Our Observers – Associations

CoolingEU has 12 observers at the moment (8 European Associations and 3 Companies) The role of the observers is to monitor and support the development of the forum without subscribing necessarily to all forum’s opinions.



Climate Alliance of European Cities with Indigenous Rainforest Peoples is a network of local authorities.

Climate Alliance is the world’s largest city network taking local action on global climate change and the only one to set tangible targets. Climate Alliance cities and towns are squarely focused on taking a holistic and truly sustainable approach to climate change.

If you would like to know more about Climate Alliance, please visit their website here.




EDA is the European Dairy Association.

EDA is not only the acknowledged voice of the European milk processing industry in Brussels, but also the benchmark for all sector specific organizations in the field of agriculture and in creating a European forum for both, high level debates on the future of the European ”lactosphere” and in depth analysis of todays’ dairy related topics on the European agenda.

If you would like to know more about EDA, please visit their website here.



Egec-new50EGEC is the voice of Geothermal in Europe

EGEC is an international non-profit organisation which role is to promote members’ interests, making sure they develop and thrive. It enables the development of the European geothermal industry- whether shaping policy, improving business conditions, or driving more research and development.

If you would like to know more about EGEC, please visit their website here.



Solar Heat Europe (ESTIF) is the Voice of the Solar Thermal Industry in Europe 

Solar Heat Europe strives for the growth of solar solutions for heating and cooling through different actions, such as advocating for better regulation or encouraging the EU policy makers to shape a fair context for renewable heating and cooling solutions. With around 50 members in Europe, Solar Heat Europe represents directly or indirectly over 90% of the industry across the value chain.

If you would like to know more about Solar Heat Europe, please visit their website here.


Fresfel-NewFreshfel Europe is the European Fresh Produce Association.

Freshfel is the forum for the fresh fruit and vegetables supply chain in Europe and beyond. Its members and associated members are associations and companies that have an interest in the European fresh fruit and vegetable sector, including production, trade, logistics, retailing and other services providers.

If you would like to know more about Freshfel, please visit their website here.




SmartEn-NewsmartEn is the European business association for digital and decentralised energy solutions.

Our members include innovators in services and technology for energy and data management, finance and research. By taking an integrated perspective on the interaction of demand and supply, our mission is to promote system efficiency, encourage innovation and diversity, empower energy consumers and drive the decarbonisation of the energy sector.

For further information please visit our website here.



UEAPME is voice of SMEs in Europe.

UEAPME is the employers’ organisation representing the interests of European crafts, trades and SMEs at EU level. UEAPME is a recognised European Social Partner. It is a non-profit seeking and non-partisan organisation.

If you would like to know more about UEAPME, please visit their website here.




UECBV is the European Livestock and Meat Trades Union

UECBV is the EU voice of national federations representing livestock markets, livestock traders (cattle, horses, sheep, pigs), meat traders (beef, horse meat, sheep meat, pig meat), and the meat industry (slaughterhouses, cutting plants, meat preparation plants).

If you would like to know more about UECBV, please visit their website here.