Internet of Things (IIoT), big data, blockchain, digital twin technology are all the building blocks of the evolving ecosystem. Potential applications of blockchain technologies could be: markets for certificates of origin, network management and security, electric vehicle charging and coordination, flexibility services, peer to peer marketplaces, integration of retail electricity markets and wholesale energy trading. Key is to manage complexity of digital space and physical network and work on agreements an innovation across a wide range of industrial sectors. What remains to be answered is the most appropriate level and architecture of blockchain ‘governance’ EU is supporting research and innovation and innovation to test solutions at the interface of the Energy Union and the Digital Single Market, for example on big data and smart cities and IoT, and markets and platforms for grid services. And there are blockchain issues where the communication layer is definitely a key issue is the need for financers into digital energy market solutions that can raise customer awareness, digital skills,.Read Full article
The European Investment Bank (EIB) revises energy lending criteria
The European Investment Bank will phase out support to energy projects reliant on fossil fuels. These projects will not be presented for approval to the EIB Board beyond the end of 2020. All the Banks activities in the energy sector will be fully aligned with the Paris.Read Full article
Sustainable finance: Simplicity liberates action!
Energy efficiency financing is one of the foundations of sustainable financing in the EU. TEG identified 67 activities for sustainable finance and emphasised the urgencies for investments that need speedy energy transition. The key objective is categorisation and simplification of financing and investment.Read Full article
EIC Accelerator Fund Investment Guidelines available!
The EIC Accelerator Fund is a breakthrough initiative of the European Commission. It is the first of its kind EU intervention in direct equity-type investments in combination with grants (blended finance) Investment Guidelines for Applicants detail the main guiding principles.Read Full article
ICP partners made it!
ICP Europe is tackling two of the main drivers for energy efficiency markets. Investor Ready Energy EfficiencyTM (IREE) certification scheme in local countries. ICP has trained more than 450 Project Developers and Quality Assurance Assessors across Europe on its.Read Full article
More than Ronaldo - How 5 innovative Portuguese companies drive energy efficiency
The ICP framework is a set of Protocols that define a clear roadmap for developing projects. Members of the ICP Project Developer and Quality Assurance network can apply the framework and receive an ICPs Investor Ready Energy Efficiency™ (IREE™).Read Full article
How Greece drives energy efficiency: 5 innovative companies
ICP framework assembles best practices and existing technical standards into a set of Protocols. Developers can apply the ICP framework and receive an ICPs Investor Ready Energy Efficiency™ (IREE™) international certification. Many innovative and open minded.Read Full article
Finding our voice
Rod Janssen is President of Energy Efficiency in Industrial Processes (EEIP) EEIP is a neutral platform, but we have a voice and promote improved industrial energy efficiency. Janssen challenged the audience that they have to raise their voice.Read Full article
5 innovative UK energy efficiency project developers and quality assurance providers
Energy efficiency experts in Europe and US have worked together to increase confidence into investing in energy efficiency. The ICP framework assembles best practices existing technical stards into a set of Protocols that define a clear roadmap for developing projects, determining savings estimates, .Read Full article
EU research & innovation tout court
EEIP bridging the gap between EU-funding opportunities and businesses. Free EU-project matchmaking allows enterprises, RandD, companies of any kind to show their preferences in EU projects. All in just 5 minutes. Easy, is not it?.Read Full article