MAKING THE CIRCULAR ECONOMY AND SUSTAINABLE TOURISM A REALITY ON ISLANDS:
BUSINESS MODELS AND FINANCING OPPORTUNITIES

FIRST REPORT OF GREENING THE ISLANDS OBSERVATORY
The island dimension in the National Energy and Climate Plans (NECPs).
The feed in tariff scheme promoting renewables from diesel saving goes live in the Italian islands.

Speakers & Moderators

François Alfonsi

Member of ITRE Committee – European Parliament

Gaetano Armao

Vice-President Sicily Region

Alessandro Bianco

Chairman UNIEM (National Union of Minor Electricity Companies)

Joseph Borg

Chairman Insuleur

Justyne Caruana

Ministry for Gozo

Gianni Chianetta

Director, Greening the Islands

Rémi Collombet

Policy Officer, Ocean Energy Europe

Elena Comelli

Journalist, Corriere Economia

Moderator

Brittney Elzarei

Senior Policy officer, EASE (European Association for Storage of Energy)

Georgios Kolytas

Vice President Corfu Chambers of Commerce

Paul Meissner

CEO, Energy Everywhere, Inc.

Renata Mele

Head of Strategy – Global e-City, ENEL X

Helmut Morsi

Adviser to the Director and Coordinator for Innovation, European Commission, DG MOVE-B

Alberto Pierobon

Regional councilor for energy & public utility services, Sicily

Ivan Pineda

Director of Public Affairs, WindEurope

Stefano Piras

Director Energy Services and Green Economy, Region of Sardinia

Agostino Re Rebaudengo

Vice President Elettricità Futura

Giovanni Ruggieri

Chairman OTIE (Observatory on Tourism for Islands Economy)

Domenico Santacolomba

Regional council for energy & public utility services, Sicily

Giuseppe Sciacca

Executive Secretary CPMR Islands Commission

Jörg Singer

Mayor of Helgoland (Germany)

Davide Strangis

Partnerships & Geographical Commissions, CPMR

Simone Togni

Chairman ANEV (National Association of WindEnergy)

Konstantina Toli

Senior Programme Officer, GlobalWater Partnership – Mediterranean (GWP)

Salvatore Vinci

Deputy Director, Country Support & Partnerships Division (CSP), Irena

Paolo Rocco Viscontini

Chairman Italia Solare

John Whybrow

Smart Islands Programme Lead, Hitachi Europe ltd.