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NOBEL GRID presented the final results in Valencia

                      On 25th of July, NOBEL GRID project -funded by the Horizon 2020 programme- presented the concluding results and next steps after project funding during its final event, which took place in an open session at the Valencian Institute of Business Competitiveness (IVACE). The event […]

Visiting the Electric Cooperative of Alginet (Spain) on of the pilot site of NOBEL GRID

The Electric Cooperative of Alginet (Spain) is a local Distribution System Operator and an energy retailer. The co-operative supplies 46 million kilowatts annually via 35 sub-power stations, with an installed power of 18,000 kW and almost 6,000 users, benefiting from co-operative services and innovative smart meters.  

Valencia will host the Final Event of NOBEL GRID

                                  On the morning of the 25th of July, the final event of the NOBEL GRID project on Smart Grids and funded by the Horizon 2020 programme will take place in an open session in Valencia (Spain) to present […]

Europe leads the global clean energy transition

The ambitious political agreement on increasing renewable energy use in Europe was reached today between negotiators from the Commission, the European Parliament and the Council. The deal means that two out of the 8 legislative proposals in the Clean Energy for All Europeans package (adopted by the European Commission on 30 November 2016) have been already […]

Let’s talk! Energy Talk of NOBEL GRID  

  After 42 months of Horizon 2020 programme, the most remarkable tool developed by NOBEL GRID consortium, the Smart Advanced Meter (SLAM), will be presented during an Energy talk of the European Sustainable Energy Week 2018 on 6th June. The SLAM will be presented through a real demonstration and a dynamic talk, which will stimulate […]

EU Nature Action Plan: new step-by-step guides to considering nature in renewable energy projects

As part of the “EU Action plan for nature, people and the economy” the European Commission has issued two guidance documents on energy transmission infrastructure and hydropower, explaining the steps that need to be taken under EU nature legislation when such energy projects are prepared. They aim to improve the implementation of the Birds and […]

European Commission welcomes final vote on energy performance of buildings

The European Parliament gave yesterday its final approval on the revised Energy Performance of Buildings directive. The vote signals the closure of the first of 8 legislative proposals part of the Clean Energy for All Europeans package brought forward by the European Commission on 30 November 2016. Then, new rules will make buildings smarter and more energy […]

Registration to the EUSEW Policy Conference is open

Registration to the EU Sustainable Energy Week Policy Conference 2018 is open. It will take place from 5 to 7 June 2018 in Brussels and all over Europe.  The Policy Conference is the most important European conference dedicated to sustainable energy policy issues. Sessions organised by the European Commission and energy stakeholders debate new policy developments, […]

Commission approves six electricity capacity mechanisms to ensure security

The European Commission has approved under EU State aid rules electricity capacity mechanisms in Belgium, France, Germany, Greece, Italy and Poland today. The Commission found that the measures will contribute to ensuring security of supply whilst preserving competition in the Single Market. “Capacity mechanisms can help to safeguard security of electricity supply, but they must be […]

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 […]

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