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Helsinki announces energy challenge winners
17 Mar 2021
Goal of the competition was to find urban heating solutions that can be implemented in Helsinki by 2029 and that potentially could contribute to decarbonising city heating around the world.
UK to establish hydrogen production hub in north-west England
13 Jan 2021
The joint venture will provide Essar Oil UK with low carbon hydrogen to decarbonise its own energy demand in addition to creating a hydrogen economy across north-west England and north-east Wales.
UK port cuts carbon emissions by 700 tonnes in 12 months
05 Jan 2021
The Port of Tyne in the north-east of England has been assessing current and future energy requirements in line with Tyne 2050’s roadmaps for it to become carbon neutral by 2030, and all-electric by 2040.
Envision Digital and Tridium sign smart parks partnership
09 Dec 2020
As countries look to accelerate decarbonisation and meet their net-zero targets, investment in smart parks is forecast to eliminate more than 27 per cent of global greenhouse gas emissions.
Momentum builds behind a hydrogen-driven economy
11 Nov 2020
According to analysis from Frost & Sullivan, hydrogen production will double by 2030 as the world advances towards a sustainable energy economy and countries battle climate change.
Port of Tyne sets up clean energy park
09 Nov 2020
The park, which has already welcomed its first tenant, will play an important role in supporting the government’s goal to power every UK home with offshore wind electricity.
Initiative to develop €100bn a year green hydrogen economy by 2025
04 Nov 2020
European sustainable energy accelerator EIT InnoEnergy has announced an initiative to accelerate green hydrogen production at “gigawatt scale” to deliver large-scale industrial projects.
UK local authority works with second life battery pioneer to install energy storage system
08 Oct 2020
West Suffolk Council and Connected Energy’s Mildenhall Hub project will also include a new school, leisure facilities, health centre, community services and office space for public sector partners.
Tampere government's 2030 carbon neutral roadmap approved
07 Sep 2020
The Finnish city’s goal is to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 80 per cent compared to 1990 and the remaining 20 per cent will be offset.
Christchurch and Auckland prepare to roll-out electric bus fleets
27 Aug 2020
Electrification of the country’s transport sector will further drive New Zealand’s decarbonisation efforts and support its aims to have a full zero emission bus fleet by 2040.
UK local authorities to go live with smart energy project
27 Aug 2020
Reading Borough Council and Wokingham Borough Council will be the first to connect to the smart energy platform, which forms part of the Thames Valley Live project.
“Heat Street” project launched to help UK communities reach Net Zero
18 Aug 2020
The UK Power Networks project aims to help local authorities identify zones where they can target their heat decarbonisation efforts and investment to achieve Net Zero.
Energy farm to help German municipality go CO2-free by 2030
06 Jul 2020
Green Solar and Siemens Energy have signed an agreement to develop a concept for Herzogenrath in Aachen that could make the city a national and international leader in the energy transition.
Spanish energy companies launch platform to tackle Covid-19 through innovation
10 Apr 2020
Positive Energy + is looking for start-ups and scale-ups which have innovative projects that can be launched immediately and developed and implemented in one year.
Partnership could expand smart battery system beyond mobility
09 Apr 2020
EIT InnoEnergy will help Remagen-based e-bility expand its products and services, which include an exchangeable smart battery system with potential to be used for other products.
Helsinki lays down €1m global challenge for sustainable heating solutions
05 Mar 2020
The Finnish capital is inviting innovators to come up with "game-changing" ideas for the future of urban heating which can be implemented in Helsinki but shared around the world.
EIT InnoEnergy launches global search for climate change solutions
13 Nov 2019
An invitation is open to start-ups worldwide in areas including, but not limited to, renewable energy, energy-efficiency and heat and transport to solve the decarbonisation challenge.
Energy storage model could help the UK decarbonise at least cost
11 Nov 2019
The Storage and Flexibility Model has been built in response to the increasingly complex challenge of balancing supply and demand in the energy system.
Glasgow bids to become UK's first net zero city
15 May 2019
The city council and ScottishPower say they will work together towards achieving net zero carbon emissions ahead of Scotland’s 2045 nationwide target.
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