UK smart hub

Span of new innovative projects planned for UK Smart Hub VPP

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.

CCLA and BEIS launch £40 million fund to develop UK’s cleantech...

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.
smart grid competition

Greenbird wins 2020 European energy data access pilot with Utilihive

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.
energy storage system

Gravitricity set to pilot new gravity-based energy storage technology

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 sustainability innovation

Enel, Mastercard announce a new cybersecurity innovation lab in Israel

Enel, Mastercard and the Israel Innovation Authority to advance innovations in financial technology and cybersecurity for the payments and energy sectors.

Research Report: Investing in Early Stage Renewable Startups

Comparing the Decision-Making Process of Venture Capitalists, Business Angels and Strategic Investors
ev charging

Winners of Iberdrola’s EV-charging start-up challenge announced

The challenge is part of Madrid in Motion, an urban mobility hub launched by with support from Madrid City Council and the Municipal Transport Company.

‘Don’t sit on your hands’ – Enlit Europe’s Initiate interview with...

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.
energy transformation

400 Energy startups join first-of-a-kind project to mitigate COVID-19 impacts

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.
EnergyLab Australia

Australia’s renewables startup accelerator wins government backing

The funding has been issued through the ARENA to support startups participating in a programme managed by EnergyLab Australia over the next 12 months.

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