Renewable energy in European regions: best practices

Conseil Régional Rhône-Alpes, Lyon, France

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Welcome and introductions 

Chair: Bruno Gaiddon, Hespul

Morning presentations

Link to presentation of Lyon Confluence, a unique programme in Europe redevelop the southern tip of Lyon’s central peninsula, long devoted to manufacturing and transport.The district has been built in compliance with the energy objectives of the Greated Lyon, that is to cut GHG emissions cut by 20% by 2020, and by 80% by 2050.
Maxime Valentin, SPL, France

Link to presentation of EPICE, an Hespul-developped software enabling users to assess solar energy potential and monitor PV panels thanks to free satellite data.
Marine Joos, Hespul, France

Link to presentation of MHG System, a satnav-based application for biomass management
Sudip Kumar Pal, MHG Systems, Finland

Technical visit of Rhône-Alpes PV system

Visit of the PV system installed on the roof of the headquarters of the Rhône-Alpes Region (Conseil de la Région Rhône-Alpes) followed by a presentation of the Lyon Smart Community project in partnership with the Japanese organisation NEDO

Round table discussion: needs, interest match-making and project ideas

Chair: Teodora Secara, Eurisy

Link to presentation of new INTERREG programme.
Nicolas Singer and Benoît Dalbert, INTERREG IVC Joint Technical Secretariat

Participants identify common needs and interests, brainstorm for project ideas and potential partnerships. Financing calls by the EC and (deadline, July 2015) and others will be discussed in light of the interests of the potential partnerships.

Conclusions and way forward

Assembly of European Regions Energy Group meeting



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Co-financed by the ERDF
Made possible by the INTERREG IVC Programme