The draft report from the lead European Parliament ITRE Committee and the draft Council amendments on the European Commission’s revision proposal on the Renewable Energy Directive (RED II) are now available.
The draft of the Regulation and its annex has been adopted by the Commission and will most likely enter into force after the 2-month scrutiny by the European Parliament and Council. Member States can calculate cooling towards their overall renewable targets.
Draft delegated Regulation amending Annex VII of Directive (EU) 2018/2001 regards a methodology for calculating the amount of renewable energy used for cooling and district cooling is out for consultation.
Draft delegated Regulation amending Annex VII of Directive (EU) 2018/2001 regards a methodology for calculating the amount of renewable energy used for cooling and district cooling out for consultation.
In 2019, DG Energy commissioned a study that should lead towards the development of a draft roadmap for the decarbonisation of heating and cooling. The draft roadmap should become available by the end of 2021.
The LIFE sub-programme Clean Energy Transition has issued a call for proposals that can qualify for grants. Three topics may be of interest to the HVACR industry. Around 30 partners are looking for collaboration to introduce a proposal by 12 January 2022.
Both acts have been released within the context of the Fit for 55 package to deliver the Green Deal and reduce Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions by 55% in 2030 on the path towards the 2050 climate neutrality ambitions. Both acts and their supporting documents are now open for feedback until 10 September.