Several SPIRE contractors met in Brussels on 7th & 8th of February 2019 to exchange ideas and foster cooperation. SPIRE Public-Private Partnership projects boost the innovation capacity of the European process industries, which represents 20% of the total European manufacturing sector and provides 25 million jobs.
Decarbheat2017 brought together many stakeholders with a shared vision of carbon-free future. Sector commitment is present and strong but will it actually make it happen? Electrification, district heating, and industrial processes are set as priorities for action, while energy efficiency, heat pumps and greater share of renewables were deemed as the remedy.