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Women: energy empowerment
Energy policy is obviously gender neutral. But should it be so?
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Designing energy models for smart cities
Engineers in Spain are working to produce urban models based on data from cities that have introduced innovative solutions in the energy field. The aim is to enable other towns to replicate the technologies adopted an...
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Valencia, 50/50: an educational project to reduce energy consu...
The City Council of Valencia, Spain, has launched an initiative to reduce the consumption of energy and water in Municipal schools. It is called 50/50 as a half of the money saved is run by pupils and the other half b...
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Geocluster strategic network to broaden the application range ...
The scope of the Geocluster strategic network is to investigate the potential application of 4RinEU deep renovation approach in three different EU contexts (Poland, Hungary and Ireland).
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New sensors to monitor energy consumption in buildings in Vale...
In Valencia's maritime area, state-of-the art technologies are being used to improve energy efficiency in buildings and to change collective behaviours
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Pamplona unveils new results from its smart city programme
The Pamplona City Council organised a workshop on Smart cities and Living Labs, where the results of the first edition of the Smart Iruña Lab programme were presented. It included interesting presentations on the loc...
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The seven cities that will enlighten Europe
The STARDUST project has released a series of short, easy-to-understand videos featuring all of its seven cities namely Pamplona, Tampere, Trento, Cluj-Napoca, Derry, Kozani and Litoměřice. The goal is to invite eve...
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Hydrogen cars with zero emissions at the tailpipe, ready to sp...
Hydrogen based technology in the electric transport sector is competing with traditional fuels like diesel and gasoline for long distances. It is quiet, needs reasonable time for refuelling and it releases water only
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Air pollution in Skopje: how citizens spurred policymakers tow...
The air in Skopje, North Macedonia, is one of the most polluted in the world because of the city’s natural position and people's reliance on fossil fuels. However, over recent years, many citizens have started demon...
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Last trends in energy-saving applications
Empowering energy education is a milestone for a less energy-consuming society. To achieve this, apps may help but the challenge is to make them really usable for the many
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Ensuring Reliable Communication in Smart Grids
With the increasing volume of flexibilities from distributed renewable energy resources, Austrian energy tech company cyberGRID’s proprietary platform plays an important role in the optimization of distribution grid...
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How will tenants save money with renewable energies?
As Germany’s recent Tenant Electricity Act opens the door to the so-called tenant electricity, Dresden unveils its "Smart Tenants" project to help them saving energy, money and protecting the climate.
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Successful first STEP-IN Network of Interest workshop on energ...
The STEP-IN project (www.step-in-project.eu) held its first annual General Assembly meeting with all project partners at partner RAE’s premises in Athens, Greece on May 29-30. At the same time, STEP-IN discussed the...
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Solar fuel breakthrough: SUN-to-LIQUID produces solar kerosene...
The transition from fossil to renewable fuels is one of the most important challenges of the future. The SUN-to-LIQUID project takes on this challenge by producing renewable transportation fuels from water and CO2 wit...
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cyberGRID wins Power Network Innovation Award 2019
The Flexibility Aggregation platform cyberNOC became one of two winners of the 2nd Power Network Innovation Award, hosted by E.DSO and ENTSO-E.
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Results from the BestRES European Policy Workshop “RES Aggre...
In cooperation with Florence School of Regulation, the BestRES Consortium has organized the European Policy Workshop “RES Aggregators as Enablers of Prosumers and Active Market Participation” at CEER, the Council ...
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New project to analyse Barriers to Entry in all EU Retail Ener...
VaasaETT participates in a Europe-wide research project that focuses on the challenges that competitors face in entering and competing in and across retail energy markets in Europe
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Simplifying Interactions Among Electricity Stakeholders
cyberGRID puts to use Austrian demonstration outcomes at the FLEXICIENCY final event
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Best Paths comes to an end and claims for further actions to i...
By the end of 2014, after almost two years of contract negotiation with the European Commission, the Best Paths project took off and started a very long route that would last five years and that promised to be challen...
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No time to lose: Equipping the future electricity grid
What will the future grid look like? What are the most promising technologies for increasing transmission capacity and flexibility? How can we integrate more energy from remote wind and solar farms? At the conference ...
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Testing Virtual Power Plants’ Efficient Provision of Ancilla...
Study finds that the OpenADR 2.0b communication architecture can fulfil functional requirements pertinent to flexibility-related data exchange
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Providing flexibility-oriented solutions to support network op...
Providing flexibility-oriented solutions to support network operators in managing the electricity system
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Energy sharing is energy caring
The sharing economy is coming to the energy business – and to a household near you.
