Energy and environment

Miguel Ángel Lasheras: “Regulation on the gas sector has thus far allowed the economic equilibrium of the system, and must now address the challenges of the ecological transition.”

The economist and expert in energy markets presented the “2018 Report. The Spanish natural gas sector in numbers”, a document that compiles for the first time, in a summarised and orderly manner, all the official and public data available on the sector in Spain.

According to Lasheras, over the past five years "there has been investment driven by natural growth of the demand, with prices that reflect costs and follow international price profiles”.

Energy and environment

Christopher Jones: “To comply with the Paris Agreement, the European Union will have to be practically free of carbon emissions by 2050.”

The driver of the European Union’s “20-20-20” programme stated that renewable energies are an opportunity to achieve competitive prices, create employment and make technology available

The expert in the power market and founder of the Technology Research Institute at the Comillas Pontifical University, Ignacio Pérez Arriaga, also took part in the event and highlighted the importance of distributed resources in the energy market of the future.

Seminar: “Pioneering better air quality in european cities”. Brussels

The event will be an opportunity to discuss the role of cities in the fight against air pollution and reflect upon best practices from leaders such as Berlin, Milan and Madrid. The panel will feature representatives of these three European cities, and discuss the challenges they are faced with and the solutions they have implemented.