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23-02-2016 - Public Hearing on "Energy Costs and EU Industry Competitiveness"

ITRE 24-02-2016 - 16:04

ITRE is organising a Public Hearing on energy costs and EU industry competitiveness. The hearing will look at all major components of energy costs and in particular from the side of providers and users. Their impact on the competitiveness of European industry will be discussed in an international context.

Location : PHS 1A002


    • Programme


    • Mr Jose Lopez-Tafall Bascuñana, Acciona
    • Prof. Karsten Neuhoff, German Institute for Economic Research
    • Mr Wouter De Geest, BASF Antwerp
    • Mr Sanjay Samaddar, ArcelorMittal Europe - Flat Products
    • Dr. Utz Tillmann, German chemical industry association