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.

Air-Gen

UMass announces technology that generates power from thin air

Scientists at the University of Massachusetts Amherst have developed a device that uses a natural protein to create electricity from moisture.
Turbine design

NREL, IEA release open-access plans for 15MW wind turbine

This open-source model, now available on GitHub, can accommodate multiple software tools and will provide industry, researchers, and academics a public-domain tool for designing next-generation offshore wind turbines.
circuit breaker

World’s first greenhouse gas-free circuit breaker gets EU support

The EU Commission has provided GE Renewable Energy with €2.2 million in funding to develop a SF6-free, 420KV gas-insulated substation circuit-breaker.
Startup award

Start Up Energy Transition Tech Festival announces 2020 finalists

Start-ups from eleven countries will present their business models for energy transition and climate protection at the Start-Up Energy Transition Tech Festival taking place on the 24th of March in Berlin
Volkswagen Group Components

E.ON, VW partner on resilient, cost-effective ultra-fast EV charging

E.ON and Volkswagen Group Components to help industry deploy ultra-fast electric vehicle charging systems much faster and cheaper than previously assumed.
Brazil solar

US DoE announces competitors for round 3 of American-Made Solar Prize

US DoE announced the 20 competitors who have been invited to advance to the next phase of the American-Made Solar Prize Round 3
video

Itron CEO Tom Deitrich at DISTRIBUTECH 2020: Predictions in the face...

Watch as Itron CEO Tom Deitrich clarifies the energy landscape, lays bare the potential opportunities facing the utility industry in the decade to come, and shares his predictions for 2020
Nikola Badger

Nikola launches its Badger pick-up – has Tesla’s Cybertruck met its...

Nikola Corporation has announced the launch of it's Badger electric pickup truck,
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Initiate! winners Live EO take vegetation management into orbit

Sven Przywarra, Co-CEO and COO at Live EO chats to Clarion Energy at this year's DISTRIBUTECH 2020.
Open Africa Power

Ed’s note: The power of collaboration

Last night, the ENEL Foundation officially launched the third Open Africa Power programme. Held at the University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business (UCT GSB), the programme welcomed 61 students from 16 African nations to Cape Town.

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