Episode 19: Andreea Strachinescu | developments in new energy technologies and innovation in the EU
Andreea Strachinescu is head of the New Energy Technologies and Innovation unit in the Directorate General for Energy at the European Commission. She is responsible for the development of the policy and actions on non-nuclear energy research and innovation. In this interview, Andrea talks about recent developments in EU renewable energy, in particular, growing focus on research & innovation, the ways in which the EU is currently emphasizing replication & scaling of renewable energy initiatives. She also talks about the crucial importance of developments to integrate renewable energy within the existing grid & looks to the future and identifies key areas for growth.