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Thursday. 20 December 2018

2019 InnoGrid2020+ Conference – Brussels, 13-14 May

Connecting Physics and Digits: Power Platforms on the Rise An ICT layer is emerging on top of physical grids, transforming the energy system into a cyber-physical system. How to ensure digitalisation delivers all its potential value to European citizens? And how to make sure it leads to the best possible TSO-DSO interaction? Block your agenda on […]

Tuesday. 27 November 2018

Presentation of recent and ongoing R&I projects in the scope of the ETIP SNET

ETIP SNET releases a monitoring report on recent and ongoing R&I projects to illustrate the current state of play and better determine future Research and Innovation priorities across Europe. The European Technology & Innovation Platform Smart Networks for Energy Transition (ETIP SNET) is guiding Research and Innovation (R&I) to support Europe’s energy transition. For that purpose, a […]

Monday. 26 November 2018

Coming soon: energy transition stories for the energy consumer

ETIP SNET will soon release a series of short “energy stories” to help citizens understand the value of their active participation in Europe’s energy transition. It is in everyone’s long term interest to have a rapid and orderly transition towards a cleaner, more sustainable and less carbon intensive energy future. Many projects across Europe are […]

Monday. 26 November 2018

Big business backs EU climate neutrality goal

Business leaders have urged the EU to scrap greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 and increase climate ambition in time to stick to the Paris Agreement, in a letter seen by EURACTIV. CEOs of companies like food giant Unilever, financial powerhouse Allianz SE and power providers Engie and EDF have penned a joint letter to EU climate chief […]

Friday. 23 November 2018

ETIP SNET Regional Workshops 2018 presentations available online

This year ETIP SNET, in collaboration with regional partners across Europe, held four successful workshops in Zagreb, Helsinki, Brussels and Madrid from September to November 2018. Together the workshops gathered over 250 participants from all over Europe to share knowledge on local projects and identify research priorities.  The workshops provided a unique opportunity to learn […]

Thursday. 22 November 2018

ETIP SNET at SET-Plan conference 2018

ETIP SNET representatives attended the SETPlan Conference in Vienna on the 20th – 21st November to learn and talk about energy transition.   With the targets for 2030 for renewables and energy efficiency agreed, agreement on the other parts of the Clean Energy Package on the horizon, and the discussion on the EU’s long-term contribution to […]

Monday. 12 November 2018

ETIP SNET and BRIDGE showcase EU Energy Transition at European Utility Week 2018

The European Technology and Innovation Platform Smart Networks for Energy Transition and the BRIDGE initiative took part in the European Utility Week taking place in Vienna, Austria on the 6-8 November to showcase Europe’s efforts in promoting a transition to a clean energy system.  ETIP SNET Chairman Nikos Hatziargyriou gave a presentation  at the Enabling technologies […]

Thursday. 08 November 2018

ETIP SNET Releases Report on the Digitalisation of the European Energy System

The ETIP SNET WG4 – Digitalization of the Energy System and Customer Participation, has released a report on how to address the use and impact of Information and Communication technologies as a pervasive tool along the entire value chain of power generation, transportation and use, as well as the enabling of customer participation During European […]

Wednesday. 24 October 2018

Horizon Europe: Prioritising research in Energy crucial for achieving the Paris Agreement Targets say ETIP SNET stakeholders

In a bid to shape one of Europe’s future “mission-oriented objectives” within the European Commission’s new framework programme “Horizon Europe”, ETIP SNET is proposing a broad challenge to Europe: Let’s aim at decarbonising Europe by 2050. The European Commission’s “Horizon Europe” programme will now include “Mission-oriented” goals – a form of time-limited and objective-focused research, envisaged […]

Friday. 19 October 2018

Bill Gates launches €100M clean energy fund with EU backing

Limiting global warming needs urgent attention in wake of dire IPCC warnings, Gates says The Breakthrough Energy Ventures fund set up by billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates’ has opened a €100 million investment vehicle to help European companies develop clean technologies. The new fund, called Breakthrough Energy Europe and co-financed with €50 million by the EU, […]