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Leading a Clean Energy Revolution

Starts
12:00AM, 06 September 2011
Ends
12:00AM, 06 September 2011
Location
The Royal Institution of Great Britain, London
Leading a Clean Energy Revolution

Bringing together distinguished guests and panelists, Leading a Clean Energy Revolution is an opportunity to highlight the leadership of our sub-national government and business members and to discuss what is needed to drive a 'clean energy revolution' – in particular the policies and mechanisms required. 

Agenda

15.00 – 15.30 Registration

15.30 – 15.45 Welcome 

Library The Climate Group's Global Alliance is at the heart of a clean industrial revolution – one that can cut carbon emissions, create jobs and secure economic growth for future generations. Together, we have a chance to create a better, smarter, more prosperous world. 

This event is an opportunity to highlight the leadership of our sub-national government and business members and to discuss what is needed to drive a clean energy revolution – in particular the policies and mechanisms required. 

Mark Kenber will welcome distinguished guests and panelists to The Royal Institution of Great Britain, introduce each panelist and frame the panel discussion. 

Speakers: 

Mark Kenber, CEO, The Climate Group 

15.45 – 16.30 A Clean Energy Revolution: Taking the Lead 

Library We will hear what government leaders have been doing to stimulate a clean energy revolution. 

Keynote Speakers: 

Minister Bernabe Unda, Minister for Industry, Innovation, Commerce and Tourism, Government of Basque Country

Minister Pierre Arcand, Minister of Sustainable Development, Environment and Parks, Government of Québec

Tim O’Loughlin, Commissioner for Renewable Energy, Government of South Australia

Moderator: 

Mark Kenber, CEO, The Climate Group

16.30 – 17.30 Leading a Clean Energy Revolution: Discussion 

16:30 – 17:00 Panel Discussion 

17:00 – 17:30 Question and Answer Session 

Library The session will stimulate discussion on clean energy technologies advocated by the panelists. Specific questions that we seek to answer are: 

  • What does a ‘clean energy revolution’ mean? 
  • What policies and mechanisms are available for sub-national governments and businesses in order to successfully implement low-carbon technologies? 
  • How can governments and the private sector work more effectively to harness the investment opportunities available? 

Panelists: 

Minister Bernabe Unda, Minister for Industry, Innovation, Commerce and Tourism, Government of Basque Country

Minister Pierre Arcand, Minister of Sustainable Development, Environment and Parks, Government of Québec

Tim O’Loughlin, Commissioner for Renewable Energy, Government of South Australia

Joan MacNaughton, Senior Vice President, Power & Environment Policies, Alstom

Michael Liebreich, Chief Executive, Bloomberg New Energy Finance

Moderator: 

Vivienne Cox, Chairman of the Board, Climate Change Capital 

17.30 – 18.00 Transfer to Georgian Room 

18.00 – 20.00 Cocktail Reception 

Welcome:

Mark Kenber, CEO, The Climate Group

Location 

Georgian Room 

The Royal Institution of Great Britain 

21 Albemarle Street 

London 

W1S 4BS

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