Workshops are organised by the policy departments and enable members to put questions to and exchange views with experts on subjects associated with parliamentary business or subjects of current interest. They are not necessarily held in public but may be held during a committee meeting.

19-02-2019 - Just energy transition, opportunity for EU industries

ITRE 21-02-2019 - 11:13
Hydrogen tanks, wind turbines and solar panels under a blue and cloudy sky

Just energy transition, opportunity for EU industries. The role of hydrogen in the future. Energy transition in Germany.

The workshop addressed the potential offered by the energy transition to transform EU conventional industrial
processes and preserve employment. It also explored the role of hydrogen in opening new windows of opportunity in energy flexibility, availability, security, as well as improved efficiency contributing to the decarbonisation of the economy.
The case of energy transition in phasing out coal from the electricity generation sector in Germany was taken into account.

The workshop was held on 19 February from 10.30 to 12.30.

It was organised by Policy Department A at the request of the Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE). Please note that the workshop will be webstreamed.

Location : Room Josef Antall (2Q2), Brussels


  • Policy Department for Economic, Scientific and Quality of Life Policies