Data modelling, systems design, and detailed planning are all moving ahead at the £31 million Innovate SmartHubs Smart Local Energy Systems (SLES) virtual power plant (VPP) project in West Sussex county.
Finance & Investment
The UK’s most promising early-stage clean growth ventures have the opportunity to secure investment from a new £40m investment fund, established by BEIS and CCLA.
Data & Analytics
Norwegian IT company Greenbird Integration Technology was announced a winner by Elering as part of a Europe-wide competition, among an elite group of solution providers, and will help provide access to smart meter data to implement select pilots of innovative energy products and services during 2020.
Edinburgh-based start-up Gravitricity has signed a land rental agreement with Forth Ports to build their first demonstrator on land within the Port of Leith. Works is set to begin on the £1 million ($1.22 million) project in October, with plans for operations to begin in December.
Enel, Mastercard and the Israel Innovation Authority to advance innovations in financial technology and cybersecurity for the payments and energy sectors.
Reports & white papers
Comparing the Decision-Making Process of Venture Capitalists, Business Angels and Strategic Investors
The challenge is part of Madrid in Motion, an urban mobility hub launched by barrabes.biz with support from Madrid City Council and the Municipal Transport Company.
Co-founder of start-up portfolio investment company 98 sparks Gijs de Bruijn, spoke to Enlit Eu-rope’s Director Paddy Young, and Sietske Jacobs, Initiate Global Director, offering vital insights into the energy market for start-ups, advice on surviving current speculation, and where opportunity lies for investors in a post-pandemic, renewables-powered economy.
An initiative to help the Spanish economy to mitigate the financial and social impact of COVID-19 has received submissions from nearly 400 energy startups.
The funding has been issued through the ARENA to support startups participating in a programme managed by EnergyLab Australia over the next 12 months.