COP 18 Qatar
ICSE Exhibition Booth – November 26 – December 7 at the Qatar National Convention Center
UNFCCC Side Event on: Accelerating Action: Business, Clean Energy Markets & the CTC&N
Friday 30 November 4:45pm – 6:15pm
In 2011 a record $280B was invested in clean energy globally. Existing business networks are ready to interface with the Climate Technology Center & Network (CTC&N). This panel will address opportunities for collaboration to mobilize large-scale clean energy technology deployment by 2020; with a special focus on wind energy.
Invited speakers include representatives of the CTC&N, the Global Wind Energy Council, and clean energy executives from the ICSE
COP 15 – International Council for Sustainable Energy Booth
Monday 7 December – Friday 18 December 2009
The International Council for Sustainable Energy (ICSE) will have an information booth at the UNFCCC conference in Copenhagen.
REEEP Regional Secretariats Showcase
Wednesday 9 December 2009 (6:00 – 9:00 pm)
Location: Carlsberg Old Brewery, Gamle Carlsberg Vej 11, DK-2500 Valby, Copenhagen
This relaxed evening, sponsored by the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership (REEEP) in cooperation with Carlsberg, will showcase the activities and interesting projects from each of REEEP’s Regional Secretariats around the world.
- Latin America and the Caribbean
- East Asia
- South Asia
- Southeast Asia and the Pacific
- Southern Africa
The event will highlight REEEP’s global footprint and established operating structures for delivering targeted project interventions in the areas of policy, regulation, business and finance. Senior representatives from each Secretariat will be on hand to share experiences and answer questions.
COP 15 – U.S. Centre Side Event – The Development Agenda for Clean Energy and Transfer of Technologies
Thursday 10 December 2009 (3:30 – 4:30 pm)
Location: The U.S. Presence Center at the Bella Center, Copenhagen
In partnership with United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the U.S. Business Council for Sustainable Energy will host a side event on The Development Agenda for Clean Energy and Transfer of Technologies.
This panel will present how U.S. clean energy companies, in tandem with policy and program initiatives of the U.S. government – are working with developing countries to help achieve their economic, environmental and energy objectives. The discussion will include the perspectives of the private sector, civil society and developing countries as to what incentives and policies are needed in an international agreement to enhance technology transfer and accelerate deployment of clean energy technologies.
Accelerating low carbon energy development: REEEP successes in South/South & North/South cooperation
Friday 11 December 2009 (11:00 – 12.30 am)
Location: Bella Center, Copenhagen
Mark Fogarty, Director of CBD Energy, Australia, will be speaking about the Australian Support of the Pacific Region.
COP 15 – Official UNFCCC Side Event – Driving Low-Carbon Investment
Saturday 12 December 2009 (6:15 – 7:45 pm)
Location: TBC, Bella Center, Copenhagen
This is a co-hosted side event by Carbon Disclosure Project, the Greenhouse Gas Management Institute and the U.S. Business Council for Sustainable Energy (BCSE). The event will focus on how private sector companies can provide significant GHG reductions, but need government-backed mid-term targets; a robust monitoring, verification and reporting system and an enabling infrastructure. Top industry executives will discuss with high-level delegates how to deliver a transformational level of low-carbon private sector investment.
COP 15 – BINGO Side Event – Innovating the Path for U.S. and Global Climate Change Action
Saturday 12 December 2009 (13:00 – 15:00 pm)
Location: Business and Industry NGO room, Bella Center, Copenhagen
The U.S. Business Council for Sustainable Energy (BCSE) and Business for Innovative Climate & Energy Policy (BI-CEP) will host a panel discussion on the significant actions that private sector corporations have taken to address the impacts of climate change – both in their own business practices as well as through the deployment of their clean energy technologies.
This event will highlight the innovative potential of the private sector and its positive contributions through both technology and investment to a post-2012 agreement. This panel will feature remarks from senior executives from U.S. firms such as Nike and other major business voices that are actively engaged in promoting the passage of comprehensive energy and climate change legislation in the U.S., as well as an ambitious, post-2012 agreement. A facilitated discussion will follow panel remarks.
The future is now – Invest in clean energy in Australia
Sunday 13 December 2009 (5:00 – 8:00 pm)
Location: Nimb, Bernstorffsgade 5, Copenhagen
Australia’s official Copenhagen clean energy industry event, hosted by the Australian Clean Energy Council and Austrade:
- Hear from Australian Government representatives about significant changes in Australian climate change policy.
- Discuss with leading Australian and international clean energy proponents how they are managing the challenges and opportunities presented by climate change.
- Learn about investment opportunities in Australia’s rapidly growing clean energy sector.
- Network over drinks with potential investors, partners, suppliers and customers.
Senator the Hon. Penny Wong MP, Minister for Climate Change and Water (TBC) will open the event followed by Professor John Donaldson (Father of Crown Princess Mary). A panel discussion, guided by Professor Lene Lange, strategic advisor to the EU, will include:
- Dr Robert Dixon, Head of Climate Change, Global Environment Facility (GEF)
- Mr. Lars Enevoldsen, Innovation Director at Grundfos
- Dr Marianne Osterkorn, Director General, Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership (REEEP)
- Dr Martin Parkinson, Secretary, Australian Department of Climate Change (TBC)
- Ms Hélène Pelosse, Director General, IRENA (TBC)
- Mr Matthew Warren, Chief Executive, Clean Energy Council (CEC)
The panel discussion will be followed by a cocktail reception. For more information click here.
COP 15 – BINGO Side Event – Natural Gas: Partnering with Energy Efficiency and Renewables to Reduce GHG Emissions
Tuesday 15 December 2009 (10:00 am – 12:00 pm)
Location: Business and Industry NGO room, Bella Center, Copenhagen
As countries begin their domestic transitions to a low-carbon global economy – a cornerstone in accelerating this approach will be the use of natural gas, in coordination with other low-carbon technologies such as renewable and energy efficiency. During this U.S. Business Council for Sustainable Energy (BCSE) event the panel will discuss the policies that drive deployment of natural gas and how a post-2012 agreement can maximize the value of natural gas as a clean source of energy.
In particular, considering how natural gas facilitates the deeper market penetration of energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies; the impact a price on carbon will have on the natural gas related industries and the power of sub-national and national policies that feature incentives that recognize the carbon-intensity of fuels to transform economies. Invited speakers and panelists include government officials, Sempra Energy, Transcanda, the International Gas Union, the Interstate Natural Gas Association of America and the American Gas Association.
COP 15 – Side Event – Climate justice in a post-Kyoto world – options for a fair global policy and eco-innovation
Thursday 17 December 2009 (6:15 – 7:45 pm)
Munich Re Foundation, MISEREOR and the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research present a global energy path for a viable climate change policy to fight poverty. e5 contributes models for alternative benefits to stimulate technology cooperation in case conventional acquisition of gain is not an option.