Oct 08

On the Road to 100% Renewables - Illinois

Is 100% renewable electricity feasible and if so, by when? Lessons from the German energy transition for Illinois.

Germany’s electricity mix is currently at about 40% renewables and on track for the 80% target for 2050. Is 100% renewable electricity feasible and if so, by when? What lessons can be learned from the renewable energy industry in Germany and how can these be applied to Illinois?

Join us at this free luncheon and gain perspectives from influential German-American voices.

Speakers:

  • Illinois State Representative Robyn Gabel, 18th District
  • Corinna Jess, German American Chamber of Commerce of the Midwest
  • Annegret Groebel, Director of International Relations at the German Regulatory Authority for Electricity (Bundesnetzagentur)
  • Andreas Kiessling, coordinator for energy policy at Bayernwerk, the largest distribution grid operator in Bavaria

This event is free of charge, but it is important to RSVP so that you can access the venue.

This luncheon is co-hosted by Illinois State Representative Robyn Gabel, the German American Chamber of Commerce of the Midwest, and the Ecologic Institute, sponsored by the German Foreign Office through the German Embassy in Washington DC. Learn more and register for this renewable energies luncheon here.

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