Renewable district heating and cooling networks must be integrated into the Trans-European Networks for Energy


  • PUBLISHED: December 17, 2020

On 15 December the European Commission launched a proposal to revise rules for cross-border energy infrastructure in line with the European Green Deal.

EGEC regrets to see geothermal district heating excluded from this Regulation, especially as fossil-based distributed energy systems will continue to receive public funds and development support from the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF). 

EGEC has been working with the Council and Members of the European Parliament to correct this significant internal market competition distortion, which also undermines the historic zero-carbon target agreed by the European Council last week.


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