Date: 14th June 2017
Venue: Royal Library Meeting Center, Sky Room 1, 6th floor (Kunstberg / Mont des arts, 1000 Brussels – Accessibility, Parking: Albertina)
Time: 12:00 to 18:30
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Europe is looking to strengthen its leadership in developing renewable energy technologies and increasing its share of renewable electricity installed across Europe. As the share of intermittent renewable electricity increases, along with the additional demand for electric heating or electricity use in transport, Europe is facing a growing challenge to reliably balance power supply and demand. In order to ensure security of supply for both heat and electricity, the energy system must undergo a complete rethink to accommodate for sustainable, reliable and flexible energy solutions that will help deliver EU’s climate and energy objectives to 2030 and beyond. Given its many applications, CHP can effectively support the deployment of renewable energy in an energy efficient manner. At the same time, CHP can help industrial energy consumers as well as domestic users decarbonise their heat consumption, which accounts for as much as 60% of energy consumption in Europe and a significant share of CO2-emissions. Engaging key policymakers, industry representatives and academics, the event will discuss the role of CHP – both large and small – in the energy mix between now and 2030, on the pathway to 2050.  To set the scene, the EU framework for consumer centred clean energy transition will be introduced by the European Commission, with a focus on the new Electricity Market Design proposals in the recently published Clean Energy Package. Evidence from a new COGEN Flanders’ study will inform the audience on the challenges and potential solutions for a high intermittent renewable share electricity system focusing on Germany and 50 Hertz networks.  Further findings from the ene.field project, providing a EU-wide perspective on the system level benefits of micro-CHP, will add to the discussion. Finally, the success story of the Ameland Island will be presented, showcasing the contribution of CHP, among other green technologies, to sustainably meetings its energy needs by 2020.

To find out more on the COGEN Vlaanderen, COGEN Europe & ene.field event, plase check the event’s webiste.


Wednesday, 14th June 2017

Royal Library Meeting Center, Brussels

About ene.field

The ene.field project is the largest European demonstration project of the latest smart energy solution for private homes, micro-CHP. It will see up to 1,000 households across Europe able to experience the benefits of this new energy solution. The five-year project uses modern fuel cell technology to produce heat and electricity in households and empowers them in their electricity and heat choices.

The ene.field project is co-funded by the Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking (FCH JU) and brings together 27 partners, including 10 European manufacturers who will make the products available across 11 European countries.


The ene.field partners are: