The energy transition has become “a unique opportunity to improve the economy, as it boosts industrial competitiveness by leveraging renewable energy,” says David Robinson, a researcher at the Oxford Institute for Energy Studies. For this transition to be successful, “a European vision is needed, but also the support of local communities,” adds the expert who will participate in Foro Sella.

National and European energy policies, regulations, networks for transporting renewable energies, and energy management that ensures competitiveness are some of the key factors that will shape the energy transition of the industry in the coming years and will be analyzed on May 23 at Foro Sella 2024 in Villanueva de Gállego (Zaragoza).

The European vision will be provided by Cristina Lobillo, Director of Energy Policy at the Directorate-General for Energy of the EU, who will address industrial and energy policy in the European Union.

The event aims to open the debate on three fundamental questions: How should European industrial policy and energy policy be complemented, especially in light of the upcoming European elections? Can Europe aspire to energy sovereignty that ensures industrial competitiveness? And does sustainable energy management constitute an attraction for industry, regardless of its sector?

Foro Sella 2024 is promoted by Foro Industria y Energía, CEOE Aragón, Forestalia, Opina 360, and the Aragón Energy Cluster.