EUROPA - Research and Innovation: What's New in Energy
EUROPA - Research What's New in Energy. This RSS feed includes the most recent updates to the European Commission's Research and Innovation web site on Europa in the area of Energy. The last (or, in some news readers, the first) item of this feed will take you to the EU Energy web site. For more RSS news feeds visit http://ec.europa.eu/research/index.cfm?pg=rss
25 May 2018 at 8:15am
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Events - E2Tech4Cities Brokerage and Pithing Event 2018 - 7 June 2018, Brusse...
23 May 2018 at 5:00pm
E²Tech4Cities 2018 – Energy & Efficiency Technologies for Cities – is back with a 4th editon of its highly visible brokerage event organized by Enterprise Europe Brussels.
Also this year, the B2B event will be hosted by hub.brussels (former impulse.brussels) at the occasion of the EU Sustainable Energy Week 2018 #EUSEW2018 and the Brussels Exporters day
Research Headlines - Greening aluminium production
17 May 2018 at 5:00pm
Aluminium is a vital material. Yet its production consumes vast amounts of raw materials and energy. An EU-funded project has developed waste-ore recycling processes and power-saving furnaces that could shrink the industry's environmental footprint while increasing its long-term competitiveness.
Events - EaP Plus Horizon 2020 Webinar 3: "Horizon 2020 calls on Energy with ...
14 May 2018 at 5:00pm
This webinar will deal with basic issues and Energy (important deadlines in September 2018) within Horizon 2020. It will be the third in a series of 11 webinars planned within the EaP PLUS project providing information on possibilities for EaP researchers and innovators in the Horizon 2020 program
Events - EERA 10th Anniversary Conference - 26-27 June 2018, Brussels, Belgium
13 May 2018 at 5:00pm
European Energy Research Alliance will be celebrating its 10th anniversary with a high-level policy event addressing key factors for the future of the energy community in Europe and highlighting EERA´s contribution as a key pillar of the EU Strategic Energy Technology (SET)-Plan.
How should the energy research community, governments, industry and other stakeholders coordinate to contribute to the SET-Plan Implementation Plans? How can the Implementation Plans be integrated in the transition from H2020 to the next EU Framework Programme for Research & Innovation? What are the megatrends in energy transition and how can different technologies and disciplines come together to contribute shaping a sustainable energy future?
Join EERA members and representatives from EU institutions, Member States, research, industry and other stakeholders to discuss these topics.
More information about the event and registration
Research Headlines - How to build a large spacecraft
13 May 2018 at 5:00pm
Need to retrieve a few tonnes of cargo from Mars? Send some seriously heavy gear into deep space? Fly out sufficient mass to deflect an asteroid? Current spacecraft would not be nearly big or powerful enough, say EU-funded researchers who have looked into a possible next-generation design based on nuclear electric propulsion.
Research Headlines - Delivering cost-effective clean energy to consumers
7 May 2018 at 5:00pm
EU-funded research is ensuring that new policy tools supporting the renewable energy sector - such as auctions - deliver on their promise to provide cost-efficient, carbon-free energy for consumers, helping Europe meet its environmental and economic targets.
Research Headlines - Improving testing and repair of oil and gas pipelines
6 May 2018 at 5:00pm
Novel testing and maintenance methods for oil and gas pipelines developed by EU-funded researchers are helping to ensure the reliability and safety of the extensive pipeline networks that are critical to Europe's energy security.
Research Headlines - Clean, quiet hybrid electric aircraft take flight
24 Apr 2018 at 5:00pm
Hybrid and electric vehicles are increasingly common on Europe's roads. Now similar clean and quiet technologies are taking to the skies, thanks to an EU-funded project developing and testing innovative aircraft propulsion systems.
Events - European Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW) 2018 - 4-8 June 2018, Brussels
23 Apr 2018 at 5:00pm
This year's edition of European Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW) will focus on clean energy transition.
The event will feature:
• A three day Policy Conference (5 - 7 June), which will offer the participants an opportunity to discuss about new policy developments, best practices and sustainable energy ideas;
• The Networking Village (6 - 7 June), where the stakeholders will be able to exchange ideas on policies and best practices;
• EUSEW Awards ceremony, showcasing original and innovative projects;
• Energy Days, organised all over Europe, throughout May and June, giving citizens and businesses the opportunity to discover the latest developments in sustainable energy.
More information and registration
Research Headlines - Zero-emissions ferry skims the waves
19 Apr 2018 at 5:00pm
It's sleek. It's fast. It's green, and that's not just the colour of the hull. EU-funded researchers have developed an award-winning battery electric commuter ferry that can reach up to 30 knots - an impressive speed, which many had deemed unattainable for such a vessel.
Research Headlines - Innovative rotor sail to cut commercial shipping carbon ...
17 Apr 2018 at 5:00pm
One of the world's most environmentally friendly passenger ships is harnessing the wind for propulsion, cutting CO2 emissions and fuel consumption, thanks to the installation of an innovative rotor sail developed by an EU-funded project.
Events - UKRO Conference 2018 - 21-22 June 2018, Southampton, United Kingdom
12 Apr 2018 at 5:00pm
Each year the UK Research Office organises a two-day conference aimed primarily at European Liaison Officers, European research managers, Research Councils and policy makers.
The 2018 edition will take place from Thursday 21 until Friday 22 June at the National Oceanographic Centre in Southampton, UK. The UKRO Conference 2018 will include a number of expert speakers, predominantly from the European Commission and its Executive Agencies in Brussels, but also from the UK Research Councils.
EU funding practitioners and evaluators will also help to inform and stimulate discussions with the participants. Registration is now open!
Book your place before 20 April 2018 for the early bird rate.
Research Headlines - New eco-friendly batteries for tomorrow's electric vehicles
2 Apr 2018 at 5:00pm
Innovations in battery design are increasing the acceptability of electric vehicles among consumers. An EU-funded project is developing a more powerful, cheaper, and environmentally friendly lithium-ion battery to meet the expectations of drivers - and boost Europe's competitiveness in the market.
Research Headlines - Boosting battery power for electric vehicles
2 Apr 2018 at 5:00pm
EU-funded researchers are developing a high-energy lithium-ion battery to power a range of electric vehicles. They aim to meet growing demand for greener transport and help Europe establish a competitive advantage in battery cell production.