Smart grid

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[D2Grids - Interview] 5th generation district heating and cooling system : a link between the city's coal past and modern energy

  At the former site of the Opel car plant the Stadtwerke Bochum Holding built up a 5th generation grid for the cold and (...)

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Energy Hub Aalsmeer - Smart Exchange of Heat and Cold

Part of the Hornmeer district in Aalsmeer is the scene of a unique energy exchange project. Three buildings in the district (...)

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Transforming a residential building cluster into electricity prosumers in Sweden: Optimal design of a coupled PV-heat pump-thermal storage-electric vehicle system

Smart grid is triggering the transformation of traditional electricity consumers into electricity prosumers. This paper (...)

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[Press release] D2Grids official project launch : rolling out 5th generation district heating & cooling

D2GRIDS is an acronym for ‘demand driven grids’. This new Interreg North-West Europe (NWE) project, coordinated by Mijnwater (...)

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OVERVIEW | Building operation: the elusive alignment of research, design and occupants

From January 2021 all new construction in the EU must achieve the nearly-zero energy buildings standard, and existing (...)

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ICREN 2019 International Conference on Renewable Energy

Renewable Energy forms one of the pillars for delivering global sustainable environment and the commitment to climate change (...)

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Fresh £16m funding to drive research at renewable energy hubs

A new network of clean energy hubs are planned in the UK to further research and innovation. Three ‘Supergen’ centres coverin (...)

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Solar power steps up to meet energy demand caused by heatwave

The UK’s recent heatwave has created a surge in energy consumption. Fortunately, the high levels of solar power capacity (...)

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Covenant Cities in the Spotlight: 1st call for applications!

The Covenant of Mayors initiative has been active for the last 10 years in Europe with an increasing success amongst cities (...)

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Europe’s main markets drive new wind power installations

New data has shown that Europe installed a total of 4.5 gigawatts (GW) of new wind power during the first half of 2018, enoug (...)

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The UK now gets 30% of its electricity from renewables

Official UK Government data has shown that almost 30 percent of electricity is now coming from clean and renewable sources (...)

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Scotland’s largest offshore wind farm reaches first power

A new milestone has been reached on a major clean energy infrastructure project. The 588 megawatt (MW) Beatrice offshore (...)

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Call for papers – 2019 World Sustainable Energy Days

Energy efficiency and renewable energy are at the core of Europe’s commitment to a clean energy transition that serves the (...)

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There could be 36 million electric vehicles on Britain’s roads by 2040

The growth in electric vehicles goes hand-in-hand with reducing the carbon intensity of Britain’s economy. And it’s fair (...)

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Sustainable Energy Investments catalysed by EU Structural Funds

The added value of European Union’s financial programmes is made tangible through local and regional initiatives. Local and (...)