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Milan Enlit Europe 2020

  • Technologies for a meshed high voltage direct current offshore wind transmission grid in Europe are ready for use, but political will and action at all stakeholder levels is needed now.
  • Norwegian chemical company Yara and Danish energy giant Ørsted have joined forces to develop a 100MW wind-powered electrolyser plant for renewable hydrogen production.
  • The first high frequency decentralised energy market has been demonstrated on the Port of Rotterdam’s microgrid.
  • EDF Renewables has secured a 29% stake with a capital investment in the French remote microgrid developer Ecosun Innovations.
  • In this interview, Edouard Sauvage explains his strategy for energy system integration, the potential of biomethane and hydrogen and the importance of developing international projects quickly.
  • Ahead of the virtual keynote debate next week about this question, we get the thoughts of the Uniper director responsible for both operations and sustainability, David Bryson.
  • Energy storage needs to contribute to an up to 500GW flexible power requirement in Europe by 2030 and more beyond, according to a new Eurelectric report
  • A surge in well-designed energy policies is needed to put the world on track for a resilient energy system that can meet climate goals, according to the IEA.
  • Vehicle-to-grid bi-directional kiosks are to be installed across France before being rolled out in the UK, Italy, Belgium and Germany.
  • A combined-cycle gas turbine plant will run partially on hydrogen by late 2021 and go 100 per cent H2 by 2030.
  • The Joint European Disruptive Initiative is launching a green hydrogen challenge in a bid to place Europe at the forefront of breakthrough energy technologies.
  • As part of its net zero strategy, global energy company Total will invest €500 million into converting its Grandpuits refinery in Seine-et-Marne, France, into a zero-crude platform.

Diamond Partner

  • Siemens


Silver Partners

  • LoRa Alliance
  • Meters & More
  • Nodes
  • Prime Alliance
  • Solar turbines


Global Knowledge Partner

  • Enel Foundation



  • Bureau Veritas
  • Critical Software
  • Inea
  • Minsait, an Indra Company
  • N-Side
  • NXP
  • Pietro Fiorentini
  • Schneider Electric
  • Sféra
  • Sumitomo
  • Uniper
  • Valmet Technologies


Utility Partners

  • GRDF
  • RTE


Initiate Sponsors

  • EIT InnoEnergy
  • Enel Innovation Hubs
  • McKinsey Energy Insights
  • Smart Innovation Norway
  • The GC Index
  • TU Berlin