The 4th General Assembly of the European Technology Platform on Smart Grids, organised with the support of the ERANET-SmartGrids project, is the premier forum for actively ensuring a low-carbon future and creating an open, free energy market for Europe’s electrical power sector and its customers.
The ATEsT project aims to address the methodologies and modelling toolbox required to support the decision-making of the SET-Plan in the priority area of transition planning of the deployment of low carbon technologies and their supporting infrastructures. As the project reaches its end, the final workshop presents the outcome of this exercise and the identified main gaps and recommendations for future development of tools and models. The outcome of the work done can be found on the project website (www.atest-project.eu).
The AEBIOM European Bioenergy Conference is one of the leading bioenergy conferences in Europe. The annual conference has grown ever since its first edition in 2010 and has quickly become Europe's major occasion for exchange and interaction between industry and policy.
Hidroenergia is traditionally regarded as the key event of the Small Hydropower (SHP) sector during which new political, financial and technical sector developments are debated and assessed.
A new biofuels mapping tool, BIOMAP, was released on 18 January. The tool maps biofuels projects of all sizes, provides details of the projects, industrial involvement, relationship to R&D programmes, policy drivers, associated product standards, and more.