• Joint position paper on the Renewable Energy Directive III

    PUBLISHED: April 15, 2021

    EGEC Goethermal and 8 other associations signed a joint position on innovative technologies in the RED III. The Commission’s assessment of the 27 National Energy & Climate Plans is stark – Member States are currently not harnessing R&I to deliver on their climate and energy objectives.

  • EGEC Geothermal views on the proposed changes to the Innovation Fund application procedure

    PUBLISHED: April 14, 2021

    EGEC contributed to the public consultation on the proposed changes to the Innovation Fund application procedure for large-scale projects. In its contribution, EGEC expressed its support for the European Commission’s proposal to provide project development assistance in the form of grants and technical assistance facility. EGEC also advocated for a dedicated category for renewable heating, cooling, electricity and lithium extraction in the Innovation Fund. You can find the document here 

  • Joint Letter on the need for binding targets and national plans to support the decarbonisation of the heating and cooling sector

    PUBLISHED: April 13, 2021

    EGEC Geothermal together with the 8 other associations addressed the European Commission in a joint letter and called for including in the revised Renewable Energy Directive: (1) a binding target for renewable heating and cooling and (2) a requirement for Member States, in consultation with local authorities, to develop and implement national plans to decarbonise the heating and cooling sector.



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