European Union: Geothermal energy is essential

Countries around the world see renewable heating and cooling as key to meeting their climate goals.

European Geothermal Energy Council commends the European Council and the European Parliament in their recognition of the essential role of geothermal energy in the European energy transition, particularly for the de-carbonization of the heating and cooling sector.

Yesterday, the European Parliament voted in its Plenary session in Strasbourg three key files of the Clean Energy Package: the Renewable Energy Directive, the Energy Efficiency Directive and the Governance of the Energy Union Regulation. In a release, the European Geothermal Energy Council (EGEC) has released its comments positively welcoming the outcomes of the vote for the clean energy transition.

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