Siemens Energy: Europe Energy Week brings together world-class line-up to discuss the energy transition

Press release

UK Thursday 3rd June 2021

The Europe Energy Week brings together a first-class line-up to discuss the energy transition

  • Three daysvirtual event on the topic of “Shaping the Energy of Tomorrow”
  • High levelSpeakers from all over Europe will attend
  • The event is supported by AHK, Energy UK, MSC and Siemens Gamesa

Siemens Energy and partners are bringing a new virtual energy conference to Europe from June 15-17 to discuss the region’s challenges and opportunities in the transition to a decarbonised energy system.

The conference comes at a crucial time for Europe’s energy transition, just days after the G7 meeting in the UK and weeks after they agreed to accelerate the transition to a largely decarbonised electricity system in the 2030s and get direct government support for international coal power by the end of 2021.

As nations delve into integrating climate action into Covid-19 recovery strategies and investments, the conference will assess how the energy industry, policy makers and governments can work together to build a new energy system that is sustainable, affordable and accessible.

The Europe Energy Week takes place in cooperation with the AHK, the German Chambers of Commerce Abroad; Energy UK, the trade association for the energy industry; Siemens Gamesa, a global leader in the wind industry; and the Munich Security Conference, the world’s leading forum for discussing the most pressing challenges for international security.

During the three days, the delegates will hear from a high-profile speaker line-up, including EU commissioners, CEOs, finance officers and experts from all partner organizations. The panelists will deal with the challenges and opportunities of the energy sector on this path of evolution and transformation towards decarbonised energy systems.

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Topics such as financing the energy systems of tomorrow, what the energy system of the future will look like, the transition from coal to lower carbon alternatives, hydrogen development, cybersecurity and more will be discussed.

“We are at a crucial point in our energy transition. We must act decisively now to limit the effects of global warming and to comply with the 1.5 degree limit defined in the Paris Agreement. That takes courage and requires “” The fight against climate change and global energy supply will ultimately only succeed if political leaders, business and society work more closely together to find solutions. That is why it is so important in this energy week to bring everyone involved together, to discuss possible solutions. ”

Jörg Buck, CEO of the AHK Italy: “A successful energy transition is a guarantee for economic progress in Europe – we therefore advocate close cooperation between companies and governments.”

Emma Pinchbeck, CEO of Energy UK, said: “Climate change is a global challenge that can only be addressed through increased collaboration between governments, businesses and citizens. With COP 26 around the corner and the UK carbon market launched last week, this conference is an opportunity to discuss how we are accelerating the transition to a decarbonised energy system, rebuilding the economy, creating jobs and international climate cooperation in can strengthen this decisive decade for our planet. ”

“It is undeniable that wind power is real energy and that the use of that energy is critical to achieving the global decarbonization goals. But even if countries and companies work together to fight climate change at an unprecedented level, we still have a way to go. The International Energy Agency (IEA) predicts that wind and solar systems will have to be quadrupled in order to reach the net zero target in 2050. We welcome initiatives such as the EU’s offshore renewable energy strategy and its ambitious goals, and pride ourselves on inventing, installing and inspiring solutions that deliver great performance and real performance, “said Martin Gerhardt, Senior Vice President, Offshore Platform & Portfolio Management at Siemens Gamesa.

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Head: Robin Zimmermann

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Phone: +44 7921 847640

E-mail: [email protected]

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Siemens energy is one of the world’s leading energy technology companies. The company works with its customers and partners on energy systems for the future, thereby supporting the transition to a more sustainable world. With its portfolio of products, solutions and services, Siemens Energy covers almost the entire energy value chain – from power generation to transmission and storage. The portfolio includes conventional and renewable energy technology,

such as gas and steam turbines, hydrogen-powered hybrid power plants as well as power generators and transformers. More than 50 percent of the portfolio has already been decarbonised. A majority stake in the listed company Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) makes Siemens Energy the world market leader for renewable energies. It is estimated that one sixth of the electricity generated worldwide is based on Siemens Energy technologies. Siemens Energy employs more than 90,000 people in more than 90 countries worldwide and generates sales of around 27.5 billion euros

in the 2020 financial year. www.siemens-energy.com.

Siemens Gamesa unfolds the power of the wind. We have been pioneers and pioneers in the wind industry for more than 40 years and today our team of more than 25,000 colleagues is working at the center of the global energy transition on the greatest challenge of our generation – the climate crisis. With a leading position in onshore, offshore and service, we develop, build and deliver high-performance and reliable wind energy solutions in strong partnership with our customers. As a global company with local influence, we have installed more than 110 GW and provide access to clean, affordable and sustainable energy that keeps the lights on around the world. To learn more, visit www.siemensgamesa.comand connect with us on social media.

Energy UK is the trade association for the energy industry with over 100 members from all areas of the energy industry – from established FTSE 100 companies to new, growing suppliers and producers who now make up over half of our members. We represent the diverse nature of the UK energy industry, with our members providing over 80% of the UK’s electricity generation and supply to UK 28 million households and businesses. The energy industry invests £ 13 billion annually, provides £ 31 billion in gross value added on top of £ 95 billion in economic activity through its supply chain and interactions with other sectors, and supports 738,000 jobs in every corner of the country.

The network of German Chambers of Commerce Abroad (AHKs), consisting of bilateral chambers of commerce abroad, delegations and representative offices of the German economy, advises, supports and represents German companies worldwide who want to set up or expand their foreign business. AHKs are institutions for German foreign trade promotion. The German Chamber of Commerce and Industry V. (DIHK) coordinates and continuously develops the network of German Chambers of Commerce Abroad. They are partly funded by the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi).

Siemens Energie AG

Otto Hahn Ring 6

communication

81739 Munich

Head: Robin Zimmermann

Germany

Siemens Energy is a registered trademark licensed by Siemens AG.

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