Solar Heat at the EU Sustainable Energy Week 2022

Solar Heat at the EU Sustainable Energy Week 2022

Organised by the European Commission, the EU Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW) is the biggest annual event dedicated to renewables and efficient energy use in Europe. This year’s edition is taking place in a hybrid format with online and onsite sessions in Brussels between 26-30 September.

The registration is now open:

Solar Heat Europe is the co-organiser of two policy sessions addressing district heating and local renewable energy projects.

Harnessing the potential of energy management and district heating in REPowerEU

Wednesday, September 28, 2022 | 09:30 – 11:00

This session will consider solutions and examples to bridge the gap between building renovation and heating and cooling decarbonisation, which are both essential to reduce the Union’s Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions and reduce its energy dependency. The event will discuss how to reduce the EU’s dependence on natural gas in the heating and cooling of buildings through energy management services and efficient district heating and cooling based on renewable heat solutions and waste heat. The session is organised by EFIEES, Euroheat & Power, Agora Energiewende, and Solar Heat Europe.


  • Andreas Graf, Senior Associate EU Energy Policy, Agora Energiewende


  • Aurélie Beauvais, Managing Director, Euroheat & Power (EHP)
  • Pascal Guillaume, President, EFIEES
  • Guglielmo Cioni, Member of the Board of Directors, Solar Heat Europe
Stronger together: community-based renewable energy projects for a just and green transition

Thursday, September 29, 2022 | 11:30 – 13:00

Local communities are crucial to stepping up the EU’s energy transition. The session reviews the benefits and pitfalls connected to the deployment of energy communities and how these can empower end-users and ensure energy supply. The session is organised by Bioenergy Europe, Energy Cities, and Solar Heat Europe.


  • Marisol Oropeza, Business and Marketing Strategist


  • Adela Tesarova, Head of Unit, European Commission
  • Sara Tachelet, Communication Manager
  • Marilyn Smith, Communications Lead Executive Director
  • Dries Vleugels, Sustainable development advisor at the city of Leuven
  • Ina Berzina-Veita, Member of the Board of Ltd. Salaspils Siltums and President of the Latvian Association of Heating Companies

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