Date & Location: 20.03.2017

Will the “Clean Energy for All package” help in the fight against smog in Poland? – only in Polish

Held 20 March in Warsaw. Zielna Conference Center, Zielna 37, Warsaw - room Berlin+Warszawa (near metro station Świętokrzyska - entrance from Bagno Street)

In this workshop, we aim to explore the role of the European “Clean Energy for All” package on the renovation market, and in particular whether it does enough to address the country’s smog problem.

This event gathers leading experts and interested stakeholders in an open discussion about the impact that these proposals could have on Poland’s building stock. The debate covered both the process of negotiating the package at the EU level as well as the effect it may have at Member State level on certain topics such as renovation strategies, combatting fuel poverty and more. Equally, we heard the views of different stakeholders, and whether the package is ambitious enough to address the issues affecting the Polish building stock.

This event is by invitation only, to allow for an interactive discussion and to give participants the opportunity to debate the merits of the package and its implications for Poland in an expert forum.


9.30 Registration of guests

10.00 Welcome and introduction – Szymon Firląg (BPIE)

10.05 The Clean Energy (CE) package – what are the proposed changes in the EPBD and EED in regards to buildings – Dan Staniaszek (BPIE)

10.25 The position of the Ministry of Infrastructure and Construction regarding the proposed changes in the EPBD – Anita Oleksiak – to be confirmed (Ministry of Infrastructure and Construction)

10.45 The position of the Ministry of Energy regarding the proposed changes in the EED in the contexts of buildings and RES – Piotr Czopek (Ministry of Energy)

11.05 Is the current implementation of EED and EPBD adequate and effective in delivering more efficient buildings and tackling low stack emissions in Poland? – Urszula Szałkowska (Client Earth)

11.25 Building renovation strategy as a key element of the CE package and the fight against smog – Marek Zaborowski (Efektywna Polska/IEE)

11.45 Coffee break

12.00 Work in thematic groups:

• What are the key issues for Poland in CE package and the position of different players – Szymon Firląg, Dan Staniaszek (BPIE)

• How should we include air quality in the energy efficiency regulations – Marek Zaborowski (Efektywna Polska/IEE IEE)

13.00 Feedback from the working groups

13.10 Plenary Discussion – how to make the Polish voice heard in EU?

13.50 Summary, future plans

13.00 Lunch

14:30 End

More on the event in Polish on Build Up (now also available in other languages such as PL). The speakers’ presentations are now available below (in PL).

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