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Heat Roadmap Europe

Europe has a long-term objective to decarbonise its energy system. Heat Roadmap Europe (HRE) examines how this will be achieved in the heating and cooling sector in Europe and the effects of increased energy efficiency. As part of the HRE4 Study, a study that is mapping and modelling the heating and energy systems of 14 European countries ranked as the largest users of heat in the EU, the HRE will hold a number of events including workshops, webinars and city interest groups. The first workshop is taking place on 7th March 2017 in Brussels.

Leading experts will provide information and first insights into the results of the HRE4 Study to date. The experts will explain how policy makers, local authorities and industry can use information from HRE4 to decarbonise their sector. The event will provide an opportunity for attendees to learn about the different types of heating and cooling demand and supply, the exact heating and cooling potential and where it is located. Appropriately, the event is taking place Europe’s headquarters for renewable energy, Renewable Energy House, in Brussels, which uses 100% renewable energy supply for its heating, cooling and electricity needs.

The HRE receives funding under the EU’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme.  To date, the HRE has carried out three studies about heating and cooling in Europe.

Attendance to the event is free but requires advance registration by 20th February 2017. To find out more about this event and the HRE, please visit their website here.