Celsius Summit 2020 – Mission Possible!

On 9-10 December 2020,Celsius City and REGEA will hold online the Celsius Summit 200 on heat transition in South East Europe and beyond! This discussion will address region’s heat transition challenges, success stories and the role of district heating and cooling networks in this transition.

The first day of discussion will focus on funding programmes and the second will address policy framework and needs for a fast and ambitious heat transition in South East Europe and beyond.

Follow this link to register


Wednesday December 9, 2020: Funding for the Urban Heat Transition

  • 9:30 Opening Ceremony
    • Welcome by Julije Domac, Director of REGEA & Katrina Folland. Coordinator of the Celsius Initiative
    • State of play & how to advance district heating and cooling in South Eastern Europe
    • EU Green Deal & the Post-Covid REcovery Fund – What’s in it for the Celsius Cities?
  • 10:45 Coffee Break
  • 11:00 Funding Possibilities – Pitches
    • ERA-NET & Clean Energy Transition Partnership (CETP)
    • European City Facility
    • European Innovation Fund
    • Followed by break-out rooms for in-depth discussions
  • 12:15 Conclusions
  • 12:30 Networking Opportunity

Thursday December 10, 2020: Policies for the Urban Heat Transition

  • 9:30 Opening Plenaries
    • Welcome by Paul Voss (Managing Director of Euroheat & Power)
    • Local and regional planning for district heating and cooling
      Pushing the Accelerator – Lessons Learned from the Celsius Forerunner Groups
  • 10:45 Coffee Break
  • 11:00 Parallel Hands-On Workshop
    • Celsius City Manifesto
    • Smart Cities Marketplace Matchmaking Master Class
    • Moving Forward in South East Europe
  • 12:00 Conclusions
  • 12:30 Networking Opportunity
Wednesday, December 9, 2020 to Thursday, December 10, 2020