A briefing by the European Parliamentary Research Service.
In the last years, flexibility has indeed been one of the most discussed topics related to EU energy systems: its complexity has however allowed simplistic views to flourish at the expense of some necessary measures crucial to ensure a successful transition to a digitalised and a flexible energy system with active customers at its centre.
More than 150 attendees, speakers and panelists at E.DSO’s event had the opportunity today to discuss what is, according to them and based on research and evidence, the underlying “Truth about Flexibility”.
On 29 March 2019 Charlina Vitcheva, Deputy Director General of the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC) and Yordanka Fandakova, Mayor of Sofia, signed a memorandum of understanding on behalf of the JRC and the municipality of Sofia during a ceremony taking place in Sofia.
A summary of the policy debate is now available.
The Covenant of Mayors Investment Forum – Energy Efficiency Finance Market Place took place in Brussels on 19-20 February 2019.
A JRC Science for Policy Report.
INEA has received 69 project proposals by the deadline of 5 February for the H2020 Energy call on Energy Systems and Smart Cities and Communities. They have requested €501.3 million, while the available EU funding is €183.6 million.
Update – registrations for the above event are now open.
Eurelectric’s Power Summit is the top forum of the EU power ecosystem. Get inspired and meet those who dare, think and lead the transformation of Europe’s energy landscape.
In September, the new CIVITAS and Horizon 2020 project GreenCharge kicked off in Trondheim (Norway).
In view of first exchanges of views on the Commission’s 2050 long term strategy vision for greenhouse gas emission reduction, Orgalime, Europe’s Technology Industries, outlines its key messages for turning challenges into opportunities for all.
At InnoGrid 2019 you will hear from the industry’s CEOs on innovation strategies dos and don’ts, discover today’s rising power platforms and debate needed support from regulation, policy and financing. Interactive breakout sessions will get you acquainted with pilots and projects on active system management, sector coupling and storage, advanced grid resilience and innovations for the physical grid.
Organised by SolarPower Europe, the largest European solar association, the SolarPower Summit is globally recognised as the most important event on global solar developments. This year, we met 300+ renowned sector analysts, senior policy-makers and key industry stakeholders and discussed the industry’s biggest challenges and opportunities from a policy, business and technology perspective.
Katowice (Poland), 11 December 2018 – European Aluminium’s new report called “Vision 2050” confirms the strong growing European and worldwide demand of aluminium in key markets such as automotive, packaging and building. While the document is set to be released soon, it outlines the substantial reduction of direct and indirect CO2 emissions through innovation, regulatory predictability and increasing recycling rates.
Katowice (Poland), 11 December 2018 – “The European aluminium industry is well placed to support the transition to electromobility,” says Patrik Ragnarsson, European Aluminium’s automotive and transport expert at the World Climate Summit 2018, an official side event of the UN climate change conference COP24 in Katowice, Poland.