The conference was opened by the Danish Ambassador to France H.E. Niels Egelund, followed by the Danish Vice cabinet director Jens Bødtcher-Hansen, who explained about the Danish energy politics, and Mr. Alexandre Joly, -the French Vice Cabinet Director for M. Borloo (MEDAD- French Ministries for Ecology, Sustainable Development and Spatial Planning).
Present at the event were many other representatives from ADEME, MEDAD, PEXE, as well as many other representatives from regional offices, and we would especially like to give thanks to the following french participants, their presentations were a valuable contribution to our event:
M. Jean Louis BAL, the Director of renewable energy at ADEME
Mr. Alexandre Joly, -the French Vice Cabinet Director for M. Borloo at MEDAD (French Ministry of Ecology, Sustainable Development and Spatial Planning)
Mr. Jean Claude Andreini president of PEXE and CLUB ADEME INTERNATIONAL
Eric Guignard Vice president of SER (the french renewable energy association)
Mme. Marie Laure Gagne, - Directrice adjoint for the International relations for the city of Lyon
Some of the French companies present were: EDF, EDF EN, AREVA, SUEZ, AIR LIQUIDE, DIRECT ENERGIE, EON, ELYO, ENEL ERELIS, ENERTRAG, LA COMPANIE DU VENT, ERAI, GAZ DE France, GAZ ELECTRICITE DE GRENOBLE, SUEZ, MAIA EOLIS, NEOELECTRA GROUP, RENAULT, SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC, VEOLIA.