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Does the EU renewables sector need a guarantees of origin market?

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The EU Renewable Energy Directive of 2001 has a system for tracking the guarantees of origin (GOs) of renewable electricity. The tracking is instrumental to the reliable authentication of claims about the origin of a certain quantity of final energy. European law stipulates that guarantees of origin are to be used to prove the share of renewables in total deliveries of a supplier to customers. The system has been criticised among other, for a lack of environmental credibility and for having little impact. The seminar will discuss actual and perceived wekanesses and expolre ways to address these and provide additional, consumer-driven income streams to help realise new renewable energy projects in the future. 
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Below is our list of speakers and discussants.

Christian Egenhofer Christian Egenhofer

Christian Egenhofer

Senior Research Fellow and Head of the Energy and Climate programme

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Henrik Dam

Policy Officer, European Commission

Ole Løfsnæs

Assistant Director, Norsk Industri

Claude Turmes

MEP, European Parliament

Dirk Van Evercooren

President, AIB

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Does the EU renewables sector need a guarantees of origin market?

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Arts 56
Av. des Arts 56 - 1000 Brussels
Event Date

Day 1 - Wednesday
Isabelle Tenaerts Isabelle Tenaerts
Isabelle Tenaerts
+32 (0)2 229 39 56
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