The Transnational Cooperation Seminar on Energy was held on 23 September in Aberdeen, UK. 50 participants from all countries of the Programme area attended the event. The presentations from the seminar are now available for download.
The seminar focused on activities concerning renewable energy and energy efficiency around the North Sea. In the introductory session, multiple connections between energy issues and the priorities of the North Sea Region Programme 2007-2013 were highlighted.
The two sessions comprised lectures by European experts, as well as the presentation of energy-related projects and project ideas within the current North Sea Region Programme period.
Presentations morning session
The Scottish European Green Energy Centre – Sue Kearns, Scottish Government
Energy and the North Sea Region Programme 2007-2013 – Carsten Westerholt, Secretariat
Completing the NSR Portfolio: Ocean Energy – Hans Christian Soerensen, EU-OEA
Closing the Gaps towards 2020: Biofuels and Wind – Oliver Schäfer, EREC
The Future of Energy, the Future of Aberdeen – Iain Todd, Renewables Champion
Efficient Transport Solutions – Adnan Rahman, ECORYS
Presentations afternoon session
Links to EU Policy Aims (Build with CaRe project) – Dirk Harmsen
Working on Innovation (Power Cluster project) – Sebastian Schüßler
Transnational Cooperation in the Energy Sector (enerCoast project) – Gerard McGovern
During the seminar the following project ideas were presented:
Grounds 4 Change (2.97)
Communities with Integrated Energy Supply and Demand (4.77)
Climate Adaptation, Sustainable Urban, Rural and Economic Development and Image (2.91)
Further information about the project ideas can be found in the Project Ideas Section.