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Monday. 18 March 2019

EU Energy players discuss energy sector synergies and how to leverage new clean energy technologies in an integrated system

The European Technology and Innovation Platform for Smart Networks in Energy Transition held a high-level workshop on how to leverage the latest clean energy technologies and energy system initiatives to achieve energy systems synergies and decarbonisation in line with the ETIP SNET Vision 2050. Brussels, 14 March 2019. The ETIP SNET workshop “Leveraging the Clean […]




Friday. 15 March 2019

New Report: European And International Initiatives Towards Energy Transition

The European Technology and Innovation Platform Smart Networks for Energy Transition has released a new report entitled: “Synergies and complementarities of European and International Initiatives towards Energy Transition” which proposes an analysis of the key organisations that act on a daily basis to facilitate the transformation of our energy system. In June 2018, the European […]




Tuesday. 12 March 2019

EUREC & 7 ETIPs in renewable energy plus ETIP-SNET launch paper on Strategic Planning & Missions

Horizon Europe, the EU’s flagship research and innovation programme for the period 2021-2027, introduces a few novelties. Among them are Strategic Planning and Missions. Strategic Planning refers to a process whereby the areas of research and innovation that are eligible to be funded are fine-tuned and defined, possibly in a funding plan that spans several […]




Friday. 08 March 2019

Holistic architectures for future power systems

The ETIP SNET Working Group on Reliable, economic and efficient smart grid system (WG1) release White Paper on Holistic Architectures for Future Power Systems. A cost effective and secure transition to lower carbon electricity system will require fundamental transformation of the power system control from a traditional centralised to a decentralised paradigm. This fundamental change […]




Wednesday. 06 March 2019

New €10 billion EU Innovation Fund for low-carbon technologies

The Commission announced an investment programme worth over €10 billion for low-carbon technologies in several sectors to boost their global competitiveness. The first call for application will be launched in 2020. The Innovation Fund is one of the funding instruments supporting the European Commission’s strategic vision for a climate neutral Europe by 2050 as outlined in its […]




Tuesday. 05 March 2019

Report: Coverage analysis of the present ETIP SNET roadmap (2017-2026)

Following the “Presentation of recent and ongoing R&I projects in the scope of the ETIP SNET“, the platform  releases part 2 of its monitoring exercise which analyses in detail the degree of coverage of each RD&I item of the 10-year RD&I roadmap covering 2017-26.   CONTEXT: ETIP SNET MONITORING ACTIVITY The European Technology & Innovation Platform Smart Networks […]




Tuesday. 26 February 2019

Call for regional and national energy transition projects

ETIP SNET is looking for regional/national funded projects as well as H2020 projects, with tangible results that are linked to any of the ETIP SNET working groups’ core activities. During the 4 productive regional workshops we organised in 2017, and in addition with 4 more in 2018, the ETIP SNET has been successful in gathering the most […]




Monday. 25 February 2019

Activities of the ETIP SNET Working Groups for 2019

ETIP SNET is organized in five Working Groups (WG), covering the main and focal aspect of the ETIP SNET platform, devoted to the transition toward a decarbonized energy system. WG1 – Reliable, economic and efficient smart grid system; WG2 – Storage technologies and sector interfaces; WG3 – Flexible Generation; WG4 – Digitisation of the electricity […]




Friday. 22 February 2019

BRIDGE Meeting at European Commission on 12th/13th of March 2019

During the 12th and 13th March 2019, the European Commission in Brussels will host the BRIDGE Coordination Meeting. More than 40 European funded projects will be represented during this meeting, they will have the opportunity to exchange on various topics and feed the debates based on their personal experiences. DG Energy from European Commission will […]




Thursday. 21 February 2019

ETIP SNET Chair discusses the Energy Stories on Bulgarian television

Nikos Hatziargyriou, Chairman of the European Technology and Innovation Platform Smart Networks for Energy Transition(ETIP SNET), spoke to Bulgarian television channel Bloomberg TV Bulgaria about the ETIP Energy Stories and how they bring new energy technologies closer to European citizens. Prof. Hatziargyriou stated: Key players such as energy operators, institutions, agencies and regulators are included. [ETIP SNET’s] aim is to […]




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