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ETIP HYDROPOWER at the #EUGreenWeek Conference

ETIP HYDROPOWER actively engaged at the recent #EUGreenWeek Conference. As a key figure in the hydropower sector and a proud contributor to the #WaterWiseEU campaign, we recognize the critical role hydropower can play in tackling pressing water challenges like floods and water scarcity. From the session "Water resilient EU – Key challenges, definition and vision", we could highlight the following key takeaways:

  • A call for unified action: Maroš Šefčovič emphasized the need for joint efforts and broader stakeholder dialogue to achieve water resilience by 2050.
  • Addressing water extremes: Lidia Brito highlighted the dual threats of water scarcity and excess, urging immediate action to prioritize water for environmental and human well-being.
  • Strengthening legal frameworks: Alain Maron stressed the importance of robust legal frameworks across Europe to ensure equitable water distribution and water cycle restoration.
  • Sharing knowledge and best practices: Anikó Raisz underlined the significance of inter-sectoral collaboration and knowledge sharing.
  • Water for a competitive future: Pietro Francesco De Lotto discussed the centrality of water for industrial competitiveness and advocated for a renewed European water policy agenda.

ETIP HYDROPOWER, through our commitment to innovation and deep industry knowledge, is positioned to contribute significantly to more effective water resource management, flood mitigation, and ensuring a stable water supply for all.

Our focus areas include linked to the Brussels Conference 2024 are the followings:

  1. Enhancing and disseminating research and innovation in hydropower.
  2. Aligning industry strategies with EU climate and energy policies.
  3. Collaborating with stakeholders to foster understanding and overcome innovation barriers.

By working together, we can build a water-resilient Europe. Let's keep innovating and collaborating for a sustainable future!

#ETIPHydropower #Hydropower #WaterResilience #Sustainability #Innovation #ClimateAction #EUGreenWeek #WaterWiseEU



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