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Friday. 27 October 2017

Minutes of the Aachen Workshop Now Available Online

The minutes of the Central Region’s Workshop in Aachen, as well as all presentation slides, are now available here: https://www.etip-snet.eu/regional-workshops/central-region/ 




Thursday. 19 October 2017

REGISTRATION OPEN: ETIP SNET Northern Region Workshop December 7-8, Riga

The European Technology and Innovation Platform for Smart Networks for Energy Transition and the Institute of Physical Energetics are hosting the ETIP SNET’s Northern Region Workshop, to be held on December 7-8 in Riga, Latvia. Are you a representative of: a university, a technology center, an energy utility, a distribution or transmission system operator, a technology provider, a […]




Wednesday. 18 October 2017

New Sulfur Flow Battery for Affordable Long-Term Grid Storage

The high cost of batteries still prevents them from being used to store renewable energy for times when the wind dies down or there’s no sun. Pumped hydroelectric storage is the cheapest known energy-storage technology today, but is limited by geography. With a new battery, researchers at MIT say they have found the sweet spot for energy storage. The […]




Wednesday. 11 October 2017

REGISTRATION OPEN: Joint Research Centre and ETIP SNET Workshop on Smart Grids R&I Priorities, November 23-24, Cyprus

The European Commission Joint Research Center (JRC), the European Technology and Innovation Platform for Smart Networks for Energy Transition (ETIP SNET) and the FOSS Research Centre for Sustainable Energy of the University of Cyprus will host a Workshop on Smart Grids R&I priorities, to be held on November 23-24 in Nicosia, Cyprus. Are you a representative of: a university, a technology center, […]




Thursday. 05 October 2017

National Stakeholders meet in Amsterdam and discuss how to better liaise EU and national levels

On 4 October the members of the NSCG, the grouping of national actors (technology platforms, ministry representatives, funding agencies, research centres, experts from regulators) linked to the ETIP SNET, gathered to exchange on best practices in various EU countries. At the meeting ENEDIS presented the successful national technology and implementation policy conducted in France in […]




Thursday. 05 October 2017

ETIP SNET Implementation Plan: Setting Europe’s research priorities for a smarter Energy Transition

This week, the European Technology and Innovation Platform Smart Networks for Energy Transition (ETIP SNET) presents the short-term key priorities to enable the transition towards a reliable and sustainable European electricity system with a high share of renewables.  Amsterdam, 5th of October 2017, ETIP SNET – which prioritises research and innovation in smart networks and […]




Wednesday. 04 October 2017

Registration for South-Eastern and Northern Regional Workshops to open soon!

Mark your agendas: the European Technology and Innovation Platform Smart Networks for Energy Transition will organize 2 more Regional Workshops until the end of 2017. Four more Workshops planned for 2018. As with the previous ones in Aachen and Lisbon, the workshops aim to present national and regional R&I projects of significant added value addressing energy […]




Tuesday. 03 October 2017

WEBINAR: Ensuring European Energy Transition: key research and innovation actions needed for the next 5 years

ETIP SNET chairman Konstantin Staschus and Intensys4EU technical project coordinator Sophie Dourlens to present ETIP SNET Implementation Plan through 2nd free real time webinar course on 9 October 2017. The Leonardo Energy initiative will hold a second free ETIP SNET Webinar session entitled “Ensuring European Energy Transition: key research and innovation actions needed for the next 5 […]




Monday. 02 October 2017

Workshop Presentations from ETIP SNET Central and Western Region available online

ETIP SNET, in collaboration with regional partners E.ON Energy Research Center, the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology and EDP Distribuição held its first two successful workshops in Aachen, Germany and Lisbon, Portugal in September. Together they gathered over 220  participants from all over Europe to share knowledge on local projects and identify research priorities.  The Aachen Workshop gathered […]




Tuesday. 26 September 2017

European Roadmap Electrification of Road Transport 2nd Edition

The European Roadmap on the “Electrification of Road Transport”, recently published jointly by the European Technology Platforms ERTRAC, EPoSS and ETIP SNET (namely its predecessor ETP Smartgrids), provides background information and R&D&I roadmaps for the electrification of the different vehicle categories. It has been the major source of recommendations for the projects funded by the […]




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