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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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POLICY DOCUMENTS

Financing

Sustainable finance

EGEC letter to the members of the Platform on Sustainable Finance

PUBLISHED: September 24, 2021

EGEC sent an official letter to the members of the Platform on Sustainable Finance to ensure that the “Full list of Technical Screening Criteria” in Annex B accurately reflects the environmental benefits of geothermal technologies.

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Financing

Sustainable finance

No gas in ‘green’ Taxonomy

PUBLISHED: September 24, 2021

As the European Commission prepares criteria for supplementary Delegated Act in Autumn, NGOs outline how including gas in the Taxonomy would turn it into a greenwashing tool, completely undermining its credibility and sending a disastrous global signal.

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POLICY DOCUMENTS

Financing

Sustainable finance

EGEC response to the public consultation on the draft report on preliminary recommendations for technical screening criteria for the EU taxonomy

PUBLISHED: September 24, 2021

EGEC’s contribution is focused on three main priorities:

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POLICY DOCUMENTS

State Aid

EGEC views on the Climate, Environmental protection and Energy State Aid Guidelines (CCEAG) consultation

PUBLISHED: August 24, 2021

As the State Aid Guidelines review is ongoing, the European Commission engaged a consultation of stakeholders to collect inputs on a first version of the revised guidelines.

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Environmental legislation

Licensing and EIA

EGEC Consultation on EIA and licensing

PUBLISHED: July 11, 2021

EGEC invites all geothermal stakeholders to take part in the two consultations below on EIA and licensing.

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POLICY DOCUMENTS

European Green Deal

Renewable Energy Directive

Joint letter to increase target for renewable energy in the Renewable Energy Directive

PUBLISHED: June 9, 2021

EGEC, together with other 9 environmental NGOs, cities and renewable associations called on Executive Vice-President Timmermans and Energy Commissioner Simson to increase target for renewable energy in the Renewable Energy Directive. Read the joint letter on renewable energy target here

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POLICY DOCUMENTS

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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EU Climate and energy framework

Renewable Energy Directive

Joint letter for an EU-wide renewable risk mitigation scheme

PUBLISHED: May 21, 2021

EGEC, together with other 16 energy and renewable companies and organisations, asked Executive Vice-President Timmermans and Energy Commissioner Simson to establish an EU-wide renewable risk mitigation scheme.

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