The Fraunhofer Institute of Solar Energy Systems ISE has investigated the technical potential of floating photovoltaics (FPV) on pit lakes in former lignite mines in Germany. The study estimates a potential PV capacity of 56 GWp for installations on pit lakes.
On the 4th February, EUREC participated in the panel dedicated to “GAME CHANGERS - Training the next generation of green, smart innovators”, presenting its experience in the setting up and coordination of two European Master Programmes dedicated to renewable energy.
We regret to inform you that the ETIP PV Conference has to be postponed due to the global risk derived from the COVID-19. We will announce a new date as soon as the situation has normalized.
The 2020 edition of the 100% Renewable Heating and Cooling for a Sustainable Future – 100% RHC Event, will take place on the second day of the 2nd International Sustainable Energy Conference (ISEC 2020), 14 – 16 October 2020, in Graz, Austria. ISEC 2020 is a conference focusing on Renewable Heating and Cooling in Integrated...
Every year EUREC organises two networking events with its members: the EUREC College of members. In 2019, the first College of members took place on the 7 & 8 May at the premises of the EUREC member, FOSS research centre for sustainable energy. EUREC asked FOSS Chairman, Dr Venizelos Efthymiou, to tell us about what...
EUREC has the pleasure to present you the 2019 brochure on "Myths and realities of renewable energy".
EUREC has the pleasure to invite you to the workshop on “Myths and Realities of Renewable Energy”, which will take place on the 4th December 2019 at the Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, in Brussels. The day will start with a cultural visit of the exhibition Magritte/Dali followed by the workshop. During the...
EUREC is looking to recruit a Project Officer for a period of two years starting ASAP.
Via EUREC Members, CENER CENER, coordinator of CL-Windcon project, organized this workshop in collaboration with the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) and the United States National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). The congress, celebrated in early October in Pamplona (Spain), brought together more than 150 wind energy specialists from 60 national and international entities. Manu Ayerdi, Regional Minister...
ECN part of TNO has launched the Dutch version of the website www.energy.nl. The English version will be published very soon.
The use of environmental energy to supply heating results in less carbon dioxide emissions. Therefore, heat pumps are a key heating technology for the future.
At the beginning of October the kick-off meeting of the European Horizon 2020 project EXCESS took place in Graz, Austria.
Energie Nederland and DHC+ / Euroheat & Power acting on behalf of the European Technology and Innovation Platform on Renewable Heating and Cooling (RHC-ETIP), would like to invite you to the workshop “Renewable Heating and Cooling from the Dutch Perspective” taking place on 3 December 2019 in The Hague (Netherlands).
Lisbon hosts the 37th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition, from 07 to 11 September 2020 EU PVSEC, the European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition sticks to its tradition and mission and returns to the annual autumn timeslot at different European locations. Lisbon, Portugal hosts the next European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and...
Researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE have once again succeeded in raising the efficiency value of monolithic triple-junction solar cells made of silicon and III-V semiconductor materials.
German-Japanese Energy Transition Council addressing bottleneck issue in latest Outreach.
When building houses that consume less energy, or even produce more energy than they consume, there are a number of variables to take into account. For example, we need to understand the technologies available on the market, their cost and accessibility, as well as the surrounding environment and climate.
The Historic Building Energy Retrofit Atlas made its debut at REDay 2019. The database of good practices for energy efficient renovation of historic buildings is now online.
Via EUREC members, ZSW ZSW and BDEW on gross electricity consumption in the first three quarters of 2019 Lack of progress in wind power expansion and too few new photovoltaic systems could put 65-percent target out of reach Renewable energies collectively covered 42.9 percent of gross electricity consumption in Germany during the first three quarters...
Climate protection is one of the major challenges of our time. It is becoming increasingly clear that a substantial transformation of industrial value chains and production processes is needed in order to meet the climate protection targets of the Paris Agreement.
On Tuesday 12 November CAPTure – Competitive Solar Power Towers project is organising a workshop dedicated to the value and role of Concentrated Solar Power for the future power grid with high shares of renewables.
The letter had the support of 14 associations or NGOs. They allowed their logo to be added to it and some suggested edits.
A successful energy transition includes the transformation to a completely decarbonised, atomic energy-free and socially, and economically compatible energy system.
AEE INTEC coordinates the development of a seasonal thermochemical storage system based on salt hydrate. The CREATE (Compact REtrofit Advanced Thermal Energy storage) project is a research project funded by the European Commission under the Horizon 2020 programme.
As from January 2019, FOSS is coordinating PANTERA, a European Coordination and Support Action project under DG Energy, for strengthening the R&I capabilities of EU with emphasis on the countries that contribute less through leveraging the lessons learned from countries that are in the lead.
Seize this chance to make your voice and knowledge heard The European Technology and innovation Platform on Renewable Heating and Cooling has prepared a draft of the strategic document ‘Vision to 2050: the vision for renewable heating and cooling in Europe’. We would like to collect the input of renewable heating and cooling experts and...