Please note that this is an EU Committee briefing. You will have 20 minutes networking time at the beginning of the event.
At this EU Committee briefing, Mr Dominique Ristori, Director-General for Energy at the European Commission will discuss the progress of the Clean Energy Package and share the Commission’s views towards this topic, just after the European Parliament approved the proposal submitted by ITRE Committee to set an EU 2030 renewable energy target of 35%.
Director-General of DG ENER | European Parliament
Dominique Ristori has been working in the European Commission since 1978 where he has held several positions. Prior to his current position, he was Director-General of the Joint Research Centre (JRC) (2010-2013). Between 2006 and 2010 Mr Ristori was Deputy Director General of the Directorate General for Energy. Whilst Director in charge of General Affairs and Resources at Directorate-General for Energy and Transport (2000 - 2006), he was responsible for interinstitutional relations; enlargement and international relations; coordination of energy and transport research; internal market, state aids, infringements and public service obligations; passengers' and users' rights, as well as central management of human and budgetary resources. Between 1996 and 1999, he was Director in charge of European Energy Policy at Directorate-General for Energy. Dominique Ristori played an important role in the preparation and adoption process of the two first Directives on the Internal Market for gas and electricity. He also successfully launched the Florence and Madrid Forum for electricity and gas at the origin of the regulatory process in the energy sector. In the period from 1990 to 1996 Dominique Ristori was in charge of transnational cooperation between SMEs at the Directorate-General for Enterprise policy. Dominique Ristori graduated from the Institute of Political Studies of Paris (1975).