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Monday. 26 June 2017

ETIP SNET and BRIDGE to be presented at INNOGRID2020+

ETIP SNET and the BRIDGE initiative will be introduced at INNOGRID2020+, the electricity network innovation event happening today and tomorrow, 26th-27th June. InnoGrid2020+ ,  one of the most important  EU events on innovation in electricity networks starts today (26th June).  It is organised by The European Network of Transmission System Operators for Electricity (ENTSO-E) and the […]

Thursday. 22 June 2017

New ETIP SNET video: Towards an Energy Transition in Europe

We have released a new video explaining what ETIP SNET aims to achieve, inviting viewers to be part of the energy transition. It features  Mechthild Wörsdörfer from the European Commission, the ETIP SNET Chair Konstantin Staschus, and vice-chairs Nikos Hatziargyriou &  Thierry Le Boucher. For more context please see the about page.  Feel free to […]

Thursday. 15 June 2017

SAVE THE DATES! Four ETIP SNET Workshops Scheduled in 2017

Mark your agendas: the European Technology and Innovation Platform Smart Networks for Energy Transition (ETIP SNET) will organize 4 Regional Workshops across Europe in 2017. The workshops aim to present national and regional R&I projects of significant added value addressing energy system integration issues, in line with the thematic priorities of the ETIP SNET working […]

Saturday. 10 June 2017

ETIP SNET Webinar: For an Innovative and Successful European Energy Transition

ETIP SNET chairman Konstantin Staschus and project coordinator Eric Peirano presented ETIP SNET through a free real time webinar course on 8 June. The Leonardo Energy initiative held a free ETIP SNET Webinar session entitled “ETIP SNET: For an innovative and successful European energy transition” on 8 June. In this webinar – hosted by Fernando Nuño, […]

Friday. 09 June 2017

ETP 2017 maps major transformations in energy technologies over next decades

The global energy system is changing. More people are connecting to the grid as living standards improve around the world. Demand for consumer appliances and electronic devices is rising. New and innovative transportation technologies, such as electric vehicles and autonomous cars are also boosting power demand. The International Energy Agency’s latest report on energy technologies […]

Thursday. 01 June 2017

Save the Date: Energy Info Days 2017

This year the Energy Information Days will present the new funding opportunities and innovative schemes offered by Horizon 2020’s Work Programme 2018-2020. Applying for funding is a competitive process, and only the best project proposals will be selected. If you would like to know more about the type of projects we will be looking for, […]

Wednesday. 24 May 2017

ETIP SNET and BRIDGE at the EUSEW 2017!

A number of ETIP SNET members as well as participants in the BRIDGE initiative will be partaking in various activities during European Sustainable Energy Week 2017 in Brussels. The European Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW) is a week-long series of activities to build a secure energy future for Europe. It brings together public authorities, private companies, […]

Wednesday. 17 May 2017

Data Management Models in Smart Grids: An Evaluation

The three models for data management for smart grids in Europe: The discussion about digitalization, big data and data management has finally reached the electricity sector. Today, we want to focus on the latter issue again, data management. Last week, we introduced the data management models that are currently discussed in Europe and North America […]

Tuesday. 09 May 2017

Germany Breaks A Solar Record — Gets 85% Of Electricity From Renewables

On April 30, Germany established a new national record for renewable energy use. Part of that day (during the long May 1 weekend), 85% of all the electricity consumed in Germany was being produced from renewables such as wind, solar, biomass, and hydroelectric power. Patrick Graichen of Agora Energiewende Initiative says a combination of breezy and […]

Wednesday. 03 May 2017

ETIP SNET to organise four Regional Workshops across Europe in 2017 to facilitate knowledge transfer

In 2016 the European Technology and Innovation Platform for Smart Networks for Energy Transition formally launched its activities. As part of its mission of guiding Research, Development and Innovation activities to support Europe’s energy transition, ETIP SNET will organize 4 Regional Workshops per year over the course of the next 4 years, covering the whole European […]