Kevin O’Rourke, Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland
15:10 General Discussion
 
US – Energy Efficiency Plans, Performance and Lessons
 
Chair: Frank Convery , University College Dublin (UCD)
15:45 US – Overview, Max Auffhammer, University of California, Berkeley (UCB)
 
16:05 Case Study 1 California, Michael Hanemann, University of California, Berkeley (UCB)
16:25 Case Study 2 – Vermont, Blair Hamilton, Regulatory Assistance Project
 
16:45 Panel Reaction
Lisa Ryan, International Energy Agency
Andrew Warren, Association for the Conservation of Energy
 
17:05 General Discussion
17:45 End of session

 

Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS)
Big Conference Room, Ground Floor,
Place du Congrès 1, 1000 Brussels, Tel +32 2 229 3956
Thursday, September 23
 
9:30
 
Registration
 
10:00 Welcome and Chair Christian Egenhofer, Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS)
 
10:05 Overview, Frank J Convery, University College Dublin (UCD)
 
OVERVIEW
 
10:15 Pilot Project ‘Transatlantic Methods for Handling Global Challenges in the European Union and the United
States’. Ulrich Eckle, Desk Officer, DG RELEX C1, European Commission
 
10:20 Developments and prospects for European Union policy in energy efficiency, Marzena Rogalska, Member,
Cabinet of Commissioner Günther Oettinger - Energy
 
10:45 Overview of global energy efficiency performance, Pedro Guertler, Association for the Conservation of
Energy (ACE)
 
11:05 Panel Reaction
 
Ed Barbier, University of Wyoming
Max Auffhammer, University of California Berkeley
11:20 General Discussion
 
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TRANSPORT
 
11:45 Energy Efficiency or Energy Saving in US Transportation – when Efficiency is less important than saving,
Lee Schipper, University of California, Berkeley
 
12:05 Panel Reaction
Marcel Rommerts, Directorate-General for Mobility and Transport, Unit B4 - Clean Transport, Urban
Transport & Intelligent Transport Systems, European Commission
Will Smith, University College Dublin
12:25 General Discussion
13:00 LUNCH
 
EUROPE – Energy Efficiency Plans, Performance and Lessons
 
Chair: Roderic van Voorst, Policy Officer, DG ENER C4 Energy Efficiency, European
Commission
 
14:00 European Union – overview, Pedro Guertler, Association for the Conservation of Energy (ACE)
 
14:20 Country Case Study: United Kingdom
14:35 Country Case Study: Austria
 
14:50 Panel Reaction
Jose Fluxa Garcia, Project Officer, C2, DG ENERGY
Kevin O’Rourke, Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland
15:10 General Discussion
 
US – Energy Efficiency Plans, Performance and Lessons
 
Chair: Frank Convery , University College Dublin (UCD)
15:45 US – Overview, Max Auffhammer, University of California, Berkeley (UCB)
 
16:05 Case Study 1 California, Michael Hanemann, University of California, Berkeley (UCB)
16:25 Case Study 2 – Vermont, Blair Hamilton, Regulatory Assistance Project
 
16:45 Panel Reaction
Lisa Ryan, International Energy Agency
Andrew Warren, Association for the Conservation of Energy
 
17:05 General Discussion
17:45 End of session

 

 

Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS)
Big Conference Room, Ground Floor,
Place du Congrès 1, 1000 Brussels, Tel +32 2 229 3956
Thursday, September 23
 
9:30
 
Registration
 
10:00 Welcome and Chair Christian Egenhofer, Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS)
 
10:05 Overview, Frank J Convery, University College Dublin (UCD)
 
OVERVIEW
 
10:15 Pilot Project ‘Transatlantic Methods for Handling Global Challenges in the European Union and the United
States’. Ulrich Eckle, Desk Officer, DG RELEX C1, European Commission
 
10:20 Developments and prospects for European Union policy in energy efficiency, Marzena Rogalska, Member,
Cabinet of Commissioner Günther Oettinger - Energy
 
10:45 Overview of global energy efficiency performance, Pedro Guertler, Association for the Conservation of
Energy (ACE)
 
11:05 Panel Reaction
 
Ed Barbier, University of Wyoming
Max Auffhammer, University of California Berkeley
11:20 General Discussion
 
TRANSPORT
 
11:45 Energy Efficiency or Energy Saving in US Transportation – when Efficiency is less important than saving,
Lee Schipper, University of California, Berkeley
 
12:05 Panel Reaction
Marcel Rommerts, Directorate-General for Mobility and Transport, Unit B4 - Clean Transport, Urban
Transport & Intelligent Transport Systems, European Commission
Will Smith, University College Dublin
12:25 General Discussion
13:00 LUNCH
 
EUROPE – Energy Efficiency Plans, Performance and Lessons
 
Chair: Roderic van Voorst, Policy Officer, DG ENER C4 Energy Efficiency, European
Commission
 
14:00 European Union – overview, Pedro Guertler, Association for the Conservation of Energy (ACE)
 
14:20 Country Case Study: United Kingdom
14:35 Country Case Study: Austria
 
14:50 Panel Reaction
Jose Fluxa Garcia, Project Officer, C2, DG ENERGY
Kevin O’Rourke, Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland
15:10 General Discussion
 
US – Energy Efficiency Plans, Performance and Lessons
 
Chair: Frank Convery , University College Dublin (UCD)
15:45 US – Overview, Max Auffhammer, University of California, Berkeley (UCB)
 
16:05 Case Study 1 California, Michael Hanemann, University of California, Berkeley (UCB)
16:25 Case Study 2 – Vermont, Blair Hamilton, Regulatory Assistance Project
 
16:45 Panel Reaction
Lisa Ryan, International Energy Agency
Andrew Warren, Association for the Conservation of Energy
 
17:05 General Discussion
17:45 End of session