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European Energy Sustainable Week 2022

September 26th, 2022 - September 30th, 2022

Organised by the European Commission, the European Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW) is the biggest annual event dedicated to renewables and efficient energy use in Europe.

On 26-30 September 2022, the 16th edition of EUSEW will take place in a hybrid format, with both participants and speakers able to attend online and onsite, under the theme: ‘Going green and digital for Europe’s energy transition’.

The European Sustainable Energy Week consists of a 4-day Policy Conference, the European Sustainable Energy Awards Ceremony, the Energy Fair, Energy Talks and the third European Youth Energy Day.


EYEN is an official partner of EUSEW, and we’ll take part on the policy dialogue and other sessions:

Monday, September 26, 2022

14:00 – 15:30

European Youth Energy Day: Youth Policy Dialogue on how to ensure that Europe’s future energy independence is sustainable

In the context of the European Year of Youth, Kadri Simson, European Commissioner for Energy, will open the third European Youth Energy Day with a discussion with young individuals from across Member States. The speakers will offer their perspectives on how best to meet Europe’s energy targets and what actions must be taken to ensure a sustainable energy future for the next generation. Learn more

Miguel Mósca, Vice-president of EYEN, will be joining the discussion.

Tuesday, September 27, 2022

14:30 – 16:00

Repowering Europe by empowering energy communities: a perspective on digital and social innovation

Energy communities can contribute to a just energy transition by empowering citizens to take ownership of energy project implementation, operation and allocation of benefits. The session will highlight how local renewable energy ownership can contribute to the EU’s access to affordable energy, and identify existing means and gaps for digital tools that can help energy communities deliver system and community benefits. The session will also address the question of how young people can engage in energy communities. Learn more

Jacopo Sala, EYEN’s Director of Secretariat, will take EYEN’s position into the conversation.

Thursday, September 29, 2022

09:30 – 11:00

Towards energy aware behaviours: how studies on young generations can inform better policy design

2022 kick-started the European Year of Youth – younger generations keep showing their elders that they want things to change and are ready to do their share. How to design policies that can favour a large-scale change in how we produce and consume energy and how to include youth in energy policies at various levels? Learn more

Federico Barbieri, President of EYEN, will be one of the speakers at the session.

14:00 – 15:30

The potential of renewable gases to support the energy transition and guarantee security of supply

Discuss the transformational potential renewable gases, such as green hydrogen and biomethane, have in the medium run for our energy system as well as the infrastructure and market structures that are required. Learn more

Ana Rita Gomes, Board Member at Future Energy Leaders Portugal – one of our most recent members – will join this panel.

Read more on what our delegates have to say in our latest newsletter.

Meet us at EUSEW!

Join the discussion at EUSEW and come meet us at our stand on the Energy fair!

Learn more about EUSEW and register for the event here.

Looking forward to meeting you there!


September 26th, 2022
September 30th, 2022
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