COMETS Mid-Term Conference + EERA e3s Joint Programme event

COMETS Mid-Term Conference + EERA e3s Joint Programme event

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Engaging and Empowering Citizens in the Energy Transition through Social Innovation

About this event

The conference is jointly organized by the COMETS project and the EERA e3s Joint Programme* with the aim of discussing approaches, methodologies and evidence to address the challenge of fostering the role of citizens in the energy transition process.

Contributions to the discussion will come from H2020 projects, experts and researchers on the following topics: • social empowerment, • social impacts, • social and stakeholders engagement, • social, cultural and historical context, • technology, • decision making, • regulatory framework,• financial and innovative business models.

* EXTRA: e3s General Assembly meeting will be held after the main event from 16:15-17:30 (This meeting is for members and for those interested in joining e3s are welcome to attend; more information can be found here: https://www.eera-e3s.eu/ Please register separately on the registration page)

AGENDA

Note all times are CEST

9:30 - 9:45 Welcome and Intro to the conference

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COMETS Mid-Term Conference 9:45 – 13:00

9:45 – 10:15 COMETS main results and progress and presentation of the issues at stake (focus of the following slots)

10:15 – 13:00 CAIs in the energy field - Round of presentations about CAIs in the 6 COMETS countries

National Leading Partners provide: brief description of the initiatives + main insights from the country

2 slots, (3 countries each)

10:15– 11:30 Italy, Belgium, Poland + 15’ Q&A

11:30 – 11:45 Break

11:45 – 13:00 Netherlands, Spain, Estonia + 15’ Q&A

13:00 – 14:00 Lunch Break

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e3s Workshop 14:00 – 16 :00

1h 30’ Invited speakers for H2020 projects and e3s members (15’ each, Q&A included)

H2020 projects:

SocialRES: Crowdfunding, cooperatives and aggregators for fostering the participation of citizens in the clean energy transition

Silvia Caneva, WIP - Renewable Energies

SONNET: Institutionalization processes of social innovation fields in the energy sector: European countries case studies

Adélie Ranville, GEM, USMB

NEWCOMERS: Increased Access to Clean, Secure and Affordable energy: Benefits Perceived by Members of Clean Energy Communities

Dr. Tanja Kamin, University of Ljubljana

e3s members:

• Per Andersen Dannemand, DTU "Stakeholder inclusion in scenario planning - a review of European projects"

• Gabriele Manella, UNIBO "Fostering Energy Citizenship: the role of social sciences in the GRETA project"

• Sabine Pelka, Fraunhofer Institute / TU Delft, "Designing a new governance for consumers to facilitate their participation in the energy system"

30’ Moderated round table

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EXTRA: e3s General Assembly meeting from 16:15-17:30 (This meeting is for members and for those interested in joining e3s are welcome to attend; more information can be found here: https://www.eera-e3s.eu/ Please register separately on the registration page)

Note all times are CEST