Open Letter: It is time to enable the transition towards the building stock of tomorrow

smartEn, together with AIE, BEAMA, EHPA, EPEE, ESMIG, EU.bac, Gimélec, SolarPower Europe, VDMA and ZVEI calls on EU Members States and the European Commission to support the ambitious revision of the EPBD…

Joint statement by ENTSO-E, EURELECTRIC and smartEn on demand response aggregation in the proposed electricity directive

Demand response is an effective way to provide flexibility to the energy system, and should compete on a level playing field with generation resources in all electricity markets and mechanisms.…

Joint letter: call for market-based procurement of ancillary services

Ahead of the upcoming COREPER negotiations on the reformed electricity market design, we would like to draw the attention to two problematic proposals to change the Council text on the…

Open Letter: 2nd informal trilogue of Energy Performance of Buildings Directive

As the business association for smart energy solutions, the SEDC advocates for a flexible, digital and distributed energy system. We believe that the revised EPBD gives a unique opportunity to…

Open Letter: How to ensure a simple and effective Smartness Indicator

The SEDC, together with CEMBUREAU, COGEN Europe, ECOS, ESMIG and WindEurope, welcomes the introduction of a smartness indicator in the proposals for a new Energy Performance of Buildings Directive, and…

Joint Statement Strengthening the regional approach to system operation to boost renewables’ integration

Europe needs to integrate ever-growing shares of renewable energy sources into the wholesale power market. This path is a no brainer for Europe and for the signatories of this statement. Today…

Open Letter – EPBD vote: unique opportunity to unlock the flexibility of buildings

The revised EPBD offers a unique opportunity to unlock the flexibility of buildings, to use them as a source of demand response for the overall electricity system and grid, and…

Open Letter: A New Market Design for Competition, Innovation and Consumer Empowerment

The ITRE Committee’s scrutiny of the Electricity Regulation and Directive is the opportunity to align legislation to the emerging flexible, competitive and environmentally-friendly energy system of the future. Within the…

Unlock demand side flexibility for European consumers, innovation and the climate

21 June 2017 – Signatories of this letter welcome the Clean Energy Package as the means to set in place new rules for a consumer-centred European energy system, by implementing the three…

Open Letter: Bringing sustainability & smartness into European Buildings: Let’s not miss the chance brought by the EPBD Revision

6 June 2017 – The SEDC together with 14 associations represent millions of jobs in Europe and a wide range of business players which provide, implement and/or use energy technologies and services…