EIT InnoEnergy has mobilized €7.3 million in additional funding from the European Institute of Innovation & Technology to support energy innovators through COVID-19.
RWE has joined the newly launched European Clean Hydrogen Alliance.
Emissions & Environment
New research carried out for the UK's National Infrastructure Commission shows that Britain should aim for renewables to meet two-thirds of electricity needs by 2030.
Results from a survey have recently been published suggesting that wind farm construction and operation has no significant negative impact on the ecology of European lobsters.
Waste Management & Decommissioning
Jacobs is deploying a new type of Raman spectroscopy technology, which makes it safer and cheaper to spot radioactive contamination.
Jan De Nul's jack-up vessel, Voltaire, will have a lifting capacity of over 3,000 tonnes and when fully extended will measure 325 meters tall – taller than the Eiffel Tower.
Overall, if the paths to net zero are taken, significant upfront investment will have to be made over a sustained period and at the moment there is not the market signals to make this happen.
The UK Research & Innovation (UKRI), supported by the UK government, has announced early-stage investment for seventeen new projects that will boost local growth via the UKRI’s Strength in Places Fund.
Wind energy major Siemens Gamesa’s blade test center in Aalborg, Denmark, home of the world’s largest test stand, is the first non-commercial in-house blade test facility in the world to gain approval from the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC).