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Women for market uptake of renewable heating and cooling

W4RES #Women4RES is a 3-year-EU-funded project, which aims at scaling-up the involvement of women in the market deployment and uptake of Renewable Heating and Cooling (RHC) solutions via replicable support measures tested and validated across the 8 respective countries.

First COST Connect on Advancing Gender Equality

On 29 April 2021, the first European Cooperation in Science and Technology (COST) Connect was held to contribute to the ongoing debate on the topic of advancing gender equality and to offer a platform for participants to discuss and network. The event brought together a wide range of ambassadors of gender equality, including researchers, innovators from COST Actions, and European Union policy stakeholders.

As a core value of the European Union, gender equality is a key principle to strive for in European research and innovation. In order to take scientific excellence to the next level and deliver science-based solu...

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About W4RES

W4RES project aims at scaling-up the involvement of women in the market deployment and uptake of Renewable Heating and Cooling (RHC) solutions via replicable support measures tested and validated across the 8 European countries. The basic project concept stems from the recognition that women hold great promise as agents of change, helping us progress faster towards our climate and energy targets for 2030.

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Upcoming Events

21 June 2021

If you want to know more about W4RES activities, PEDAL Consulting will present on “Increasing the involvement of women in promoting and accelerating the use of renewable energy sources in heating and cooling” during the event HEATING 2021: Alternative energy sources for buildings with almost zero energy demand More information and invitation here: http://www.sstp.sk/evt_file.php?file=2104

1 December 2020

Discover the main challenges for achieving the goal of 100% Renewable Heating and Cooling in Europe, with a detailed focus on Ireland. About this Event The National Round Tables are part of the European Technology and Innovation Platform on Renewable Heating & Cooling (RHC-ETIP) and represent a series of panel discussions involving policymakers and relevant […]

4 December 2020

Heat represents more than half of Europe’s energy needs and the vast majority of it comes from fossil fuels. Shallow geothermal energy can be the key to decarbonise heating and cooling, being a clean and mature technology that could be installed anywhere in Europe. Yet, it is widely considered as a niche technology, even if in a […]

17 February 2021

The carbon tax is a simple and effective tool for decarbonisation. Higher share of renewables often goes hand in hand with carbon taxation. Such is the case in Nordic countries for more than a couple of decades. Germany looks towards newly introduced carbon tax to fix the lower share of renewables in the heating and […]

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