The Energy Storage Global Conference 2018 offers a unique opportunity to industry, researchers and policymakers to exchange views on key issues for the storage sector. Representatives from around the world will come together for three days to discuss the latest developments in energy storage technologies, regulatory and policy development and the future storage market. The third Energy Storage Global Conference is organised by the European Association for Storage of Energy in collaboration with the Directorate General for Energy and the Joint Research Center of the European Commission.
A summary of the debate with a focus on the Commission and representatives of the political groups is now available.
A blogpost by Thomas Skordas, Director “Digital Excellence and Science Infrastructure.
The FIESTA project set out to tackle both heating and cooling efficiency in households by setting up Energy Helpdesks at local level to deliver behavioural tips, low-cost measures, and investment support to families in Southern Europe.
Update: the draft minutes have been revised. A items are also available and cover issues related to energy, climate, environment, trade and transport policy.
Ministers discussed four legislative files under the clean energy package: the Regulation on governance of the Energy Union, Directive on the promotion of energy from renewable sources, directive on common rules for the internal market in electricity and the Regulation on the internal electricity market. They agreed on a general approach for each of the files. Under AOB, the agenda included information from the Commission on external energy relations and information from the Bulgarian delegation on the work programme of the incoming Presidency.
On 18 December, the Council agreed its negotiating position(general approach) on a regulation establishing the framework for an internal electricity market across the EU.
Forsee Power, expert français des systèmes de batteries intelligentes pour la mobilité urbaine, annonce un financement de 55 millions d’euros pour soutenir l’industrialisation de ses systèmes de batteries.
The following commentary was written by IEA Energy Investment Analysts Michael Waldron and Yoko Nobuoka.