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Georgios Pantoulis

Deputy Head of Unit Sustainable Energy and Climate Change, DG DEVCO, European Commission

Georgios Pantoulis is Head of the Energy Sector in the Directorate-General for International Cooperation and Development of the European Commission, coordinating the implementation of energy cooperation policies and programmes. Georgios works with colleagues and partners from Governments, International Organisations, Local Authorities, Civil Society, Industry and Financiers in providing technology, expertise and funding focusing on three main challenges: price volatility and energy security; climate change, including access to low carbon technologies; and access to affordable, reliable sustainable and modern energy. A flagship initiative that the European Commission supports in this field is the Electrification Financing Initiative (ElectriFI), a flexible mechanism elaborated by industry and development financiers, aiming to unlock, accelerate and leverage investments increasing access to energy and energy efficiency.

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