This online event will look to address how the energy sector can support climate neutrality by 2050. In particular, what role gas can play in supporting Energy System Integration in order to deliver the objectives of the European Green Deal.
View the full webinar video below.
Thursday, 9 July 2020 from 09:30 to 10:30 (CET)
Welcome by the moderator
James Watson, Secretary General of Eurogas
Alexandra Tudoroiu-Lakavice, Senior Policy Manager, COGEN Europe
Susanna Pflüger, Secretary General, European Biogas Association
Dr Daniel Quiggin, Senior Research Fellow, Energy, Environment and Resources, Chatham House
Meet the speakers
Alexandra Tudoroiu-Lakavice leads the development of COGEN Europe’s policy and regulatory work on energy and climate action – engaging closely with members and policymakers to promote energy efficiency and the further uptake of cogeneration in Europe. She has extensive experience with EU projects, including PACE, Heat Roadmap Europe, CODE2, ene.field and CHP Goes Green. In addition to advocacy and project work, Alexandra co-ordinates COGEN Europe’s National Snapshot Survey on national cogeneration market trends and policy implementation. Alexandra joined COGEN Europe in 2012 as a policy officer, having previously worked for the European SME Association (SMEunited) and DG Climate Action at the European Commission in Brussels. Alexandra holds a MA degree in International Political Economy with a specialisation in Energy and Climate Policy from Jacobs University Bremen, Germany.
Susanna Pflüger has worked as an energy advocate in Brussels since 2010. She joined EBA in 2012 as Policy Advisor and was appointed as Secretary General in 2016.
She is responsible for various policy topics related to the European biogas industry and represents the EBA members vis-à-vis the European institutions. She holds a Master’s degree in European studies from the Ruhr-University of Bochum (DE) and Bachelor from the University of Helsinki (FI).
Daniel Quiggin has expertise in the modelling, analysis and forecasting of national and global energy systems, having modelled various UK government energy scenarios and published a UK 2030 energy scenario, commissioned by Greenpeace UK.
As a senior policy advisor at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Daniel led the post-Brexit policy implications for the energy sectors trade of goods and services, and helped shape effective strategies for the energy and climate package of the UK-EU FTA negotiations.
As an analyst at Investec Asset Management, within a commodities and resources investment team, he authored a global renewable energy infrastructure investment white paper. He holds two Master of Science degrees, in Particle Physics and Climate Science, and a PhD in energy system modelling.