Thursday, March 30, 2017

Europe: Geothermal News from EGEC

The EGEC Newsletter March 2017 - The Voice of Geothermal in Europe

The March issue of the EGEC Newsletter is now available.
Click here to download it. In this issue:

  • A word from the EGEC President
  • European Commission’s 5 scenario for the future of EU, what it means for renewables
  • EGEC organises a web meeting on the Renewable Energy Directive on the district heating provisions
  • EGEC’s contribution to the European public consultation on the reform of the VAT rates
  • Guidelines on Balancing markets and network codes: towards regional integration
  • EGEC publishes the 2017 update of its funding guide for geothermal in Europe
  • Pre-announcement: GeoERA joint call for proposals on applied geoscience
  • Drilling on St1’s geothermal pilot project at Otaniemi will be paused for approximately half a year
  • Swiss Federal Council approves report on hydraulic fracturing
  • Good conditions for deep geothermal energy in Switzerland
  • DARLINGe – Danube Region Leading Geothermal Energy
  • Share of renewables in energy consumption in the EU still on the rise
  • Innovation in the renewable heating and cooling sector: Present your project at the RHC ETIP annual event!
  • CoolingEU issues its first newsletter
  • Heat Roadmap Europe launched Peta4, a new interactive tool for heating and cooling