EGEC’s contribution is focused on three main priorities:
- The Platform’s Technical Working Group report must highlight the direct replacement benefit of fossil heating technologies by renewable ones;
- The thresholds imposed on geothermal technologies for Taxonomy compliance must reflect the available LCA (c.f. GEOENVI project);
Geothermal raw material extraction must be listed in the Taxonomy as a sustainable investment with substantial contribution to circular economy and climate change mitigation.
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