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Thursday. 06 July 2017

Registration for ETIP SNET Central Region workshop in Aachen, Germany on 18-19 September is now open!

Are you a representative of: a university, a technology center, an energy utility, a distribution or transmission system operator, a technology provider, a funding authority, a ministry, a regulator, a national platform? Are you active in the field of: Smart Grid Systems? Storage? Interfaces between electricity and heat, gas and transport? Flexible thermal and renewable generation? Digitization? […]

Tuesday. 04 July 2017

Access to clean electricity for all Europeans at all times – European grid operators ready to take up the challenge

Following the success for the sixth year in a row of their joint conference on innovation in electricity grids, INNOGRID2020+, the association for electricity distribution system operators, EDSO for Smart Grids, and the European network of transmission system operators for electricity, ENTSO-E, commit to join forces on speeding up the smartening of the electricity system. “This week at […]

Monday. 03 July 2017

ETIP SNET welcomes your feedback on the draft Implementation Plan 2017- 2020 (IP 17-20) until 10 August 2017.

The ETIP SNET IP 17-20 aims at listing the short-term priorities for research and innovation (R&I) in relation with Smart Networks for the Energy Transition. The Implementation Plan is based upon the ETIP-SNET R&I roadmap 2017-2026 (published in January 2017) which specifies the long-term R&I targets for the evolution of the European energy system. The consultation encourages […]

Wednesday. 28 June 2017

New ETIP SNET video: Understanding Energy Transition

At Innogrid2020+ ETIP SNET premiered a short animation video to help understand what Energy Transition means and to highlight how ETIP SNET aims to make sure Europe’s Research and Innovation facilitates all energy customers and market actors to rely on optimally integrated networks, systems and markets. For more context please see the Concept page and please help […]

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

During the European Sustainable Energy Week 2017, ETIP SNET released a new video outlining the platforms plans to guide research and innovation on how the entire energy system fits together in a future where renewable energy dominates not only electricity but also heating, transport and industry.  It features Mechthild Wörsdörfer from the European Commission, the […]

Wednesday. 21 June 2017

Preparing the power sector for the low carbon transition

While electricity demand growth is slowing in many countries around the world, the deployment of renewable power generation continues to grow dramatically. In fact, over the next five years, renewables are expected to remain the fastest-growing source of electricity generation worldwide. This undeniable success of renewable energy – and particularly the success of solar PV […]

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 […]