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Geothermal Energy in Energy Statistics

PUBLISHED: October 1, 2020

EGEC sent its inputs on the review of EU’s methodology on energy statistics after meeting the European Commission earlier this month to discuss the representation of geothermal energy in EU statistics.

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EU Climate and energy framework

EGEC response to the Public Consultation on the European Renewable Energy Financing Mechanism

PUBLISHED: June 5, 2020

EGEC provided inputs to the process of designing the European Renewable Energy Financing Mechanism, which will finance renewable energy projects across Europe.

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EU Climate and energy framework

Consultation on the network codes priorities: EGEC Response

PUBLISHED: May 14, 2020

EGEC welcomes the public consultation on the network codes and the opportunity to provide its perspective on the priorities that should be considered for the good operation of the electricity network with a higher share of renewables.

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EU Climate and energy framework

EGEC response to the role of mandatory minimum requirements and their potential impact on increasing the rate of energy retrofits in the EU

PUBLISHED: May 14, 2020

Read the EGEC response to the consultation on The role of mandatory minimum requirements and their potential impact on increasing the rate of energy retrofits in the EU.

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EU Climate and energy framework, European Green Deal

EGEC views on the consultation on the proposed European Climate Law

PUBLISHED: May 4, 2020

EGEC, the voice of the European geothermal industry, welcomes the opportunity to respond to the consultation on the Climate Law. Download it here

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Energy Transition, EU Climate and energy framework

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

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

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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Energy Transition, EU Climate and energy framework, Research, Innovation & Development

The DecarbHeat Initiative is committed to supporting the European Green Deal

PUBLISHED: December 12, 2019

As part of the Decarbheat initiative, which gathers several heating and cooling industry associations with the objective to advocate for European policies that are in line with the decarbonisation of the heating and cooling sector, EGEC co-signed a press release on the topic of the European Green Deal.

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EU Climate and energy framework

Coalition of stakeholders call for an increase in EU climate and energy ambition

PUBLISHED: December 9, 2019

EGEC, as part of the Coalition for Higher Ambition, a unique gathering of businesses, investor groups, trade unions, local and regional authorities, and NGOs, published a statement to urge the Commission to come forward with a proposal to increase the EU’s climate target to at least -55% of GHG emissions reductions by 2030 compared to 1990 levels within the first 100 days of their mandate. It is the first time that this broad group of stakeholders take a joint position on the EU’s 2030 target and its revision timeline.

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