Investments are leading indicators of the direction of change in the energy sector. This is particularly true for investments in innovation and digitalisation, so-called “intangible assets” that will shape the technologies for supplying and using energy in the decades to come.
AEC2018 is organized by AVERE and AVERE Belgium. Both have 40 years of experience in electromobility and have an excellent track-record in organizing the EVS – the most important International Electric Vehicle Symposium in the world, with the latest edition of the EVS30 in Stuttgart, and the upcoming EVS31 taking place in Kobe, Japan. AEC2018 is also organized by the AIM Group in Brussels.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) is working alongside Enel to finance around 14,000 new charging stations for electric vehicles that will be installed throughout Italy over the next five years.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) is financing the innovation and development strategy that Velatia will drive forward in the electrical energy sector. EIB Vice-President Emma Navarro and Velatia’s CEO, Javier Ormazabal, today signed a EUR 32.5 million finance agreement that will enable the firm to incorporate new digital technologies into the products that it develops for electricity networks.
Global energy investment totalled USD 1.8 trillion in 2017, a 2% decline in real terms from the previous year, according to the World Energy Investment 2018 report. More than USD 750 billion went to the electricity sector while USD 715 billion was spent on oil and gas supply globally.