IRENA Puts Energy Transformation at Heart of Sustainable Recovery Agenda

Governments can align immediate economic stimulus needs with medium to long-term decarbonisation and sustainable development objectives by targeting policy measures and public spending towards the energy transformation, a new report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) published recently finds. Post-COVID recovery: An agenda for resilience, development and equality outlines immediate …

IRENA To Work With State Grid Of China To Accelerate Energy Transition

The International Renewable Energy Agency and the State Grid Corporation of China announced their intention last week to increase their cooperation with the intent to advance China’s energy transition. The State Grid Corporation of China is the world’s largest utility, and China has already proven itself as the world leader …

Northern Irish Energy Storage Cave Project Secures €90m Grant

The UK may be on its way out of the EU, but for the next two years it remains an EU member and eligible for EU clean tech funding. As such, an innovative energy storage project proposed for Northern Ireland is this week celebrating, having secured a €90m grant that …

Energy Storage & Connected Systems

Energy Storage & Connected Systems will bring together key industry figures to focus on the future of energy storage in the UK; covering practical examples of storage that are currently being deployed and how they integrate into a broader network of connected systems including smart buildings, grids and electric vehicle …

Addressing Climate Change with Low-Carbon Energy Centers

Last autumn, as part of MIT’s Plan for Action on Climate Change, the Institute announced plans to create Low-Carbon Energy Centers to advance key technologies that will address climate change. Since then, MIT Energy Initiatve (MITEI) team members have been speaking with interested industry leaders in the United States and …