NEWS

  • We’re hiring: Policy officer

    PUBLISHED: September 2, 2019

    EGEC is the voice of the geothermal sector in Europe. It’s an international industry association with more than 120 members, representing 500 stakeholders from 22 different European countries. Geothermal is an essential renewable energy solution which helps tackle the climate crisis by providing safe, secure and reliable heat, cooling and electricity services. 

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  • Six companies investing in a low-emission future meet Undersecretary Davide Crippa (Ministry of Economic Development) in a meeting set up by EUREC

    PUBLISHED: July 10, 2019

    Rome, 4-7-2019. A meeting has taken place at the Ministry of Economic Development between Undersecretary Davide Crippa and a delegation of 6 representatives of companies in the energy sector. The meeting was arranged by EUREC, the Association of European Renewable Energy Research Centres.

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  • The European Geothermal Energy Council elects new board and President

    PUBLISHED: June 13, 2019

    The Hague, 13 June 2019 – The new board of the European Geothermal Energy Council was elected at the European Geothermal Congress yesterday. The new board is comprised of: President: Miklos Antics (GPC IP) Vice President: Marco Baresi (Turboden) Vice president: Javier Urchueguia (Universidad Politécnica de Valencia) Board Member: Sara Montomoli (ENEL Green Power) Board Member: Robert Gavriliuc (Romanian Geoexchange Society) Board Member: Rüdiger Grimm  (Geoenergie Konzept GMBH) Treasurer: Attila Kujbus (Geothermal Express) The new president highlighted the importance of supporting geothermal as Europe transitions towards a greater penetration of renewables for both electricity, and heating and cooling. 

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  • SEPTEMBER

    15-18

    UPCOMING EVENT

    GRC Annual Meeting & Expo

    The Geothermal Resources Council (GRC) will hold the 43rd GRC Annual Meeting & Expo – the biggest annual geothermal energy conference in the world – in the beautiful city of Palm Springs, California. Last year over 1,200 attendees from 44 counties came together for the meeting of the global community.

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  • SEPTEMBER

    23

    UPCOMING EVENT

    Workshop on geothermal projects in the innovation fund

    On 23 September 2019, a workshop will be organised in Brussels in order to discuss the place of the geothermal sector in the Innovation Fund. EGEC Members are welcome to participate in this workshop, notably to present projects that may be eligible for funding from the Innovation Fund, or the type of instruments that would be most valuable in channelling financial support to innovative geothermal projects.

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  • SEPTEMBER

    24-25-26

    UPCOMING EVENT

    European Research and Innovation Days

    Registration is now open for our inaugural annual flagship event - European Research and Innovation Days on 24, 25 and 26 September 2019 and the draft progammes are online.

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POLICY DOCUMENTS

  • EGEC Position on the revision of the State Aid guidelines

    PUBLISHED: July 18, 2019

    The State Aid Guidelines on Energy and the Environment were initially release to adapt the rules on public support for the energy sector from a competition law perspective to reflect notably the framework of the 2020 EU Climate and Energy objectives. The purpose of this review is to put the State Aid framework in line with the 2030 Clean Energy for All European package, and reflect the changing market dynamics in the energy sector.

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  • EGEC Position on the agenda of the next European Commission

    PUBLISHED: July 16, 2019

    One of the key issues of the current debate on the next European Commission regards the priorities that should shape its action over the next five years, the matter of ambition for the energy transition is at the foreground.

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  • NECPs - Country fiches on geothermal energy market potential to 2030

    PUBLISHED: April 12, 2019

    In the process of the implementation of the Governance Regulation, which defines how the EU targets on climate and energy will be achieved by 2030, Member States have submitted draft National Energy and Climate Plans (NECPs), in which they outline the level of ambition they would pursue in the coming decade, and the policies measure that should enable it.

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About EGEC Geothermal

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.

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