“This day is an important step for Aer, which in 2006 a declaration of European regions on energy efficiency and developing renewable energy sources ‘ has signed”, explains Michele Sabban. We are convinced that this meeting will accelerate the energy revolution in the regions and promote the development of subsidiarity in European energy policy. It is urgent that the regions given the means with which they can shape their future responsible and autonomous manner and in particular with regard to the energy, the daily life of citizens and the future of the “Population directly concerned and is a decisive parameter for local development. “Ricardo Cordoba commented on this: we are proud to be able to work with that you will be aware of the key role of the regions in terms of the development and implementation of effective and relevant energy policies that are crucial and beneficial for all our futures, together with AER because.” To Tanja Gonner: the regions are strong engines for regional climate. It is important that regions and the European Union jointly tackle climate protection, to limit the target of global warming to reach.” Presentation of a report on the activities of the AER in regard to support the regional initiatives in the field of energy and climate change, as well as presentation of a detailed study of the regional energy policies in Europe. An important highlight of today’s event was the presentation of a report on the work of VRE in the area of energy and climate change. This document shows a dynamic landscape with the various implemented initiatives of the VRE to support Europe’s regions in the development of measures for the fight against climate change and to adapt to these. 2009, Aer strove to present an even more diverse range of measures to the policy makers of the regions which they can effectively meet the challenges at regional level.