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Energy Transition, Financing, Research, Innovation & Development

2030 targets, Energy infrastructures, Lithium

Industry call to the EU: “We cannot lose the global race for this sustainable local resource”

PUBLISHED: April 5, 2022

The Batteries Strategy cannot be implemented without a sustainable supply of Lithium, with security of supply ‘Made in Europe’.

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Energy Transition, European Green Deal

Energy Efficiency, Energy price crisis

EGEC Action Plan: Eight point plan to REpowerEU with Geothermal

PUBLISHED: March 14, 2022

EGEC has published an action Plan for implementing geothermal in Europe and as a support for the European Institutions to implement the REpowerEU and face the energy crises. Eight actions to allow geothermal to REpowerEU. Geothermal heating, cooling and power has already saved 10 bcm of gas and other fossil energy imports from Russia.

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Energy Transition

National policies

EGEC Contribution to the French Pluriannual energy programming consultation

PUBLISHED: February 24, 2022

EGEC, on behalf of the European geothermal energy industry contributed to the stakeholder consultation process undertaken by the French climate and energy ministry ahead of the drafting of its next PPE (Programmation Pluriannuelle de l'Energie - Multiyear Energy Programming).

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Energy Transition

EGEC reacts to the Commission’s Communication on Energy Prices

PUBLISHED: October 15, 2021

The Commission adopted this week a Communication on Energy Prices, to tackle the exceptional rise in global energy prices, which is projected to last through the winter.

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Energy Transition

Internal market for heat

EGEC Letter: Establish a European heat market to prevent higher energy prices

PUBLISHED: October 6, 2021

Following the sharp increase in electricity and gas prices over the summer, and as consequences are increasingly being felt by European households with the beginning of the winter heating season, EGEC wrote a letter to the European Council and the European Commission.

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Energy Transition, EU Climate and energy framework, EU State Aid Control, Financing

Renewable Energy Directive, State Aid

Open letter: For State Aid Guidelines that are fit for 55% and for geothermal energy

PUBLISHED: June 3, 2021

Today EGEC sent a letter to the European Commission Executive Vice President on the European Green Deal, the Executive Vice President for A Europe Fit for the Digital Age and the Commissioner on Energy. This letter was asking for the implementation of a fair framework for State Aid, that allow European Member States to support the development of innovative technologies and the market uptake of geothermal energy, notably in the heating and cooling sector.

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Energy Transition, European Green Deal

Internal market for heat

Geothermal industry calls for an internal market for heat

PUBLISHED: April 7, 2020

EGEC, the voice of the European geothermal industry, calls on the European Commission President Ursula Von der Leyen to create a European internal market for heat in an open letter published today on EGEC’s website.

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Energy Transition, EU Climate and energy framework

Renovation Wave

Renovation wave(s): Three steps to manage the climate crisis and deliver a just transition for all

PUBLISHED: February 27, 2020

The European Commission announced a ‘Renovation Wave’ to work alongside Member States in delivering energy efficiency improvements in public and private buildings. This is a start. But it is still a long way from what is required. EGEC Geothermal proposes three simple steps to institutionalise ownership, management and delivery of the systematic removal of fossil fuels in all types of buildings so that the sector is compatible with the Paris Agreement long before 2050.

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Energy Transition, EU Climate and energy framework

Energy infrastructures, Internal market for heat

EGEC reaction to the European Parliament vote on Projects of Common interest

PUBLISHED: February 13, 2020

The European Union is looking to engage a deep decarbonisation of the economy, which obliges looking at synergies between sectors to make the best out of the renewable energy installed. The geothermal sector stands at the crossroad of such smart energy systems, and EGEC is putting forward proposals on what should be done for this process to be implemented successfully.

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Energy Transition, EU Climate and energy framework

2030 targets

EGEC Contribution to the public consultation on the Climate Law

PUBLISHED: February 7, 2020

The European Commission did a public consultation about its planned Climate Law. The Climate Law is one of the main political committment of the President of the European Commission for the EU to deliver on the compliance of the Paris Agreement.

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