The 7th European Heat Pump Forum, organised by the European Heat Pump Association (EHPA), will this year take place in Berlin on 20 May. The event will bring together industry experts, EU decision makers, and European heat pump manufacturers, providing a platform for knowledge exchange and networking.
The 2014 forum will be the perfect occasion to discuss the latest regulatory issues affecting heat pump technology, and as such the programme will cover the most relevant EU policy items affecting the heat pump markets:
The German example: how to create a sustainable energy market
The EU Renewable Energy Strategy towards 2030
Implementation status of the Energy Labelling and Energy Efficiency directive
The European Heat Pump Market
Heat pumps and the consumer perspective
Large Heat Pump applications
Renewable Heat Incentive
District heating solutions
Three different tracks make up the event's programme:
National energy markets in transition: taking place in the morning, the presenations in thia session will look at renewable heating technology markets in Germany, the UK, Italy.
Achieving the energy transition with heat pumps: the first of two afternoon sessions will feature presentations on the European heat pump market, the use of heat pumps for load balancing and energy storage, and a presentation on shaping consumer behaviour with information on energy efficiency.
Industrial Heat Pump Applications: the final session of the day will feature, amongst others presentations from R744.com partners Mayekawa and Star Refrigeration.
The European Heat Pump Association represents the majority of the European heat pump industry. Its members comprise of heat pump and component manufacturers, research institutes, universities, testing labs and energy agencies. Its key goal is to actively promotes recognition of heat pumps as a core technology and its integration into European legislation.