Working Group details

Solar Panel - European Technology Platform for Renewable Heating and Cooling

European Commission

Participation details:
  • Role: Steering Committee member
  • Duration: 2014 - 2016
  • Company represented: CTAER (Technology Centre for Renewable Energy)

Description: The European Strategic Energy Technology (SET) Plan – proposed by the European Commission in order to accelerate the deployment of low-carbon energy technologies – recognises the essential role of renewable energy sources for heating and cooling as a part of the EU’s strategy to improve the security of the energy supplies and to foster a competitive edge in the related highly innovative industries. The European Technology and Innovation Platform on Renewable Heating & Cooling (RHC-ETIP) brings together stakeholders from the biomass, geothermal, solar thermal, heat pump and district heating and cooling and thermal storage sectors to define a common strategy for increasing the use of renewable energy technologies for heating and cooling.