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EUBCE 2021 - BIO: Heinz A. OSSENBRINK

Heinz A. OSSENBRINK

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Heinz A. OSSENBRINK

Former Head of Unit of European Commission, Joint Research Centre

Biography

Dr. Heinz Ossenbrink, has a PhD in Physics from Hahn Meitner Institute, Berlin, and joined the European Commission's Joint Research Centre in 1982. He built up the JRC's activity on Photovoltaics when Europe started its research and pilot programme for Photovoltaic systems. In 1995 he became Head of the Unit for Renewable Energy, and expanded research and support activities to Energy Efficiency and Bio-Energy, notably Biofuels. His work was dedicated to the scientific support of EU legislation for Renewable Energies and Energy Efficiency. More recently, he developed the unit's portfolio to support Africa's efforts for a renewable energy supply.

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