The renewable heat sector presents its “Marshall Plan” to the Government
One more: the renewable and recovered heat sector has just presented its own “Marshall Plan” to the Minister for Energy Transition, Agnès Pannier-Runacher. The meeting took place a few weeks before the new version of the Multiannual Energy Program (PPE) was unveiled by the Government, in a context of climate emergency and energy transition. Objective: to transform, by 2030, 54% of the heat consumed in France into renewable energy, produced locally and economically competitive.
With one voice, the French Association of Geothermal Professionals (AFPG), the Technical Association for Energy and the Environment (Atee), the Amorce association (network of local authorities committed to ecological transition), the Interprofessional Committee for Wood -energy (Cibe), Énerplan (the union of solar energy professionals), the Federation of energy and environment services (Fedene), the Renewable Energy Syndicate (SER) and the Via Sèva association (specializing in heating and cooling networks) therefore suggested to the executive a series of proposals to move this sector up a gear.
“The Great Forgotten”
Professionals regularly complain that the heat is “too often the great forgotten of the current energy debate, even though it continues to depend overwhelmingly on imported fossil fuels”, underlines their joint press release. At the same time, renewable and recovered energy sources (ENR&R) continue to make inroads and already account for almost a quarter of France’s total heat consumption. Hence the desire to
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