GOT ENERGY TALENT (GET) is meant to be a highly competitive, merit-based fellowship programme aimed at attracting postdoctoral talent in the field of smart energy. GET will offer a total of 34 fellowships equally distributed in 2 calls. The first call opened on the 2nd of July 2018. The second one is planned for Spring 2019.
The successful projects will receive a total of nearly €96 million. They will focus on smart city solutions, develop integrated local energy systems, test innovative smart grid services and work on biofuels for industrial installations.
The 2018 winner of the Student Leadership Category in this year’s International Sustainable Campus Network Excellence Awards has gone to the EU-funded project SAVES2. The award was announced at the ISCN Awards ceremony in Stockholm this week.
With over 60 sessions and 2,500 participants, the annual EU Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW) came to an end on 8 June. This year the different sessions focused on how the EU can lead the clean energy transition in the 21st century. EUSEW came at a crucial political moment towards the end of negotiations for the Clean Energy Package for all Europeans.
The start of Balticconnector’s construction phase was celebrated on 8th of June 2018 in Inkoo, Finland on the compressor station worksite with a groundbreaking ceremony. The European Commission Vice-President for Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness, Jyrki Katainen, the Minister of the Environment, Energy and Housing of Finland, Kimmo Tiilikainen, and the Minister of Economic Affairs and Infrastructure of Estonia, Kadri Simson, attended the event.
Connecting many small renewable energy sources to electricity grids is vital for EU environmental and energy goals. EU-funded research has shown how this can be achieved more efficiently through advanced functionalities that ensure grid stability.
Brussels, 15 May 2018 – At this year’s INNOGRID2020+ conference, co-organisers EDSO for Smart Grids and ENTSO-E will jointly present their ‘Ten priorities for Europe’s research policy to deliver the Energy Union’ and hand them over to the Commission.