The current geopolitical situation has pushed energy prices to record levels. But today’s energy crisis is not only an emergency but also an opportunity to build a resilient, sustainable energy system that supports both the EU’s climate goals and its energy independence.
Delivering secure, sustainable, and affordable energy for citizens and businesses is a cornerstone of the European Green Deal, with the increase in energy efficiency and the move to renewable sources to reduce emissions. Investments in the European Union in energy transition and infrastructure and in energy system integration are part of the solutions, amongst others, to enhance energy security.
Over the past years, Copernicus has been providing an unprecedented amount of environmental data that covers the entire globe. Copernicus data can be leveraged by utility companies to embrace this opportunity.
“From choosing the best location for wind turbines to understanding how dust storms might impact solar energy production, the accurate and current climate data that Copernicus provides free of charge is essential to the success of the growing sustainable energy industry,” says EUSPA Head of Market, Downstream and Innovation, Fiammetta Diani.
Want to learn more about using Copernicus data to deliver secure, sustainable and affordable energy to citizens and businesses? Join us on 17 March 2023 for a dedicated workshop on Copernicus and the Energy Sector.
This all-day hybrid event will be held both online and live in Brussels. It is geared towards energy stakeholders such as governmental authorities, energy and utility companies, energy traders, supply chain managers, renewable energy companies, power plant owners and operators, energy producers and Transmission/Distribution System Operators, along with anyone else involved or interested in the European energy sector.
- Renewable energy production: planning, operations and investments –
- Energy transmission and distribution in Europe (including energy security) –
- Energy efficiency, emissions and environmental impact
Each session will feature speakers from public and private sectors, interactive panel discussions and ample time for questions and answers. The agenda is available here.
Co-hosted by the European Commission and EUSPA, the workshop is one of the Copernicus Thematic Workshop Series. More information and registration can be found here.
Registration is open till 14 March.
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Updated: Feb 21, 2023