“Free Electrons” incubator launches 12 clean energy tech startups

Utility-led “Free Electrons” accelerator programme selects 12 innovative energy startups. Opportunities for innovation in the energy sector have never been greater. The changes the sector is undergoing with energy decentralisation and the ability of consumers to manage and automate their environment is…

SME Instrument: EU to invest €8.9 million in 184 innovative businesses

184 small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) from 28 countries have been selected for funding in the latest round of the Horizon 2020 SME Instrument. The funding is provided under Phase 1 of the instrument, which means that each project will receive €50,000…

EeB European Initiative, ECTP & E2B Report

The overall vision of the Energy Efficient Buildings European Initiative (E2B EI) is to deliver, implement and optimise building and district concepts that have the technical, economic and societal potential to drastically decrease energy consumption. [dropcap]T[/dropcap]herefore reducing CO2 emissions in both new…

Meeting the carbon emissions challenge in the energy sector

Renewables need to increase four-fold to decarbonise the energy sector by 2050. [dropcap]W[/dropcap]ith strict targets to reduce carbon emissions in a bid to contain rising global temperatures to within 2℃ above pre-industrial levels, the million dollar question is, can these be met?…