100% Renewable energy communities: Lessons from Germany with Dr. Manfred Fischedick

Speaker: 
Manfred Fischedick
Date: 
February 22, 2018 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm

Location

David Turpin Building Room A110
University of Victoria
BC

Join Dr. Fischedick as he discusses how German cities are world leaders in moving to a 100% renewable energy system and economy ("Energiewende"). 

  • What can Canada learn from Germany? 
  • How can we shift to a renewable energy future? 

Dr. Fischedick will be joined by panelists: 

  • Dr. Ged McLean, Associate Director, Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions (PICS)
  • Glenys Verhulst, Sustainability Planner, District of Saanich
  • Representitive from the City of Victoria

Dr. Manfred Fischedick is Vice President, Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment and Energy. He is an expert on ‘deep decarbonisation’ and advises the European Union, the German Federal government, many states and cities and the business sector.