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Monday. 09 April 2018

UtiliNet Europe 2018, 15-17 May 2018, Brussels

The 4th annual UtiliNet Europe 2018 draws together 100+ utility telecom and cyber-security professionals for 3 intensive days of packet telecom implementation reviews. 14+ case studies reveal how European TSOs and DSOs are future-proofing their telecom networks to ensure high levels of reliability and cyber security as the migration from SDH to IP-MPLS and MPLS-TP […]

Thursday. 05 April 2018

Portugal breaks 100% renewables mark but remains isolated

Portugal produced more power from clean energy sources in March than it actually needed, marking the first time in the 21st century that renewables have topped 100% of its production. But a dearth of energy connections with the rest of Europe remains problematic. Increasing renewable energy capacity is one of the key pillars of the […]

Thursday. 29 March 2018

New energy market reports show surge in wind energy

The European Commission’s latest reports on gas and electricity markets, which cover the last quarter of 2017, have just been published, containing a wide range of data about supply and usage of electricity and gas in the EU. The electricity market report confirms that over the last few years electricity consumption in the EU has clearly been decoupled […]

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 […]