InnoPolis-Center for Innovation and Culture, in cooperation with the Region of Ionian Islands (Greece), the Prefecture of Lecce (Italy) and the Regional Council of Vlore (Albania), organised the 3rd cross-border meeting with stakeholders’ groups, concerning low carbon economy issues, in Corfu on Monday 6 November 2017. The meeting took place at the conference room of the Regional Unit of Corfu (former Prefecture building) in the framework of the European project "PASSAGE - Public Authorities Supporting Low Carbon Growth in European Maritime Border Regions".
The purpose of this meeting was to continue the open discussion with stakeholders about the Action Plan of the PASSAGE project regarding the low-carbon economy and also the adaptation to climate change in the straits of Otranto and Corfu, for the benefit of the citizens. Key issue on the agenda: the energy cooperatives model.
Welcoming speech, Mr Sakis Tsoukas, Vice Governor of Region of Ionian Islands, responsible for Energy and Environment sector
New legislative framework for Energy Communities in Greece EN, Mr Michalis Verrioppoulos, Mr Georgios Markou (General Secretariat for Energy and Mineral Sources)
New legislative framework for Energy Communities in Greece GR, Mr Michalis Verrioppoulos, Mr Georgios Markou (General Secretariat for Energy and Mineral Sources)
Energy autonomy and mitigation of CO2 emissions in Paxi islands, Mr Georgios Lychnos, V. Mayor of Paxi islands
Boosting climate innovation across Europe, Ms Julia Panny (CLIMATE-KIC)
Shortsea facing fuel change challenges, Dr Nikolaos Liapis (HELLENIC SHORTSEA SHIPOWNERS ASSOCIATION)
Eco car and other energy saving solutions, Mr George Kazantzidis, Mr Dareios Dimitriou (ECO SUN)
Energy Cooperatives Planning: Strategic Aspects & Critical Considerations, Mr Aris Papadopoulos, Mr Marios - Iakovos Tsakiris (ZERO ENERGY BUILDINGS)
Electra Energy Cooperative, Mr. Dimitrios Kitsikopoulos
Sifnos Energy Cooperative GR, Ms Sofia Katzilieri, Ms Ronia Anastasiadou