REGEA

CROENERGY 2011

Cavtat, 19 - 21 October 2011

ABOUT SUMMIT

The Sustainable Energy Finance and Investment Summit Croenergy 2011  was held in Cavtat from 19 to 22 October 2011, bringing together leading energy and financial sector experts (European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, European Investment Bank, Privredna banka Zagreb etc.) as well as representatives of the European Commission and local and regional self-government. The conference was held under the auspices of the President of the Republic of Croatia, Dr Ivo Josipović, with the media monitoring of Poslovni dnevnik and the television company Kapital Network.

The conference was supported by the the European Federation of Agencies and Regions for Energy and Environment  - FEDARENE  and the ManagEnergy program of the European Commission. The event was organized under the auspices of the President of the Republic of Croatia Dr Ivo Josipović, and brought together some of the leading energy and Financial experts and participants approached different innovative financing models of energy projects.

PROGRAMME

14:15 - 16:30

Workshop I - The keys to make sure your project will be financeable

Moderators: Hrvoje Bujanović (PBZ), Hrvoje Maras (REGEA)

  • Marija Šćulac (EPEEF)
  • Dubravka Bošnjak (GIZ ORF)
  • Zlatko Zmijarević (HERA)

Moderators: Alexandra Papadopoulou (National Technical University of Athens), Ira Saul Rubenstein (Traficon s.r.o.)

  • Lloyd Stevens (Finance in motion)
  • Ira Saul Rubenstein (Traficon s.r.o.)
  • Natalia Meylunas (EBRD TAM BAS)
16:30 - 16:45

Coffe break

16:45 - 18:00

Workshop II - The role of Regional and Local authorities in the process of sustainable energy development - creation of Covenant of Mayors network in Croatia

  • Roman Doubrava (EC - DG Energy)
  • Marijan Maras (City of Zagreb)
  • Dr.sc. Julije Domac (REGEA)
  • Carsten Rothballer (ICLEI)
18:00 - 18:15

Guided walk to Cavtat

18:15 - 19:00

Welcome reception by Konavle municipality

09:00 - 09:30

Registration and reception

09:30 - 10:10

Opening session

Moderator: Mislav Togonal, HRT

  • Dr.sc. Julije Domac (Managing Director REGEA)
  • Marija Šćulac Domac (Assistant Director of EPEEF)
  • Catrin Maby (FEDARENE)
  • Nikola Dobroslavić (Prefect of Dubrovnik-Neretva county)
  • Dr.sc.Ivo Josipović (President of the Republic of Croatia)
10:10 - 10:40

Coffee break

10:40 - 13:00

Sssion I - Energy for Growth
Moderators: Marko Škreb (PBZ), Julije Domac (REGEA)

  • Marko Škreb (PBZ)
  • Roman Doubrava (EC - DG Energy)
  • Ralf Goldmann (EE and RE Division, EIB)
  • Siniša Hajdaš-Dončić (Prefect of Krapina-Zagorje County) / Julije Domac (REGEA)
  • Karin Krondorfer (Manager Ökoenergie-Cluster Upper Austria)
  • Catrin Maby (Severn Wye Energy Agency)
  • Mirja Adler (KredEx)
13:00 - 14:30

Lunch

14:30 - 15:45

Panel discussion - How to develop and finance energy projects?

Moderator: Mislav Togonal (HRT)

  • Nikola Dobroslavić (Prefect of Dubrovnik-Neretva County)
  • Siniša Hajdaš-Dončić (Prefect of Krapina-Zagorje County)
  • Visko Haladić (Prefect of Krapina-Zagorje County)
  • Ivan Vučić (Prefect of Karlovac County)
  • Rudolf Vujević (Deputy Prefect of the Zagreb County)
  • Dražen Barišić (Mayor of Velika Gorica)
  • Boris Kovačić (Mayor of Ivanić Grad)
  • Zvonimir Mršić (Mayor of Koprivnica)
  • Vojko Obersnel (Mayor of Rijeka)
  • Mihael Zmajlović (Mayor of Jastrebarsko)
15:45 - 16:00

Cofee break

16:00 - 17:30

Session II - Sustainable energy - Existing practices and future opportunities

Moderators: Keith Richards (TV Energy), Velimir Šegon (REGEA)

  • Leo Prelec (HROTE)
  • Eric Sievers (Ethanol Europe)
  • Ghazi Kablouti (Alstom)
  • Irena Brnada (Regional Environmental Center)
20:00 - 22:30

Conference dinner

09:00 - 11:00

Session III - Financing energy projects in local communities

Moderators: Elodie Bossio (FEDARENE), Vesna Kolega (REGEA)

  • Paolo Bertoldi (EC - Joint Research Centre)
  • Marijan Maras (City of Zagreb)
  • Carsten Rothballer (ICLEI)
  • Johannes Elle (GIZ ORF)
  • Boštjan Krajnc (KSSENA)
  • Anton Pogačnik (LEAG)
  • John Psarras/Alexandra Papadopoulou (National Technical University of Athens)
11:15 - 11:30

Coffee break

Workshop III - Green light for the green future

Moderators: Darko Balun (Philips Croatia), Ivan Pržulj (REGEA)

  • Tvrtko Ćavar (Philips Croatia)
  • Alexandre Colombani (LUCI association)
  • Maja Brzić (City of Dubrovnik)
13:00 - 14:15

Session IV - Renewable Energy Solutions

Moderators: Darko Jardas (REA Kvarner), Karlo Rajić (REGEA)

  • Jorgina Cuixart (EUROCITIES)
  • Keith Richards (TV Energy)
  • Velimir Šegon (REGEA)
  • Dominic Hereth (Finance in motion)
  • Bill White (NRC Canadian Forest Service)
  • Erik Eid Hohle (The Energy Farm – Center for Bioenergy, Norway)
  • Zlatko Benković (Ministry of Regional Development, Forrestry and Water Management - Croatia)
16:00 - 16:15

Closing ceremony

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