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New superconducting cable sets records for power transmission
La Spezia (Italy), 5th July 2018 – Today major cable and wire manufacturers, including Nexans and Columbus Superconductors, together with transmission system operators such as Terna and Réseau de Transport d'Élect...
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Orienting Northern Irelands’ Businesses towards the use of S...
A seminar for businesses in Northern Ireland on clean energy was held in the city of Derry
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IEC 61850 Global 2018
IEC 61850 Global 2019 14-18 October 2019 | London, UK Join leading specialists to the tackle the latest IEC 61850 implementation challenges, including top-down design, the process bus and advanced cybersecurity. The ...
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Pioneering methodology found to solve interoperability issues ...
French Transmission System Operator RTE (Réseau de Transport d'Électricité) announced the results of its pioneering tests about the interoperability of high-voltage Alternate Current/Direct Current (AC/DC) converte...
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Power grid interconnecting Sardinia, Corsica and Italy is labo...
Experts from across Europe met during an international workshop in Codrongianos on 9th May to appreciate the most innovative technologies developed for HVDC (High Voltage Direct Current), which will play a major role ...
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THERMOSS project
“BUILDING AND DISTRICT Thermal Retrofit and Management Solutions.”
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SCORES Project
SCORES will combine and optimize the multi-energy generation, storage and consumption of local renewable energy (electricity and heat) and grid supply, bringing new sources of flexibility to the grid, and enabling rel...
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Novel technologies to repower extra-high voltage electricity l...
Budapest, 6 April 2018 – Yesterday major players in the electricity sector unveiled pioneering technologies to repower and improve the design, operation and maintenance of existing high voltage power lines. The brea...
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The BRICKER video
Public buildings typically use 40% more energy than the residential sector. Therefore, energy efficiency is essential to EU energy policy.
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Demo 4 Special Workshop - Innovative repowering of AC corridors
This April, the EU funded Best Paths project is organising a Special Workshop to feature the work undertaken within the project’s 4th demonstration, Innovative Repowering of AC corridors.
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All you need is batteries
Researchers and industry representatives have discussed the development of new battery technologies. The goal? Turning Europe into a key player in the global energy market
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Promoting Gender Diversity in World Oil & Gas
How can oil companies successfully tackle the challenges and attract new female talent?
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Best Paths discusses the future of the European energy grid
The workshop on “Innovating grid technologies for sustainable energy”, held on 22nd November in Madrid, gave an overview of the future of the European power grid.
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Stealing from the sun: doubling the efficiency of solar energy...
The dream of highly efficient solar conversion to meet the world's growing energy demands is a step closer
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BestRES and IndustRE workshop “Enabling PV integration by de...
On the occasion of the EU PVSEC, the European PV Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition, the BestRES and IndustRE Consortia organised the workshop “Enabling PV integration by delivering flexibility to the energy mar...
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How to find new projects and build an investor base as a newly...
Newly launched crowdfunding platforms for renewable energy projects often face the challenge to find projects that are suitable for their platform. A clear identification of the platform’s clients is crucial, be it ...
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Advancing knowledge in deep retrofit – Remo team attends Sus...
If we are to heed to the message from a WSB2014 report stating “It is impossible to reach desirable climate change scenarios with the current building sector”, then retrofitting must sit squarely on the agenda. Bu...
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Only 3 weeks left to register to the European Workshop Enablin...
The BestRES & IndustRE Consortia are pleased to welcome you to the European workshop to be held in room G104 (1st floor) at the RAI Convention & Exhibition Centre - Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 26th September 2017
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Crowdfunding boosts green power
King’s Lodge, in the English county of Wiltshire, has 96 solar panels producing around 20,000 kilowatt hours of electricity a year. The school is one of 19 in the UK that joined a project which attracted 770-thousan...
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Best Paths new demonstrator for real-time simulation of large ...
Sharing solutions to better integrate renewable energies into the European electricity grid and make it more reliable is the aim of the Best Paths partners, who gathered in Trondheim (Norway) on 11 May to present the ...
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Good Energy named the most ethical energy supplier
The Good Shopping Guide, a website promoting Ethical Shopping and Ethical Business, has recently named our partner Good Energy the most ethical energy provider in the United Kingdom in 2016.
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BestRES project celebrates a successful first year of activity...
In March 2017 the H2020 funded project BestRES celebrates its first year of implementation.
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Report from the second Best Paths dissemination workshop
The BEST PATHS project has entered into the advanced phase of technology development that will allow the achievement of its final goal: demonstrating the capabilities of several critical network technologies required ...
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