Zagreb, 17- 18 September 2015
From September 17 to 18, 2015, the 3rd Sustainable Energy Finance and Investment Summit - Croenergy2015 was held as part of the Zagreb Business Summit - Cities and Regions at the Zagreb Fair, organized by North-west Croatia Regional Energy Agency – REGEA.
The traditional conference on financing energy projects was organized under the auspices of the President of the Republic of Croatia Kolinda Grabar Kitarović, co-organized by the European Federation of Agencies and Regions for Energy and Environment – FEDARENE and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development as an institutional partner, with the support of sponsors - Lipapromet Ltd., Philips Ltd., Agrokor Energija Ltd. , Brunata Ltd., and The Environmental Protection and Energy Efficiency Fund - FZOEU.
The Conference was opened by Dr Julije Domac, Managing director REGEA and FEDARENE President, Mirka Jozić - Head of the City Office of the City of Zagreb for Economy, Labor and Entrepreneurship, Davor Inđić, - Chief Banker at European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, Sven Müller, Director of the Environmental Protection and Energy Efficiency Fund, Tsvyatko Velikov – representative of the European Commission, Marija Šćulac Domac - Assistant Minister of Environmental and Nature Protection and Dr Borka Bobovec - Assistant Minister of Construction and Physical Planning.
The Conference was conceived as a multi-stakeholder event that connects a wide range of key actors with a common goal of facilitating knowledge exchange, policy development and joint action towards a rapid transition to renewable energy and energy efficiency. Divided into a number of interactive panel sessions and specialized sections CROENERGY 2015 brought together various level governments, non-governmental organizations, research and academic institutions, financing institutions and industry actors to learn from one another and build on examples of successful energy projects and implemented policies.
- European Commission
- European Federation of Agencies and Regions for Energy and Environment - FEDARENE
- European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
- The Environmental Protection and Energy Efficiency Fund
- Ministry of Environmental and Nature Protection
- Ministry of Construction and Physical Planning
- Ministry of Regional Development and EU Funds
- Croatian Agency for SMEs Innovation and Investments
- Croatian Bank for Reconstruction and Development
- Intelligent Energy Cluster
- Gianni Origoni Grippo Cappelli Grupa, Italy
- City of Zagreb
- City of Venlo, Netherlands
- City of Pregrada
- Zagreb County
- Krapina-Zagorje County
- Karlovac County
- Zagrebačka banka Ltd.
- Banca Transilvania, Romania
- Deutsche Bank
- Agrokor – Energija Ltd.
- Eltec Petrol Croatia
|09:00 - 09:15|
|09:15 - 10:30|
|10:30 – 10:45|
|10:45 – 12:30|
Session I - Energy, Economy, Financing
Moderator: Mr.sc. Velimir Šonje (Arhivanalitika)
|12:30 – 13:00|
Session II - Get inspired! - Good practice examples
Moderator: Mr. sc. Tamara Perko (Zagrebačka banka d.d.)
|13:00 - 14:00|
|14:00 – 15:30|
Opportunities in innovations
Moderator: Mislav Togonal (Croatian National Television - HRT )
How to ensure a stable investment climate for sustainable energy projects?
How to implement innovative sustainable energy projects?
|15:30 – 15:45|
|15:45 – 17:00|
Session III - Unlocking sustainable energy investment potential in European regions and cities
Moderators: Lada Strelnikova (Deutsche Bank/European Energy Efficiency Fund) and Hrvoje Maras (REGEA)
|17:00 – 17:15|
|17:15 – 18:00|
Session IV - DOOR: Energy for people - engaging citizens in Europe's energy transition
|20:00 – 22:00|
|09:30 - 13:30|
Roundtable - The role of regions and energy agencies with development and aggregation of energy projects
Welcome speech – Stjepan Kožić (Zagreb County prefect)
Energy agencies from the Republic of Croatia:
EEnergy agencies from the Republic of Slovenia:
Members of the FEDARENE association – EU regions and energy agencies