On 30 November 2016 the European Commission put forth proposals for the most wide-reaching reform of energy policy in the European Union in almost 10 years. The so-called, “Winter Package” or the official title, "Clean Energy for all Europeans", is a massive package of legislative proposals, Commission Decisions and official Communications and Reports.
The European economy has historically been based on manufacturing. Today the manufacturing sector provides 35 million jobs in Europe. As part of its campaign, “Manufacturing at Heart”, the European engineering industries association, Orgalime, asked Landis+Gyr, the leading European and global provider of energy management systems, to explain what smart metering is all about.
“The EU can set its own goals, but it needs the rest of the world to get on board as well”
In this Q&A with Brussels based FTI Consulting, John Harris VP Head Governmental Affairs & Public Relations at Landis+Gyr addresses five climate questions ahead of the COP21 meeting taking place in Paris between November 30th - December 11th 2015.