EGEC welcomes the European Commission’s proposals for a Critical Raw Materials Act and the Net Zero Industry Act. It is vital to strengthen existing European industrial value-chains for geothermal energy to meet the rapid demand driven by consumers and EU policy.
Brussels, 14th March 2023 – EGEC welcomes the European Commission's proposal on Electricity Market Design (EMD) and more specifically the support brought to geothermal electricity.
Key new measures for Geothermal include:
EU Climate and energy framework
“Renewable go-to areas“ to be included in the RES Directive revision
EU State Aid Control, European Green Deal
European Green Deal, State Aid
The Commission is consulting Member States on proposal for a Temporary Crisis and Transition Framework with a reform of the State Aid rules. Here are the proposals for geothermal.
Energy Transition, Environmental legislation, EU Climate and energy framework
European Green Deal
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.
The Clean Energy Transition Partnership (CETPartnership) Joint Call 2022 was launched on the 14th September and will remain open to pre-proposals submissions until 23 November 2022, 14:00 CET.
The European Parliament has voted on 5 July 2022 to consider gas and nuclear energy to be sustainable investments in the Sustainable Finance Taxonomy, provide they comply with a set of criteria.
EU Climate and energy framework, European Green Deal, Financing
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