New technology

Analysis and announcements of any and all new energy innovation and technological grid developments within the energy sector. This includes any products and solutions within the grid research and development phase, testing or currently in use. New technology includes but is not limited to e-mobility, energy storage, grid enhancements, IoT, digitalisation, smart meters, clean energy, renewable energy, distributed energy etc.

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Germany trials Siemens electric highway technology

Germany is publically trialling a 6-mile section of the A5 highway with overhead electrified cabling. The technology, developed by Siemens Mobility, has been on private trial for some time, but is now proving itself on public roads until the trial’s end in 2022.

Start-ups need agile, fast strategies, not just funding

Smart Energy International's Errol Bryce met with Mr. William Feng, board member and angel investor at Vertech Capital. The company offers strategic and financial services to tech start-ups iin sectors like blockchain, AI, robotics, new energy and emerging technologies in the APAC, South East Asia and Europe.

Power plant emissions are being measured – from space

A new initiative has been launched that will use satellite imaging to measure carbon emissions from large power plant all over the world.

Enel launches new start-up innovation hub in US

Enel has announced the opening of its newest Innovation Hub in Boston at Greentown Labs, the largest clean-tech startup incubator in the United States.
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£25m in funding available to drive UK low-carbon vehicle tech

UK businesses with innovative research and development projects that can support the development and supply of zero-emission vehicles in the long term are being offered a share of £25 million in funding.
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Ameren reveals 80% CO2 reduction target by 2050

US utility company Ameren has released its 2019 sustainability report. The St. Louis Missouri-based power company states that it will be targeting an 80% reduction in carbon emissions by 2050.
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Early Stage start-ups secure special access to Texas entrepreneurs

Austin’s Capital Factory awarded three early stage start-ups focused on cleantech a collective $300,000 at EarthX’s E-Capital Summit.
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Shell and partners launch fourth edition of New Energy Challenge

The competition seeks to develop young companies with innovative proposals that will contribute to the energy transition. Entries are still open.

DOE announces $33.5 million for new energy-efficient construction technologies

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced up to $33.5 million for early-stage research and development of advanced building construction techniques to reduce energy bills.

Webinar recording: IoT can deliver real business impact for utilities

Join OMNETRIC in a live webinar to learn how IoT can deliver real business impact for utilities, including a thought-provoking perspective on best practices utilising data once sensorics and connectivity are in place.

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