I would first of all like to thank you for the invitation.
The world of energy is a world full of challenges, big challenges.
Flanders is facing an energy transition, a new era.
And this requires a vision, a long-term vision. My ambition is not just to conduct a policy for the present term of office which runs until May 2019. Today, we must lay the foundations for what is coming in 2030, 2050.
Flanders too is working on a long-term energy vision, since an energy policy requires projections that reach beyond the present term of office.
Flanders’ vision will be partially steered by the targets imposed by the European