15 Member States call for publication of Heat Pump Action Plan

14 May 2024

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A group of 15 EU governments called for the announced Heat Pump Action Plan to be published in a joint discussion paper published last week. The plan was initially due in early 2024 but was unexpectedly delayed by the Commission.

For the European Heat Pump Association, publishing the Action Plan quickly is essential to providing the long-term policy clarity the heat pump sector needs

The 15 countries also request: 

  • – A quick ramp-up of renewable energy technologies such as heat pumps and industrial heat pumps to be integrated into district heating

  • – A clear direction for the update of renewable solutions for low- and medium-temperature industrial heat applications and smart deployment of waste heat

  • – Clear political signals in an upcoming framework to deliver on the decarbonisation of the heating and cooling sector

  • – A revision of the EU Heating and Cooling Strategy from 2016 to bring in line with the upcoming 2040 targets

See the non-paper:

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