Our work

CoolingEU is a forum that brings together stakeholders representing the European cooling demand and supply sector to promote a more efficient and cleaner cooling supply, increase the number of dedicated research projects and rise awareness on the importance of cooling.

Our Supporters

This initiative starts with ten founding supporters representing the European cooling sector. Together, coolingEU supporters represent more than 2000 members in 30 countries in Europe and beyond including, among them, national associations, research institutes, universities and companies.

Why cooling?

Cooling has long been under-represented in energy policy, compared to heat, power and transport. The European Commission has recognised this and took a first step with the launch of its Heating and Cooling Strategy in February 2016. Nevertheless there is…

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Cooling: A Sleeping Giant? Paving the way for a sustainable future

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Interview: Professor Toby Peters

Toby Peters is, among other things, a Visiting Professor at the University of Birmingham in Power and Cold Power and also at Heriot-Watt University in Transformational Innovation for Sustainability. He is the Founder of both Highview Power Storage (2004) and…

INDIGO: New generation of Intelligent Efficient District Cooling Systems

INDIGO is a Horizon 2020 EU-funded project carried out by 6 partners from across Europe and one from the United Arab Emirates that aims to develop a more efficient, intelligent and economical generation of District Cooling (DC) systems by improving…

Cooling and refrigeration sector: the Cinderella of the EU’s energy system

Prof. Kostadin Fikiin, R&D Project Manager at the Technical University of Sofia explores in this article the situation of artificial cold in the global economy and reflects on the role of cooling and refrigeration in the EU energy policy. Find out more and access the full article here!

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Cooling: A Sleeping Giant? Paving the way for a sustainable future

We are delighted to invite you to the coolingEU Launch Event.
Join us and be an active part of the debate!

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Estimation of European Union residential sector space cooling potential

Authors: Mindaugas Jakubcionis and Johan Carlsson Highlights An estimation of EU space cooling demand potential in residential sector is presented. An estimate of space cooling demand potential is based on using USA data as a proxy. Significant cooling demand increase…

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