Discussion seminar: Consequences from Paris for European and national policies

Date and venue 8 November 2016, Charles University - Carolinum
Objective

On 5 October 2016, the threshold for entry into force of the Paris Agreement was achieved. The Paris Agreement will enter into force on 4 November 2016. The objective of the seminar is to discuss consequences of this Agreement for national policies from various points of view as well as to discuss innovative approaches for achieving the long-term goal of the Agreement in Central European Countries (especially in Austria and Czech Republic).

Agenda
8:45 – 9:10 Registration
9:10 – 9:20 Welcome and Introduction
Jiřina Jílková, J. E. Purkyně University in Ústí nad Labem, Czech Republic
Vice-rector for research
9:20 – 9:30 The Austrian approach on meeting the Paris targets (download)
Reinhard Haas, Institute of Energy Systems and Electric Drives, Vienna University of Technology in Vienna
Head of the Energy Economics Group
9:30 – 9:55 Climate policy and energy systems (download)
Pavel Zámyslický, Energy and Climate Protection Department, Ministry of the Environment of the Czech Republic
Director of the Department
9:55 – 10:20 Managing large amounts of variable renewables in the electricity system to mitigate global warming (download)
Reinhard Haas, Institute of Energy Systems and Electric Drives, Vienna University of Technology in Vienna
Head of the Energy Economics Group
10:20 – 10:45 RES in the CZ – Current state and perspective (download)
Jaroslav Knápek, Department of Economics, Management and Humanities, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Czech Technical University
Head of the Department
10:45 – 11:00 Discussion
11:00 – 11:20 Coffee break
11:20 – 11:45 Opportunities for declining GHG Emissions in the building sector
Wolfgang Streicher, Institute of Structural Engineering and Material Sciences: Unit for Energy Efficient Buildings, University of Innsbruck
Professor for Energy Efficient Building with Focus on Renewable Energy Opportunities for declining GHG Emissions in the building sector
11:45 – 12:10 Low energy buildings in real world - consequences on reducing energy consumption in buildings using renewable sources of energy and energy storages: Cooperation in R&D projects within innovation network of Center of low energy buildings Pisek (CZ) (download)
Filip Brada, Smart Dialog, s.r.o.
Consultant
12:10 – 12:35 Challenges, possibilities and policies for reducing GHG emissions in transport (download)
Amela Ajanovic, Institute of Energy Systems and Electric Drives, Vienna University of Technology in Vienna
Senior researcher
12:35 – 13:00 Does the size matters? Energy efficiency within the small, medium and large companies (European funding scheme case study) (download)
Ondřej Vojáček, National Centre for Energy Savings and Department of Management and Economics, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Czech Technical University
Energy analyst
13:00 – 13:25 Energy Policy of City of Litoměřice (download)
Jaroslav Klusák, Department of Strategic Planning and Sustainable Development, City of Litoměřice
Energy manager
13:25 – 13:50 Discussion

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IREAS 2013 & design by: Jana Hradcova & code by: Karel Safr