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Wednesday 14 September: Closing plenary

Policies for a European competitive resource and energy efficient industry

Eva Hoos
  • Panel leaders: highlights and short summaries of the 5 panels (note link includes updated panel intro from proceedings).
    Panel 1Panel 2Panel 3Panel 4Panel 5 (only, text, npresentation available)
  • Stefan Klepzig, Schneider: European industry, global opportunitie. See presentation here
  • Eva Hoos, European Commission: Industry’s role in the Energy Union. No presentation available.
  • Monica Frassoni, EU ASE: Time to Deliver! See presentation here
  • Panel discussion

Speaker bio's

Stefan Klepzig holds the position of Strategic Sales Director at Schneider Electric´s Energy and Sustainability Division – a business unit that assists over 6000 Companies worldwide in developing their strategic sustainability scenarios. The services offered comprise strategic energy sourcing, compliance management, CO2 reporting as well as monitoring of the results achieved.

For more than 20 years, he has been working in various key positions, in which he dealt with energy efficiency topics like building automation, contracting and accompanied the resulting change processes.

At Schneider Electric Stefan Klepzig is responsible for the development of strategic solutions for the sustainability and energy efficiency market based on European/national legislation and upcoming trends in this field. With the global service offer of Schneider Electric large corporations and medium-sized companies achieve added value in their energy efficiency efforts.

He lives in Berlin with his wife and daughter.

Monica Frassoni is an Italian politician and Member of the European Parliament from 1999 until 2009, when she was also co-chair of the European Greens–European Free Alliance group in the European Parliament.

Previously she served for 10 years as an officer of the Greens group in the European Parliament and was Secretary General of the Young European Federalists. In late 2010, Frassoni took up the role of President of the European Alliance to Save Energy, a business organization dedicated to promoting energy efficiency across Europe.

Eva Hoos is a policy officer in the Energy Efficiency Unit of DG ENERGY of the European Commission. Her policy portfolio covers supply side energy efficiency issues, heating and cooling, cogeneration, district heating and cooling, industrial energy efficiency, energy networks and energy markets.

Eva Hoos holds a law degree and a business degree in management. She has more then 10 years work experience in the energy sectors. Before joining the European Commission she held different positions in the public and private sector as advisor in the fields of international energy law, legal and regulatory affairs in EU energy markets and energy efficiency policy.

Eva Hoos is part of the team that prepared, negotiated and implement the Energy Efficiency Directive. She is the lead policy officer on the EU Strategy for Heating and Cooling, adopted on 16 February 2015, as one of the actions under the EU Energy Union strategic framework.  Her current tasks include the implementation of the Energy Efficiency Directive and follow-up actions for the EU Heating and Cooling Strategy.