Ahead of the Talanoa Dialogue, the Coalition for Higher Ambition, a group of NGOs, renewable energy industry associations, trade unions, think tanks, and other stakeholders, release a statement urging the European Union to show ambition in Climate Action.
Associations from the Renewable and the energy efficiency industry come together for a forward looking governance framework of the Energy Union.
The European Union is starting discussion on its next Multiannual Financial Framework, which governs how EU funding is allocated for the 6-years period after 2020.
Letter AT Presidency_RESAssociations representing the renewable energy industries, including EGEC on behalf of the geothermal sector, co-signed a letter to the Austrian government, next in line to take up the mantle of the presidency of the European Council.
Associations representing the heating industry and renewables for heating and cooling jointly developed a paper exploring the relevance of the methodology used for the Primary Energy Factor in the European Commission for the Energy Efficiency Directive.
EGEC’s policy paper on the European Commission scenarios for the Clean Energy Package, updated version in March 2018 to include evolutions since the presentation of the European Commission proposal on 11/2016 as the Renewable Energy Directive is debated in Trialogue.
As the "little Package", meaning the first half of the Clean Energy Package reaches the phase of negociations between the European Commission, European Parliament and European Council (commonly refered to as "trialogue"), the Renewable Heating and Cooling industry associations (AEBIOM, EGEC, Solar Heat Europe) issued a joint position.
As the Renewable Energy Directive is debated in trialogue between the European Parliament, the European Council and the Commission, EGEC signed a joint statement with other renewable heat associations and representatives from the heating industry to warn against the inclusion of waste heat in the renewable heating and cooling article of the directive.
On February 20th, EGEC co-signed a Joint Letter to Representatives of the European Parliament, Council, and Commission on the subject of Primary Energy Factors as key element for efficient and renewable heat in Europe.