High-Level Conference

“#EFFICIENCYFIRST para impulsar el crecimiento
y la creación de empleo en España”

Madrid, 17 July 2015 (9.00-14.00)

The European Alliance to Save Energy (EU-ASE) and the Spanish Green Growth Group organized a High-Level Conference on 17 July 2015 targeted to European and national decision-makers and businesses to highlight the potential of energy efficiency in Spain.

In the contest of the European framework for energy efficiency, business representatives provided an insight of the development of the energy efficiency market in Spain and made recommendations for improvements to the Spanish Government.

Key topics of the event were:

  • the importance of implementing correctly EU legislation to fully exploit the energy efficiency potential for competitiveness, growth, security and employment;
  • a set of recommendations from both the Barcelona Declaration launched by the Spanish Green Growth Group and the European report drafted by the Energy Efficiency Financial Institutions Group (EEFIG).

The conference was opened by the keynote speeches by the European Commissioner for Energy and Climate Action, Miguel Arias Cañete, and the Spanish Secretary of State for Energy, D. Alberto Nadal Belda.

Participants were high officers from relevant Ministries and Governmental bodies, around 90 business representatives from a variety of industrial sectors, stakeholders and journalists.

Photos

EU-ASE event in Madrid EU-ASE event in Madrid EU-ASE event in Madrid EU-ASE event in Madrid EU-ASE event in Madrid
EU-ASE event in Madrid EU-ASE event in Madrid EU-ASE event in Madrid EU-ASE event in Madrid