Manel Sanmarti
Manel Sanmarti Corporate Development and Technology Transfer Director Catalonia Institute for Energy Research (IREC) Barcelona, Spain

Biography

He has more than 20 years’ experience leading and participating in international R&D projects in the field of energy and large international scientific facilities. He joined IREC in 2011 focusing his research in low energy districts and communities. Since then he has participated in several e-mobility, renewables and low energy districts projects. He is co-operating agent within the HEV TCP of the International Energy Agency.

Sessions

Save to calendar 20-11-2019 11:15 20-11-2019 13:15 Europe/Madrid Energy Transition: Redefining the Energy Mix and Distribution Systems

Cities require more and more energy to run their activities, which has alarming environmental consequences. Reducing energy related emissions is fundamental to curb the rise of global temperatures. Yet it turns out that swapping fossil fuels for renewables is not so simple. How can renewable solutions get funded and be economically sustainable? What policies local governments need to implement to improve energy performance and lower emissions?

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