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EGEC views on the EU Critical Raw Materials Act

PUBLISHED: November 24, 2022

EGEC views on the EU Critical Raw Materials Act   EGEC, the voice of the European geothermal industry, is a not-for-profit association representing the entire value-chain of the industry across 28 countries. It is included on the European Transparency Register number: 11458103335-07. Further information can be found at www.egec.org. We welcome the opportunity to respond to the consultation on the EU Critical Raw Materials Act consultation. Our observations and recommendations are:

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EU Climate and energy framework, European Green Deal, Financing

Sustainable finance

EGEC Factsheet on Sustainable Finance and Geothermal Energy

PUBLISHED: June 8, 2022

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Environmental legislation, EU Climate and energy framework, European Green Deal

Energy price crisis, Licensing and EIA, Renewable Energy Directive

EGEC Contribution to the Public consultation on permitting for renewable energy projects and power purchasing agreements

PUBLISHED: April 12, 2022

In a bid to accelerate renewable energy deployment, the European Commission is looking at means to accelerate permitting processes.

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EU Climate and energy framework

Energy price crisis, Geothermal electricity, Internal market for heat

GEOSMART Factsheet: geothermal and the energy price crisis

PUBLISHED: April 8, 2022

At the beginning of summer 2021, gas prices started increasing tremendously globally due to a wide array of factors, from an exceptionally cold winter in Europe in 2020, to macroeconomic fallouts of the COVID 19 pandemic, without mentioning geopolitics, to technical issues in infrastructure bottlenecks of the fossil fuel production infrastructure.

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EU Climate and energy framework

Energy price crisis, Recovery Plans

Call for an EU geothermal strategy

PUBLISHED: March 17, 2022

The geothermal sector needs you. It is vital to get the European Commission's regulatory, financial and political support behind the geothermal sector. This will allow it to identify and rectify regulatory and fiscal roadblocks to mass deployment of geothermal energy including sustainable mineral extraction.

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EU Climate and energy framework, Financing, Research, Innovation & Development

Innovation Fund

EGEC Briefing: Lessons learned and recommendations for the Innovation Fund 2nd Large Scale Call

PUBLISHED: February 5, 2022

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EU Climate and energy framework, European Green Deal

2030 targets, Energy price crisis, European Green Deal, Renewable Energy Directive

Renewable Energy Directive 2022 Review: EGEC position paper

PUBLISHED: February 3, 2022

Geothermal heating, cooling, permanent electricity supply, underground thermal storage, and sustainable lithium extraction are critical solutions to meeting the EU’s 2030 and 2050 targets to avert the climate crisis.

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EU Climate and energy framework, European Green Deal

Energy Efficiency, EPBD, European Green Deal, Renewable Energy Directive

Energy Efficiency Directive 2022 recast - EGEC Position Paper

PUBLISHED: February 3, 2022

Geothermal heating, cooling, permanent electricity supply, underground thermal storage and sustainable lithium extraction are critical contributors to energy efficiency improvements and the achievement of the EU’s 2030 and 2050 targets for energy efficiency and climate change mitigation.

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Energy price crisis, EPBD, European Green Deal, Internal market for heat

European Commission publishes new proposals on the gas market and energy performance of buildings directive

PUBLISHED: December 16, 2021

Brussels, 15 December 2021 – Today the European Commission has released its proposals for establishing a new EU framework to decarbonise gas markets, promote hydrogen and reduce methane emissions.

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EU Climate and energy framework, European Green Deal

Energy Efficiency, Energy infrastructures, Energy price crisis, EPBD

Joint Letter: Energy efficient, renewables-based and flexible buildings integrated in the energy system: the key features of a revised EPBD supporting climate neutrality

PUBLISHED: October 28, 2021

The EPBD revision should apply the Energy Efficiency First (EE1st) principle in a way that stimulates integrated renovations aiming at highly energy efficient, renewable-based and flexible buildings integrated in the increasingly variable energy system. The entire building stock should become capable of adjusting their very low energy consumption, their on-site renewable generation and their energy storage potential in response to external signals. This holistic approachto the implementation of the EE1st principle leads to multiple benefits such as emissions reductions, grid optimisation and system efficiency. It also delivers tangible benefits to citizens, including the most vulnerable ones, strengthens the EU’s clean energy industrial leadership, boosts local job creation and economic recovery.   Download the full joint letter

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