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Geothermal is the answer for decarbonising agriculture

PUBLISHED: July 2, 2020

With agriculture being one of the largest and most essential sectors in the EU, and globally, the use of geothermal energy can provide solutions for energy, climate, and food security. 

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The Just Transition has to be fossil fuel-free

PUBLISHED: July 2, 2020


EGEC, together with 62 leading renewable energy, local government and civil society associations wrote to MEPs asking for the removal of fossil gas from the Just Transition Fund vote, which takes place on Monday 6th July.





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The geothermal energy market grows exponentially, but needs the right market conditions to thrive

PUBLISHED: June 8, 2020


EGEC releases the European Geothermal Market Report 2019





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We are hiring: Policy Assistant

PUBLISHED: June 4, 2020


EGEC, the voice of the geothermal sector, seeks a policy assistant to support its activities on renewable energy and climate legislation as well as EU funded projects. An initial six-month internship contract, under Belgian “convention immersion professionnelle” law, is offered. There is a possibility of an extension for the right candidate.





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Addressing Significant Gaps in the Horizon 2020 EU Green Deal Call

PUBLISHED: June 3, 2020


Today EGEC and EuroHeat & Power sent a joint letter to Mariya Gabriel, Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth, calling to close the gap in the Green Deal when dealing with Geothermal District Heating.





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Carbfix and Eavor, geothermal innovators of the year

PUBLISHED: May 27, 2020


This year the Ruggero Bertani European Geothermal Innovation Award 2020 was earned by the Icelandic Carbfix project and German company Eavor on equal merit.





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An inclusive Green Recovery Plan covering all renewable energy solutions

PUBLISHED: May 25, 2020


Today EGEC sent a letter to Frans Timmermans, Executive Vice-President for the Green Deal, and Kadri Simson, Commissioner for Energy, requesting that the Green Recovery Plan includes investment in all renewable energy sectors.





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The EU Tender Scheme in the Green Recovery Plan should include renewable heating and cooling

PUBLISHED: May 25, 2020


Today EGEC together with five renewable associations sent a joint letter to Frans Timmermans, Executive Vice-President for the Green Deal, and Kadri Simson, Commissioner for Energy, proposing for an EU Tender Scheme which makes the Green Recovery Plan more inclusive.





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An industrial strategy for a geothermal lithium battery value-chain in Europe

PUBLISHED: May 20, 2020


Today EGEC released a policy paper outlining an industrial strategy for a sustainable geothermal lithium battery value chain in Europe.





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Three steps for a high-impact green stimulus package for all

PUBLISHED: May 14, 2020


Today EGEC sent a letter to Frans Timmermans, Executive Vice-President for the Green Deal, and Kadri Simson, Commissioner for Energy, pointing out three key steps to guide a green recovery from the COVID 19 crisis.





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Getting permitting of renewable investments right is critical to deliver the Green Deal

PUBLISHED: May 13, 2020


Today EGEC and seven other renewables associations (Bioenergy Europe, EREF, ESTELA, ESTIF, Ocean Energy Europe, SolarPower Europe and Wind Europe – sent a letter to the European Commission urging concrete action to solve permitting bottlenecks for renewables.





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