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Strengthening the competitiveness of the EU’s clean energy sector

Learn about the European Commission’s latest Progress Report on Competitiveness of Clean Energy Technologies.

Distributing renewable energy into the power grid

The iPLUG project is developing power electronics solutions to integrate renewable energy and energy storage systems in to the distribution grid.

Pioneering the energy transition with revolutionary heat storage systems

EIRES researchers have developed a way to utilise heat storage in a safe, sustainable, and loss-free way. Efficient storage and transport of heat is one...

Abandoned mines could soon become energy storage hubs

A new IIASA-led project will transform decommissioned abandoned mines into long-term energy storage solutions.

Cutting carbon emissions with a green ammonia production process

Scientists have made progress in making ammonia production more environmentally friendly, using green ammonia as a greener fertiliser.

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Calorimeters to advance thermal management and battery safety

The development of safe lithium-ion cells is of utmost importance for a breakthrough in the electrification of transport and...

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Volt Carbon Technologies: Leading the future for solid-state batteries

Volt Carbon Technologies is harnessing its expertise to become the industry production leader of solid-state batteries and graphite mining...

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Galvanic Energy: Industry leading geoscience exploration company

Geoscience exploration company, Galvanic Energy, employs innovative strategies to mineral acquisition advancing the US renewable energy sector. Galvanic Energy is...

Energy transition project awarded more than €9m to reduce emissions

A new energy transition project, known as WHISPER, has been awarded €9.2m in funding from Horizon Europe for a four-year innovation project.

W2Power: Achieving successful offshore wind power deployment worldwide

Findd out more about Enerocean’s W2Power floating wind power solution, which is set to be deployed across the globe by 2030.

Canada and Germany strike green hydrogen wind farm deal

Canada and Germany will sign a deal on August 23 that will see the nations collaborate on a green hydrogen wind farm project led...

MGH Offshore: Specialist in engineering and staffing for the energy sector

Matthew Lynn, Founder and Managing Director of MGH Offshore, outlines the importance of partnering with the right staffing specialist in the energy sector. There has...

Two large-scale offshore wind farms to be constructed in Finland

The Finnish Government has granted permits to lease its seabed to develop two large-scale offshore wind farms. State-owned forest and seabed administrator, Metsähallitus, obtained...

Examining the potential of magnet rare earths at the Makuutu Rare Earth Project

Tim Harrison, Managing Director and CEO of Ionic Rare Earths Limited, discusses the Makuutu Rare Earth Project and its magnet rare earths potential. Ionic Rare...

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AmmPower: Developing a green ammonia production system

AmmPower is developing an innovative green ammonia production system to fuel the transition towards a sustainable planet. AmmPower is a...

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Sustainably produced critical minerals for clean technology through innovative extraction technologies

Avalon Advanced Materials Inc. (AVL:TSX) is a leader in developing new North American sources of critical minerals for clean...

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DynElectro: Pioneering Power-to-X energy solutions for a zero-carbon future

DynElectro is an innovation firm accelerating Power-to-X energy solutions. Through its patent-pending technologies and strategic partnerships, the company is at the forefront of bringing...

New process improves efficiency of low-cost solar cells 

Researchers have found a way to improve the efficiency of low-cost solar cells, aiding the global transition to clean energy.

Solar-powering EU energy resilience and climate stability

Dries Acke, Policy Director at SolarPower Europe, discusses the importance of innovations in solar power to meet the current environmental and societal challenges facing...

Improving energy output by understanding power loss in organic solar cells

Researchers from the Chemnitz University of Technology analyse performance-limiting mechanisms to reduce power loss in organic solar cells. Photovoltaics will play a key role in...

£273m funding to revolutionise UK’s aerospace innovation technologies

The UK government has announced today – 18 July 2022 – a £273m investment into revolutionising the UK's aerospace innovation technologies. The UK government’s most...

The World of Solar: Optimising the availability of solar power

Gerard Scheper, CEO of European Solar, discusses the development of his consultancy offshoot, The World of Solar, optimising the availability of solar power, and...

The European Commission: Upscaling European PV production

European Solar has investigated and emphasised the necessity of developing European PV production, to secure a global green energy transition. “The European Commission wants to...

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W2Power: The future of floating offshore wind, today

W2Power is an innovation adaption of proven, mature offshore technologies to the needs of emerging deep-water offshore wind. EnerOcean is...

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EIRES: Developing innovative solutions to deliver the clean energy transition

EIRES enables a carbon neutral energy system by developing solutions that affordably deliver the clean energy transition to people’s...

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Elestor: Pioneering sustainable flow battery technology

Elestor is reinventing conventional batteries, developing innovative and low-cost technology for stationary energy storage, using sustainable flow battery technology. Elestor...

Poseidon Hydroelectric: Providing carbon-free renewable power

The Poseidon Hydroelectric System offers a new way to produce round-the-clock, low-cost, reliable electricity on any water source.

Modernising US hydropower facilities with $630m funding boost

The Biden Administration has announced funding worth $630m to modernise the United States’ hydropower facilities. This week, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has released...

Norway: Pioneering the clean energy transition

The International Energy Agency has noted that Norway’s clean energy transition can enable the acceleration of emissions reductions in fuel production, transport, and industry. Norway’s...

REPowerEU Plan: A boost for clean energy

What does the European Commission’s REPowerEU Plan mean for the future of European clean energy markets? As Russia’s invasion of Ukraine continues to unfold, it...

Developing a hybrid testing platform for ocean energy technology

The Horizon-2020 VALID project’s wave technology developers discuss the progress made so far in designing a hybrid testing platform for ocean energy technology. Efficiency, reliability,...

The drive for ocean energy in the context of the European Green Deal

Ditte Juul Jørgensen, Director-General for Energy at the European Commission, discusses the vast potential of ocean energy technologies. Within two weeks of taking office in...

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Renewable Energy

Green Energy can be generated by renewable, natural energy sources such as solar, wind, geothermal, hydro, wave and tidal power.

These green energy sources are naturally replenished and have a lesser impact on the environment than the burning of fossil fuels, such as oil and coal, both of which which take thousands of years to form and in a finite supply.

Green energy is also a preferred power source as it creates less pollution in both it’s extraction and consumption.