EGEC has published the seventh edition of its annual study evaluating the development of the geothermal sector in Europe. The EGEC Geothermal Market Report confirms the trend towards the steady growth observed in recent years, but also notes the need for greater recognition in order to enable the full deployment of geothermal energy in Europe.
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.
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.
IRENA Innovation Week 2018 will focus on ‘solutions for a renewable-powered future’ and will bring together around 250 leading innovators, companies, and policy makers from across IRENA’s diverse global membership, to explore how innovations in enabling technologies, business models, system operations and sector coupling can accelerate the renewable power transition.
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