New Leadership


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A strong bond between industry and the environment is needed to provide answers to the climate challenge, air and water quality, unemployment and immigration.
Antonio Tajani, President of the European Parliament
2 / 12
We have a lot of knowledge, the right technology and the solution to the climate emergency. Now we need to couple this with the right leadership.
Johan Rockström, Director Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research Professor at the Institute of Earth & Environmental Science Potsdam University
3 / 12
Costs for renewables keep dropping but we still need to accelerate the transition. Our analysis shows that energy efficiency and electrification will get us 90% there.
Francesco La Camera, Director-General International Renewable Energy Agency
4 / 12
Electrification goes hand in hand with sector coupling. We can convert the surplus of electricity to create hydrogen. Our gas turbines will operate on 20% renewables gases from 2020 and on 100% from 2030.
Lisa Davis, CEO Gas and Power, Siemens AG
5 / 12
Electrification of end-uses is paving the way towards a long term, safe and sustainable energy development of Europe.
Francesco Starace, CEO of Enel
6 / 12
Every generation has its struggles.The one of today is climate but we have a solution: electricity. The next 10 years will be crucial - challenging but also promising. And we are determined to deliver.
Kristian Ruby, Secretary General of Eurelectric
7 / 12
Saving the environment must be made exciting for the people. It’s about creating a man on the moon project.
Bjarke Møller, Director - Think Tank Europa
8 / 12
Climate change was defined as the number one priority by millennials in 2018 and about 70% of customers said they would be ready to adjust their lifestyle according to what the climate requires.
Vera Pinto Pereira, Executive Board Member at EDP
9 / 12
Electrification is the key enabler of a carbon-neutral future in Europe. We want to cooperate with policymakers and industry to accelerate electrification in transport, heating and industry.
Magnus Hall, CEO of Vattenfall
10 / 12
If we want to save the planet, industry and the Covenant of Mayors must work on a deal to overcome the challenge of the energy transition over the coming 20 years.
Dario Nardella, Mayor of Florence
11 / 12
Solar can deliver a significant part of the green electricity we need, and new technologies, embedded in construction material, are the next frontier.
Walburga Hemetsberger, Chief Executive Officer of SolarPower Europe
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The just and clean energy transition relies on functioning interconnected markets but also on community engagement and future-oriented skills. Neighbouring countries, such as Ukraine can contribute to its success by timely reforming and aligning with the rules.
Maxim Timchenko, CEO of DTEK

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