On Thursday 7 June 2018, the event “Heating & Cooling in Europe – How can we decarbonise the sector by 2050 and fulfil the Paris Agreement?” took place in the framework of the European Sustainable Energy Week in Brussels.
For the energy transition to be successful, we need integration and a coherent mix in all energy sectors which cannot be accomplished without the versatile contribution of geothermal energy, EGEC states in a new declaration released in celebration of its 20 years anniversary.
The Geothermal Science and Technology group launches a call for application for two PhD candidate positions from the 1st of July 2018 or earlier, funded within a larger EU-Horizon 2020 project for a period of 3 years.
The ETIP-DG Annual Conference 2018 will take place on Tuesday 19th June, in Brussels, Belgium. This full day event will present and assess the work carried out by the platform so far and further its work for the development of the Strategic Research Agenda.
GeoEnergy Days is the first international event in France offering a unique opportunity to the 500 expected participants to share skills and experiences, develop partnerships and grow business with and within the geo-energy industries (upstream oil & gas, deep geothermal energy, geological storage + minerals & mining for the energy transition).
The 5th Geothermal Congress for Latin America and the Caribbean (GEOLAC) will take place this year, July 17-18, 2018 in Mexico City, Mexico. Working alongside the World Bank Group and the Inter-American Development Bank, GEOLAC 2018 will gather key stakeholders to catalyze the development of world-class geothermal projects in Latin America & the Caribbean.
The associations representing the renewable heating & cooling (RES-H&C) industries, AEBIOM, EGEC, EHPA and Solar Heat Europe/ESTIF, welcome the agreement on the REDII, as it finally brings to life the first dedicated provision on H&C (article 23) in EU legislation.
On 14 June, the European Council and European Parliament came to an agreement on the target for renewable energy deployment by 2030 in the EU: 32% of final energy.
Ahead of the Talanoa Dialogue, the Coalition for Higher Ambition, a group of NGOs, renewable energy industry associations, trade unions, think tanks, and other stakeholders, release a statement urging the European Union to show ambition in Climate Action.
More than 120 members from 28 countries, including private companies, national associations, consultants, research centres, geological surveys, and public authorities, make EGEC the strongest and most powerful geothermal network in Europe, uniting and representing the entire sector.READ MORE