An EU- and industry-funded project has developed a high-efficiency fuel cell with a long lifetime suitable for integrating renewable energy sources into smart power grids in the longer term.
New technologies in the ocean energy sector
While the ocean energy sector is still at an early stage of development, a new report analyses ten future emerging technologies to generate energy from the ocean tides and waves. The report Future emerging technologies for the ocean energy sector: innovation and game-changers offers policy makers and all other ocean energy stakeholders an array of innovations that can bring ocean energy to the market, but it still needs further R&D, supported by private, national or European funding, and that would help maintain European leadership in this emerging sector.
European Utility Week 2018 - Clean Energy Solutions Seeking Investment
In the framework of the European Utility Week 2018, a session on Clean Energy Solutions Seeking Investments will take place at the European Projects Zone on 7 November 2018 in Vienna. The event will bring together some of the most successful and prominent European projects to present their innovative ideas in clean energy in front of key stakeholders and a panel of experts.
Pitching solutions: Charged, Delta, Dominoes, EcoSwing, Electrific, Elsa, EnergyBox, FCL, FutureFlow, MetaFuel, NanoSol, NeMo, Planet, PowerNEST, PowerStep, Prometheus-5, Q-Bot, Shar-Q, SmartNet, Sogno, TriBlade, Willpower
EU loan helps kick-start construction of floating wind farm off the coast of Portugal
A €60 million loan from the EU will help the WindPlus consortium install a wind farm that will float in deep waters off the Portuguese coast, the first of its kind.
The agreement was signed today in Lisbon by Emma Navarro, Vice-President of the European Investment Bank (EIB), and João Manso Neto, CEO of EDP Renováveis and Windplus representative.
19-21 November 2018, Vienna, Austria - SET-Plan conference 2018 - R&I driving the energy transition to 2050
27 November 2018, Brussels, Belgium - Energy Transition – the Pathway Towards a Low–Carbon Europe