IEECP discussed its study on heating decarbonisation for the low-income groups. focusing on policies to decarbonise residential buildings in Central, Eastern and Southern EU, the impact on energy poverty and the mitigation strategies.
Hosted with EURACTIV, this event discussed how a socially just EU Renovation Wave can be achieved and how a massive renovation of buildings can be triggered in the coming decade while ensuring that energy poverty is eradicated.
The discussion involved a great line up of panellists:
Adela Tesarova, Head of Unit for Consumers, Local Initiatives, Just Transition, DG ENER, European Commission
Ciarán Cuffe MEP, Member ITRE Committee, Rapporteur for the “Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD)”, European Parliament
Petros Kokkalis MEP, Member ENVI Committee, European Parliament
Guillaume Joly, Sustainable Housing Officer, Energy Team, BEUC
Stefan Bouzarovski, Professor, University of Manchester
Vlasis Oikonomou, Managing Director and Senior Researcher, Institute for European Energy and Climate Policy (IEECP)