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NOBEL GRID will participate in the Global Smart Energy Summit of Dubai  

  NOBEL GRID will participate in the Global Smart Energy Summit, which takes place on 6th-7th March in Dubai, to present its advanced tools and services to all actors in the Smart Grid. On 7th March, NOBEL GRID will open the panel discussion “Development in smart grids”, as part of the Global Smart Energy Summit. […]

Consumption in the EU above the energy efficiency target

Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union, informs today that consumption in the EU above the energy efficiency target4% gap for primary energy consumption and 2% gap for final energy consumption targets. The European Union (EU) has committed itself to reducing energy consumption by 20% by 2020 compared to projections. This objective is also […]

The new EU Energy Poverty Observatory will work to “not leave behind any citizen in the Energy Transition”

The European Commission (EC) presented yesterday in Brussels its new energy initiative: The European Energy Poverty Observatory (EPOV), an online platform that will contribute to Europe’s efforts to not leave behind any citizen in the Energy Transition and to address a challenge that affects more than 50 million households.  “No citizen should be left behind […]

Meeting University of Manchester

The University of Manchester (UNIMAN) is one of the top research lead universities in the UK (5th*), Europe (6th*) and the World (38th*), according the Shanghai Jiao Tong  Academic Ranking of World Universities for 2015  Within the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, the Electrical Energy and Power Systems Group comprises 23 full time academics […]

Share of renewables in energy consumption in the EU reached 17% in 2016 Eleven Member  

In 2016, the share of energy from renewable sources in gross final consumption of energy reached 17% in the European Union (EU), double the share in 2004 (8.5%), the first year for which the data are available, as confirmed an article issued by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union  The share of renewables […]

MEPs set ambitious targets for cleaner, more efficient energy use

MEPs are ready to negotiate binding targets with EU ministers to boost energy efficiency by 35% and the share of renewables in the total energy mix by 35%, by 2030, as voted yesterday in the  European Parliament.  Parliament endorsed committee proposals for binding EU-level targets of an 35% improvement in energy efficiency, a minimum 35% […]

Launch of the EU public consultation on the post-2020 Multiannual Financial Framework

Have your say on how the EU budget should be spent ? Until the 8th March, European Commission has launched public consultations on several policy areas, like Energy, regarding the next generation of financial programmes for the post-2020 Multiannual Financial Framework, the EU’s long–term budget. The Commission’s proposals will be designed to make it possible for the EU […]

Meeting Alginet Pilot Site

  What Alginet is?  The Spanish test site is based in Alginet, a town with 14.000 inhabitants. One of the characteristics of this test site is that Alginet has its own local energy distribution network managed by a local cooperative that acts as Distribution System Operator and as a retailer in the same area.  Suministros […]

A strong EU industrial base backing renewables is essential to support the clean energy transition

The first high-level meeting of the renewables section of the EU Clean Energy Industrial Competitiveness and Innovation Forum took place in Brussels on 9th January at the European Commission, the event focused on the vast growth opportunities arising from the clean energy transition and on ways to improve the industrial underpinning for renewables in the EU. Opened by Miguel Arias Cañete, […]

The Commission launches the EU Energy Poverty Observatory (EPOV)

The European Commission launches EU Energy Poverty Observatory on 29th January in Brussels, which  will providestakeholders and the wider public with information on the objectives and instruments of the Observatory and be an opportunity to obtain feedback on their expectations of it. It will feature the participation of the Commission’s Vice-President for the Energy Union Maroš […]

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