Mr Clerens studied law at the University of Saarbrücken and the University of Mainz. Since 1996, he has worked as a consultant for a private company specialising in European Affairs in Brussels. In his capacity as Brussels Representative of different European associations, he has been involved in the climate and energy field since 2003.
He has managed the EASE office in Brussels as Secretary General since its establishment in September 2011. Since then, EASE has grown from the initial 13 founding members to over 60 and is still growing rapidly.
10:15 am - 10:30 am
Get Inspired. Together to the Next Level!
02:30 pm - 02:35 pm
The pressing need to mitigate the impact of climate change and to deal with the ongoing energy crisis requires a new regulatory framework in Europe. This is why the European Commission has presented a legislative proposal for the adaptation of the EU Electricity Market Design in Q1 2023. But how would this new framework impact the energy storage market? How would the provision of flexibility be encouraged? How would existing entry barriers for energy storage be further reduced? In this panel, representatives from the EU, utilities, IPPs and storage providers will be discussing whether the new market design is suitable for incentivizing both the necessary energy storage installations and ideas for future improvements.