Meeting the Green Deal objectives: opportunities in the Water-Energy Nexus

Addressing the strong nexus between water and energy is essential to achieve the objectives of the European Green Deal, by turning climate and environmental challenges into opportunities. This webinar aims to raise awareness and discuss about the role of the water-energy nexus to make the EU’s economy sustainable.

The following specific goals can be pointed out:

–Cluster projects funded at European and transnational level conducted around water-energy nexus and present their recent developments and innovations.

–Foster joint cooperation and capitalisation of results.

–Trigger discussions and debate about how the water-energy nexus can further contribute to the EU Green Deal objectives.

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11:00 – 11:05 | Welcome and introduction

11:05 – 11:15 | The Water-Energy Nexus and its link with the European Green Deal

11:15 – 11:25 | Open access test bed platform for water desalination in the Macaronesia region – DESAL+ project

11:25 – 11:35 | Energy Efficiency and use of renewable energies in the Water-Energy Nexus – EERES4WATER project

11:35 – 11:45 | Low-carbon footprint material recovery in wastewater treatment plants – SMART-PLAN project

11:45 – 11:55 | Technology and Knowledge Transfer on Solar Energy and Energy Storage – Solartech project

11:45 – 12:20 | Interactive discussion: How can the water-energy nexus developments support the EU Green Deal objectives?

12:20 – 12:30 | Wrap-up and closure

EU Green Week 2022

This webinar is a partner event of the EU Green Week 2022, which will be held from from 30 May to 5 June 2022. EU Green Week is an annual opportunity to debate European environmental policy with policymakers, leading environmentalists and stakeholders from Europe and beyond. This year’s edition focuses on the European Green Deal – the EU’s sustainable and transformative growth strategy for a resource-efficient and climate-neutral Europe by 2050.