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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.
Update – a draft implementing measure is available.
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.
The FIWARE ICT Challenge is a developers’ competition taking place at the ICT 2018 event. Participants will create apps that make cities a better place to live in, using real-time data from cities and other data sources, together with FIWARE open source components.
Our houses are fast becoming smart homes, with smart thermostats, domestic appliances and security systems activated by apps on our smartphones. But this is just the beginning. Smart homes are growing into smart communities and smart regions – even smart cities. In the future, we will live in an intelligent digital eco-system, where virtual power plants connect up sustainable energy systems, where electric cars behave as intelligent batteries, and where citizens produce energy as well as consuming it.
The sixth meeting of the Thematic Group (TG) on Smart Villages will bring together key rural development stakeholders from across Europe to exchange ideas on how EU policy instruments can support smart villages now and in the future, with a particular focus on LEADER, cooperation and the future digital strategies.
INEA has signed grant agreements with 29 projects that were selected for H2020 Energy funding. Some projects have already started, whereas the others will be launched the latest by January 2019.
The workshop is taking place back-to-back with the 9th General Assembly of the Regions & Cities initiative of the European Union’s Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Join Undertaking (FCH JU). With European cities driving the decarbonisation of transport, urban heating and cooling, industries and services forward, the workshop will focus on how FCH technologies as a 100% clean alternative to diesel-based generator equipment can support cities in reaching their climate and energy targets, reduce emissions and noise and increase air quality.