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Tuesday. 20 March 2018

€200 million EU funding for cross-border energy infrastructure

The European Commission is making €200 million of funding available for projects in the areas of electricity, smart grids, cross-border carbon dioxide network and gas infrastructure, as part of the first call for proposals under the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) Energy in 2018. The money is intended for projects that will strengthen the EU’s internal energy market, enhance security of energy […]

Tuesday. 06 March 2018

Innovation in Solar Building Skins & Energy Efficiency Towards Sustainable Buildings – 19th & 20th March 2018

The conference organized in Berlin on 19th and 20th March 2018 is part of a series of European conferences and workshops in the field of Energy Efficiency in buildings and cities with a focus on innovation in solar building skins / building integrated Photovoltaics (BIPV), as well as related to areas such as smart grid, […]

Monday. 05 March 2018

SET-Plan Steering Group has endorsed the Implementation Plan of SET-Plan Action 4 “Increase the resilience and security of the energy system”.

In March 2017, interested Member states/Associated countries, stakeholders and European Commission held the kick off meeting of the SET Plan temporary working group (TWG) on Optimised EU power grid/ Integrated local and Regional energy systems. This TWG chaired by national representatives from Austria and Italy met regularly during this year to draft an Implementation Plan […]

Friday. 02 March 2018

QUALITY AND SUSTAINABILITY OF PV SYSTEMS – Annual Conference of the ETIP for Photovoltaics – 3 May 2018, Brussels

The photovoltaic (PV) sector has overall experienced a significant growth globally in the last decade, reflecting the recognition of PV as a clean and sustainable source of energy. Quality of PV projects, systems and components are primary factors in enabling sustainable growth in PV installations. When assessing the investment-worthiness of a PV project, different financial […]

Tuesday. 20 February 2018

Nobel laureate Rae Kwon Chung speaks about the advent of HVDC supergrids

The author of the “Green growth” concept asserts that the key to developing supergrids is private initiative driven by breakthrough technologies. Investors will then push for political agreement between countries Both European and Asian experts are focusing on the challenging tasks of system integration and transmission of renewable energy over long distances. High Voltage Direct […]

Tuesday. 20 February 2018

National Webinar Series: ETIP SNET and Think Smartgrids, France

The European Technology and Innovation Platform for Smart Networks for Energy Transition will host the second in the series of National Webinars in collaboration with Think Smartgrids, the French Smart Grids Association on March 22, 2018. The National Webinar Series is dedicated to the presentation of national and regional platforms and provides the opportunity for the […]

Thursday. 08 February 2018

Eurelectric President hands over Power Sector Vision to European Commission

Brussels, 8 February 2018 – On the occasion of the Power Sector Vision event, eurelectric President and CEO of the Italian energy group Enel Francesco Starace presented Maroš Šefčovič, Vice-President of the European Commission, with the Vision Declaration for the electricity industry in Europe signed by national associations and CEOs of major European power companies. The […]

Thursday. 01 February 2018

The updated BRIDGE brochure available online!

BRIDGE is glad to present in its brochure the four new H2020 projects selected end 2017 to join the initiative! The BRIDGE initiative is a living platform welcoming every year new EU funded projects, selected by the EC, in the field of smart grid and energy storage. Clustered in cross-functional working groups, these projects bring […]

Wednesday. 31 January 2018

ETIP SNET Governance: 1 new Chair, two new Vice-Chairs and a new WG1 Chair to kick-off 2018

Nikos Hatziargyriou takes chairmanship of ETIP SNET, Maher Chebbo and Emmanouil Kakaras become Governing Board vice-chairs while Antonio Iliceto takes WG1 chairmanship.  At the 8th meeting of the Governing Board of the European Technology and Innovation Platform for Smart Networks for the Energy Transition on 24 January 2018, Nikos Hatziargyriou started his chairmanship of the platform. […]

Friday. 26 January 2018

Host a Session at the #EUSEW18 Policy Conference

This year, the EU Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW) is back from 4 to 8 June for its 13th edition, and with it the most important European conference in Brussels dedicated to sustainable energy policy issues. It is time to make an impact and take the lead in the clean energy transition by hosting a session […]