Eurogas General Assembly and REPowerEU Round Table
On June 9th, 2023, the Eurogas General Assembly returns to Italy, the event in cooperation with Italgas.
The General Assembly of Eurogas, the European association that brings together companies operating in the gas sector in Europe, returns to Italy after 12 years.
The 2023 Assembly, organised in collaboration with Italgas, will take place next Friday 9 June at Palazzo Wedekind, in Piazza Colonna, Rome.
Discussion will focus on:
- objectives of the association;
- approval of the annual budget;
- election of the President and Board members.
The General Assembly will be preceded by a roundtable entitled “REPowerEU: Decarbonisation and Security of Gas Supply” to discuss the centrality of the gas sector in the perspective of the decarbonisation of economies and policy and regulatory choices with a view to a secure, sustainable and competitive transition.
The roundtable will be opened by a message from the Minister of the Environment and Energy Security, Gilberto Picchetto Frattin, and a keynote speech by Ruud Kempener, Cabinet Member of the European Commissioner for Energy, Kadri Simson.
The discussion will be introduced instead by Nunzio Ferrulli, Chief Institutional and Regulatory Affairs Officer, Italgas; while the roundtable will be moderated by Alessandro Speciale, Rome Bureau Chief, Bloomberg
09.00 – Welcome coffee
09.15 – Welcome address
Gilberto Pichetto Fratin, Minister of the Environment and Energy Security, Italy
09.25 – Introduction
Ruud Kempener, Member of the Cabinet of Commissioner Kadri Simson, European Commission
09.35 – Panel discussion
- Clara Poletti, Chair of the Board of Regulators, ACER
- Giulia Cancian, Secretary General, EBA
- Federico Boschi, Chief of Energy Department, Ministry of the Environment and Energy SecurityItalia
- Didier Holleaux, President, Eurogas
- Paolo Gallo, CEO, Italgas
10.15 – End
The discussion will be introduced by Nunzio Ferrulli, Chief Institutional and Regulatory Affairs Officer, Italgas; while the roundtable will be moderated by Alessandro Speciale, Rome Bureau Chief, Bloomberg
Founded in 1990, Eurogas is an association uniting 72 companies and associations from 24 European countries, active in the wholesale, retail and distribution of natural gas, biomethane and hydrogen.
Eurogas supports a European gas market that can foster competitiveness, stimulate energy efficiency and play a significant role in reducing CO2 emissions.
Eurogas members work together analysing the impact of EU policy and legislative initiatives and proposing suggestions, improvements and forecasts on gas consumption in Europe.