PR – Parliament adopts constructive stance on solid bioenergy

Brussels, 17.01.18 – Today the European Parliament confirmed in plenary the approach taken by the ENVI committee, considering that ensuring sustainability of solid bioenergy for the decade to come is key and should be addressed in a realistic and proportionate way.   The Parliament confirmed and improved the approach of the Commission to guarantee sustainability of bioenergy consumed in the EU for … Read More

Joint Press Release: EU’s elected officials go for high ambition on renewable heating and energy efficiency

PR – Brussels, 17th of January 2018 – Today, the European Parliament finally approved the revision of key legislation for the energy sector, namely the Governance Regulation, the Renewable Energy Directive (RED) and the Energy Efficiency Directive (EED), to make them fit for the challenges and commitments of the next decade, up to 2030. The associations representing the renewable heating and … Read More

Joint industry statement | A market design fit for renewables: key points on the Council’s general approach

Further to the meeting of the Transport, Telecommunications and Energy Council that took place on Monday 18 December, the European renewables industry would like to highlight the key points of the Council’s general approach and negotiating position on the Electricity Directive and Electricity Regulation. In the following statement we briefly evaluate the most crucial points and questions from the point … Read More

PR – The European Parliament’s ITRE Committee approves new measures to mainstream renewable energy in heating & cooling up to 2030 in landmark vote on the new RES Directive

  Renewable Heating & Cooling associations welcome the ambition level and call on the Council to uphold it PRESS RELEASE – Brussels, 28th November 2017 The associations representing the renewable heating & cooling (RES-H&C) industries, AEBIOM, EGEC and Solar Heat Europe, welcome the adoption of a new, key measure to promote further deployment of RES-H&C up to 2030 (Art. 23), … Read More

PR – RES Associations: ITRE committee’s endorsement of a 35% renewable energy target for 2030 can bring the EU back on track to global leadership

PRESS RELEASE – Brussels, 28 November 2017 – One year ago, the European Commission presented the Clean Energy for All Europeans legislative package, but it’s headline target of 27% renewable energy by 2030 fell short of its ambitions. With today’s vote, adopting a target of at least 35% renewables, the European Parliament Committee for Industry, Research and Energy puts the … Read More

#SmallIsBeautiful: Don’t burden small businesses and consumers, empower them to boost the energy transition!

PRESS RELEASE – Brussels, 9th of November 2017 – The trade associations representing key players in Europe’s energy transition urge policy makers to take a step-wise approach towards the market integration of small-scale renewable and high efficiency cogeneration installations. Whilst the European institutions are negotiating the recast of the Electricity Market Design Regulation, the signatories of the declaration launch today … Read More