Romania is a good example for a country that is still only beginning to establish a policy for solar heating and cooling – not merely on the side of the government, but also on the side of the industry and its suppliers. As of 21 December 2009, there has not yet been a date announced for the...
Some recent personnel changes taken by the new Greek government makes you optimistic about the future of renewable energy policy in Greece. First, the government appointed Prof. Arthouros Zervos, long-term President of the European Renewable Energy Council (EREC) and the European Wind Energy...
The Polish solar thermal industry exudes confident. It reached one of the highest growth rates of all European countries in recent years. Average growth has meant around 43% annually since 2001, according to Grzegorz Wisniewski , head of the Polish Institute for Renewable Energy (IEO). In 2009...
- Christine Lins, Secretary General of EREC, made this presentation during a workshop, organised by ESTIF, in Brussels, on the RES Directive implementation. The presentation provides an overview of the RES Directive and the measures national authorities have to put in place to comply with the...
Ways into a modern energy industry: This is the title of the German roadmap for all renewable energy technologies published by the German Renewable Energy Federation BEE in mid-December. The document states that Germany's policies will not be sufficient in utilizing the full potential of...
- Mr Hans van Steen, Head of Unit of DG TREN in the European Commission, made this presentation on the RES Directive during the ESTIF Workshop on the RES Directive Implementation, held in Brussels on 2nd December 2009.
- Mr Pascual Polo, Secretary General of the Spanish Solar Thermal Association - ASIT - gave this presentation during a Workshop organised by ESTIF on 2nd December on the implementation of the RES Directive. The presentation goes through the Spanish solar thermal market and the implementation of...
Renewable Energy Policy Action Paving the Way towards 2020
The specific objective of REPAP2020 is to facilitate the process of implementation of the RES Directive on a national level. The main target group of REPAP2020 are Parliamentarians and Civil Servants in...
Help is available at the following places:
European Solar Thermal Industry Federation (ESTIF)
Tel: +32 2 546 1989
European Renewable Energy Council (EREC)
Tel: +32 2 546 1933
THe European Commission has created a special mailbox for NREAP-related questions: email@example.com
Several solar (thermal) associations are also member's of ESTIF and can provide you with some advice at national level: http://www.estif.org/no_cache/membership/members_directory/
In ten European countries the RES Industry is represented by national renewable energy associations. For more information, please visit: www.repap2020.eu
- More Information will be posted after the meeting of the ESTIF workshop on 2nd December 2009.